Leica Geosystems, ABTECH Expand Partnership to Better Serve the Construction Industry in Ontario

Broadest portfolio of construction solutions, backed by local expertise and support, creates one-stop shopping experience

Norcross, GA, February 5, 2020 – Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, announced today an expansion of its distribution partnership with ABTECH, a leading provider of construction technologies in Eastern Canada, to offer the Ontario market a complete portfolio of solutions, backed by local service, training and technical support. Building off ABTECH’s established distribution operations, the expansion provides construction companies doing business in Ontario with a one-stop-shop for any type of project, civil or building.

Almost every construction project today requires a mix of technologies to more effectively plan, design, construct and maintain infrastructure.  The comprehensive portfolio of digital construction solutions from Leica Geosystems provides construction professionals with the solutions they need to more effectively construct assets, across all phases of the project. From surveying and measurement and utility detection, to machine control systems, reality capture, layout and monitoring, Ontario customers now have one place to go for all their construction technology needs.

“We are excited to offer the Ontario construction market the benefit of working with one company for all their construction technology solutions,” said Nicolas Bédard, Head of Operations at ABTECH. “We focus on meeting our customers’ unique needs not just by offering the broadest portfolio from Leica Geosystems, but by focusing our expertise particularly in the post-sale process when implementation, training, service and support are critical to success.”

Local expertise available 24/7
ABTECH specializes in offering customers with the service, training and support they need to ensure the adoption and continuous usage of construction technologies.  With more than 20 years supporting customers in the surveying and construction industry, ABTECH has the proven ability to hire and develop expert support specialists, with plans to immediately begin staffing resources for their Ontario operations.

“We are excited to continue building our distribution partnership with ABTECH to support the construction industry in Canada,” said Craig Martin, president of Leica Geosystems US & Canada. “ABTECH’s unmatched customer service combined with Leica Geosystems portfolio, is a win win for customers doing business in Ontario.”

Founded in 1996, ABTECH specializes in the distribution of instruments related to land surveying and construction. Entirely dedicated to its customers and committed to offering an incomparable service, the organization is proud to constantly renew itself. ABTECH is able to offer its customers the most evolved solutions resulting from the technological advances of its manufacturer, Leica Geosystems. With 5 locations in Quebec and Atlantic, a very new one in Concord (Toronto) and all others coming up within the Ontario expansion plan, ABTECH is proud to develop the best distribution network dedicated to measurement technologies and machine control systems.

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
Revolutionizing the world of measurement and survey for 200 years, Leica Geosystems (www.leica-geosystems.com), part of Hexagon, creates complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for premium products and innovative solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as aerospace and defense, safety and security, construction, and manufacturing, trust Leica Geosystems for all their geospatial needs. With precise and accurate instruments, sophisticated software, and dependable services, Leica Geosystems delivers value every day to those shaping the future of our world. Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.  Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous — ensuring a scalable, sustainable future. Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 20,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 3.8bn EUR. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.