MONTREAL, QUEBEC (June 19, 2019) – Alithya Group inc. (TSX: ALYA, NASDAQ: ALYA) (“Alithya”), a leader in strategy and digital technologies with 2,000 highly skilled professionals across Canada, the US and Europe, is proud to announce the signature of a strategic agreement with the engineering consultant NA Engineering Associates Inc. (NAE). The agreement strengthens their relationship within the Canadian nuclear industry.
The agreement establishes a framework for the companies to leverage their complementary capabilities for selected projects in order to provide additional value to clients, better serve the dynamic Canadian nuclear marketplace, and support mutual long-term growth objectives.
“Our two organizations already have a proven history of successful collaboration built over the last couple of years working together in the fire protection space at the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station,” said Nick Aroutzidis, CEO & President of NAE. “It was a natural progression when looking at the Industry’s mechanical & electrical engineering requirements, for our team to partner with a leading-edge digital technology company like Alithya, who are experts in the underlying software and control systems engineering for the nuclear industry.”
“We are pleased with this new partnership agreed with NAE as this will allow us to better serve our clients with complementary expertise,” mentioned Ed Mischkot, VP, Energy Engineering at Alithya. “The increasing demand for specialized services and the variety of challenges our clients are facing requires a broad spectrum of expertise from our staff. Being able to rely on the complementary expertise of NAE will allow us to implement solutions efficiently for our clients.”
Areas of potential future cooperation include supporting the site revitalization efforts, Major Component Replacement and life-extension programs across Ontario’s nuclear utilities, laboratories, and facilities.
About NA Engineering Associates Inc.
NA Engineering Associates Inc. is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary engineering firm with a reputation for delivering successful, professional results. Personal attention combined with state-of-the-art technology ensures our clients that projects are handled efficiently from conception to completion. NA Engineering Associates Inc. has been serving Ontario’s nuclear industry for over 18 years.
Alithya Group inc. is a North American leader in strategy and digital technologies. Founded in 1992, it employs approximately 2,000 professionals in Canada, the United States and Europe. Alithya Group’s integrated offering to its clients is based on its four pillars of expertise in strategy services, Microsoft and Oracle technologies and custom enterprise solutions. Its clients are active in the financial, investment and insurance, manufacturing, retail and distribution, telecommunications, transportation, professional services, healthcare and government sectors. Alithya Group is an advocate for workforce diversity and as such, encourages the participation of women in management roles, and implements immigrant-friendly recruiting initiatives.
Alithya’s expertise in the control engineering sector spans from the control room to the boardroom – from the design and development of safety-critical shutdown systems and reactor control systems to safety-related monitoring, HMI/SCADA systems, cybersecurity and delivering IT solutions including CASSITM. Alithya helps customers modernize and innovate in areas like IOT, Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
Alithya’s stock trades on the TSX and NASDAQ since November 2018 under the symbol ALYA. To learn more, visit www.alithya.com
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