CIMA+ merges with BSEI Municipal Consulting Engineers

Official signing with François Plourde, President and CEO of CIMA+ and Richard Geleta, President of BSEI on the right

Laval and Calgary, August 31, 2016 – CIMA+, one of Canada’s largest private consulting engineering firms, is pleased to announce its merger with BSEI Municipal Consulting Engineers, effective today.

“We are proud to join forces with BSEI who has built a strong client-base in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. This merger is aligned with our strategic plan to expand in Western Canada in engineering sectors where we have confirmed expertise,” says Francois Plourde, President and CEO of CIMA+.

BSEI is an Alberta-based company that specializes in providing services in all areas of municipal engineering to the private sector, rural and urban municipalities and government agencies.

“We welcome BSEI’s team of 30 employees and partners who, with their impressive background in municipal infrastructure, will help us create new business opportunities and better serve our clients in the region” says Kelly Yuzdepski, Vice-President, Western Canada.

Since 1977, BSEI has contributed to the improvement of municipal and institutional infrastructure on behalf of numerous private and public clients in Western Canada.  BSEI has worked diligently for those clients to ensure quality and cost effective systems, and to positively influence their communities and the quality of services provided to their residents.

About CIMA+

CIMA+ is a Canadian, multidisciplinary firm that specializes in consulting engineering, project management, urban planning, communications systems, and the environment, allowing for a full range of services in urban infrastructure, transportation, buildings, industry, energy and hydroelectricity, telecommunications and geomatics. Founded in 1990, CIMA+ was created through the merger of several well-established consulting engineering firms that had accumulated over 30 years of experience. Today, with 40 offices across Canada and Africa, CIMA+ employs nearly 1,800 people, over half of whom share ownership in the company. CIMA+ has reached the prestigious Best Employers in Canada’s Platinum Level, which is exclusively reserved for organizations that achieved the best results in the Aon Hewitt survey. For more information on CIMA+, please visit


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Andréanne St-Pierre
Director — Marketing and communications

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