AGI Automation joins CIMA+

Laval and Calgary, October 3, 2016 — CIMA+, one of the largest private consulting engineering firms in Canada, is proud to announce that AGI Automation is joining the company, as of October 1, 2016.

“CIMA+’s solid background in industrial automation, combined with AGI’s specialized automation service offer in Alberta and British Columbia, will allow us to offer more in-depth expertise in this specific field of engineering,” says André Couturier, Partner and Senior Vice President responsible for the Industry Department at CIMA+.

AGI Automation specializes in industrial automation and currently has offices in Calgary, AB, and Prince George, BC. Mr. Garry Ingham, President of AGI becomes a partner of CIMA+, and his team of eight employees are joining the Industry Department, led by Mr. Gerald Desrochers, Partner and Senior Director. 

“We are pleased to join forces with CIMA+ to expand our presence in Western Canada, and are confident that this merger will create new business opportunities with both new and current clients,” says Garry Ingham. 

AGI Automation, founded in 2004, began its operations in the oil & gas industry, primarily with a focus on controls for sour gas gathering and mainline compression systems. AGI has since added automation controls and integration services in the mining, manufacturing and lumber industries to its service offer. AGI’s major clients include Spectra Energy Inc. and Yukon Energy Inc.  

About CIMA+

CIMA+ is a Canadian, multidisciplinary firm that specializes in consulting engineering, project management, urban planning, communication 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 41 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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