Cale Access establishes a subsidiary in Canada Offers Strong Base for Growth in North America

Cale Access AB has as of May 1st established the subsidiary Cale Systems Inc. in Montreal, Canada.
The platform for the establishment is the acquisition of the assets of Cale Parking Equipment Inc., a well established distributor of Cale Access products in Canada since six years
cale_log.gifCale Systems Inc. has acquired the existing business of Cale Parking Equipment Inc. and Parking Software Inc., and has taken over existing product rights, contracts, management and employees. The aim and the ambition is to continue the build-up of a strong player on the North American market for parking.

Cale Parking Equipment was a privately owned Montreal based company, distributing and servicing parking equipment all over Canada, either direct or indirect via its distributor Parksmart, belonging to Coinamatic Inc. (

"Being part of Cale Access and the Bewator Group will give us the opportunity to grow the Cale brand even stronger on the North-American market and to expand the business” says Pierre Barré, former president of Cale Parking Equipment and the new president of Cale Systems. Mr. Barré continues: “During our six years in business through Cale Parking Equipment we have created a strong base to build upon, which will be an essential asset for future expansion”.

Cale Access, founded in 1955 and specialized in products for parking, has become one of the leading suppliers of advanced and flexible pay & display machines in the world with subsidiaries in Norway, United Kingdom and Germany (partly).

Torkel Hardeman, President of Cale Access and Chairman of the Board of Cale Systems, agrees: “The incorporation of the experience and the ongoing business of Cale Parking Equipment and Parking Software into Cale Systems will assure a fast establishment in Canada. It also lies within our long term strategy of having subsidiaries established in key markets”. Mr. Hardeman continues: “Having worked together with Cale Parking Equipment for several years, we are confident that we through this investment can obtain a stable growth in North America, with synergies in product development and with faster and more flexible support and service to our North-American customers.”

With the experience Cale Access has gained over the years, Cale Access is today in a position where the company’s products have been installed in about 40 countries around the world. Since 1997 Cale Access belongs to the Swedish Bewator Group, a private international group of access & surveillance security companies.
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