Giatec® Scores a Hat Trick as the 2023 Winner of the Employer Excellence Award From Hire Immigrants Ottawa

For the third year in a row, Giatec is honoured to take home the 2023 edition of the Employer Excellence Award from Hire Immigrants Ottawa 


OTTAWA, Ontario – Giatec®, world leader in the concrete industry, is honored to announce they have won the Employer Excellence Award from Hire Immigrants Ottawa for a consecutive 3 years running. This award recognizes local employers who have integrated innovative workplace policies and practices centered around the recruitment and integration of skilled immigrant employees. 

“We feel so privileged to have won this amazing award for the third year in a row. It truly reflects how fortunate we are to have such a diverse and inclusive team here at Giatec,” says Kimberly Stone, Vice President of Finance and Operations. “This recognition adds to our mission to attract and retain the most talented and passionate employees.”  

The Employer Excellence Award joins the growing list of accolades that Giatec has received since the company was founded in 2010 by Pouria Ghods and Aali R. Alizadeh, two immigrant friends and Ph.D. graduates in civil engineering. For over 12 years now, they have led Giatec at the forefront of innovation in the concrete industry, building revolutionary solutions that help people build faster and safer while driving sustainable change for the planet. The company draws a direct line from this success to the diversity they have continued integrating into their community and hiring practices.

One of the key factors for the company’s steady growth and success has been its ability to attract and retain talented employees. Built from a team that originates from over 15 different countries and speak over 20 different languages, Giatec works hard to maintain a culture of success in diversity by optimizing recruitment practices that eliminate barriers and biases and implementing a flexible hybrid work model that facilitates international participation. With the purpose of striving for excellence, Giatec has been guided by the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion when creating a peaceful and productive environment where employees feel integrated, comfortable, and treated with respect and dignity.  

Read more about Giatec’s recognition in the latest release by Hire Immigrants Ottawa. 



Giatec is a global company revolutionizing the construction industry by bringing smart testing technologies and real-time data collection to the forefront of every jobsite. Giatec’s suite of hardware & software products has leveraged advanced technologies such as; AI, and Internet of Things (IoT), including; wireless concrete sensors, mobile apps, and advanced non-destructive technologies (NDT) to drive innovation throughout concrete’s lifecycle and reduce concrete’s carbon footprint.  

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