MONTREAL – Today, the CSL Group (« CSL ») announced it has acquired a strategic minority stake in Canadian engineering firm EMS-Tech Inc., an industry leader in the design and supply of bulk material handling systems. The investment will build on the synergies developed between CSL and EMS-Tech over 25 years and will leverage the companies’ respective strengths in delivering advanced cargo handling solutions.
For over three decades, EMS-Tech has provided innovative solutions to the bulk material handling industry, many of which can be found on self-unloading ships and transhipment assets owned and operated by CSL worldwide.
« We are excited to be working with CSL to advance integrated marine and land-based material handling systems, » said EMS-Tech President and Owner, Peter Sorensen. « We believe that project partnerships with CSL will take our industry-leading expertise and know-how to new markets and geographies. »
« Since CSL began working with EMS-Tech in 1996, the alignment of our complimentary capabilities has produced state-of-the-art cargo handling solutions for our customers, » said Louis Martel, CSL President and CEO.
« This investment is an extension of our confidence in EMS-Tech’s capabilities and growth potential, and a continuation of our commitment to provide our global customers with a full range of safe, sustainable and high-performance services.
EMS-Tech will continue to be independently managed by its current team of professionals and serve its current and future customers with the same world-class engineering expertise and standards demonstrated over the past 30 years.
SOURCE The CSL Group Inc.