ReadyForce Holdco acquires Valley Mechanical
by CM Staff
Valley Mechanical Inc. specializes in industrial, commercial and process mechanical contracting.
TORONTO — On Aug. 18, ReadyForce Holdco, a division of the Metro Group of Companies, announced the acquisition of Valley Mechanical Inc. in a bid to enhance its competitive edge and offer its customers more choice, value, and flexibility. The agreement is effective from August 1st, 2021.
With the deal, Valley Mechanical of Scarborough, Ontario becomes sister companies with Ready Machinery Movers, a machinery moving company based in Milton, Ontario that has been servicing customers in Canada and the U.S. since 1982. The deal allows the companies to offer more comprehensive service, strengthens their position within the industry and enables accelerated future growth in this competitive market.
Valley Mechanical Inc. specializes in industrial, commercial and process mechanical contracting. Under the terms of the agreement, Valley Mechanical Inc. will continue to operate as an independent entity, under the ReadyForce banner along with its sister companies Ready Machinery and Baleforce Recycling Equipment, without any interruption or staff changes.
“This deal is a natural evolution of the Metro Group’s ReadyForce division and a foundation for the successful growth of both companies,” said Danny Mauti, President and CEO, Metro Group of Companies. “Ready Machinery and Valley Mechanical are now able to give their customers peace of mind through the simplicity and sophistication of having one supplier for their needs.”
Valley Mechanical Inc. brings a complementary set of capabilities to Ready Machinery’s clients and will help the companies stay competitive.
“We intend to continue to strive for and provide the highest level of customer service,” said Jim Guest, President, ReadyForce. “The alignment of the three companies will allow us to evolve our service, enhance the overall customer experience and build on the momentum we’ve created as part of our ReadyForce business growth strategy.”
Mat Glen, past President of Valley Mechanical, will stay on as General Manager, leading the company and its team going forward in alignment with Ready Machinery.
“I look forward to working with Mat, who has a shared focus on delivering the best service and value to our customers and partners in one seamless delivery process – so customers get everything they need in one place,” said Guest.