The Thompson Rosemount Group Inc. is proud to (be a new member of) join GENIVAR

The same familiar faces, professional expertise and solid reputation built over 50 years are at your service as a division of GENIVAR.

The Thompson Rosemount Group (TRG) Inc., Architect and Engineers, is pleased to announce that effective March 1, 2010, we have joined GENIVAR, one of the leading consulting engineering firms in Canada. TRG has delivered high quality professional services to our clients in Eastern Ontario and across the province for over 50 years. Joining GENIVAR provides our firm with the opportunity to continue to service our clients in the personal and reliable manner that they expect, while providing our project management team with the resources and expertise to ensure we meet our client’s growing needs in the future.

We are confident that this opportunity will allow us to maintain and improve the level of service that we provide to our existing clients and allow us to service new clients. Our project management and staff remain dedicated to the culture that TRG has developed, which is shared with GENIVAR, to provide client-focused services now and in the future. We appreciate your loyalty to our team and we look forward to continuing our relationship for years to come.

The Architectural division of The Thompson Rosemount Group will continue to serve its existing clients through a transition to join PBK Architects Inc., (a member of GENIVAR) a preferred partner of GENIVAR. This architectural firm, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, also has offices in various cities across Canada and internationally; its newest office is based in Cornwall, serving Eastern Ontario.

If you have any questions, please contact Mark Smelko, P. Eng. Phone: 613 933-5602 or your project manager. “We are very pleased to welcome Thompson Rosemount as a member of the GENIVAR team. This acquisition will allow us to continue growing in Ontario by establishing a presence in Cornwall and Guelph and strengthening our operations in Ottawa and Kingston,” said Pierre Shoiry, GENIVAR’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Thompson Rosemount is a major supplier of engineering services in the healthcare, educational, institutional, municipal infrastructure and transportation sectors in Eastern Ontario,” he added. “This acquisition is a strategic move for GENIVAR. Indeed, we have reached another stage of our growth in Ontario by topping the milestone of 1,000 employees working in a wide range of expertise in engineering,” said Marc Rivard, GENIVAR’s Chief Operating Officer. “GENIVAR ranks among the leading firms in Ontario and we plan to pursue our expansion,” he added. “Thompson Rosemount will expand our client base, particularly in the municipal infrastructure, transportation and building sectors. It also has a large project portfolio in the healthcare, educational and institutional sectors. The firm has gained recognition for its water and wastewater treatment projects on behalf of many municipalities in Eastern Ontario.” “Our team is very pleased to be joining forces with GENIVAR, not only because of the many business opportunities that are sure to arise, but also because of our companies’ shared affinities. The merger also provides us with fresh impetus and will enable us to develop more extensively within GENIVAR,” said Mark Smelko, President of The Thompson Rosemount Group Inc. “We will be able to develop our potential while working on larger-scale projects thanks to GENIVAR’s capacity and range of expertise. We are also positioned to bring our public and private-sector clients the benefits of a broader and deeper range of engineering services. Consequently, our future prospects are excellent in all of our operating sectors. As regards the development of our team and our clientele, it’s a win-win situation from all perspectives,” he concluded.

Thompson Rosemount’s roots date back to 1956. With offices in Cornwall, Ottawa, Kingston and Guelph, the firm has over 100 employees and offers multidisciplinary services in the areas of building engineering, municipal infrastructure, transportation and architecture. The firm’s clients include various municipalities in Eastern Ontario, The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, Seaway International Bridge Corporation, Upper Canada District School Board, Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, St. Lawrence College, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, Correctional Services Canada, The Ottawa Hospital, DMS Property Management and Ontario Power Generation.

GENIVAR is a leading Canadian consulting engineering firm providing private and public-sector clients with a comprehensive range of professional services covering all project phases, including planning, design, construction and maintenance. GENIVAR’s clients range in size and scope and primarily operate in the building, industrial, power, municipal infrastructure, transportation and environmental sectors. GENIVAR is one of Canada’s largest consulting engineering firms in terms of number of employees, with over 4,000 managers, professionals, technicians, technologists and support staff in more than 70 cities in Canada and abroad.

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