Canam Group Acquires Dessin Cadmax


August 13, 2015

On August 1, 2015, Canam Group acquired Dessin Cadmax, a company that specializes in detailing steel structures of various types and sizes. In addition to its knowhow in producing shop drawings, Dessin Cadmax’s talented team also has a high-level expertise in building information modeling (BIM) and business process management. This transaction will allow Canam Group to pursue its growth objectives and enhance its product and service offering in the construction industry.

Components for Arthur Ashe Stadium’s retractable roof, a project that was jointly drawn by the Canam Group and Dessin Cadmax drafting teams.

Dessin Cadmax has already begun collaborating with Canam Group on a number of large-scale projects, including the New Atlanta Stadium project in Georgia and three others in New York State: the retractable roof for Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing; Kimmel Pavilion, a 22-story building that will form part of the New York University Langone Medical Center; and 10 Hudson Yards, a 47-story high-rise.

Dessin Cadmax was founded in 1984 and is based in Boisbriand, Quebec, where it will continue to operate. Its thirty-some employees will join the ranks of Canam Group’s team of drafters and modelers that are located in North America, Romania, India and Hong Kong.

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