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Armtec Precast is a leading manufacturer and marketer of a comprehensive range of infrastructure products and engineered construction solutions for customers in a diverse cross-section of industries that are located across Canada.

 

2007
Armtec makes transformational acquisition of Con-Force. Con-Force, with over 60 years of experience in the precast industry, became Armtec’s single largest transaction in its history.

2008

Armtec acquires Durisol Inc. and its related companies and forms the Durisol Division, a new operating division of the Fund. Based in Hamilton, Ontario, Durisol manufactures highway noise barriers and related highway and infrastructure products such as retaining walls and acoustic enclosures. Within the past 30 years, hundreds of miles of Durisol noise barriers have been installed across North America and around the world.

Armtec acquires A.E. Concrete, as part of its strategy to develop a national precast concrete platform for the Con-Force Division. AE Concrete has a precast production facility in Surrey, British Columbia, where it has manufactured and supplied precast concrete standard products to the B.C. and Washington state infrastructure and residential markets for over 35 years.

Armtec acquires the assets of the Brooklin Concrete division of Clearford Industries and the shares of Boucher Pre-cast Concrete Ltd. to expand the geographic scope of Con-Force’s precast business. The transactions build on the acquisitions of Con-Force and A.E. Concrete Precast Products, provide more than 100 years combined experience in the precast market, and increase the range of products and services that we can offer to customers in Ontario and Quebec.

Armtec acquires the shares of BURNCO Concrete Products Ltd. from the BURNCO Group of Companies. Known as Con-Force Concrete Products (CFCP), the company produces a wide variety of precast concrete products and pre-mixed package products, including office and warehouse insulated wall panels, high-rise office panels, architectural wall panels, steps, stairwells and pre-mixed concrete, mortars, stuccos, cements and hollow core, with nearly 100 years of history.

2009
Armtec acquires the shares of Pre-Con Inc. With facilities in Brampton and Woodstock, Pre-Con is the market leader in custom precast and pre-stressed concrete products in southern Ontario. The company has provided single source technical sales, design, engineering, project management, manufacturing and installation services for precast concrete (predominantly pre-stressed) components and systems to both commercial/industrial and infrastructure markets since 1958.

2010
Effective January 1, 2010, the Fund’s reorganization brings together the former Armtec, Con-Force and Durisol Divisions into one regionally based organization, supported by a centralized services group headquartered in Guelph, Ontario.

2015
Armtec LP becomes an affiliate of Brookfield.

2017
Armtec Precast divests its standard precast operations in Surrey, BC, Brooklin & Ottawa, ON.