Strategic acquisition expands BearCom’s operations across Canada
September 7, 2018: Dallas, TX — BearCom Group, Inc. (“BearCom”), North America’s largest and pre-eminent provider of wireless communications equipment and solutions for two-way radios as well as other voice and data technologies, today announced the acquisition of Turris Communications Ltd. – a subsidiary of Turris Group in partnership with Red Jasper Capital.
Turris Communications has offices in Burnaby, BC; Calgary, Edmonton, and Medicine Hat, AB; Saskatoon, SK; Woodstock, Peterborough, Belleville, Kingston, Ottawa, and Cornwall, ON; and Gatineau, QC.
With 12 service centres across Canada, Turris Communications has highly advanced technical service staff focused on serving the mining, oil and gas, public safety and utilities industries. For over 40 years, Turris has been offering leading-edge wireless network solutions including two-way radio, SCADA monitoring, fleet management solutions, and emergency services infrastructure for unique client needs.
Turris Communications is BearCom’s fifth acquisition in Canada, following Communications Group, Mobile Business Communications, Vector Communications, and Spectrum Communications. With this acquisition, BearCom extends to 24 locations across Canada to serve customers.
“This is an exciting time for Turris Communications and BearCom. Turris’s geographic scope helps us achieve our vision of a national presence in Canada, allowing us to better serve our customers nationwide,” said Mark Kroh, Chief Executive Officer of BearCom. “The Turris team is a group of highly skilled professionals, and with our outstanding synergies and newly combined presence, we are looking forward to achieving great things together.”
This transaction does not include any of the other entities of the Turris Group of companies, nor the tower sites or 2WayHub business. Turris Communications was represented in this transaction by RCI. Terms of the transaction were not announced.
Customers who need assistance with two-way radio sales, rentals, or services are invited to call 1-888-707-2346. In the U.S., call 1-800-527-1670.
BearCom provides a broad line of high-performance wireless voice and data communications products, rentals, services, and complete mobility solutions. Founded in 1981, BearCom is North America’s largest solutions provider and system integrator of push-to-talk wireless communications equipment, serving customers from more than 60 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. BearCom, headquartered in the Dallas, Texas area, employs more than 800 people. BearCom has been designated as a Motorola Solutions Service Elite Specialist.
About Turris Communications Turris Communications Ltd. is a member of Turris Group which is a leader in the communication tower industry in Canada. For over 40 years, Turris Communications has provided two-way radio, SCADA monitoring, fleet management communications, and emergency services infrastructure.