Englobe, a Canadian specialty engineering and environmental services firm, has acquired Protostatix, a structural engineering firm in the western Canadian market.
Protostatix’s areas of specialization include structural engineering for commercial, light industrial, high-rise, and historic buildings, both for public and private projects. Founded in 1980, the company has a head office in Edmonton and an additional office in Calgary, Alta.
Over the years, Protostatix has participated in a diverse range of projects, including the conversion of the Glenora Skyline project into the West Block building, the redevelopment of the Brewery District, the construction of the Fox 1 and 2 towers, the Revera McConachie Gardens in Edmonton, the construction of the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex, the Jim Starlight Centre of the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and various school projects across Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Following the successful close of this transaction, all 30-plus current Protostatix employees will join the extended Englobe family. With the addition of Protostatix’s team, Englobe aims to increase its participation in business opportunities and construction projects across Canada, with a broader array of specialty engineering services.
Protostatix’s diversified practice will enable Englobe to diversify and enhance its pan-Canadian structural engineering service offers in these sectors.
“Increasing our strength in this service line improves our ability to bid on and deliver larger, multidisciplinary building assignments across Canada,” says Mike Cormier, co-president of Englobe.
“This transaction represents the next step in our company’s evolution and will support our ambitious growth objectives. I’m excited to see what lies ahead for Protostatix, and to join Englobe, a company whose solid values include careful environmental stewardship, professional excellence, and a culture of caring for its staff, clients and communities,” says Protostatix president, Dino Loutas.