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Restoration company expands to U.S.

July 20, 2012

TORONTO — FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada''s leading independent disaster restoration company, has expanded its operations to the U.S., according to a press release.

The company’s U.S. operations will work closely with insurers and commercial property owners to mobilize expertise and equipment to respond to large loss and commercial catastrophes throughout the U.S. and the Caribbean, the release stated.

According to the release, FirstOnSite''s industry-leading response model is built on years of large loss restoration experience; the company''s leadership team has more than a century''s worth of combined experience leading restoration efforts for commercial properties and at major disaster events in North America.

"The command-and-control model we have developed gives us the capacity to assess, organize, coordinate and mobilize efforts on a very large scope and scale to provide coverage for any part of the country quickly," said Dave Demos, chief executive officer (CEO) for FirstOnSite Restoration.

"By coupling our model with a vast and vetted network of emergency responders, and layering in our vendors and suppliers where needed, we will be able to provide the best service possible to insurers and clients throughout the U.S.," Demos added.

The newly minted U.S. operations will be based out of Nashville, which will act as a hub to support nationwide response efforts, the release noted.

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