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Meet the BDI Group of companies

RAM Engineering

Founded: 2007
RAM Consulting (RAM) is a full-service design and construction management firm in Vancouver, British Columbia. They manage some of Canada’s largest infrastructure projects, from major highways to pipelines. RAM provides innovative, solution-oriented expertise to your projects. Their clients can engage them through all aspects of project delivery, including multi-disciplinary engineering, project and construction management, and quality and safety management.

RAM Geotechnical Engineering

(formerly Horizon Geotechnical Engineering)

Acquired: 2021
In 2021, RAM Engineering acquired Horizon Geotechnical Engineering, rebranding it to RAM Geotechnical. The team has worked on over 5000 geotechnical consulting projects. RAM Geotechnical’s expertise includes subsurface investigation and characterization, site-specific seismic ground response assessment, liquefaction potential assessment, foundation selection and design (e.g. soft soils, pile foundation, etc.), slope hazard assessment, and slope retention design.

Quattro Constructors Ltd

Founded: 2019
Quattro Constructors is a trusted infrastructure construction firm in Vancouver, BC. They provide a solution-oriented approach driven by innovation and experience, backed by recruiting and retaining top talent. Their team includes industry leaders who have been key players in local and national milestone infrastructure projects. With deep industry roots and a wealth of experience, Quattro Constructors is committed to delivering on client and project success.

Encepta Telecommunications Services

Acquired: 2021
Encepta is a rapidly growing Canadian company with ten years of experience in telecommunications. They provide end-to-end infrastructure planning, design, and data collection services to telecommunications, utilities, and municipalities. Their unique integrated process validates and consolidates your data sources so you can make data-driven decisions in real-time, and make informed investment decisions and execute projects efficiently.

Torus Talent Consultants Ltd.

Started: 2020
Torus is a Vancouver-based recruitment firm that places engineering, construction management, and technology professionals. Their niche focus and proven experience help candidates create lasting relationships and meaningful careers. They pride themselves on having successfully placed technical professionals with many of Canada's leading firms and supporting talent retention strategies for employers.

Smartpak USA (and Canada)

SmartPack USA is a leading manufacturer and distributor of standard and custom catering supplies, bar supplies, tableware, and food service supplies that can be personalized with brand logos or for themed events. They believe that food and beverage presentations, including the imagery on social media platforms for a brand’s food and beverage are critical components for marketing and brand awareness.

Encepta Corporation Inc.

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Industry

Telecommunications

Head Office

Burnaby, BC

Investment Year

2021 – Current

Encepta is a rapidly growing Canadian company with ten years of experience in telecommunications. They provide end-to-end infrastructure planning, design, and data collection services to telecommunications, utilities, and municipalities. Their unique integrated process validates and consolidates your data sources so you can make data-driven decisions in real-time, and make informed investment decisions and execute projects efficiently.

RAM Geotechnical Engineering

(formerly Horizon Engineering Inc.)

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Industry

Engineering Services

Head Office

North Vancouver, BC

Investment Year

2021 – Current

In 2021, BDI acquired Horizon Geotechnical Engineering, rebranding it to RAM Geotechnical Engineering. The team has worked on over 5,000 geotechnical consulting projects. RAM Geotechnical’s expertise includes subsurface investigation and characterization, site-specific seismic ground response assessment, liquefaction potential assessment, foundation selection and design (e.g. soft soils, pile foundation, etc.), slope hazard assessment, and slope retention design.

RAM Engineering Ltd.

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Industry

Engineering Services

Head Office

Vancouver, BC

Investment Year

2007 – Current

RAM Consulting (RAM) is a full-service design and construction management firm in Vancouver, British Columbia. They manage some of Canada’s largest infrastructure projects, from major highways to pipelines. RAM provides innovative, solution-oriented expertise to your projects. Their clients can engage them through all aspects of project delivery, including multi-disciplinary engineering, project and construction management, and quality and safety management.

Pacific Safety Consulting Group

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Industry

Consulting Services

Head Office

Vancouver, BC

Investment Year

2023 – Current

Pacific Safety is a professional service firm founded in 2008, made up of a group of dedicated Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) professionals. They offer a complete range of Safety Support and Safety Consulting Services to businesses throughout Vancouver and BC. They are highly trained Safety Consultants that work with their clients on a personal level to provide the training, support, safety pre-qualification and safety compliance for their businesses.
Pacific Safety will be fully integrated with and form part of RAM Consulting.

Torus Talent Consultants Ltd.

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Industry

Recruiting

Head Office

Vancouver, BC

Investment Year

2021 – Current

Torus is a Vancouver-based recruitment firm that places engineering, construction management, and technology professionals. Their niche focus and proven experience help candidates create lasting relationships and meaningful careers. They pride themselves on having successfully placed technical professionals with many of Canada’s leading firms and supporting talent retention strategies for employers.

Quattro Constructors Ltd

Industry

Construction

Head Office

Vancouver, BC

Investment Year

2019 – Current

Quattro Constructors is an innovative infrastructure construction firm based in Vancouver, BC. With deep industry roots and a wealth of knowledge, their team is experienced managing facets of milestone projects locally and nationally. Since its inception in 2019, Quattro has been involved in key major projects in the lower mainland including Highways, Subway systems and complex multi-disciplinary facilities.  Their ability to self perform the work and their extensive fleet of heavy equipment allow them to control their work and be the partner of choice for other players in the industry.

Smartpak Canada

Industry

Manufacturing

Head Office

Vancouver, BC

Investment Year

2019 – Current

Smartpak Canada was founded in 2019 to take on the exclusive rights for Canada for Epac Flexible packaging.  The operation started with one location in Port Coquitlam British Columbia and today has two additional plants in Toronto and Montreal. 

Epac is a technology-driven custom flexible packaging company committed to the mission of helping brands of all sizes grow with the highest quality standup pouches, lay flat pouches, rollstock, and connected packaging solutions.

Smartpak USA

Industry

Manufacturing

Head Office

Boulder, Colorado

Investment Year

2017 – 2022

Smartpak USA was founded in 2017 to partner in the startup of two flexible packaging plants under the EPac umbrella.  Smartpak has since divested its interest after the exponential growth of the locations in Boulder and Los Angeles in 2022.

Epac is a technology-driven custom flexible packaging company committed to the mission of helping brands of all sizes grow with the highest quality standup pouches, lay flat pouches, rollstock, and connected packaging solutions.