Edmonton, Alberta, September 6, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Design Group Staffing Inc. (DGSI), a leading recruitment and workforce solutions company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase LucasWorks!, an award-winning recruitment firm based in Windsor, Ontario.
DGSI, with 38 branches across Canada, is the largest privately owned Canadian staffing company. DGSI’s Chairman Mike Duff commented, “This merger creates immediate value for clients and candidates. The executive management and I are confident that the combination of our two companies is a strong strategic fit that will not only deliver expanded service offerings for our clients in Southwestern Ontario, but also create opportunities to service LucasWorks! clients across Canada. Both companies have complementary cultures and values which will provide growth opportunities for our internal staff in both companies.”
Craig Brown, president & CEO of Talentcor added, “We are very excited to expand the Talentcor footprint to include Windsor, which will add to our strong branch network in Ontario.”
As a leading recruitment partner, LucasWorks! provides quality human resource solutions to clients in Windsor, London, and Kitchener. On the merger, LucasWorks! Owner and President Maureen Lucas said, “I am thrilled to have found a company that is committed to our clients, temporary employees and internal staff that will leverage some of the creative and innovative solutions we have built over the years. When looking for a partner for the next chapter of our company’s growth strategy, it was important that we share a common set of values. We have found this synergy in DGSI and Talentcor.”
LucasWorks! is honoured to have the opportunity to partner with DGSI, and is eager to grow their business across Canada.
LucasWorks! is an award-winning recruitment firm with offices in Windsor, London, and Kitchener. Recognized an unprecedented nine times for business excellence and growth by Profit Magazine, LucasWorks! continues to set new standards for the services provided in the temporary staffing industry. A main focus of LucasWorks!’ corporate vision is to be involved with local charities and organizations that the staff feel connected to such as Rotary International, The Jewish National Fund, Ronald McDonald House, United Way, and many others. LucasWorks! CEO and President Maureen Lucas is actively involved in the community; she sits on the executive board with Windsor Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and participates in the University of Windsor Entrepreneur Center. She is also co-founder of 100 Women Who Care Windsor Essex, an active Rotarian, and past president for The Rotary Club of Windsor (1918).
DGSI provides recruitment and workforce solutions through the following brands: Design Group Staffing, Inteqna, and Talentcor. The company enjoys a strong reputation in the industry through a number of awards and recognition. DGSI has been named one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. As a company, DGSI maintains ISO 9001 and COR certification. Staffing Industry Analysts ranks DGSI as Canada’s largest Canadian private staffing company, with branch locations across Canada, from Victoria to Halifax. More information is available at dgsi.ca and talentcor.com.
Source: Design Group Staffing Inc.