Acquisitions and Divestments

Chart and pen on the desk.

The Vaisala Group strives for global market and product leadership in selected business areas. The goal is achieved mainly by organic growth supplemented by corporate acquisitions.

Ac​​quisitions

2017

  • Finnish IT company Vionice specialized in computer vision and artificial intelligence - Press release, October 26

2016

  • Technology and air quality monitoring products from Envitems Oy - Press release, August 30

2013​

  • 3TIER Inc., a US-based renewable energy assessment and forecasting services company -  Stock exchange release, December ​17​
  • Second Wind Systems Inc, USA -  remote sensing technology and data services for the wind energy industry - Press release, August 14​

2010

  • Veriteq Instruments Inc., Canada - continuous monitoring systems and data loggers for life science market - Stock exchange release, March 29

2009

  • Quixote ​Transportation Technologies, Inc. (QTT), USA - road weather and information technology company - ​Stock exchange release, December 29

2008

  • Aviation Systems Maintenance, Inc (ASMI), USA  - an airport service company - Stock exchange release, December 30​

2005

  • ​Sigmet Corporation, USA - weather radar signal processor and application software company - Stock exchange release, December 23

  • CLH​ Inc., USA - automated weather observing systems and related services for the US airports - Stock exchange release, July 5​

2002

  • Global Atmospherics Corporation, USA, March 28​​

2001 

  • Meteorological Systems Unit of Radian International LLC of USA, June 26​

Divestm​​ents

2016​

​20​13

  • ​Three non-weather road transportation product lines to M.H.Corbin, Inc., USA. In Vaisala the product lines belonged to Weather business area - Stock exchange release March 6

2012

  • Vaisala sold its wind profiler bus​​iness to Scintec AG, Germany - Press release, Jan 23

2010

  • Vaisala divested its ​​oxygen measurement technology and business to SICK Maihak GmbH. The oxygen products belonged to Controlled Environment (currently Industrial Measurements) business area's offering. - ​Press release, Sep 30