News Release

BESTECH Acquires Primary Power Group, Expands into GTA

SUDBURY, ON — BESTECH today announced the acquisition of Primary Power Group, based in Ajax, Ontario. Through this strategic alliance, BESTECH, an award-winning multi-disciplinary engineering firm, will build its power services business and mining engineering capacity while expanding into the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

BESTECH is aligning with Primary Power Group to achieve:

  • Strategic growth objectives in key markets. BESTECH’s multi-disciplinary engineering team serves clients in the GTA and has global clients who will be well-served by this expansion
  • Continued business from Primary Power Group’s extensive client portfolio, which includes many of BESTECH’s clients
  • Greater opportunities to provide power and mining engineering services, and to recruit talent in southern Ontario
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Dino Titon, P.Eng., will lead BESTECH’s expanded power services group.

Primary Power was founded in 1993 and has been a leader in medium and high-voltage power distribution services and panel manufacturing for more than 25 years.

Primary Power Group will integrate as part of BESTECH’s Power Systems division, led by Dino Titon, P.Eng., Power Systems Engineering Manager.

“It is with great confidence that we take this opportunity for our team members to work with a larger group and to provide even greater service to our valued clients,” said Alex Kesik, retiring president and GM of Primary Power. “We anticipate many unique opportunities for continued innovation and advancement. We are very impressed with BESTECH’s vision and commitment to partnership at every level.”

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Patrick Fantin, P.Eng., BESTECH Engineering Services General Manager

“Primary Power Group has developed an outstanding business and has a reputation for service and quality. They are well-regarded by our major clients for local substation designs. As a team, we see this expansion as a partnership among professionals who care about the work we do, and the clients and communities we serve,” said Patrick Fantin, BESTECH’s Engineering Services General Manager. “We are excited about what our combined talents and capabilities will mean for our global clients. It enhances our capacity, our presence, and provides a direct and seamless expansion into the GTA.”



BESTECH is an innovative multi-disciplinary engineering services firm that partners with clients to deliver results that exceed expectations. Founded in 1995, the company specializes in mining system integration and industrial automation. BESTECH earned many awards for innovation, economic development, and community contributions. In 2019 it was named Employer of Distinction by the largest college in northern Ontario. BESTECH is focused on growth and continuous improvement.


Patricia Mills

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