Established in 1976, Vertex is a leading North American provider of environmental and industrial services. We service clients in the oil and gas, midstream, utilities, mining, forestry, agriculture, and the municipal real estate sector.
Farmstead Buildings is started by Mel Klinger (later changes name to Klinger Building Systems), manufacturing metal cladded buildings for farmers in Lloydminster area. Expanded in manufacturing of self-framed metal buildings and becomes a pre-engineered building distributor.
Pioneer Land Services Ltd. is founded by Ted Anderson, providing surface land services out of Calgary.
Wrapex Industrial Services was founded. Am-Con Insulation Services Ltd. is incorporated to provide industrial insulation and scaffolding services in Sylvan Lake.
Started renting generators and light towers and provided medical services in Fort St. John.
TWT Vegetation Management Ltd. is incorporated to provide vegetation management for oil companies in the Hardisty/Coronation area.
ENdrill Resource Consultants Inc. is incorporated by Len Healy, providing drilling waste & reclamation consulting services out of Calgary.
Select Soft Covers opens doors in Edmonton being one of the first industrial insulation blanket manufacturers in Alberta.
Terry Stephenson became President and centralized Head Office to Sherwood Park.
Started Westland Energy Services Ltd., a provider of well site accommodation rentals.
Acquired Excel Insulation, a provider of industrial insulation services with locations in Lloydminster, Edmonton and Irma. Construction Division starts a Projects Group in Sherwood Park to handle large insulation buildings and scaffolding projects and is awarded first large project in an Edmonton mod yard.
Merged Select Soft Covers with Key Thermal Inc., carried on under Key Thermal name.
Acquired Pineview Oilfield Services Ltd., a provider of vegetation management services.
Celebrated 35th Year Anniversary and is named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, an honour we have maintained every year since. Achieved over $100M in revenues with over 700 employees.
Rebranded all operating companies under Vertex Resource Group Ltd. Opened 1st US office in Scottsdale, Arizona concentrating on environmental, geomatics, land consulting and estimating and drafting for the construction division.
Acquired Absolute Land and Lease Ltd., based out of Calgary. Acden Vertex Aboriginal JV is established for opportunities in the Wood Buffalo Region.
Established Haisla Vertex Aboriginal JV for opportunities in Kitimat, British Columbia.
Acquired Navus Environmental Inc., an environmental consulting firm of 100 employees based out of Edmonton, Fort McMurray and Fort St. John. Post-acquisition, we have over 900 employees in Canada and the USA.
On August 31st Vertex acquired Glacier Ridge Ventures Ltd., Tar Energy Services Ltd., Ignite Energy Services Ltd., Trophy Buck Oilfield Services and Viro Energy Services.
Combined Fluid Management & Logistic Services with Rental Services to form an Oilfield Services Division.
Named a Gold Standard Winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
Celebrated 40th Year Anniversary and acquired Red Giant Energy Services Ltd., an oilfield service company specializing in the storage, management and logistics of oilfield fluids.
Acquired Hurricane Industries Ltd., KinetiChem Corp. in addition to two Environmental Engineering Companies.