Innovation, combined with an honest business approach, is what sets Elite Integrity Services apart from their competitors and has enabled this organization to grow exponentially since its inception. Shawn Kirwan, Shane York, and James Vollmer, three veteran journeymen, recognized each other’s individual strengths and aptitudes, and thus the huge potential for a successful business venture, by banding together to provide exceptional products and services to the manufacturing and fabrication industry.
Founded in 2010, Elite Integrity Services is a Western-Canadian organization, recognized for its industry leading practices in API tank repair and field construction. The foundation of this organization is built on the following corporate objectives: collaborative teamwork, dedicated customer service, and maintaining successful business relationships. These corporate objectives ensure that both product quality and delivery exceed both Elite and their clients’ expectations, every time, every day.
There is a lot of depth behind this organization’s name. Each word was chosen carefully and deliberately to best reflect the business’ corporate mission, values, and goals.
ELITE reflects the organization’s team, made up of the best and brightest tradespeople in the industry. They firmly believe that their people is what gives them the privilege to be defined as elite.
INTEGRITY represents this company’s approach to every situation with honesty and integrity through continual communication with their clients.
SERVICES demonstrate this company’s commitment to providing outstanding customer service, no matter how big or small the job.
Elite Integrity Services is authorized conduct the following scope of work:
API-650 Tank Design, Fabrication, and Erection
API-653 Tank Repair and Restoration
In addition, this company has achieved the following industry certifications:
CSA B51, ASME B31.1, ASME B31.3 Piping Systems
ASME/CSA Category "A", Category "E", and Category "H" Fittings
Alberta OHS COR Safety Program
CWB Certified Welding Organization
Obtaining these certifications has allowed Elite Integrity Services to excel in the services they provide, while showing their commitment and striving for continual improvement. In just 7 years after beginning operations, Elite has experienced substantial growth, a byproduct to this commitment. The company quickly grew beyond its original offices and began leasing facilities along Alberta’s major transportation arteries.
In Calgary, Elite has established its corporate/head office. This office houses their corporate administration and project management team and provides quick access to clients located in Calgary’s downtown district. An approximate 2 hour drive away from Calgary, the small town of Ponoka became home to their new state-of-the-art 14,000-sq.-ft manufacturing facility in 2014. The manufacturing facility, strategically located along the QE II Highway, in a thriving commercial development area. In 2012, Elite’s drafting and engineering team set up office in the province’s capital, in Edmonton. This location gives Elite Integrity Services easy access to their Northern Alberta clients.
Today, Elite proudly employs over 50 personnel and contractors, servicing clients primarily in Western Canada but also across the globe. There is high potential for continued growth and success for this up and growing company, and in the words of one of the owners, Shawn Kirwan, “Its our teams attitude and wealth of experience that is setting us apart from the competition, and with which, will help carry us forward through the next years and beyond."