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Success Stories for Professional & Technical Services

Learn from the experiences of several companies that provide professional and technical consulting services and are based in Whitby. Select the PDF or video to learn what they have to say about their Community of Choice?for Business.

Golder Associates

Michael Cant, Whitby Location Leader

"We work throughout the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and from our location on Thickson Road in Whitby, we have easy access to major highways and the GO Train. The new 407 extension that is being built now offers offer great benefits for our people and our operations.

Golder Associates is a global company providing consulting, design, and construction services in earth, environment, and related areas of energy.

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Doug Allingham, Executive Vice-President

"Over the next 20 years, another three million people are expected to move to the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and a large proportion of that growth will occur in the eastern part of the GTA, and in particular, Durham Region."

AECOM is a global engineering, architectural and planning company. Its Whitby office focuses on transportation and structural engineering including buildings and bridges, wastewater and water treatment plants, linear distribution systems and subsurface utility engineering, and is currently home to over 200 engineers, environmental planners, transportation planners, utility experts, architects, CAD operators and designers.

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Marlin Doner, Vice President, Corporate Development

"Whitby offers a quick commute into Toronto for meetings with customers, particularly on the GO Train. One of the benefits of using the GO Train is its access to the Toronto Island Airport, which we use because it's a more convenient way to travel to the U.S. and in Canada."

Toreion Corporation specializes in e-Procurement solutions for connecting information in the enterprise supply chain.

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Oogled and ClubIT

Robert Fraser, President

"In Whitby, we have a nice mixture of high speed Internet, wonderful telephone service and reliable electrical service. As a business owner, it helps to know these services are always going to be up and running."

Oogled is a professional company specializing in website design, social media and search engine optimization. ClubIT is a tech support company located in Whitby, Ontario that specializes in Managed IT Services.  |

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Deighton Associates

Vicki Deighton, President and CEO

"Whitby is a community that has very deep, strong roots. You'll find full services here from sports to arts and culture, the lakefront and beautiful parks."

Deighton Associates develops and implements infrastructure asset management software for any size organization, supporting any number of assets.

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Ted deVos, President

"When it came to hiring, I was pleased to find lots of IT people in the area and a wide range of suppliers like marketing and advertising agencies that add further support. The prices are better than Toronto, and the quality of services is the same or better."

Simnet provides Managed IT Services and Solutions to all businesses. Services include server collocation, managed hosting and e-mail hosting.

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