OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX-V: BLM), an Ottawa-based cleantech company, announces the completion of the purchase of an office building at 3096 Carp Road Ottawa, immediately adjacent to the Company's headquarters. The property will consolidate Ottawa staff from three leased premises in the city, and will result in a substantial reduction in the Company's overall occupancy costs - a key element in BluMetric's near-term financial strategy.
"This consolidation of activity on the Carp Road figures prominently in the area business association's 'Cleantech in the Carp Road Corridor' initiative," said co-CEO Roger Woeller. "Cleantech is an economic development priority for the City of Ottawa. Along with the business association, BluMetric and other area companies are working with the City's economic development agency, Invest Ottawa, on specific economic development efforts that will attract clean water expertise, research, and business activity to the area. For BluMetric, the move of our Ottawa activities to one location will result in significant operational efficiencies. It brings together our divisional engineering, project management, and corporate financial groups, which will improve internal communication."
Financing assistance to complete the purchase was provided by the Business Development Bank Canada by way of a mortgage of $700,000, with repayment over 15 years.
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BluMetric, a cleantech company, delivers sustainable solutions to complex environmental issues. The Company serves clients in many industrial sectors, and at all levels of government, in Canada and abroad.
BluMetric operates through two divisions:
- Professional Services Division, providing environmental earth sciences and engineering solutions, including contaminated site remediation, water resource management, industrial hygiene, occupational health & safety, and renewable energy. This division also operates under the names "WESA" and "Envir-Eau"
- Water Division, focussed on design-build and pre-engineered product solutions to industrial/commercial water and wastewater treatment needs. This division also operates under the names "WESAtech" and "Seprotech".
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SOURCE: BluMetric Environmental Inc.
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