G.W. Anglin Manufacturing Inc. ACquires AMtech TO FURTHER EXPAND IN QUEBEC MARKET
MONTREAL, QC and WINDSOR, ON – September 14, 2015
G.W. Anglin Manufacturing Inc. (“GWA” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Carpedia Capital Ltd. and Banyan Capital Partners, announced today that it has acquired 9175-3681 Québec Inc. (d.b.a. “Amtech”) to further expand its commercial fleet upfitting business in Quebec.
“We are delighted to augment GWA’s existing Quebec operations with such a respected industry player as Amtech, which is recognized throughout Quebec for the quality of its products and customer service. GWA welcomes Amtech’s entire staff, as well as its founder Michel Sauvageau, to the GWA team. Mr. Sauvageau will be President of GWA’s Quebec operations and we look forward to working closely with him as a partner in GWA to accelerate growth, drive innovation and add value for customers. This transaction marks a significant milestone for GWA in execution of its strategic plan to become Canada’s leading commercial fleet upfitter”, said Loris Boschin, CEO and President of GWA.
About G.W. Anglin Manufacturing Inc.
GWA is a leading upfitter in Canada for large scale, high performance commercial fleets which are utilized by large natural gas utility, electrical utility and telecommunications customers, particularly for complex vehicles. As one of Canada’s few vertically integrated commercial vehicle upfitters, GWA designs, manufactures and installs a majority of the product it integrates into vehicles, providing customers with turn-key work vehicle solutions. GWA is a Tier 1 supplier of low volume, light metal fabrications incorporated into heavy equipment vehicles and also a Tier 2 supplier of low volume automotive parts. Please refer to www.gwanglin.com for further information.
About Carpedia Capital Ltd.
Carpedia Capital Ltd. (“Carpedia Capital”) invests in fundamentally strong Canadian businesses in which sustainable profit improvement can be created through the Carpedia approach to building great businesses. Carpedia Capital is the investing arm of the operations improvement consulting firm Carpedia International, which is singularly focused upon delivering tangible, measurable, sustainable profit improvement through improvements to processes, systems and behaviours. www.carpediacapital.com
About Banyan Capital Partners
Banyan is part of the Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group, a multi-boutique asset management company whose affiliated companies collectively manage approximately $65 billion of assets on behalf of advisors, individuals and institutional investors. www.banyancapitalpartners.com
Loris Boschin, President and CEO
G.W. Anglin Manufacturing Inc.
(519) 727-4398 ext 226
Carpedia Capital Ltd.
Glen Ampleford, Vice-President
Banyan Capital Partners
Jeff Wigle, Managing Director