Les Contenants DURABAC

Les Contenants DURABAC
GCI Environnement

GCI Environnement
Chagnon

Chagnon

February 15, 2011 08:58 ET

DURABAC Acquires GCI Environnement and Chagnon Intellectual Properties

With this new acquisition DURABAC increase there sector-based positioning and obtain more the 50 years of expertise

GRANBY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 15, 2011) - This transaction allows DURABAC to reinforce their national presence and increase their expertise in the industry.

Patrick Charbonneau, President-CEO declares:

« The acquisition of intellectual property, trade mark, invention patent and the product lines of GCI Environnement and Chagnon, are perfectly inline with our strategy to accelerate growth and is another important step in furthering our strategy to expand our market shares. GCI Environnement meets all set criteria's in our acquisition policies: an excellent reputation and dedication to quality and service, 50 years of expertise and a strong market presence.  Unfortunately, we are aware that GCI Environnement has known many difficulties across the last few years, even bringing them to bankruptcy.  Without a doubt, the Chagnon products have proven themselves in the industry with their quality, durability and popularity. Our objective is to give back all trade mark recognition & acknowledgement and to increase the market shares. We are proud to service all our customers with the new international recognized product lines. »

About Les Contenants DURABAC

DURABAC as been in business for 20 years and has become a leading manufacturer in the sustainable development industry with its four distinct and specialized divisions:  

  • DURABAC, is specialized in waste and recycling containers (front & rear load), roll-off containers (cable or hook), environmental containers, self-dumping hoppers and much more.

  • DURALIFT, is a specialized division that conceives designs and manufactures various lifting and hauling equipment.  The product range varies from cable and/or hook hoists for roll-off containers, roll-off trailers (Pup or Goose Neck), roll-off flatbed, front & rear load container trailers.

  • DURAPAC, is specialized in manufacturing compaction equipment that includes stationary compactors, self-contained compactors, vertical compactors, vertical and horizontal balers.

  • DURAPLAST, is a specialized division in the fabrication of polyethylene roto-moulded products, such as waste, recyclables or organic waste containers and polyethylene karts.

About GCI Environnement (Chagnon) :

GCI Environnement would have been celebrating 50 years of existence on February 11th 2011. All through the years, they have been recognized as a national leader in the design and fabrication of industrial and environmental equipment.

Their diverse and complementary expertise enabled them to offer a wide range of comprehensive and integrated products & services.  Supported by their highly qualified team, they were recognized throughout the industry as experts in a number of key areas that include the fabrication of hauling equipments such as : Roll-off hoist systems, trailers, rear loaders and the fabrication of complex mechanical components and various structures.

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