The following information has been provided by some of the members who’ve joined CANS in the last year. We hope you take a moment to swipe through their profiles and get to know a little more about these companies.
Joined: January 2022
About Kropf Industrial:
Founded in 1977, Kropf Industrial has grown to become one of Canada’s leading manufacturers of equipment for the marine industry, as well as custom equipment for a range of other sectors.
Our Conolift line of hydraulic boat handling equipment includes yard, highway, and self-propelled boat trailers and mobile lifts with capacities up to 120 tons. Kropf Marine offers floating structures for a variety of applications, including floating breakwaters, docks, and barges. Finally, our Industrial division designs and manufactures custom equipment such as mobile gantry cranes, trailer tugs, and hydraulic trailers that can be utilized in a variety of custom manufacturing and material-handling applications.
Family-owned and operated, with 40,000 square feet of manufacturing space and 65 employees, Kropf Industrial is committed to developing and implementing equipment solutions that will ensure the long-term success of our customers.
Imperial Manufacturing Group’s (IMG) remarkable story began with entrepreneur Normand Caissie and three of his colleagues in 1979 toiling in a 6,400-square-foot sheet metal shop in the small Atlantic Canadian community of Richibucto, New Brunswick.
Today, the Imperial Group of Companies has become a world-class, innovative manufacturer of heating, air conditioning, ventilation and building products for residential and light commercial applications. Additionally, IMG has diversified operations to include an air filter distribution centre, a steel service centre, and a commercial real estate business.
Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, IMG employs over 1,000 people working in 13 facilities with more than 1 million square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space across North America. The group of companies’ facilities are located in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, as well as in Illinois in the United States.
For more information about IMG, Kool-Ray, and Building Products, visit their company website at: www.imperialgroup.ca.
Joined: June 2021
About Maple Reinders:
Maple Reinders is a forward-thinking construction firm specializing in industrial, commercial, institutional and residential facilities, municipal infrastructure and civil/environmental projects. Maple Reinders has significant experience in complex heritage building restoration and redevelopment. With offices in Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Mississauga, Cambridge and now Halifax, Maple Reinders has successfully completed over 2900 projects coast to coast since 1967.
Increasingly, and with partner company AIM, Maple Reinders offers complete end to end services, including Design, Build, Construction, Financing, Operations and long-term Maintenance. Through Maple Facilities Management Inc. (MFM), they provide world class commissioning and O&M services to water and wastewater treatment facilities, pump stations, filtration plants, and conveyance infrastructure projects to both municipal and industrial clients throughout Canada.
One of the most trusted construction firms in Canada, Maple Reinders has been recognized with numerous industry awards of excellence for innovation, sustainability and design, and is a long-time Platinum Member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
Cosentino Group is a global, family-owned company that produces and distributes high value innovative surfaces for architecture and design. As a leading company, Cosentino imagines and anticipates, together with its customers and partners, design solutions that offer value and inspiration to people’s lives. The Group pioneers leading brandsfor technologically advanced surfaces in their respective segments such as Silestone®, Dekton® and Sensa by Cosentino®, which allow the creation of unique designs for the home and public spaces. The group bases its development on international expansion, innovative research, development programs and its ongoing corporate commitment towards the environment and sustainability around local communities where it operates.
Cosentino Group currently distributes its products and brands in more than 110 countries, from its headquarters in Almeria (Spain), and has global presence in 30 of them. The group has 8 factories (7 in Almería, Spain and 1 in Brazil), 1 intelligent logistics platform in Spain, and 140 commercial and business units throughout the world. More than 90 per cent of Cosentino Group’s financial turnover comes from international markets. Cosentino has six centres and two showrooms in the Canadian market, created for exclusive display, distribution, education and service in Montreal, Stanstead, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary and Vancouver.
Atlantic Security Automation Partners Canada Inc. (ASAP)
Joined: May 2021
About Atlantic Security Automation Partners Canada Inc. (ASAP):
ASAP is an Atlantic Canada owned and operated provider of electronic security services, with operations in all 4 Atlantic Provinces. With over 50 years of combined industry experience, we offer Construction Site Security, CCTV systems, Remote Video Surveillance, Access Control, Intrusion Alarm, TELUS “SmartHome” and “Secure Business” solutions and custom applications.
We provide solutions for your most challenging security projects. ASAP Technicians are highly trained and dedicated to providing exceptional service.
Being a local partner, we offer the flexibility and customer service of a company that is willing to work hard to earn your business and exceed your expectations. As the TELUS Trusted Provider for Atlantic Canada , we leverage the purchasing power, state-of-the-art technology, wireless networks and services of the industry leader to help ensure that you receive the best value for your investment.
“We are a proud Atlantic Canadian manufacturer of cellulose insulation located centrally in NS with locations across Canada and the US. We produce a variety of blown-in products suitable for residential, commercial and industrial applications. As one of the only carbon-negative products in the industry, our insulation is perfect for LEED Passive, Net Zero, and agricultural needs. Our cellulose also has a superior cold climate performance and can be applied as soundproofing as higher densities. We also manufacture a seasonal celumulch grass seeding product which is perfect for road, large and small-scale projects. With much of our raw material coming from local sources here in Atlantic Canada, we look forward to working with you on your next project. Contact us today!”
“At CBDC Blue Water we promote small business growth and economic development in rural Halifax Regional Municipality communities.
We can offer small business loans up to $150,000 to help entrepreneurs start, expand, or purchase an established business.
We understand many small business owners are experts in their respective fields. However, many can face certain struggles with general business practices during their day-to-day operations such as bookkeeping or marketing. We provide training and counselling services to clients that will help them run their business more efficiently.
The Business Development Officers at CBDC Blue Water help guide our clientele along throughout the loan application processes. Interested in starting a business? We can help!”
“Cooke Insurance Group may have evolved from humble beginnings, but the vision and drive to be the leading coverage solution provider for all your insurance and investment needs has never changed. Established in 1972 by founder Charlie Cooke, Cooke Insurance Group has grown to include offices throughout Atlantic Canada. With over 40 years of experience, we focus on delivering comprehensive products and services. In addition to insurance, our in-house claims experts are on hand should one of your claims need independent advice. And our in-house financing team can offer a wide variety of flexible payment options. From health plans to life & disability, from personal to corporate… we’ve got you covered.
“People and technology… we’ve invested greatly in both to ensure that when you need immediate help, we’re ready to take your call. It’s all about personal, efficient service delivered through a team approach from our network of Maritime locations. Insurance can be complex. That’s why we take the time to make sure you fully understand your policies. We will always recommend the solution that’s right for you, your family, and your business… even if your policy is not with us.”
“We provide sales, leasing, service and parts for a full line of heavy-duty trailers. Whether you move equipment, aggregates, wood chips, industrial supplies, containers or dry goods, our mission is simple – to provide you with reliable trailers to support your success. We began in Moncton in 1999 and now have depots there, and in Burlington, Ontario. The addition of Andrew Alcorn, based in Halifax, now gives Trans East Trailers the ability to provide personal service to businesses across Nova Scotia. Andrew is a Certified Engineering Technologist and brings 33 years of experience in design, engineering and construction of buildings, municipal infrastructure, highways, and land development projects.”
“Atlas-Apex Roofing Inc, Canada’s largest family-owned roofing company, is extremely pleased to announce our new branch opening in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This expansion represents the latest milestone in our ongoing commitment to providing the complete range of top-tier industrial, commercial and institutional roofing and sheet metal contracting services seamlessly from coast to coast. Established in 1928, Atlas-Apex Roofing Inc. has grown from a small local roofing company to one of the largest commercial roofing contractors in Canada. Atlas-Apex Roofing is a company built on the concept of performance and measures our success through the ability to perform for our customers.
For more information about Atlas-Apex Roofing Inc., please visit their website at www.atlas-apex.com or call their toll-free number at 1-877-221-ROOF (7663).”
Over 85 years of the warmest welcomes. Since 1935 we’ve been welcoming folks into our hotels and resorts and treating them like family. No matter the season, Atlantic Canada holds a little something special for everyone. With 7 Rodd hotels and resorts located throughout Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, we invite you to discover why we are the preferred place to stay in Atlantic Canada.
Rodd Hotels & Resorts would be pleased to assist in setting up preferred corporate rates for any CANS member. We can also provide preferred rates based on any one-off projects that CANS members may be working on.
At Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia, we believe that everyone deserves a place to call home. Since 1992, we have been bringing communities together to help families build strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable housing opportunities. To date, we have built 72 homes in communities around Nova Scotia including HRM, Cape Breton, South Shore, Annapolis Valley, Pictou County and Oxford.
Our homes are built with volunteer labour, gifts of materials and skilled trades and donations from the community. Our habitat homeowners put in 500 hours of volunteer work, purchase their homes (interest and down payment free) and pay an affordable mortgage that gets invested back into our home building program.
We also operate the Habitat ReStore! A furniture & building supply store located in Burnside, NS. Open to the public for shopping and dropping off donations Monday – Saturday each week.
Falkbuilt manufacturers precision cut digital components in its Calgary factory and ships them to site where trades install super studs, horizontals with pre-mounted electrical, and cladding quickly and efficiently. There’s virtually no waste onsite and no need for construction bins or trips to the landfill. This process—Digital Component Construction—is competitive with and completely aligned with conventional construction.
Anathea Fenton, Falkbuilt Halifax Branch principal, has spent more than 20 years delivering pre-fab solutions to Fortune 500 companies, leading healthcare providers and other large and small clients across North America. Anathea provides complete end-to-end service from pre-construction and submittals, through project management and execution. Her guiding principle is to always provide an exceptional client experience and she’s very excited to bring Digital Component Construction to Atlantic Canada
Revizto is the industry-leading Integrated Collaboration Platform (ICP) used by Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Owners to maximize workflows throughout the project lifecycle. Revizto empowers AEC teams to drive accountability, mitigate risks, improve timelines and maximize cost-savings by enabling real-time collaboration across platforms, model types and teams, from in-office, on-site, and any device. Revizto was developed in 2011 and is leveraged by over 2,500 firms across 150 countries, including 20 of the top 25 ENR firms.
Halifax’s Real Estate leader, dedicated to professionalism, integrity, and community. Established in 1996 RE/MAX NOVA is a leading Real Estate company serving the Halifax Regional Municipality. RE/MAX NOVA has full-service Real Estate offices in Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville, and Windsor. With over 100 agents RE/MAX NOVA makes up the largest team of professional RE/MAX REALTORS® in Nova Scotia. Our premier market presence and network provide a host of competitive advantages to ensure that RE/MAX Associates have the most to offer you. Our Real Estate agents are part of a worldwide relocation network and lead the industry in professional designations, experience, and negotiating skills. RE/MAX NOVA. Outstanding Agents, Outstanding Results.
Metro Wallcoverings is Canada’s leading distributor of interior solutions, servicing the hospitality, corporate, healthcare, retail, condo, education, and residential markets for over 40 years!
With a seasoned Sales Team and offices across Canada, Metro Wallcoverings can satisfy the most demanding product requirements for your projects. Metro offers an unparalleled selection of commercial and digital wallcoverings, wall protection, architectural films, acoustic solutions, decorative woods, metals, and fabrics, to transform any space, in any market. If you cannot find exactly what you are looking for in their standard products, Metro offers custom design capabilities tailored to your needs. Finishes designed to create unforgettable spaces.
Fully Promoted Halifax is an expert in the supply and customization of apparel, branded products and digital marketing services. We are a locally owned and operated franchise of Fully Promoted Canada.
We offer branded apparel and safety wear for every employee across all industries or environments. Branded products (swag and awards), printed materials and a full suite of Digital Marketing Services from Website construction to SEO, Reputation Management tools and much more. All are available through Fully Promoted Halifax at highly competitive prices with low minimums, whether your operation is big or small, Fully Promoted Halifax has the goods and services to help grow your business.
Fully Promoted Halifax – your One-Stop-Marketing-Shop.
About Best Western Hotels & Resorts, Atlantic Canada:
Best Westerns of Atlantic Canada features 14 beautiful Best Western branded hotels in Edmundston, Grand Falls, Woodstock, Fredericton, Moncton, Bathurst, Saint John, Truro, Halifax, Dartmouth, Bridgewater, Liverpool, Yarmouth and St. John’s. If you have a project in any of these regions, please ask to set up a project rate and don’t miss your opportunity to earn Best Western Rewards points, which never expire. You can redeem your points for free night vouchers for any of our 4500+ hotels around the world, travel cards, retail/gas gift cards and more! Take advantage of our beautiful locations, WeCareClean standards for cleanliness and outstanding service!
TC Glazing Inc is a commercial glass company specializing in new construction and retrofits. Our management team has experience running projects from small entrance replacements up to full building facades valued over $5,000,000. Led by our site supervisor who has over 20 years’ experience managing glazing projects there is no project too complicated for TCG. We work hard to build strong relationships with our suppliers and contractors to ensure each project goes as smoothly as possible. We provide unparalleled service across the glazing industry; there is no project too big or too complicated for TCG!
Membership with CANS will give your business a competitive advantage.
Whether you’re a full member or an associate member, we have the resources, expertise and knowledge to help save on your company’s bottom line. We offer exclusive membership discounts, great events, award-winning Education and Training Development programs and much more.
Are you a supplier or service provider to the Commercial Construction Industry? Check out our Associate Membership.
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