Sponsors & Exhibitors

STAC 2019 Conference & Exhibition

STAC 2019
Full Conference Sponsors

 
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. TEAM-1 Academy is trusted by some of the 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.
Wesbell Technologies  
Wesbell Technologies is a privately owned Canadian company that has served the telecom sector for more than 50 years, providing dedicated and specialized logistics, investment recovery, professional services and safety education. Services include design, audit and engineering, project management, warehousing and material management, installation and network integration (wireline, wireless, in-build), civil construction (tower and rooftop), power distribution and battery systems, electrical, safety training, and many more. Wesbell strives to provide customer service excellence without compromising our clients’ expectations, the health and safety and wellness of our employees or the environment.
WesTower  
WesTower Communications is a market leading network design and deployment services company, specializing in engineering, construction and maintenance of all communications installations. WesTower operates in North America providing network development, technical services, ODAS, IDAS, tower/shelter EFI services to a wide variety of commercial carriers, broadcasters, government agencies, ISPs, public utilities and wireline. WesTower is Canada’s largest industry services provider with 12 regional offices and over 575 employees. Carriers and OEMs throughout North America depend on WesTower to meet their key metrics in safety, quality and on-time delivery.

STAC 2019 Sponsors

 
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.
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.
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.
P-Sec  
P-SEC provides structural engineering and inspection services for towers across Canada and the United States. P-SEC’s core services include structural analyses, mount analyses, cost effective and field friendly design drawings (installation, reinforcement and maintenance), class 4 rigging plan reviews, and engineer climbed inspections (audits, mappings, maintenance, and acceptance). P-SEC actively participates in STAC and NATE and on the CSA S37 Standards Committee in Canada the TR-14 Committee for ANSI TIA-222 Standard in the United States.
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.
WSP  
WSP understands the challenges that our clients face in the fast-paced telecommunications industry and provide tailored engineering solutions that meet even their most challenging requirements. Telecommunication companies are challenged by constantly growing customer expectations regarding high-quality, ultramodern and reliable communication services, which include high demand for mobile data. In order to provide outstanding services to individuals and business customers, telecoms are making major infrastructure investments that can bring higher revenues.
 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.
 
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.
 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.
 Arno Telecommunications  
Arno Telecommunications is a telecom contractor with more than 30 years of experience in the Canadian tower industry, during which it has developed a vast and diversified expertise in the construction, commissioning and maintenance of telecommunications infrastructure. Our achievements include the design, supply and installation of towers, antennas, radios, shelters, electricity and batteries, among others. Our team of technicians and professional riggers are trained in the latest technologies and safety techniques, and pride themselves on delivering top-class customer service.  
 
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.
 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.
 GRAVI-T ZERO  
GRAVI-T ZERO was founded in 2007 and has quickly positioned itself as one of the leading providers of occupational health and safety training – in a variety of industry sectors – throughout Quebec and across all of Canada. One of the earliest members of the Structure, Tower & Antenna Council (STAC), GRAVI-T ZERO offers rigging, work-at-height and tower rescue training for telecommunications and tower industry workers.
 QMC  
QMC deploys advanced metering solutions across Canada. We have developed revenue grade, metering solutions to assist cell tower owners and mobile network providers to allocate, bill and manage their electricity use. These solutions include cellular enabled meters and web-based energy reporting software; allowing for a plug and play deployment for cellular towers. QMC is also partnering with various wireless providers to integrate more metering systems onto wireless platforms.
 ProntoForms  
ProntoForms offers an enterprise-grade, contextual digital mobile forms experience, enabling technicians to reliably complete complex tasks using mobile devices. The platform seamlessly integrates with pre-existing systems like ServiceMax, Salesforce, and Box, and collected data is pushed into the Cloud, to in-house systems, or as real-time notifications to key stakeholders. ProntoForms’ intuitive point-and-click form builder makes it easy for business users to deploy and manage, and scales easily into multiple business processes – including integrated analytics systems. ProntoForms is a secure, reliable platform, and with integrated automated governance that ensures compliance with IT, it’s the simplest and fastest time-to-value solution. 
 
COMsolve is a leading-edge Information and Communications Technology solutions provider, founded in Toronto in February 2006. We specialize in professional services for wireless carriers, data centres and service providers. Our wealth of experience in designing, installing, testing and maintaining carriers’ and service providers’ infrastructure, enables COMsolve to bridge the gap between technical knowledge and business implementation.
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 2019 Exhibitors

WesTower  

WesTower Communications is a market leading network design and deployment services company, specializing in engineering, construction and maintenance of all communications installations. WesTower operates in North America providing network development, technical services, ODAS, IDAS, tower/shelter EFI services to a wide variety of commercial carriers, broadcasters, government agencies, ISPs, public utilities and wireline. WesTower is Canada’s largest industry services provider with 12 regional offices and over 575 employees. Carriers and OEMs throughout North America depend on WesTower to meet their key metrics in safety, quality and on-time delivery.

 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.
 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.
 GRAVI-T ZERO  
GRAVI-T ZERO was founded in 2007 and has quickly positioned itself as one of the leading providers of occupational health and safety training – in a variety of industry sectors – throughout Quebec and across all of Canada. One of the earliest members of the Structure, Tower & Antenna Council (STAC), GRAVI-T ZERO offers rigging, work-at-height and tower rescue training for telecommunications and tower industry workers.
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.
 
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. TEAM-1 Academy is trusted by some of the 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.
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.
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.
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.
 
 
KASK 
 
KASK specializes in developing, designing, and manufacturing safety helmets of the highest quality for cycling, ski, mountaineering, equestrian, work safety and search and rescue industries. KASK’s mission is to maintain a constant evolution of high-quality products and to keep a perfect balance between technological excellence, functionality, safety, and attractive design. All KASK products are 100% made in Italy and passed through the most rigorous safety and quality tests of the KASK’s distinctive Comfort Safety and Design. internationally recognized in 2016 as winner of the “ iF Design Award “ and the “Red Dot Award”
Stantec  
Stantec assist clients in addressing telecommunication technology-related challenges. Among these, telecom structures play an important part. We serve national and regional clients by performing tower and communication structure engineering. For over two decades, we’ve completed thousands of tower projects. We’ve built relationships based on trust, respect, and first-quality services. When it’s time to deploy new technology in a short timeframe, it takes a reliable consultant. Stantec can perform multiple engineering tasks without dropping on quality—and our track record keeps us first on the list of teams to call.
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
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 QMC  
QMC deploys advanced metering solutions across Canada. We have developed revenue grade, metering solutions to assist cell tower owners and mobile network providers to allocate, bill and manage their electricity use. These solutions include cellular enabled meters and web-based energy reporting software; allowing for a plug and play deployment for cellular towers. QMC is also partnering with various wireless providers to integrate more metering systems onto wireless platforms. 

 
Trispec
 
Trispec is a wholly Canadian-owned and operated national distributor/systems integrator to Canada’s telecom service providers. Trispec offers sales, technical sales support, engineering services and logistics services across the country. Trispec’s strengths are in system design, product integration into a single solution, installation, turn-up, testing, cutover, documentation, training, and support. Key product offerings are in the areas of LTE equipment, fixed wireless/microwave infrastructure, antennas, towers, outside plant components, GPON, DOCSIS,and Cable TV systems.

Turris
 
Turris provides professional and technical services in  engineering designing, fabrication and supply, building and commissioning wireless telecom networks. Turris is an innovative company built on an engineering team with direct industry experience having designed, supplied and constructed some of the world’s tallest structures and most challenging projects.
  
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.
 
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.
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.
Distributed Engineering  
Distributed Engineering brings together a team of engineering specialists merged with a strong portfolio of intellectual property. We are present in North America, Middle East, Europe and Australia – tailoring our solutions to each individual market. There is great commonality in our global clients; we share our best practices to be efficient and maximize customer value. We treat each market based on its own needs, through methodologies that we have validated in the global market.
 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.
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.
TUF-TUG  
TUF-TUG Products provides engineered rigging and safety solutions for work at heights and carries a wide variety of rigging and safety gear. At STAC 2019 TUF-TUG will be displaying new specialty rigging gear for 5G deployment including antenna pipe rooster head and special trolley block with engineered load charts. TUF-TUG Products are proudly Made in America to meet or exceed applicable CSA, OSHA, ANSI and CE safety standards.
 
PenSafe has over 60 years of manufacturing safety component hardware with industry leading quality and innovation. Markets include construction, rescue, utility, law enforcement, military and general industry.
 
Cancord Inc. manufacturers hoisting ropes, tag lines, and lifelines for the tower and telecommunications industry.
 Nouvelle Hauteur Nouvelle Hauteur is the Canadian reference 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 is over 5000 square feet and has multiple structures in place that simulate all situations across various industries. We also offer our training services all across North America.
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.
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.
DionX Air Quality Systems 
 
DionX Air Quality Systems (DAQS) is dedicated to the research, design, manufacture and application of innovative, highly efficient thermal management solutions. Founded in 2004 by an engineering design group with a combined 30+ years of HVAC equipment design experience, DAQS places specific emphasis on space-savings, energy-efficiency, noise reduction and fail-safe operations. Headquartered in Ireland, DAQS has over 1,000 sites in Canada and a growing list of Canadian clients including Rogers, CN Rail and Hydro One Telecom.
Impulse Technologies 
 
 
Impulse Technologies, established in 1988, is a leading value added supplier with an expansive portfolio of products & services supporting customers in the telecommunications field. With locations in Mississauga, ON & Calgary, AB we service customers from coast to coast. Impulse offers a diverse line of wireless products for building, operating, and maintaining wireless networks. We have a variety of solutions geared towards rooftop, tower, and in-building projects.
Cognibox  
Cognibox is a Canadian leader in risk management and contractor compliance and offers one of the most flexible and comprehensive solutions on the market. Cognibox helps the largest corporations manage the risks associated with outsourcing specific to their sector of activity. Cognibox combines expertise, software, training and a complete outsourcing service, including administrative support to manage contractor compliance, diligently, efficiently and cost-effectively.
Avetta  
Avetta connects leading global organizations with more than 85,000 qualified suppliers, contractors, and vendors across 100+ countries. We support the sustainable growth of supply chains through our trusted contractor prequalification, supplier audits, insurance monitoring, robust analytics and more. With real results in helping companies reduce TRIR, our highly configurable solutions elevate safety and sustainability in workplaces around the world—helping workers get home to their families each night.
 ProntoForms  
ProntoForms offers an enterprise-grade, contextual digital mobile forms experience, enabling technicians to reliably complete complex tasks using mobile devices. The platform seamlessly integrates with pre-existing systems like ServiceMax, Salesforce, and Box, and collected data is pushed into the Cloud, to in-house systems, or as real-time notifications to key stakeholders. ProntoForms’ intuitive point-and-click form builder makes it easy for business users to deploy and manage, and scales easily into multiple business processes – including integrated analytics systems. ProntoForms is a secure, reliable platform, and with integrated automated governance that ensures compliance with IT, it’s the simplest and fastest time-to-value solution. 
 

 

 

Media and Association Partners

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.
 
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.