Exova Metech, the calibration and metrology division of Exova, the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has acquired the specialist calibration business of Raufoss Offshore in Norway.
The move will see the transfer of technology assets and seven skilled personnel to Exova Metech, with operations remaining in their current facility in Raufoss Industrial Park, north of Oslo.
Raufoss Offshore provides calibration services to customers in the oil and gas, defence, transportation and engineering sectors throughout Norway. As part of the deal, Exova Metech will also take on the provision of calibration services to divisions within Raufoss Offshore itself.
Hans Åberg, managing director of Exova Metech, commented: “Raufoss Offshore Calibration is an excellent addition to the technically demanding services we already provide to customers throughout Europe and US. We are now well placed to extend our range of capabilities and the number of customers we can support. I am delighted to welcome the new team to Exova. This move highlights our intention to grow further our global footprint through strategic acquisitions in calibration and the other customer sectors that we serve from Exova facilities in 22 countries across the globe”.
Exova Metech is headquartered in Sweden and employs more than 330 personnel in 21 locations including Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Czech Republic and US, serving customers in sectors including energy, aerospace, defence, telecom, general engineering, life science and transportation.