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Sudbury-based BESTECH expands into GTA with aquisition of Primary Power Group

BESTECH reveals acquisition of Primary Power Group of Ajax, Ontario.

BESTECH, a Sudbury-based mining and multi-disciplinary engineering firm, has expanded into the Greater Toronto Area with the acquisition of the Primary Power Group, based in Ajax.

Through this strategic alliance, BESTECH, will build its power services business and mining engineering capacity said a company news release.

Primary Power was founded in 1993 and has been a leader in medium and high-voltage power distribution services and panel manufacturing for more than 25 years, said the release.

BESTECH said it is aligning with Primary Power to achieve:

• Strategic growth objectives in key markets. BESTECH’s multi-disciplinary engineering team serves clients in the GTA and has global clients who will be well-served by this expansion

• Continued business from Primary Power Group’s extensive client portfolio, which includes many of BESTECH’s clients

• Greater opportunities to provide power and mining engineering services, and to recruit talent in southern Ontario

Primary Power Group will integrate as part of BESTECH’s Power Systems division, led by Dino Titon, P.Eng., Power Systems Engineering Manager.

“It is with great confidence that we take this opportunity for our team members to work with a larger group and to provide even greater service to our valued clients,” said Alex Kesik, retiring president and GM of Primary Power.

“We anticipate many unique opportunities for continued innovation and advancement. We are very impressed with BESTECH’s vision and commitment to partnership at every level," said Kesik, in the release.

BESTECH said Primary is a welcome addition to the company.

“Primary Power Group has developed an outstanding business and has a reputation for service and quality. They are well-regarded by our major clients for local substation designs. As a team, we see this expansion as a partnership among professionals who care about the work we do, and the clients and communities we serve,” said Patrick Fantin, BESTECH’s Engineering Services General Manager.

“We are excited about what our combined talents and capabilities will mean for our global clients. It enhances our capacity, our presence, and provides a direct and seamless expansion into the GTA.”