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Safway Group Canada acquires Dalco Services

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Safway Group Canada is pleased to announce that it has acquired Dalco Services Inc., effective 24 August 2016. Dalco provides full-service lining, coatings and abrasive solutions throughout Western Canada, specialising in 100% solid epoxy spray applications and internal pipe lining; Sponge-Jet low-dust abrasive blasting; turnarounds; coating inspection; and in-field repair. Dalco will begin operating as Dalco, A Safway Group Company, an independent business under the Safway Group Canada umbrella.

"Dalco is a significant player in the region," said Steve Wilson, president of Safway Group Canada, "and a great fit for Safway Group Canada. We have similar operating philosophies, with a passion for understanding customer needs and exceeding expectations. By leveraging the knowledge, capabilities and reputation of Dalco, we will be able to provide expanded coatings services to Safway Group Canada customers. At the same time, with our support, Dalco will now be able to offer their customers a broader inventory of access equipment and additional industrial services."

With extensive experience in the oil and gas, mining and infrastructure industries and a team of NACE-certified coating inspectors, Dalco is prepared to inspect assets and provide comprehensive solutions, performing lining and coating projects in-field or in-house.

"We look forward to being part of Safway Group Canada," said Derrin Dalton, president of Dalco. "With over 20 years of coatings experience and expertise, we will be able to help Safway Group Canada deliver seamless SIP (scaffolding, insulation and painting) and multiservice solutions throughout Western Canada. This is a terrific opportunity for Dalco and will allow our business and employees to continue to thrive and grow."

Dalco is an innovative leader in the industry, developing a computerised, automated system to internally line pipes from three to 60 inches in diameter with 100% solid Epoxy materials. Dalco's proven approach to solutions is driven by its clients' requirements for long-lasting asset protection from the damage caused by corrosion and erosion. Dalco has been ISO 9001-2008 certified for over a decade and has maintained an ISO-formatted quality assurance program since 2004. Dalco has been SSPC QP1 certified for complex structures in the field since 2013.Established in 1994, Dalco has two locations: (1) its headquarters in Red Deer, Alberta, which includes an abrasive blast building, automated paint line, QA/QC finishing area and an office, and (2) a branch located in the Lakeland area of Northeastern Alberta between Bonnyville and Cold Lake, Alberta.

Edited from source by Stephanie Roker

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