ACE 2024 Sponsor Profiles

Platinum Sponsor


At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $32 billion in sales, our 93,000 employees connect with customers all around the world. Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at or on Twitter @3M or @3MNews.
Gold Sponsors

Barr’s engineers and scientists understand what’s at stake for your organization, and we bring the passion and expertise that make exceptional outcomes possible. We thrive on collaborating with our clients to develop and deliver integrated engineering and environmental solutions, customized to your needs. Our investment in your success means we’ll help you deliver innovative projects that lead to positive, long-term results for people and the environment. The 1000+ team members of our employee-owned company work from 17 offices across North America, including in Calgary and Saskatoon.

Since 1955, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has been the public agency responsible for protecting air quality in the nine counties that surround San Francisco Bay: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, southwestern Solano, and southern Sonoma counties.  Air District programs monitor air emissions sources, promote climate protection, provide clean air grants, draft rules and regulate stationary air pollution sources. The Air District’s mission is to protect and improve public health, air quality and the global climate.  The Air District encourages clean commute alternatives through the Spare the Air program.

Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest energy provider, is leading the clean energy transformation across the state. The company is committed to delivering reliable, clean, and affordable energy to our customers 24/7. That includes taking steps to ensure a sustainable energy future by being one of the first utilities in the nation to go coal-free by 2025 and reduce carbon emissions 90% by 2040. Count on Consumers Energy to ensure a sustainable energy future and protect our natural resources for generations to come. Learn more at

Lakes Software is internationally recognized for its technologically advanced environmental modeling software and data products. Since 1995 we remain dedicated to providing industry and the regulatory community with exceptional service and cost-effective environmental IT solutions. Our products increase productivity, reduce errors, and provide unique solutions in an ever-increasing regulatory-constrained world. Expertise includes: 

· Air Dispersion Modeling 
· Emissions Inventory 
· Ambient air Monitoring
· Regulatory Permit and Compliance Solutions 
· Human Health Risk Assessment
· Custom IT Solutions 
· Real-Time and Forecast Modeling Solutions 
· Artificial Intelligence and Neural Net Forecasting
· Meteorological Data Processing (WRF/MM5) 
· Training 

Lakes Software is dedicated to continuously investigating new areas of research to provide our users with superior state-of-the-art software solutions and data services.

The Canadian Prairie and Northern Section was formed in 1987 after a long affiliation with the Pacific Northwest International Section. The Canadian Prairie and Northern Section is geographically one of the largest sections of the A&WMA, encompassing the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories. It is our vision to be the premier organization promoting air and waste management within our geographical region.

Silver Sponsors


Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 30 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Our architects, data analysts, designers, engineers, project planners, water management and sustainability experts help create and manage places where people can live, work, and thrive. We work across every phase of asset creation and management for projects all around the world.

As air, waste and environmental regulations become more stringent and diverse, AECOM is actively partnering with clients to develop and implement compliance solutions - leveraging innovative approaches and state-of-the-art technology. With a global workforce of 49,000 spanning 150 countries, AECOM takes proactive steps to address challenges through strategic insight and collaboration.

Whether gathering field data; preparing plans and permit applications; performing site investigations, feasibility evaluations, and remediation activities; or navigating compliance requirements, CEC seeks to build personal business relationships to better understand our clients’ objectives. Let’s talk about your most complex air quality and waste management challenges. Visit for info.

Ramboll is a global architecture, engineering and consultancy company, employing more than 18,000 experts. We work across the markets of Buildings, Transport, Energy, Environment & Health, Water, Management Consulting and Architecture & Landscape. We leverage local experience with a global knowledgebase to deliver sustainable, integrated solutions.  Our globally recognized Environment & Health practice has earned a reputation for technical and scientific excellence and innovation. We are trusted by clients to manage their most challenging environmental, health and social issues, and continually strive to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, the environment and society.
Bronze Sponsors

Global Analyzer Systems Ltd. has been a leader in emissions monitoring for 25 years. We ensure safe and sustainable air by bringing certainty to emissions measurement. Global provides a wide range of equipment and services related to air monitoring including multi-component CEMS​, Alternate CEMS, Data Acquisition and Control Systems, CEMS Online Reporting Services​, On-Site Services​, Regulatory Compliance Support, Annual Evaluations, and Documentation and Training. Our new product line, Direct Optics, is designed to overcome market limitations by offering improved techniques for a more precise measurement of trace gases. The Direct Optics line includes our Dual-Channel CRDS NO2-NOX-NO Analyzer, Photolytic Converter and Automated Air Sampler.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector. We help make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable, supporting better outcomes for Advanced Manufacturing, Cities & Places, Energy & Power, Environment, Health & Life Sciences, Infrastructure, National Security and Space.

Nucor and its affiliates are manufacturers of steel and steel products, with operating facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Products produced include: carbon and alloy steel -- in bars, beams, sheet and plate; hollow structural section tubing; electrical conduit; steel racking; steel piling; steel joists and joist girders; steel deck; fabricated concrete reinforcing steel; cold finished steel; precision castings; steel fasteners; metal building systems; insulated metal panels; steel grating; and wire and wire mesh. Nucor, through The David J. Joseph Company, also brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron and hot briquetted iron / direct reduced iron; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap. Nucor is North America's largest recycler. 

SCS Engineers’ consultants, scientists, engineers, and contractors provide expertise in designing and implementing solid and hazardous waste management, biogas, RNG, carbon capture – reduction, measurement, air quality, and GHG verification solutions, each compliant with the most rigorous regulations and standards. Our teams work with industries, manufacturers, and municipalities to prevent, mitigate, and remediate environmental challenges while applying our knowledge of environmental regulatory systems and technologies. SCS staff works effectively to shorten project timelines, stay on budget, and close gaps between sustainability goals and achievements so our clients can produce and deliver products and services more efficiently.

Supporting Sponsors

The Mother Lode Chapter (MLC) of the Air and Waste Management Association has more than 50 institutional and individual members from industry, government, and consulting in the Sacramento and Northern California areas.  We are environmental professionals who work every day to improve the environment of the Sacramento region. The Mother Lode Chapter is part of the Golden West Section (GWS), which represents all members of the Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA) from Fresno to the northern California border. Our goal is to foster an improved understanding of air pollution and waste management issues both among environmental professionals and in the public at large.  To accomplish this we have supported various related environmental activities, grants to schools, and we sponsor educational meetings for our members.

The Pacific Northwest International Section proudly serves Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington USA and British Columbia and Yukon Territory , Canada with eight chapters throughout the region. We are proud of the energy and dedication of our members that makes us one of the most active (and fun!) Sections of AWMA. PNWIS also is the birthplace of the Environmental Challenge International (ECi) which started at ACE in 2008. 

APCAS is the Quebec section of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA), which has a total of 33 regional sections with 67 local chapters distributed across the regional sections. APCAS is a non-profit, non-partisan professional organization. APCAS wants to offer a neutral place for exchanges for different environmental stakeholders and for anyone interested in the environment in Quebec, the Maritimes and eastern Ontario.

For over 35 years, the Upper Midwest Section (UMS) of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has provided a forum for Association members who live in Minnesota, Western Wisconsin, and the Dakotas to meet, learn, and network. Approximately 200 environmental professionals representing industry, government, and consultants are members of the UMS.

The West Coast Section (WCS) was chartered in 1957, and many WCS members have served as Presidents of the Association, including Charter Member, S. Smith Griswold and 2020 Charles W. Gruber Association Leadership Award winner, Sara Head. WCS Chapters include Channel Islands, Mojave Desert, Orange County, and San Diego. Our Student Chapter at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has won the Environmental Challenge International (ECi) for several years in a row. WCS has adopted international Chapters in India, Singapore, Thailand, a Student Chapter in Ghana, and a proposed Student Chapter in the United Arab Emirates. The WCS has frequently been recognized as one of the Best Performing Sections in Membership Development.

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone (CRAZ) is a multi-stakeholder, non-profit organization that monitors, analyses, and provides information on air quality, and develops strategies to manage air quality issues within the Calgary Regional Airshed Zone.  There are 10 Airsheds in Alberta that work together to protect air quality and to promote healthy air for all.

Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP is Canada’s recognized leading environmental law firm, delivering a full range of environmental, Indigenous and energy law services. For nearly 50 years, our clients have benefitted from our innovative, practical solutions and extensive knowledge of environmental, Indigenous, and energy and natural resource issues. With 17 highly specialized lawyers, we are the largest private sector environmental law practice in Canada. Eight of our lawyers are Environmental Law Specialists, certified by the Law Society of Ontario. Willms & Shier has offices in Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, and Yellowknife. Our lawyers are called to the Bar in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and the Yukon.

Woodard & Curran is more than just a consulting firm – we are an integrated science, engineering, design-build, and operations company specializing in water and environmental projects. Our depth of experience across these disciplines makes us uniquely suited to handle any project with a completely tailored approach. By partnering with our clients, adopting their priorities, and understanding the realities they face, we deliver one-of-a-kind answers to unique problems, with a truly collaborative working style. We believe that doing good work for our clients goes hand in hand with doing good work for the companies and communities we serve, and for the planet as a whole, and that all good work begins and ends with a happy, healthy team. These commitments — to each other, to our clients, and to the world around us — define Woodard & Curran. 


Please email Jessika Keefer if you are interested in sponsoring and or exhibiting at ACE 2024.