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Press Release

April 16th, 2024
**PROCECO Ltd. Begins New Chapter with Acquisition by Entrepreneur Philip Infilise**

Press Release for immediate distribution.

In a significant industry move, Helmut Schauer Co-founder and Chairman of the Board and Robert Burns, President
of Proceco Ltd., and Philip Infilise, Founder and CEO of Beyond the Dotz Inc are pleased to announce the
acquisition of PROCECO Ltd. by Philip Infilise effective April 16th, 2024. As PROCECO embarks on a new chapter in its
rich 49-year history, this acquisition strategically positions the company for continued success in the marketplace.
PROCECO will continue to operate on a “business as usual” basis from its head-office in Montreal, Quebec with
Robert Burns, remaining as President, continuing to lead the company’s talented team as the recognized leader in
the North American Parts Cleaning Equipment industry, based on their expertise in the design and manufacture of
customized industrial solutions. Philip Infilise will become CEO of PROCECO, effective April 16th, 2024.
In light of Helmut’s retirement and the desire for a change in ownership, PROCECO is transitioning to new leadership
while maintaining its unique expertise. Since its inception in 1975, PROCECO has dominated the North American
Parts Cleaning Equipment Industry, largely due to its early adoption of water-based cleaning technology. This
environmentally friendly approach replaced the use of ozone-depleting chlorinated solvents, positioning PROCECO as
a technology leader. The resurgence of manufacturing industries in the USMCA region presents growth
opportunities for PROCECO’s high-quality, high-performance cleaning equipment. The search for new owners
prioritized local or Canadian buyers with strong business, management, leadership backgrounds, and
sales/distribution expertise.
“Mr. Infilise promises to be a great fit in all these aspects. He will find in PROCECO a competent, diligent, dedicated,
and loyal team flourishing under respectful, equitable and transparent managers, guided and inspired by PROCECO’s
unique corporate culture.”, said Helmut Schauer.
“I am thrilled that PROCECO will continue to operate successfully in Quebec under new ownership. This passage
guarantees job security for our dedicated team and brings fresh opportunities as our new leader, a proven
entrepreneur, embraces the technological advancements ahead. With a vision focused on expanding growth, he
embodies the essence of PROCECO - an unwavering commitment to our customers and a dedication to product
innovation that has long been our trademark.”, said Robert Burns.
Philip Infilise added: “Building a company with a strong reputation and respected brand over 50 years is a
compelling achievement and I am honored to be able to be part of PROCECO's next chapters of its story. Helmut has
fostered a culture and a team with strong values and a proven track record. PROCECO's growth under Robert Burns'
leadership has created a strong foundation for the impending expansion of the PROCECO organization. The future is
very bright, and I am excited by the opportunities to collaborate with all PROCECO stakeholders to impact positive

About Beyond the Dotz
An innovative entrepreneur with a passion for leading teams to success, Philip Infilise founded Beyond the Dotz
because he is committed to driving innovation, pushing boundaries within local and Canadian companies.
Philip works tirelessly to foster a culture of collaboration, creativity, and accountability, encouraging his teams to
think outside the box and embrace the unknown. By taking calculated risks and embracing failure as an opportunity
to learn and grow, Philip has had the opportunity to excel in various key roles throughout his career, including
Executive Chairman, Board member, CEO, Vice President, Business Manager, Marketing Manager, Sales Manager,
Product Manager, and Account Manager.
With a track record of success, Philip’s commitment to people first, innovation, purpose-driven leadership, and
collaboration, sets him apart as a visionary entrepreneur striving to make a positive impact on the world.

About PROCECO Ltd.

PROCECO Ltd. specializes in the design and manufacturing of industrial aqueous parts washers and custom
integrated systems for precision cleaning, high-pressure water jet deburring, fluorescent penetrant inspec􀆟on,
surface treatment, and wastewater treatment.
Since 1975, PROCECO has supplied thousands of systems in more than 50 countries worldwide to our leading
partners in the aerospace, automotive, rail & transit, heavy machinery, and general manufacturing industries.
PROCECO machines are fully customizable, automated, and offer multi-stage processes. We design and integrate
systems to meet virtually any cleaning process, from lean manufacturing cells to large-scale production lines. An
ISO certified company since 1995, PROCECO is a customer-focused company offering state-of-the-art engineering
and 24/7 customer support for all our products to ensure they stay in service for many years to come.

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