Avery Weigh-Tronix Purchases Calibra Weighing Systems
- 20 April 2006
- Company & Industry News
Avery Weigh-Tronix has purchased Calibra Weighing Systems, its second major acquisition in six months.
Calibra is a well-established company with valuable software expertise and a strong client base built up over 15 years. Products and services offered include weighbridge systems, data collection programmes, programmable instrumentation and manufacturing control software.
The company will carry on operating under its own name and Avery Weigh-Tronix has retained the whole workforce.
Comments Jerry Bowe, Avery Weigh-Tronix CEO: "Calibra’s customers and employees complement our own systems development business well. We are delighted to add the expertise of this respected brand to our organisation. This purchase also reinforces our growth strategy through both acquisition and organic means."
Graham Jobson, managing director for Calibra said: "Our customers will benefit from being part of a larger organisation through continued investment in product development and rapid response to service requests."
Avery Weigh-Tronix is the UK's largest manufacturer of weighing equipment and solutions. The company’s national service network provides repair and maintenance support for its own and other manufacturers’ weighing and IT based equipment. A national response centre, strategically located service centres and more than 500 field-based technicians, provide fast, local service 24 hours, 365 days a year.
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