XPV Water Partners Invests in Mobiltex Data Ltd
XPV Water Partners expands its portfolio of companies worldwide with an investment in Mobiltex Data Ltd
XPV Water Partners, a growth equity investor focused on making investments in companies related to the treatment and management of the world’s water resources, announced today that is has made a significant investment in Mobiltex Data Ltd, an internationally recognized leader in providing IoT products and services to monitor corrosion protection in pipelines and other critical distribution and storage infrastructure assets. Mobiltex was founded and has been led by Jerry Chilibecki and Dale Poloway of Calgary Alberta, Canada, since 1985.
Mobiltex is a leading provider of IoT monitoring devices and provides data management services that gives insight for their customers into the condition and integrity of their fluid transportation and storage assets. Utilizing both satellite and cellular communication systems, Mobiltex makes data available on a continuous basis for asset management, regulatory compliance and to ensure the safe operation of critical assets. Resource industries such as oil and gas and utilities are increasingly reliant on connectivity in order to compete and remain profitable in today’s hyper-connected, data-driven, global marketplace.
“I am proud of the success and industry respect that our corTalk® brand has achieved. This partnership will enable Mobiltex to significantly increase our presence and support in the cathodic protection remote monitoring market” says Jerry Chilibecki. “The partnership with XPV Water Partners will enhance our ability to deliver value to our customers through technology and services that is adaptive to the needs of the corrosion industry” says Dale Poloway.
“We are pleased to partner with this fast growing, innovative and entrepreneurial Company. Our partnership will focus on helping the Company scale up its geographic presence and expand its offering” stated Khalil Maalouf, Partner at XPV Water Partners. “The investment was the result of an extensive search for a leading platform company in the corrosion space” added Bruce Lounsbury, Entrepreneur in Residence at XPV.
Mobiltex provides hardware and services to monitor the operation and effectiveness of cathodic protection systems for pipelines and other buried infrastructure. Cathodic protection systems prevent or mitigate external corrosion of buried equipment, substantially reducing operating costs. The company also hosts servers and manages the data from remote communication with each of their client’s monitoring systems on a fee for service basis, providing valuable information to their clients for asset management and regulatory reporting requirements. Visit http://www.mobiltex.com/ to learn more.