TORONTO, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ - GFL Environmental Inc. ("GFL") announced today that it has acquired Johnson Waste Management Ltd., the second largest commercial solid waste service provider in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Johnson Waste has been the leading independent provider of front end and roll off collection services in Manitoba and nearby Kenora, Ontario for over 17 years. GFL will commence servicing the City of Winnipeg municipal collection contract in October 2017 and with its acquisition of Johnson Waste, will offer customers a full range of solid waste services in Manitoba.
"Johnson Waste has been a recognized market leader in Manitoba for its customer service and committed management team led by the Johnson family. GFL and Johnson Waste share the same philosophy and desire to bring innovation and service excellence to our customers. We are excited to have Jeff Johnson and all the employees of Johnson Waste join the GFL team." said Patrick Dovigi, GFL's Founder and CEO.
About GFL Environmental Inc.
GFL, headquartered in Toronto, ON, is a diversified environmental services company providing a comprehensive line of solid waste, soil remediation, and liquid waste services through its platform of facilities across Canada and in Southeastern Michigan. GFL has a workforce of approximately 4,500 employees and provides its broad range of environmental services to more than 80,000 commercial and industrial customers and its solid waste collection services to more than 2.5 million households.
Forward Looking Information
This release may contain forward-looking information including but not limited to the potential for an offering and issuance of the Notes by GFL and the use of proceeds therefrom. Such forward-looking information is based on certain assumptions and analysis made by GFL in light of its experience and perception of current conditions and expected future developments as well as other factors it believes are appropriate in the circumstances. However, whether actual results, performance or achievements will conform to GFL's expectations and predictions is subject to market conditions and a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from GFL's expectations. Other factors which could materially affect such forward-looking information are described in the risk factors detailed in the offering documentation prepared and delivered by GFL in connection with the note issuance.
SOURCE GFL Environmental
For further information: Patrick Dovigi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, +1 416 673 9385, [email protected]