Wajax announces acquisition of Tundra Process Solutions
Mike EdwardsPeople in Process acquisition Wajax
Wajax Corp. of Toronto has announced that it has agreed to acquire Calgary-based Tundra Process Solutions Ltd. for $99.1 million. Founded in 1999, Tundra provides maintenance and technical services to customers in the western Canadian midstream oil and gas, oil sands, petrochemical, mining, forestry and municipal sectors.
Tundra also distributes a diverse range of industrial process equipment, representing industry-leading manufacturers of valves and actuators, instrumentation and controls, motors and drives, control buildings, boilers and water treatment solutions. Employing approximately 150 people, Tundra operates four facilities in Alberta: Calgary, Edmonton (2 locations) and Grande Prairie.
Tundra Process Solutions also maintains a local sales presence in Fort McMurray and Red Deer, Alberta; Vancouver and Fort St. John, British Columbia; and southern Saskatchewan.
Consistent with Wajax’s strategy, the acquisition of Tundra is expected to provide meaningful growth in the Corporation’s Engineered Repair Services (ERS) and industrial parts categories. For the twelve months ended November 30, 2020, Tundra had revenues of approximately $147.8 million.
Tundra’s operations are complementary to Wajax’s existing ERS and industrial parts businesses.
“We welcome Tundra and its team of dedicated professionals to Wajax,” said Mark Foote, president and CEO of Wajax.
“Tundra’s market leadership in process control provides Wajax with meaningful scale in ERS and related industrial parts in western Canada. In central and eastern Canada, Tundra’s technical capabilities and product and service range will provide new opportunities to further extend Wajax’s ERS services to our customers.
“Our complimentary cultures of safety, customer service and product and service innovation translate into growth driven by a consistent vision of constantly increasing what we can do for our customers.”
Iggy Domagalski, CEO of Tundra, stated, “Partnering with Wajax allows us to instantly grow our volumes by leveraging our combined customer relationships and branch networks.
“Existing Wajax customers will benefit from a broader range of valve, instrumentation and electrical products and services, and existing Tundra customers will benefit from Wajax’s extensive ERS portfolio and geographic footprint. We are excited to join Wajax and contribute to the goal of becoming Canada’s leading ERS provider.”
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