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Cansel expands its portfolio of underground asset management locate and pipeline inspection products in Ontario and Alberta
Toronto, ON, October 1, 2018 – Cansel, a software, hardware, and service provider to engineering, surveying, construction, architecture, government and printing industries announced today that it has acquired the precision location business of Trenchless Utility Equipment Inc. in Ontario and Alberta. First established in 1992, Trenchless Utility Equipment Inc. was formed to specialize in the relatively new Horizontal Directional Drill Industry. Over the years the company has become a leader in protecting underground utility infrastructure.
“This acquisition is a significant one for Cansel that further enhances our already comprehensive portfolio.” notes Martin Trudelle, Vice President, Cansel. “It aligns with our strategy to position Cansel as a market leader by offering integrated solutions to our clients to help better manage above and below ground infrastructure. Our objective is to leverage our expertise in above ground locating solutions developed in partnership with Trimble and provide complete solutions based on Radiodetection technology for underground infrastructure locating and pipeline inspection. In addition, it strengthens our partnership with Radiodetection and our vision to expand our distribution footprint across Canada.”
“This transaction allows Trenchless to focus on our core Horizontal Directional Drilling business as well as our continued expansion into HydroVac Slurry Processing,” states Jeff Lyons, President - Canada for Trenchless Utility Equipment Inc. “It also allows for both companies to do what they do best while providing the best possible customer experience going forward.”
For over 50 years Cansel has helped organizations in the engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, manufacturing, printing, utilities, forestry and government sectors measure, analyze, design, and build more efficiently and profitably. Cansel’s national team of professionals combine software, hardware and services to provide tailored solutions to improve your workflow, from field to finish. www.cansel.ca
About Trenchless Utility Equipment Inc.
Trenchless Utility Equipment Inc., headquartered in Burlington, Ontario, is a leading Canadian distributor of Directional Drilling, Inspection and Underground Construction Equipment. The company has been serving the Canadian Utility Industry for more than 25 years. www.trenchlessutility.com