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AET Group Strengthens Waste Service Capabilities With Acquisition of 2CG Inc.

May 1, 2019



AET Group Inc. (“AET”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired London-based 2cg Inc., a boutique environmental consultancy firm that focuses on waste management and circular economy planning.

2cg’s areas of expertise and service delivery include primary data collection (i.e. waste audit studies, set-out studies, surveys); data analysis; waste management planning; organic waste management; food waste measurement and reduction; permitting; and communications. 2cg works across Canada, in Europe (Ireland, Netherlands, France) and South America (Chile).

2cg is well known across Canada for their specialized expertise in the management of food and organic wastes and has provided extensive guidance to both the public and private sectors. Their project repertoire includes provincial strategy development, facility commissioning, facility operation, facility operator training, finished product analysis and market development.

“2cg’s team of experts in waste management is a perfect complement to AET’s Waste Team,” said Scott Freiburger, President & Chief Executive Officer of AET.  “This acquisition will strengthen AET’s position in the waste auditing and consulting market, where it is fast becoming one of the top such companies in Canada.”

“This acquisition comes at an exciting time with a large number of planned projects across Canada” said Larry Freiburger, Chief Operating Officer of AET. “By acquiring 2cg, we are able to enhance our waste service abilities to support our valued clients.”

“I’m excited for the opportunity to service our existing and future clients with an expanded waste team”, said Ben Dunbar, Manager of Waste Services of AET. “We pride ourselves on providing top quality professional services and bringing in the 2cg team only enhances our ability to do so.”

“AET’s service delivery philosophy of high-quality data collection and reporting aligns very well with 2cg’s”, says Dr. Paul van der Werf, President of 2cg. “We view our acquisition by AET as a natural fit and a great opportunity to become the North American leader in our field.”

AET is a multi-disciplinary environmental consulting, auditing and scientific services company providing professional services to the built and natural environments in the following core service areas: Waste, Air, Audits, Building Sciences, Compliance, Energy, GHG, Home Flood Protection, Mitigation, Sustainability, Management Systems and Water.  With over 1,000 projects completed across North America, AET offers extensive experience, capabilities and a proven track record that, among other benefits, assures that our clients receive value-added services, credible results and effective solutions.