November 16th, 2017
Re: Announcement Petro Service Limited is pleased to welcome J.A. Robinson Pump Service Ltd. and ESP Testing and Tank Cleaning Inc.
Petro Service Limited is pleased to announce the acquisition of J.A. Robinson Pump Service Ltd. and ESP Testing and Tank Cleaning Inc. of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
J.A. Robinson Pump Service Ltd. will continue to serve its customers as a wholly owned subsidiary of Petro Service Limited.
Kevin Hocquard, Vice President & General Manager of Petro Service Limited states, “This is exciting news for both companies. J.A. Robinson Pump Service Ltd. and Petro Service Limited are strong regional companies with long histories of providing consistent, high quality service. We welcome all the new employees to our team and look forward to offering our combined strengths to our customers. Furthermore, the expansion of our Gilbarco Veeder-Root distribution geography to include Manitoba and parts of northwestern Ontario will provide an added benefit to our customers.”
Vic Robinson will remain with the organization in the role of Business Development – Western Canada. “J. A. Robinson Pump was founded by my father, James Arthur and mother, Peggie in 1958. I am pleased to have run this great company for 40 years” said Vic Robinson. “I look forward to working with Petro Service on our exciting future together.”
Fred Fitzgerald will remain as General Manager of the business.
Petro Service Limited
Petro Service Limited began in 1985 as a four-person business unit of Commercial Equipment Limited and has grown to be the premier provider of service, distribution, installation and construction in the petroleum and fluid handling industry with over 80 people. Located in Saint John, New Brunswick, the company has operations throughout Eastern Canada.
About J.A Robinson Pump Services Ltd. and ESP Testing and Tank Cleaning Inc.
Family owned and operated since 1958, these Winnipeg-based companies specialize in the maintenance and construction of gasoline stations and fueling facilities in Manitoba, North West Ontario, NWT, and Nunavut. Handling an array of services from minor gas pump repairs and underground fuel system testing, to major construction installations, to service and installation of automatic and wand wash car wash systems.
Katrina DeFrancis, CPA, CA