TORONTO, July 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Plan Group Inc., a Canadian technical services provider and subsidiary of Bouygues Energies & Services, has fully acquired Gastier M.P. Inc. from Investissements Hexagone Inc. (IHI). Based in Anjou, Québec, Gastier generated over $140 million in revenue in 2014 with 120 permanent employees and approximately 500 hourly employees.
Gastier specializes in electrical, instrumentation, piping, plumbing and mechanical works, maintenance of industrial plants and steel construction. Established in 1971, Gastier has developed a reputation as a leader in the Quebec construction industry with its unique, multi-disciplinary approach and superior customer service.
A new step in Plan Group's national growth strategy
This acquisition is an important step in Plan Group's national growth strategy. Gastier represents a significant advance for Plan Group into the dynamic Quebec marketplace. The acquisition solidifies Plan Group's presence in the industrial sector while expanding its electrical and mechanical construction capabilities and relationships within the commercial construction and services sectors. Also it provides Plan Group the appealing opportunity to further advance and market its innovative ICAT (Information, Communications & Automation Technologies) service.
Gastier's management team will remain in place, as will the company name, logo and brand.
"Gastier is an excellent partner for Plan Group. It is a longstanding company with a solid brand, strong management team and consistent values" says Bill Kurtin, Plan Group's CEO. "We're very excited about what this means for our future."
About Plan Group Inc.
Plan Group Inc. is Canada's most innovative technical services provider. Since 1955, in the areas of Electrical, Mechanical and ICAT (Information, Communications & Automation Technologies), Plan Group has been transforming its customers' ideas into reality. Plan Group continues to evolve by incorporating new branches of knowledge into its skill set and expanding its range of integrated disciplines to include electrical, mechanical, structured cabling, building systems, life safety, security, technology and proactive maintenance. With offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Vancouver, Plan Group employs one of the largest groups of technical tradespeople in Canada. Plan Group Inc. is a subsidiary of Bouygues Energies & Services.
About Bouygues Energies & Services
Bouygues Energies & Services, a division of Bouygues Construction, delivers long term value to customers through its approach to service and technical innovation. It focuses on energy efficient technologies and long-term performance, creating reliable and sustainable infrastructure, safe cities and towns, efficient buildings and high-performance industrial processes. Its services include Facilities Management, Energy Management, Project Management, Street Lighting Services, Civil & Electrical Engineering and Mechanical & Electrical Process Engineering.
SOURCE Plan Group
For further information: Jennifer Davidson, Communications Manager, Plan Group Inc., www.plan-group.com, (416) 635-9635 ext. 3306, Email: [email protected]