STAC 2018 Conference & Exhibition

STAC 2018 Sponsors

Gap Wireless  
Gap Wireless is a leading provider of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets. The company works with industry-recognized vendors to stock and distribute thousands of wireless infrastructure and Test & Measurement products, and offers a suite of hardware and value-added services for the UAV (Drone) market.
 
eSystem Training Solutions eSystem Training Solutions is a provider of online training and safety related consulting services for the Telecommunications Construction Industry. Our courses provide a convenient and affordable way to meet your training compliance goals and requirements. With decades of experience in the Telecomm industry, we are able to provide both off-the-shelf and custom designed solutions to meet your safety needs.
 
Excel Tower Services 
 
Excel Tower Service specializes in building wireless networks. Our clients have come to rely on us for fast and professional service for installations of telecommunications and transmission towers, technical services, equipment supply, network maintenance and management. Our work is guaranteed.
 
Trylon has been designing and fabricating quality steel towers for more than 80 years. Over that time, we have earned a reputation for efficient design and high–quality manufacturing. Trylon towers support telecommunications networks in more than 30 countries. Whether our customers are looking for pre–engineered, cost–effective towers or structures custom–designed to their specifications, Trylon delivers structures that are built to last.
 
SBA Communications
 
SBA Canada is a first choice owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure in North, Central and South America. By “Building Better Wireless”, SBA’s primary focus is the responsible development and leasing of antenna space on multi-tenant towers to a variety of wireless service providers under long-term lease contracts.
 Alliance Corporation  
Alliance is the largest distributor of wireless communications solutions in Canada, working with over 100 leading manufacturers including CommScope. We manufacture our own line of cable assemblies and passive components and we provide supply chain services. Every year we help build thousands of new cell sites and we have been instrumental to many major carriers, providing not only the product but logistical support to make sure the roll outs are smooth and efficient.
Rigarus  
Rigarus Construction is a 100% Canadian-owned and operated company, whose main business is to install and repair communication towers from below the ground and up. Rigarus provides exceptional and reliable service throughout the conception, construction, and maintenance of all projects. No matter the location or environment, we strive to fulfill your most demanding deadlines and project specifications.
 RVA Lighting & Masts  
RVA Lighting & Masts Inc provides LED obstruction lighting for new telecommunication towers, and LED retrofit kits for existing towers to replace old tower lighting systems. A LED lighting retrofit makes good business sense. With up to 95% reduction in power usage and zero tower lighting system maintenance, a LED lighting retrofit pays for itself in as little as 2 years.
WesTower  

WesTower Communications, WesTower Communications is a market leading network design and deployment services company, specializing in engineering, construction and maintenance of all communications installations.. WesTower operates from coast to coast to coast in Canada providing network development, technical services, ODAS, IDAS, tower/shelter EFI services to a wide variety of commercial carriers, broadcasters, government agencies, ISPs and public utilities. WesTower is Canada’s largest industry services provider with 10 regional offices with over 550 employees.

GME Supply  
GME Supply Co. is North America’s premier outfitter of contractor equipment and industrial supplies for at-height workers. Our product selection includes fall protection safety equipment, work wear, lifting and rigging equipment, PPE, gear bags and buckets, and much more. Our highly trained Gear Experts combine industry knowledge with professional experience that allows us to understand the specialized needs of your company. “Climb Higher” with GME Supply Co.
CWTA  
The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) is the authority on wireless issues, developments and trends in Canada. It represents wireless service providers as well as companies that develop and produce products and services for the industry, including handset and equipment manufacturers, content and application creators and business-to-business service providers. CWTA also administers important industry programs and committees, including the Structure, Tower & Antenna Council (STAC).

 

 

STAC 2018 Exhibitors

WesTower  

WesTower Communications, WesTower Communications is a market leading network design and deployment services company, specializing in engineering, construction and maintenance of all communications installations.. WesTower operates from coast to coast to coast in Canada providing network development, technical services, ODAS, IDAS, tower/shelter EFI services to a wide variety of commercial carriers, broadcasters, government agencies, ISPs and public utilities. WesTower is Canada’s largest industry services provider with 10 regional offices with over 550 employees.

Gap Wireless Gap Wireless is a leading provider of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets. The company works with industry-recognized vendors to stock and distribute thousands of wireless infrastructure and Test & Measurement products, and offers a suite of hardware and value-added services for the UAV (Drone) market.
 Flash Technology  
Flash Technology makes the world a safer place by offering innovative tower lighting solutions and the remote asset monitoring systems that support them. An OEM since 1969, we help clients mitigate risk and meet the day-to-day challenges of obstruction lighting operations. Our FAA and ICAO-compliant LED products serve airport, broadcast, telecom, utility and wind energy markets. Our support services include component-level training, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance.
 NWS Wireless  
NWS provides a wide range of mission-critical support for the telecommunications industry. We specialize in materials procurement, in-market warehousing, site kitting & delivery, and custom fiber manufacturing. By combining extensive industry knowledge, exceptional customer service and quality materials, NWS is the proven partner you’ve been looking for.
Vista Telecom Networks  
Interfax Systems is the Canadian distributor for Narda Safety Test Solutions. Narda has over 40 years’ experience in the RF safety field. Product offerings include personal safety devices, survey equipment along with RF awareness education. All our equipment is in full compliance with Canada’s Safety Code 6 – 2015.
 RVA Lighting & Masts  
RVA Lighting & Masts Inc provides LED obstruction lighting for new telecommunication towers, and LED retrofit kits for existing towers to replace old tower lighting systems. A LED lighting retrofit makes good business sense. With up to 95% reduction in power usage and zero tower lighting system maintenance, a LED lighting retrofit pays for itself in as little as 2 years.
 Virtual Site Technologies  
Virtual Site Technologies is the supplier of Virtual Technician, a new kind of virtual assistant designed to reduce communication site maintenance costs and increase network reliability. Virtual Technician allows you to respond immediately to changes in site conditions without having to wait for a contractor to schedule an expensive site visit. Utilizing Six Sigma technology, Virtual Technician tracks trends, advises you of potential equipment failures, isolates high maintenance events and flags them for corrective action.
 
eSystem Training Solutions
 
eSystem Training Solutions is a provider of online training and safety related consulting services for the Telecommunications Construction Industry. Our courses provide a convenient and affordable way to meet your training compliance goals and requirements. With decades of experience in the Telecomm industry, we are able to provide both off-the-shelf and custom designed solutions to meet your safety needs.
 
Alliance Corporation
 
Alliance is the largest distributor of wireless communications solutions in Canada, working with over 100 leading manufacturers including CommScope. We manufacture our own line of cable assemblies and passive components and we provide supply chain services. Every year we help build thousands of new cell sites and we have been instrumental to many major carriers, providing not only the product but logistical support to make sure the roll outs are smooth and efficient.
 Nouvelle Hauteur  
Nouvelle Hauteur is a company of professional instructors specializing in fall protection, rescue, rope access and confined space training. With our SPRAT certified instructors and over 25 years of training experience, we are committed to protecting workers and employers against work accidents. Our training center of over 5000 square feet has multiple structures in place that simulate all situation of various industries. We are located in the Montreal area, but also offer our training services all across North America.
 
TEAM-1 Academy
 
TEAM-1 Academy Inc. is a North American leader in Rescue and Working from Heights techniques. With 20+ years in business and over 1000 training courses conducted annually without a single injury. Trusted by some of largest companies in the world. All of our courses can be customized to your site requirements and equipment. TEAM-1 Academy Inc. is also an authorized distributor of all the major brands of PPE and Rescue equipment.
 
Dynamic Rescue
 
Dynamic Rescue, the Rescue leader in Canada, is second to none when it comes to understanding the unique challenges of all types of technical rescue. Whether you need training or equipment, you’ll be working with highly qualified professionals who have in-depth, expert experience and are always ready to help.
Guymast 
 
Guymast Inc. is a leading provider of commercial software for the analysis, design and inspection of towers for the telephone, broadcast and wireless industries.
International Tower Lighting LLC 
 
International Tower Lighting, LLC (“ITL”), is a recognized industry leader in the design and manufacture of obstruction lighting systems, tower light monitoring systems, and components. The company offers a full line of medium intensity LED and xenon strobe obstruction lighting systems as well as replacement parts for the majority of US-made xenon strobe systems.
Gravisys 
 
Gravisys Inc. is committed to providing fall protection solutions, engineered fall protection installations and inspections, safety consulting services, and fall protection products that will keep your crew safe through any height related projects. 
 
Petzl Petzl provides equipment for work-at-height and rescue professionals: fall arrest, work positioning, personal escape, difficult to access and confined space rescue systems. Access the inaccessible with Petzl – an industry leader for climbing.
 FieldSENSE  
FieldSENSE manufactures the next generation FieldSENSE 2.0 Personal RF monitor, which is specifically designed to protect personnel working near broadcast and telecommunications transmitting antennas from EMF overexposure. 50 MHz to 6 GHz, Isotropic E & H field probes, Shaped response SC6-2015/FCC/ICNIRP and more.
GME Supply  
GME Supply Co. is North America’s premier outfitter of contractor equipment and industrial supplies for at-height workers. Our product selection includes fall protection safety equipment, work wear, lifting and rigging equipment, PPE, gear bags and buckets, and much more. Our highly trained Gear Experts combine industry knowledge with professional experience that allows us to understand the specialized needs of your company. “Climb Higher” with GME Supply Co.
Electro Rent  
Electro Rent is a leading global provider of test and technology solutions that enable its customers to accelerate innovation and optimize investments. Electro Rent’s rental, lease, sales, and asset management solutions serve industry-leading innovators in communications, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, education, and general electronics and have done so since 1965. More information is available at www.electrorent.com
Canadian UAV Solutions Inc.  
Canadian UAV Solutions Inc.s fully trained and certified operations personnel have over 9 years experience with leading edge UAV data collection and Data processing technology.
We provides a safe and efficient method to obtain a variety of image / data options: 2D & 3D ortho mosaic images; Survey Grade DEM & DSM photogrammetry models; Full Colour, and IR video and image inspection; High Definition photos and 4k Video.
Carleton Rescue  
Carleton Rescue supplies equipment to rescue professionals and workers in Technical High Angle Rescue, Rope Work Access, Fall Protection, Industrial Safety, Medical & First Aid, Tower Rescue, Confined Space Entry & Egress.
 
Jelco
 
Jelco manufactures high quality, hand-crafted lineman’s products for the utility industry. We provide the highest quality products. We produce custom products that the user might need such as harnesses, lineman belts, lanyards and tree saddles, and tool bags.
 MVG  
 
MVG is a leading provider of RF Safety monitors and software applications for worker safety near antenna and radar equipment. Discover EME Guard XS 40GHz, our latest PPM! RF Safety is part of MVG’s portfolio of measurement solutions for EMC, antenna, and radome testing as well as wireless device certification.
 
Hughey and Phillips
 
Hughey and Phillips is a worldwide supplier of Obstruction Lighting equipment that is used to identify hazards to air navigation. The company was founded over 80 years ago, our obstruction lights have a sturdy construction, are built to last and fulfill both national and international specifications. All our lights are completely non-corroding, low-maintenance lights.
Technostrobe  
Technostrobe has been manufacturing obstruction lights for tall towers since 2001. Our mission is to help pilots fly safely by providing innovative, robust and energy efficient lighting technologies. We serve customers in the broadcasting, telecommunications and wind farm industries.
Rigstar Industrial Telecom  
Rigstar Industrial Telecom delivers innovative and cost-effective solutions for the most complex Internet, Cellular and Data requirements throughout the industry. Our team of professional Engineers, Network Architects, Solution Specialists and Technicians are dedicated to providing a premier communication platform. Broadband Technology; Broadband Technology Provider; Network Management – Hardware, Software; Telecommunications; WiFi.

 
 

STAC 2018 Media and Association Partners

 

 
The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) is the leading health, safety and environmental organization for professionals in Canada. We work with industry, governmental agencies, and other safety organizations to promote a greater awareness of health, safety, and environmental issues in workplaces and communities across the nation and around the world. Our vision is “An Advocate for Safety in Every Workplace.”
 
Inside Towers is a daily, digital publication delivering breaking, relevant, and actionable news to over 8,000 wireless infrastructure professionals. While there is plenty of news and information regarding wireless, news specifically targeted towards towers is rare. Inside Towers is written for tower people, by tower people.
 
The Wire Report provides daily news coverage that specializes in the intersection of business, technology, and government, with a special focus on the regulatory sphere. We provide daily coverage of breaking news and longer-form features about the wireless, wireline, broadcast and streaming sectors, as well as digital advertising, privacy, copyright and other Internet-related issues. The Wire Report publishes exclusive stories with in-depth analysis you won’t find anywhere else.
 
AGL Media Group is a multi-platform media company, furthering the dialogue that drives technology in the
telecommunication industry by offering breaking content about wireless development and economic growth. No longer just a magazine, our expert content is disseminated in several print and digital formats as well as one-on-one interactions at our educational summits.