Williams Engineering Acquires Umbra Engineering

November 24, 2017

Edmonton, Alberta, November 2017 – Williams Engineering Canada (WEC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Umbra Engineering.

Umbra Engineering is dedicated to the life safety industry. The company, which was established in 2008, focuses on the delivery of fire detection solutions, integrated security solutions and mass notification audio and video-based building solutions. Glenn Staines CET, P.Eng F.P.E, founder of Umbra Engineering, is excited to join the Williams Engineering Canada team. “We are excited to join the Williams Engineering family, and I am extremely pleased to have the opportunity to work alongside new team members at Williams while providing services to our current customers and a new set of clients moving forward.”

The leadership team at WEC is looking forward to this new opportunity and the addition of a well-established and specialized engineering services firm like Umbra Engineering. “This acquisition reinforces our already strong presence in Western and Northern Canada and allows our company to expand our portfolio of services which will enhance our client’s experience and our ability to provide them with additional services, specifically in the life safety industry,” says Naseem Bashir, President and CEO of WEC. Umbra Engineering’s specialized expertise and unique set of clients will enable WEC to grow in areas that the company desires while meeting the needs of its customers today and well into the future.

Williams Engineering Canada is a collection of leaders and professionals in engineering who are dedicated to designing and creating the most innovative solutions. The multi-disciplinary consulting engineering firm delivers services across Canada and works in a wide variety of industries and sectors from concept to completion and beyond.