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Cansel enhances its Autodesk business with the acquisition of Le Groupe BusCom

Vancouver, BC, Monday October 3, 2011 — Cansel, a provider of software, hardware and services to the engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, utilities, forestry, and government industries, announced today that it has acquired Le Groupe BusCom based in Montreal, Quebec.


Le Groupe BusCom has been providing tailored software and training of Autodesk® technologies in the Province for over 27 years and is the largest Autodesk® value‐added reseller (VAR) in Eastern Canada.


The company provides specialist services in a variety of markets, including Architecture, Engineering, Construction (AEC), Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Enterprise Content Management.


Alexandre Laporte, VP Sales Marketing for Le Groupe BusCom said, “Our companies share the same values and we are both committed to customer satisfaction. This was the determining factor in our decision to join Cansel. We can now offer a full range of quality products nationwide, thereby giving our customers the right tools to be leaders in their fields. This is good news!”


“Our level of expertise, alongside outstanding service and the new range of products mean we can now support our clients through their entire project,” said Denis Fillion, VP Technology and Operations for Groupe BusCom.


“This acquisition is a perfect fit with our vision to offer a field to finish solution to our customers,” said Martin Trudelle, VP Cansel in Quebec. “We have always aimed at providing tailored solutions to our customers to help them enhance their performance and profitability. This acquisition is the consolidation of a team of experts who will consult, train and assist in the implementation of new technology to improve data integration and refine workflow management.”  



About Groupe BusCom

Founded in 1984, Le Groupe BusCom Inc. was one of the first retailers in Canada to achieve the ‘Autodesk Consulting Specialization’ accreditation. This certifies that the company implements complex Autodesk solutions. Le Group BusCom has been working with customers for 27 years to integrate innovation into their design process, applying software to allow their customers to work seamlessly across their organization. This means a reduction for time to market for their customers projects, reducing costs and commissioning/construction errors.


Le Groupe BusCom tailors solutions for large and small and medium enterprises (SME’s) in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction (AEC), Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Enterprise Content Management (GCE).


Le Groupe BusCom is a distribution partner of Autodesk®, BlueCielo ® and ESPRIT from DP Technology®.


About Cansel

Cansel helps organizations measure, analyze, design and build a better Canada.   We are the only company of its kind, providing unique and tailored solutions for over 40 years. The markets we serve include engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, utilities, forestry, and government. Partnering with the world’s leading technology manufacturer’s, (such as Canon, Trimble and Autodesk®) Cansel’s national team of professionals combine software, hardware and services to improve your workflow, from field to finish.


Autodesk ® is a registered trademark of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries.

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