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February 20, 2019

Laveer Engineering Expands to support the Ontario Nuclear Power Generation Industry

This article first appeared on http://globenewswire.com/.

Burlington, Ontario, Feb. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is proud to congratulate Laveer Engineering on their recent office expansion. A member of OCNI, Laveer supplies engineering services to support the Canadian and US nuclear power generation market. Over the last few years, Laveer has established a growing demand for its niche services resulting in an increase in staff, client partnerships and expansion of office space. Laveer continues to partner with various post-secondary institutions in Ontario to bring in top young engineering talent and collaboratively engage in becoming a better vendor to its customers. This local event will celebrate these significant milestones as well as the growth in partnerships and job opportunities for the local economies of Burlington and Ontario.

From left to right: Ron Oberth OCNI, MPP Effie Triantafilopoulos, Peter Gowthorpe Laveer, Minister Karina Gould, Ian Rowley Bruce Power, Chris Fralick OPG, Councillor Paul Sharman, MPP Jane McKenna


“Laveer Engineering is excited to continue expanding our business in the nuclear industry.  We have established a niche capability that is in demand with our customers.  The demand for our services has seen us increase our staff drastically over the last few years.  Our model for growth relies heavily on bringing in top young engineering talent including new graduates and interns from post-secondary institutions in Ontario, to work with our experienced engineering staff in a collaborative environment.  Having fresh faces with fresh ideas makes Laveer a better vendor to our customers.  This generates a cohesive team capable of executing complex projects in a nimble and cost-effective manner.  Organizations such as NRC-IRAP, McMaster University, and partners like Promation have all played a pivotal role in Laveer’s excellence and ability to become the company we are today.”
–Peter Gowthorpe, Director, Laveer Engineering

“We are proud to have a company like Laveer Engineering as a member of the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries. Laveer exemplifies the dynamic and evolving Canadian nuclear supply chain as the company continues to develop new technologies to support the safe, reliable and cost-effective operation of Ontario’s nuclear generating stations – while creating exciting career opportunities in the nuclear sector for graduates of Ontario’s world-class colleges and universities.”
–Dr. Ron Oberth, President and CEO of the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries

“Strong partners like Laveer Engineering help to advance Bruce Power’s operations in delivering clean, reliable, low-cost electricity to Ontario businesses and families,” said Ian Rowley, Vice President for Outages at Bruce Power. “Our Life-Extension Program, which remains on time and on budget, is creating and sustaining 22,000 jobs across the province annually and injecting $4 billion into Ontario’s economy each year.”
–Ian Rowley, VP Outage & Maintenance Services, Bruce Power

“Engineers play a vital role, not only for the nuclear industry as a whole, but across OPG’s Hydro, Thermal and Nuclear fleet and specifically as we move forward with our Darlington Nuclear Refurbishment Project,” said Chris Fralick, Chief Operating Officer for OPG. “I congratulate Laveer on your recent expansion and look forward to our continued partnership in helping to deliver innovative, reliable and low-cost nuclear power for Ontario.”
–Chris Fralick, Chief Operating Officer for OPG

“The expansion of Laveer Engineering is of special importance to the City of Burlington, its citizens, the Mayor, Marianne Meed Ward, my colleagues on Council and of course to me as Ward 5 Councillor where the company is located.  It is important because we are keen to retain growing organizations that place significant emphasis on developing intellectual property, high caliber management and increasing the number of talented employees, as Laveer clearly does. I wish to congratulate the company on its success and look forward to working with them on future opportunities.”
–Paul Sharman, Councillor for Ward 5 Burlington

“I am delighted to participate in this Roundtable with Laveer Engineering and to have a chance to recognize the phenomenal contribution of Ontario’s nuclear advantage in delivering clean energy to our province.  By partnering with post secondary institutions as well expanding employment opportunities Laveer is making a significant impact on Burlington’s local economy.”
–Jane McKenna, MPP for Burlington    

Laveer Engineering Ltd. provides custom equipment solutions to industry. With a focus on welding, machining, and inspection technologies, Laveer delivers unique constraint and harsh environment applications. Laveer is a full-service company supporting your project from technical specification through project execution.

Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is an association of more than 200 Canadian suppliers to the nuclear industry that employ more than 14,000 highly skilled and specialized engineers, technologists, and trades people. OCNI companies design reactors, manufacture major equipment and components, and provide engineering services and support to CANDU nuclear power plants in Canada as well as to CANDU and Light Water Reactor (LWR) plants in offshore markets.

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