Markham-based Qdata inc. and the Viascan Group Inc. of Montreal are entering into a definitive merger agreement creating Canada’s leading company in the barcoding, RFID, and wireless networking industry.
The newly merged company is Canada’s only nationwide fully vertically integrated company with a complete offering for software, hardware, labels, integration, and support services in the industry. With 125 employees servicing more than 8,000 customers nationwide, the merged company is a premier reseller of all major brands in barcoding and supply chain solutions.
“Viascan and qdata share common values and company cultures. We will deploy qdata’s services and solutions in all our manufacturing and warehousing facilities and this merger broadens our offerings to all our customers. We’re also bringing aboard qdata’s experienced management team and dedicated employees making us poised for rapid growth.” says Denis Kurdi, CEO of the Viascan Group.
“We’ve created the most innovative integrated data collection company in Canada. This merger is about creating value for our customers, suppliers, and employees. It’s a game changer and we’re now a national player with unmatched product offerings, service, and support capabilities.” added Jeff Lem, qdata President and newly named CIO and VP Systems & Solutions at the Viascan Group.