In November 2011, VDA (Van Deusen & Associates) opened its Toronto Area office, which operates as VDA Vertical Transportation Consulting Ltd. The office provides full consulting and design services for new construction, modernization and preventive maintenance related projects on all building types for clients across Canada, as well as providing construction administration and project support to VDA’s clients in Europe. The Toronto office is fully supported by a corporate staff of design/field engineers, administrative, marketing and accounting personnel.
Noel R. Herchell, Director of Canadian Operations leads the office and is responsible for developing business opportunities and providing project management services on select major projects. Mr. Herchell has over 34 years of experience in various areas of the elevator industry including manufacturing, sales, engineering, management, inspections and consulting.