Sponsors & Exhibitors

 

STAC 2020 would like to extend our thanks to our Sponsors & Exhibitors for their planned participation in the 5th Annual STAC 2020 Conference & Exhibition. We look forward to seeing you all next year when the annual STAC conference resumes with STAC 2021.

STAC 2020
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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

STAC 2020 Sponsors

 

 

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.

   

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.

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.

 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.

 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.

   

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.

 

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.

 

SIGNUM Wireless Corporation is an independent tower infrastructure company experiencing steady growth in Canada. The company offers strategic tower development and customized co-location solutions to help deploy networks fast. Their program promotes immediate results by using experienced management and a nationwide network of market savvy personnel from both the Real Estate and the Wireless industries.

 

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.

 

Avetta provides a cloud-based supply chain risk management and commercial marketplace platform. Our global solution connects the world’s leading organizations with qualified suppliers, driving sustainable growth. Hundreds of global organizations depend on Avetta to align supply chains with sustainable business practices. Avetta is building the connections that build the world.

 

Sitetracker powers the successful deployment of critical infrastructure. As the global standard for managing high-volume projects, the Sitetracker Platform enables growth-focused innovators to optimize the entire asset lifecycle. From the field to the C-suite, Sitetracker enables stakeholders to perfect how they plan, deploy, maintain, and grow their capital asset portfolios.

 

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.

Vertical Access Solutions Inc. gets the work done with less: less impact on your operations, less difficulty in reaching hard to access areas, and less time doing the work which results in you spending less money.
Our rope access crews are certified tradesmen and technicians who have been completely trained and accredited in industrial rope access. This means that one VAS crew can do it all. They arrive at your structure, make the inspection and do the work. There is no large machinery or heavy equipment, just one team of specialists who can get the job done quickly and cost- effectively.
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.

 

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.

 

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.

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.

Sunsight develops and manufactures industry-leading antenna alignment products that support various industries. Sunsight’s flagship product, the AAT30, is the most accurate and durable antenna alignment tool on the market. Sunsight’s patented Microwave Path Alignment Kit is the only end-to-end product in the world for both microwave and RF panel alignment.
 

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.

 

Field Safe Solutions is a cloud-based software as a service company based in Calgary, Alberta that helps clients “save time, save money and save lives”. Our easy-to-use applications digitize field data capture, giving our clients real-time data and the peace of mind that their employees are accounted for at any time, anywhere in the world.

 

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.

 

Forbes Bros Ltd (FBL) was founded in Saskatchewan in 1977.  In 2016 FBL entered the wireless telecom industry by acquiring a respected Alberta telecom construction firm.  Since then, FBL Telecom has grown to include operations in six provinces and provides full turnkey telecommunication solutions for carriers, utilities, municipalities and the oil & gas industry. Our expertise includes real estate, engineering, underground & aerial construction, procurement, materials & construction management services, supporting both fiber and wireless infrastructure deployment and maintenance. FBL Telecom employees are subject matter experts providing proven telecom leadership and experience.

 

STAC 2020 Exhibitors

 

  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.
 

Axsera Inc. is a preferred supplier of wireless solutions and professional services, celebrating 15 years in business in 2020. We supply high performance standard and special-purpose microwave systems, as well as 2-way radio networks, and Wi-Fi, SCADA, and Private LTE networks. Our clients rely on Axsera for RF engineering services, plus installation, commissioning, maintenance, repairs and training. We support major telecom service providers, independent ISPs, and private network operators including government agencies, industrial, energy, transportation and utility companies. Axsera’s repair lab provides quick turnaround of repairs on a vast range of radio systems, power supplies, and other telecom gear.

 

Corrosion founded in 1950, our diverse and talented group of professionals specializes in corrosion control for various industries around the world. Our service offerings include Cathodic Protection, Anotection® Anodic Protection, Potential Adjustment Protection®, Internal Corrosion Monitoring, Inhibited Corrosion Protection systems, Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI) solutions, Dynamic Stray Current testing, Expert Witness Services and mitigation for Transit, AC & DC Mitigation for pipelines installed in corridors shared with high voltage power lines. We are also proud to offer buried pipeline and station facility Integrity Assessments utilizing industry-leading survey and evaluation techniques. Visit corrosionservice.com to view service offerings. Please visit our online store, products.corrosionservice.com for materials that reinforce our service offerings.

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.

 

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.

eSystem Training Solutions has provided online training for the telecommunications construction industry for the past 11 years. It is our goal to provide timely, consistent, and efficient training solutions for our mobile workforce. Our courses are geared towards the skills and equipment commonly used in the industry.
 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.

 
Since 1970, Flash Technology has designed and manufactured FAA-compliant obstruction lights and monitoring solutions. We offer industry-leading training, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance services. Our manufacturing facilities are ISO 9001:2015 certified.
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.

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.

 

Guymast Inc. was incorporated in Ontario on July 9, 1996 to provide software and training in connection with the design, analysis and inspection of communication and broadcast towers. Simon Weisman, P.Eng., is the sole shareholder and director of the company, currently located at 1110 Finch Avenue West, Suite 716, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 2T2. Guymast Inc. has developed a suite of computer programs for tower analysis (GUYMASTER) and inspection (INSPECTOWER 3) which it markets and supports world-wide. To date, we have sold over 250 sets of our tower software in the USA, Canada, Australia, Finland, Korea and Saudi Arabia.

 

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.

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.

 

Every JELCO product is the culmination of our belief in Family, Craftsmanship and Doing the Right Thing. Since 1892, we’ve staked our reputation and the livelihood of our families on these principles. JELCO products are designed and tested to be the best in the business, keeping lineman and utility workers safe and secure, day after day.

 

KASK, based in Italy, specializes in developing, designing, and manufacturing of safety helmets of the highest quality. In every field of application KASK helmets are at the forefront, be it cycling, downhill skiing, ski touring, mountaineering, climbing, rescue or work safety.

 

KGPCo Canada provides numerous communication services across all vertical markets and offers its customers a complete outsourced solution. With large regional Distribution Centers and local staging facilities across the North America, combined with the latest systems architecture, KGPCo is an industry leader in advanced supply chain solutions, value-added distribution, and product/software integration services. KGPCo provides service solutions as a premier provider of a comprehensive suite of communication network management, engineering, and implementation capabilities. Together, our business’ objective is to build, optimize, and transform our customer’s networks.

MVG provides RF safety monitors and software applications for worker safety near antenna and radar equipment. Portable devices with 3-axis sensors provide reliable and immediate warnings of over-exposure.
Nouvelle Hauteur  

Nouvelle Hauteur is the Canadian reference in fall protection, rescue, rope access and confined space training. All our instructors are SPRAT certified. Our training center is over 5000 square feet and has multiple structures that are designed for real-life scenarios of various industries. We are located in the Montreal area and also offer our services all across Canada.

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.

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.

 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.

Sunsight develops and manufactures industry-leading antenna alignment products that support various industries. Sunsight’s flagship product, the AAT30, is the most accurate and durable antenna alignment tool on the market. Sunsight’s patented Microwave Path Alignment Kit is the only end-to-end product in the world for both microwave and RF panel alignment.
 

Sitetracker powers the successful deployment of critical infrastructure. As the global standard for managing high-volume projects, the Sitetracker Platform enables growth-focused innovators to optimize the entire asset lifecycle. From the field to the C-suite, Sitetracker enables stakeholders to perfect how they plan, deploy, maintain, and grow their capital asset portfolios.

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.

 

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.

 

Technostrobe designs and manufactures obstruction lights for tall towers. 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.

 

As an established provider of total solutions, Turris Group works closely between its partner companies, to provide a seamless result from engineering design, procurement, project management, manufacturing and construction as developing, managing, and operating communication tower sites in Canada. Led by a team of skilled professionals, Turris is an innovative company built on an engineering team with over 40 years of direct industry experience.

 

With an uncommon combination of global resources and local expertise, Valmont® Structures is a recognized leader in designing and producing engineered infrastructure for the lighting, transportation and wireless communications industries worldwide. Valmont employees and representatives value every customer engagement and are adept at delivering customized solutions to tough technical challenges.

 

VIAVI Solutions is a global leader in network and service enablement products and solutions. VIAVI has a long history of successful collaboration with the world’s largest Mobile Operators and Contractors and our technologies contribute to their success of laying the fiber and building the towers that keep us all connected.

 

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.

 

Media Partners

 

 

Inside Towers is a media outlet delivering breaking, relevant and actionable news and related content to the wireless infrastructure industry through various channels including a daily digital newsletter and a podcast. From towers and small cells to 5G and fiber, our veteran editorial team covers it all.

 

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.