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CIVC Portfolio Company, Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS), Completes Acquisition of Pacific Coast Locators


TOLEDO, November 18, 2020 – Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, LLC (“GPRS”), has acquired Pacific Coast Locators, a leading provider of private utility locating and concrete scanning services. Pacific Coast Locators has been serving clients in California for 16 years. Pacific Coast Locators’ clients include utilities, municipalities, engineering firms, and contractors who rely on its services to identify and map the presence of subsurface structures using ground penetrating radar and other locating techniques. Pacific Coast Locators represents the fifth acquisition for GPRS.

“We are excited to join the GPRS organization,” said Don Greenman, President of Pacific Coast Locators. “The new partnership with GPRS gives us additional capital and resources, enabling Pacific Coast Locators to better serve our customers and support our growth.” Don Greenman added, “We are looking forward to partnering with the GPRS team to continue to extend GPRS’ position as the market leader in the private locating industry.”

Pacific Coast Locators enhances GPRS’ market position in the private utility locating and concrete scanning markets by adding scale to GPRS’ existing business in California. “Pacific Coast Locators represents a highly complementary acquisition for GPRS that enhances our market position in several rapidly growing markets,” said Matt Aston, President of GPRS. “Pacific Coast Locators operates with strong core values around ethics, safety, quality, and customer service. We are excited to collaborate with Pacific Coast Locators to continue to deliver exceptional service to our clients.”

About GPRS

GPRS, headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, provides private utility locating and concrete scanning services to utilities, contractors, engineering firms and environmental consultants in every major market in the United States.

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