Hatch Shrader: Partnership will push the boundaries of technology for critical infrastructure

October 2, 2017

Houston, U.S., - Mississauga, Canada— Hatch is pleased to announce that Shrader Engineering, a Houston-based engineering and innovation firm specializing in electrical, communications, and technology systems has joined Hatch Ltd.

This strategic partnership will accelerate Hatch’s growth in the United States,” says Hatch’s CEO John Bianchini. “Shrader is a market leader in applying emerging technologies to critical infrastructure projects. Combining this expertise with Hatch’s prominence in metals, energy, and infrastructure will mean integrated, smart, and sustainable solutions for our clients.

Hatch Shrader: PartnershipHatch Shrader will become Hatch’s US center for innovation in digital technologies for power, automation, controls, communication, physical and cyber security, and smart city solutions. The combined entity will remain in its current office based out of Houston, Texas, adjacent to the Microsoft Technology Center along the Energy Corridor. This centralized location will allow Hatch to strategically serve its US—and global—public and private sector clients with specialized technology solutions.

We’ve been searching for the right opportunity to leverage the synergies gained through a cross-pollination with a larger organization, and joining Hatch allows us to achieve this," says Craig Shrader, President and Managing Principal at Shrader Engineering. "Hatch’s vision, culture, and values closely mirror ours, and together we will continue to push technical boundaries, offering clients a wider array of services with an expanded geographic reach.

For more information, please contact:

Glenn Sakaki
Global Director, Marketing and Communications
Tel: +1 905 403 4241
Email: media@hatch.com

About Hatch

Whatever our clients envision, we can design and build. With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we know your business and understand that your challenges are changing rapidly. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

About Shrader

Shrader Engineering specializes in electrical, communications, and technology (ECT) systems for critical infrastructure projects such as municipal water, seaports, mass transit, aviation, public safety, and industrial facilities. The firm is composed of highly specialized engineers and technical specialists with extensive engineering design, implementation and construction management experience for a diverse range of public and privately funded projects.