ONCAP’s Englobe acquires Crandall Engineering

Englobe Corp., a portfolio company of ONCAP II, has acquired Moncton, New Brunswick based Crandall Engineering Ltd. The transaction was closed on January 19, 2018. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Founded in 1952 and with 115 employees, Crandall Engineering provides engineering consulting services in the civil, transportation, mechanical and electrical fields, across the four Atlantic Provinces.

Quebec City, Quebec based Englobe is a leading integrated environmental services company specializing in the management of contaminated soils and organic-based waste streams, with an emphasis on beneficial reuse. The company is also a leading provider of complementary geotechnical engineering and inspection, material testing and building sciences in Canada. With approximately 1,800 employees, Englobe offers cost-effective solutions to government, commercial, and industrial clients in Canada, the United Kingdom and France.

ONCAP created Englobe Corp. as a platform to execute on its investment thesis pertaining to environmental and engineering services consisting of the acquisitions of Environmental Management Solutions Inc., Biogénie S.R.D.C., Celtic Technologies and LVM Inc.


News Release

Englobe Corp. and Crandall Engineering Ltd. are joining forces in Atlantic Canada
February 7, 2018

Englobe is proud to announce the acquisition of Crandall Engineering Ltd. (“Crandall”), an engineering firm headquartered in Moncton, New Brunswick. The transaction was closed on January 19, 2018.

Crandall was founded in 1952. With 115 employees, it provides engineering consulting services in the civil, transportation, mechanical and electrical fields, across the four Atlantic Provinces.

Englobe, by teaming up with Crandall, is becoming a major service provider in Atlantic Canada, with now 5 offices and nearly 200 staff, including a local presence in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

“This partnership is the first step towards our Canadian Growing Plan and we are happy to do it in Atlantic Canada with Crandall. Both companies have developed strong business relationships overtime will now offer their complementary services to each other’s clients in Atlantic Canada.” says Stephen Montminy, Senior Vice President Operations – Professional Services, Englobe.

He added: “We look forward to building our future together and seeing, as we grow, the job and business openings this merger will rapidly create in the region.”

Mike Cormier, former President of Crandall and new Vice President Operations – Atlantic, Englobe, is responsible for both companies’ operations in Atlantic Canada. “Crandall’s team has experienced significant growth in recent years” he says. “With Englobe, we intend to continue on our path, and provide exciting new opportunities to the people and to the communities in Atlantic Canada as well as comprehensive solutions to our clients.”

Both companies will continue to operate under their own name.

About Crandall, a division of Englobe Corp.
Crandall Engineering Ltd. is an employee-owned company founded in 1952 with a team of 115 dedicated people. With a presence in the four Atlantic Provinces through a variety of projects, it provides complete engineering solutions for Municipal, Water/Wastewater, Transportation, Land Development, Building Mechanical and Electrical services. Crandall has taken pride in its ability to consistently complete jobs to project specifications on time and on budget. We regard each project as a partnership with our client. For more information please visit http://crandallengineering.ca/