Global Calibration Services Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Calibration Services in US$ Million by the following parameters of calibration: Mechanical Calibration Services, Electrical Calibration Services, Physical/Dimensional Calibration Services, and Thermodynamic Calibration Services. The Global market is also analyzed by the following end-use sectors: Electronic Manufacturing, Communication, Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Others (includes Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Medical Devices, and Food & Beverages). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 198 companies including many key and niche players such as Agilent Technologies, Inc., Dowding & Mills Plc, Fluke Corporation, GE Kaye Europe, Optical Test and Calibration Limited, Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG, Siemens AG, SIMCO Electronics, Stork INTERMES NV, Tektronix, Inc., Sypris Test & Measurement, Inc., Tradinco Instruments B.V, Transcat, Inc., and Trescal Limited. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

CALIBRATION SERVICES MCP-6213

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

A Prelude II-1

Implications of Calibration Services II-1

Competitive Scenario II-2

Impact of Recession II-2

Market Drivers & Trends II-2

Recognition of Intrinsic Cost Benefits: Critical to Market

Acceptance II-2

Need for Periodic Calibrations Under ISO Regulations II-3

Increased Drive to Maintain Quality Standards II-3

Accreditation Magnifies the Business Case for Calibration

Services II-3

Proliferation of OEMs to Improve Quality of Calibration II-4

OEM, Third Party Tie-Up Gain Prominence II-4

Calibration Software: A Key to Success II-4

Innovations in Service Delivery Mechanisms II-4

On-site Calibration Fuels Adoption of Calibration Services II-5

Outsourcing Gathering Interest Amidst the Slowdown II-5

Expansion of Service Portfolio is Key to Future Growth II-5

Shift to Paperless Calibration Management System II-5

Key Challenges II-6

Cyclical Nature of Industry II-6

High Costs of Calibration Piques Manufacturers II-6

Widespread Awareness: The Need of the Hour II-6

Price Sensitivity & Competition to Limit Market Potential II-7

Rise of OEM: The Most Significant Threat to Third Party Vendors II-7

Self-Calibration Features on Electrical Instruments II-7

Offshore Manufacturing: A Niggling Cause of Concern II-7

Delays in ISO Registrations II-8

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-9

Introduction II-9

Calibration & Repair Services II-9

Off-site and Onsite Testing II-10

Types of Calibration II-10

Component Calibration II-10

System Calibration II-10

Basic Process of Calibration II-11

Instrument Calibration Process II-13

Frequency of Calibration II-13

Calibration Certification II-13

Traceability Agreements II-14

Common Parameters of Calibration II-14

Thermodynamic Testing (Test for Temperature Instruments) II-14

Electrical Testing (Test for Electronic & Electrical Tools) II-15

Physical Testing II-15

Mechanical Testing II-15

End-Use Sector II-15

Electronic Manufacturing II-15

Communication II-15

Aerospace & Defence II-15

Industrial & Automotive II-15

Others II-16

3. PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES II-17

Data color Launches New UV ASSUREDTM Calibration Program II-17

Fluke Precision Measurement Develops Fluke 9640A RF Reference

Source II-17

Bruel and Kjaer UK Unveils Interactive Tracking Tool II-17

QImaging Unveils Performance Assurance Plan II-18

Mocon Unveils Latest Calibration Package II-18

Agilent Technologies Unveils Advanced Calibration Option II-18

Admet Introduces Maintenance and Calibration Services II-19

Castle Group Expands Portfolio of Premier Service Solution

Calibration Services II-19

Laboratory Testing Introduces Enhanced Calibration Services

for Surface Plate II-19

Tanzania Bureau of Standard to Introduce Mobile Calibration

Services II-20

Yokogawa Europe Launches New Calibration Service II-20

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-21

STM Acquires Davis Calibration II-21

Transcat Acquires United Scale and Engineering Corp II-21

Exova Metech Inks Pact with Saab AB II-21

Sypris Establishes New Calibration Laboratory II-21

ASL Relocates Operations II-22

The Modal Shop Receives New Standards II-22

LTI Receives Re-approval from A2LA II-23

Chemsultants International Receives Accreditation Status II-23

C&QP Enters into Partnership with Evolution II-23

Unitemp Signs Agreement with Ecoserv II-24

Transtest Equipment Bags Contract from Irish Aviation Authority II-24

Trescal Acquires ASAP Calibration and QEMS Assets II-24

Trescal Acquires MWQ GmbH II-25

Defense Solutions Bags Contract from Iraqi Government II-25

TSI Takes Over SystemPlus Technology II-25

Agilent and Davis Instruments Enter into Partnership II-26

SpectraCal and Sencore Enter into Partnership II-26

Garber Scale & Calibration Purchases Exton Granite Calibration

Services II-26

TUV Rheinland Takes Over International Testing and

Certification Services II-27

Vitalograph Teams Up with HCE to Introduce Innovative

Calibration and Test Service II-27

Anritsu Unveils Optical Calibration Facility II-27

Transcat Upgrades Laboratory Facility II-28

Laboratory Testing Establishes New Facility II-28

VLSI Standards Completes Establishment of Solar Cell

Calibration Laboratory II-28

Trescal Snaps Up Rokura Systems II-29

SPEKTRA Acquires APS Dynamics II-29

Trio Smartcal Takes Over Calibration Services Australia II-29

Transcat Takes Over Westcon II-29

Autoclave & Industrial Controls Takes Over Elite Calibration

Services II-30

Proserv Group Acquires GM Engineering II-30

Wynnchurch Capital Purchases Majority Stake in Surepoint Group II-30

Intertek Takes Over Electrical Mechanical Instrument Services II-31

IRD Balancing Takes Over Aerotechnics II-31

Micro Precision Calibration Partners with Kim Long Calibration II-31

Enagas Signs Agreement with FORCE Technology II-31

Trescal Acquires Calibration Laboratories II-32

ACES Systems and AeroTecs Ink Agreement II-32

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-34

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (US) II-34

Dowding & Mills Plc (UK) II-34

Fluke Corporation (US) II-35

GE Kaye Europe (Germany) II-35

Optical Test and Calibration Limited (UK) II-36

Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) II-36

Siemens AG (Germany) II-37

SIMCO Electronics (US) II-37

Stork INTERMES NV (Belgium) II-37

Tektronix, Inc. (US) II-38

Sypris Test & Measurement, Inc. (US) II-38

Tradinco Instruments B.V. (Netherlands) II-39

Transcat, Inc. (US) II-39

Trescal Limited (UK) II-40

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-41

Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Calibration Services by Geographic Region – North America,

Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 2: World Historic Review for Calibration Services by

Geographic Region – North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 3: World 13-Year Perspective for Calibration Services by

Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for North

America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Calibration Services by Parameter – Mechanical Calibration

Services, Electrical Calibration Services,

Physical/Dimensional Calibration Services, and Thermodynamic

Calibration Services Independently Analyzed with Annual

Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 5: World Historic Review for Calibration Services by

Parameter – Mechanical Calibration Services, Electrical

Calibration Services, Physical/Dimensional Calibration

Services, and Thermodynamic Calibration Services Independently

Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figure in US$ Million for Years

2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 6: World 13-Year Perspective for Calibration Services by

Parameter – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Mechanical

Calibration Services, Electrical Calibration Services,

Physical/Dimensional Calibration Services, and Thermodynamic

Calibration Services Markets for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Calibration Services by End-Use Sector – Electronic

Manufacturing, Communication, Aerospace & Defence, Industrial

& Automotive, and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 8: World Historic Review for Calibration Services by

End-Use Sector – Electronic Manufacturing, Communication,

Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 9: World 13-Year Perspective for Calibration Services by

End-Use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for

Electronic Manufacturing, Communication, Aerospace & Defence,

Industrial & Automotive, and Other Markets for Years 2003,

2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

III. MARKET

1. NORTH AMERICA III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current & Future Analysis III-1

Market Overview III-1

Key Statistics: III-1

Table 10: North American Electrical Calibration Services

Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by

Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1

Table 11: North American Mechanical Calibration Services

Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by

Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 12: North American Thermodynamic Calibration Services

Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by

Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 13: North American Physical Calibration Services

Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by

Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Regulatory Overview III-2

Product/Service Launches III-3

Strategic Corporate Developments III-4

Key Players III-9

B.Market Analytics III-13

Table 14: North American Recent Past, Current and Future

Analysis for Calibration Services by End-Use Sector –

Electronic Manufacturing, Communication, Aerospace &

Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 15: North American Historic Review for Calibration

Services by End-Use Sector – Electronic Manufacturing,

Communication, Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive,

and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 16: North American 13-Year Perspective for Calibration

Services by End-Use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of

Revenues for Electronic Manufacturing, Communication,

Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Other

Markets for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

2. EUROPE III-16

A.Market Analysis III-16

Current & Future Analysis III-16

Market Overview III-16

A Peek into Challenges in Store III-16

Regulatory Overview III-17

Key Statistics: III-17

Table 17: European Electrical Calibration Services Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by

Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 18: European Electrical Calibration Services Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by End-user

Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 19: European Electrical Calibration Services Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Country

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 20: European Mechanical Calibration Services Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by

Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 21: European Mechanical Calibration Services Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by End-user

Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 22: European Mechanical Calibration Services Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Country

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 23: European Thermodynamic Calibration Services

Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by

Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 24: European Thermodynamic Calibration Services

Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by

Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 25: European Physical Calibration Services Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by

Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 26: European Physical Calibration Services Market

(2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Country

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Product/Service Launches III-20

Strategic Corporate Developments III-22

Key Players III-27

B.Market Analytics III-31

Table 27: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis

for Calibration Services by End-Use Sector – Electronic

Manufacturing, Communication, Aerospace & Defence,

Industrial & Automotive, and Other Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 28: European Historic Review for Calibration Services

by End-Use Sector – Electronic Manufacturing, Communication,

Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Other

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 29: European 13-Year Perspective for Calibration

Services by End-Use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of

Revenues for Electronic Manufacturing, Communication,

Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Other

Markets for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

3. ASIA-PACIFIC III-34

A.Market Analysis III-34

Current & Future Analysis III-34

Strategic Corporate Developments III-34

Calibration Services Australia – A Key Player III-35

B.Market Analytics III-36

Table 30: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future

Analysis for Calibration Services by End-Use Sector –

Electronic Manufacturing, Communication, Aerospace &

Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 31: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Calibration

Services by End-Use Sector – Electronic Manufacturing,

Communication, Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive,

and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Revenue

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 32: Asia-Pacific 13-Year Perspective for Calibration

Services by End-Use Sector – Percentage Breakdown of Annual

Revenues for Electronic Manufacturing, Communication,

Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Other

Markets for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

4. REST OF WORLD III-39

A.Market Analysis III-39

Current & Future Analysis III-39

Product/Service Launches III-39

Strategic Corporate Developments III-39

B.Market Analytics III-41

Table 33: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future

Analysis for Calibration Services by End-Use Sector -

Electronic Manufacturing, Communication, Aerospace &

Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 34: Rest of World Historic Review for Calibration

Services by End-Use Sector - Electronic Manufacturing,

Communication, Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive,

and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 35: Rest of World 13-Year Perspective for Calibration

Services by End-Use Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Annual

Revenues for Electronic Manufacturing, Communication,

Aerospace & Defence, Industrial & Automotive, and Other

Markets for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 198 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 212)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 37

Canada 10

Japan 4

Europe 146

France 7

Germany 13

The United Kingdom 84

Italy 9

Rest of Europe 33

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 13

Africa 2

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