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Mogens Smed, CEO of DIRTT " Doing it Right This TIme" photographed in the back of a trailer standing on top of an order that is ready to ship in Calgary on Wednesday, March 04, 2009. DIRTT Environmental Solutions is a modular wall manufacturer that makes office desks and movable spaces.
Mogens Smed, CEO of DIRTT " Doing it Right This TIme" photographed in the back of a trailer standing on top of an order that is ready to ship in Calgary on Wednesday, March 04, 2009. DIRTT Environmental Solutions is a modular wall manufacturer that makes office desks and movable spaces.
(Chris Bolin For The Globe and Mail)

Digging into DIRTT IPO: Growth company needs growth

Mogens Smed is back with another company going public – but it’s not clear where the growth is going to come from to justify the valuation the company is seeking.

Mr. Smed made his name building and selling SMED International. That company made office interior furnishings, and was sold to Haworth Inc. in 2000 for $250-million.