Gill acquires Labcal UKAS Calibration Company

Dec 22, 2015

Gill Corporate Limited is pleased to announce that Labcal, a UKAS calibration service company, has recently joined the Gill Group.

labcal2.jpgLabcal has over 35 years’ experience in providing accredited calibration and test services across a wide range of parameters including gas flow, temperature, humidity, air speed, pressure and liquid flow. Labcal’s laboratory and services are accredited to UKAS (ILAC) and ISO 17025 Standards in recognition of their high competence and performance capability. Over the years Labcal has built a strong reputation for its excellent personal customer service and support throughout the calibration process.

Founded in 1988, the Gill Group is formed of four companies, Gill Instruments, Gill Sensors & Controls, Gill Research & Development and Labcal. The Group designs, manufactures and tests industrial measurement and control instruments, which are used worldwide in performance demanding industries including meteorology, motorsport, marine and defence. Gill has a strong reputation for the innovation, quality and reliability of its instruments and the acquisition of Labcal is an important step, as it enables Gill to offer accredited testing and calibration services.

Commenting on the acquisition, Mike Creagh, Gill Director, said “Testing and calibration services are extremely important to our customers and this acquisition enables us to combine our precision instruments with a range of testing and calibration services. Since joining the Group Labcal has supported the successful UKAS accreditation of our Merlin wind tunnel, which is now one of the fastest in Europe. We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Ahad and his team at Labcal into the Group and look forward to the new opportunities ahead.”

 

About Gill

Founded in 1988 and based in Hampshire, UK, the Gill Group is formed of four companies, Gill Instruments, Gill Sensors & Controls, Gill Research & Development and Labcal.

The Group designs, manufactures and tests industrial measurement and control instruments, which are used worldwide in performance demanding industries including meteorology, motorsport, marine and defence.

Gill has expertise and patents in a number of technologies including ultrasonic, capacitance, electromagnetic and radio frequency.

About Labcal

Labcal limited is a UKAS accredited company based in Hampshire, UK. The Company offers UKAS accredited testing and calibration services for a wide range of measurement parameters including testing and calibration of Gas Flow, Temperature, Humidity, Air Speed, Pressure and Liquid Flow.

The UK Accreditation Service (UKAS) is a member of ILAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (ILAC MRA) which enhances the acceptance of products across national borders by removing the need for additional calibration of imports and exports.  ILAC ensures that regulators and consumers of laboratory and inspection data are able to maintain confidence in the results produced under the Arrangement.




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