Investment analysis in the High Precision Measurement sector. AMS

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BY : Diego GutiérrezJuly Tue, 2018

From a corporate finance point of view, we analyse the investments made in the High Precision Measurement sector. In this case we will analyse the investment made in Advanced Metrology Solutions (AMS).

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From a corporate finance point of view, we analyse the investments made in the High Precision Measurement sector. In this case we will analyse the investment made in Advanced Metrology Solutions (AMS).

Sector Analysis High Precision Measurement

As equipment becomes smaller and more precise, the need for precision in the manufacture of machine parts increases. In recent years, free-form surfaces are more frequently manufactured and used in a wide variety of products, such as optical systems, energy-efficient jet engines, human joint implants and solar panels. With the requirements imposed by continuous technological development, the need to make and measure these surfaces with very high precision is becoming increasingly important.

The largest investments in this sector are in Asia, particularly in Japan and Vietnam. Japan's foreign investment in Vietnam has seen steady growth over the years. In 2017, Japan topped the list of countries and territories investing in Vietnam with US$9.11 billion, accounting for 25.4 per cent of total capital.


Analysis acquisition of Advanced Metrology Solutions (AMS)

SGS Group, a Swiss company dedicated to the provision of inspection, verification, testing and certification services, has acquired the Spanish company Advanced Metrology Solutions (AMS) for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will allow SGS Group to grow in 3D measurement and dimensional inspection services in Spain and Europe.

With the addition of AMS to the SGS global network, they also want to achieve the necessary industry accreditations to expand their services in the aerospace industry.

Advanced Metrology Solutions S.L. founded in 2012 and based in Getafe, is a company specialising in high-precision measurements. With regard to its sector, it operates in the industrial sector (Aerospace, Automotive, Railway, Scientific Installations, etc.), its main activity being high-precision measurements and associated work, providing a comprehensive solution for the improvement and optimisation of production processes through the results of these measurements. AMS has a staff of 25 people and in 2017 had a turnover of three million euros, according to SGS.

SGS Group is a Swiss company dedicated to providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services and is a world leader in inspection, verification, testing and certification.

It is considered a world leader in quality and integrity, with more than 95,000 employees and a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world. In 2016 it had registered assets of €230,844,000 and sales of €87,468,000.

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