Trinity Consultants, an international environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, announces a merger with Church & Trought, Inc., a Toronto-based multi-disciplined environmental consulting company that also specializes in air quality issues. Church & Trought serves clients across Canada and internationally in a broad range of industries including adhesives, automotive, cement, chemicals, electronics, food processing, forest products, manufacturing, mining, petrochemical, real estate, secondary lead and aluminum smelting, and waste processing. Company co-founder John Trought, as well as Principals Lou Locatelli and Gary Markotich, and their team, will continue to serve clients under the Trinity banner.
Jay Hofmann, President/CEO of Trinity Consultants commented on the transaction, “For several years, Trinity has been exploring options for entering the Canadian market. Our merger with Church & Trought enables us to better serve clients in Canada with project staff who have intimate knowledge of Canada’s regulatory framework. Trinity brings to the partnership the resources to fuel growth in Canada, leveraging the expertise of our new Toronto team."
According to John Trought, “We are exceedingly pleased about the transaction and the opportunity to work with a company of Trinity’s caliber and resources who shares our commitment to exceeding client expectations. And, since Trinity will be handling administrative functions going forward, this change will allow our local team to focus solely on supporting client needs.”
Background on Trinity Consultants
Founded in 1974 in Dallas, Texas, Trinity operates in 35 U.S. locations and in China and the Middle East. Trinity supports mostly industrial facilities with regulatory environmental compliance, specializing in air quality issues. Trinity also provides toxicology and industrial hygiene consulting, markets BREEZE® environmental modeling software, implements technology solutions for EH&S information management, and provides professional EH&S training and EH&S staffing services.
Background on Church & Trought, Inc.
Church & Trought was founded in 1990 by John Trought and Alan Church (retired) and is one of the leading air quality specialty firms in Ontario. The firm assists industrial companies with environmental challenges including government approvals and permitting, reporting, stack testing and sampling, air pollution control, odour assessments, air dispersion modeling, noise assessments and abatement, site assessment and remediation, waste water and storm water management and compliance audits.