Roynat Equity’s Cansel buys Dutech Matériel D’Art Appliqué

Cansel Inc, a portfolio company of Canadian private equity firm Roynat Equity Partners, has acquired Dutech Matériel D’Art Appliqué Inc, a provider of equipment, paper and media to the architecture, engineering, surveying and construction markets in Québec. The financial terms of the transaction were not released. Cansel, a Vancouver-based provider of software, hardware and training services to multiple industries, said the acquisition will help launch its offering in Québec and further is expansion across Eastern Canada. In 2013, the company bought CAD Worx Warehouse Inc and Robert Steltman Inc.


Cansel expands into Wide Format market in Quebec through the acquisition of Dutech Matériel D’Art Appliqué Inc.

QUEBEC, Dec. 5, 2014 /CNW/ – Cansel, a provider of integrated software, hardware, training and professional services, announced today the acquisition of Dutech Matériel D’Art Appliqué Inc. has supplied Océ, HP and Canon equipment, paper and media in Quebec City and Chicoutimi for over 20 years.

‘We have grown substantially throughout Canada in the Wide Format industry and are delighted that we have now found a company so aligned to our product offering and service orientated culture who will launch us into this market in Quebec,’ said Martin Trudelle, Senior Vice President, Eastern Region, Cansel. ‘The addition of wide format equipment, and Dutech’s manufacturer qualified technicians means we can provide our customers with an enhanced Field to Finish approach to our current product offering.’

‘We are proud of the growth that we have achieved as an independent company and regard this acquisition as a real stepping stone of expansion for us, said Daniel Duchesne, President at Dutech. ‘This means that we will be able to increase our penetration of wide format equipment and related supplies to a greater client base alongside the wide portfolio of software, survey, construction and mapping products provided by Cansel. We see this as adding real value to our customers’.

This acquisition marks a significant step towards structured expansion plans throughout Eastern Canada, strengthening Cansel’s position as a provider of integrated software, hardware, training solutions.

About Cansel

Cansel helps organizations in the engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, manufacturing, utilities, forestry, and government sectors measure, analyze, design, and build more efficiently and profitably. We have been providing tailored solutions to our clients for over 40 years.

About Dutech Matériel D’Art Appliqué Inc.

Dutech has been in business for over 20 years. It offers wide format equipment, a wide variety of xerographic films, bond paper, ink and toner to the architecture, engineering, surveying and construction markets in Québec. It also provides maintenance and repair of equipment.


For further information: Bryan Rolph, National Integration Manager, Cansel, 780-437-7406,

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