Acquisitions and Divestments

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