Associated Firms

Below are links to sites with further information on the companies that work with WIRE Services to provide Transmission Line Verification, Re-Rating, and Construction.

AMPJACK Industries Ltd. provides utilities with an alternative to traditional tower raising solutions.

Laminated Wood Systems, Inc. is a supplier of engineered laminated wood structures and wood pole management products to the electric utility and telecommunication industries.

Manitoba Hydro, the parent company of WIRE Services, is the 4th largest electrical utility in Canada, and a major exporter of power into the USA.

Minconsult, is an engineering consultant based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Trimble acquired Pondera Engineers, LLC in January 2010. Pondera is now known as Trimble Energy Solutions. Pondera was a recognized leader providing innovative software solutions for Transmission Re-rating and Design Optimization throughout the world. Pondera pioneered the development of global optimization structure spotting algorithms as well as the patented Nip&Tuck re-rating process. Their latest creation, TL-Pro Design Studio, combines immersive 3-D graphics with proven analytical capabilities to provide the latest innovation in line design software.

Power Line Systems Inc. was founded in 1984 to provide consulting services and develop engineering software for the structural and geometric design of electric power lines. Since then Power Line Systems has become the world-wide leader in software for transmission lines, supplying software to over 750 organizations in 75 countries.

Tower Solutions Inc. specializes in Transmission Modular Restoration Towers used for emergency restoration of high voltage transmission lines.