Butler Group buys calibration laboratory Transtest

Electronic supplier the Butler Group has acquired Kildare-based calibration laboratory Transtest for an estimated €500,000.

11th June, 2005

Electronic supplier the Butler Group has acquired Kildare-based calibration laboratory Transtest for an estimated €500,000.

Flor Butler, founder and managing director of the Butler Group, said the acquisition would create 15 new jobs over the next 18 months.

Transtest Equipment was established in 1998 to provide calibration services to the manufacturing sector in Ireland. It opened a new laboratory in Maynooth, Co Kildare, two years ago, where it employs nine people.

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