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BLAIS INDUSTRIES

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BLAIS INDUSTRIES

Over the past thirty years, we have built Blais Industries, a leading private company that specializes in industrial infrastructure construction and maintenance.

Our Specialty: Mechanical, piping and electrical works for industrial infrastructure construction and maintenance in the mining, pulp and paper, and energy sectors.

Our Mission: To be among the world leaders in industrial infrastructure construction in the mining, pulp and paper, and energy sectors.

Our international activities have remarkably rigorous, simple objectives, which have been a constant since the family business’s inception while always leveraging innovation. Our strategic planning places us at the forefront of the international market.

While working on numerous projects in various countries, Blais Industries developed its own technological tool for time management method that is flexible and focuses the company’s efforts on completing work on or even before schedule.

Our efficiency is largely attributable to our customer “know-how” and ability to adapt quickly. Our strong and competent employees underlie our team’s high-level performance. Its technology and spirit of innovation give it the comparative advantage that clients seek when awarding work.

Team spirit, safety, skills and innovation are at the heart of everything we do.

VALUES

HISTORY

  • 1952
  • Foundation

    Robert Blais founds Plomberie Robert Blais – Blais Industries’ precursor – in 1952.

  • 1974
  • New Name

    Robert Blais bequeaths the company to his sons. The company changes its name to R. Blais et fils.

  • Move to 7th Street

    image Robert Blais operates the company in Old Noranda until 1974. His wife and sons take over the company after his death and breathe new life into it. The plumbing company sets up shop in new premises on 7th Street, laying the groundwork for rapid growth.

  • 1978
  • Fonderie Horne

    image Blais Industries has been collaborating on installation and maintenance work at Fonderie Horne for 36 years. The industrial contracts it was awarded by this mining company enabled it to diversify into other areas of construction, such as piping, electrical, mechanical and structural, particularly in the mining sector.

  • 1986
  • Move

    image The company moves to its current location in 1988 and initially focuses on residential plumbing.

  • 1990
  • Growth

    image The company grows rapidly in the early 1990s and sees its sales skyrocket from $3 million to $22 million.

  • 1992
  • International

    image Blais gets its first international contract in Guyana.

  • 2014
  • Success

    Considered among the most important companies in the construction and installation of mining equipment in North America, Blais Industries has stayed on course despite the difficult times, by diversifying its activities and developing its international market. Its sterling reputation and success are a testimony to its expertise and enhance its visibility in the industrial sector.

Certifications and accreditations

Blais Industries’ many certifications mean that its clientele benefits from exceptional work. It holds the following quality certificates:

Our affiliates

Blais Industries is proud to diversify its activities via our affiliates.

OUR TEAM

The skills of our technicians, managers and administrators are the driving force behind Blais Industries. The company employs between 300 and 600 employees, and teamwork is at the very core of its philosophy.

  • Chairmanship


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    Jacques Blais

    Jacques Blais
    President

    Company’s leader since 1974.
    Jacques took over the company at the age of 26,
    after his father’s death.
    President of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
    Junior Major Hockey Club.

  • Accounting and Control Department


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    Germain Drolet

    Germain Drolet
    Controller

    819.764.3284, ext. 303
    E-mail

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    Christine Bastien

    Christine Bastien
    Chief-accountant

    819.764.3284 poste 313
    E-mail

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    Pascal Letourneau

    Pascal Letourneau CPA-CMA, PMP
    Contract Administrator

    819.764.3284, ext. 329
    E-mail

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    Marie-Claude Grégoire

    Marie-Claude Grégoire
    Accounts Payable

    819.764.3284, ext. 318
    E-mail

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    Marie-Ève Boulet

    Marie-Ève Boulet
    Accounting and Control Department
    E-mail

  • Elevator Department


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    François Robichaud

    François Robichaud
    Elevator Department Director

    Elevator Mechanic
    819.764.3284, ext. 374
    E-mail

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    Mario Lamothe

    Mario Lamothe
    Elevator Mechanic

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    Daniel Bédard

    Daniel Bédard
    Elevator Mechanic

  • Purchasing and Ordering Department


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    Ghislain Lamontagne

    Ghislain Lamontagne
    Procurement Director

    819.764.3284, ext. 304
    E-mail

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    Jérémy Lamontagne

    Jérémy Lamontagne
    Supply Management

    Mechanical/Piping Department
    819.764.3284, ext. 352
    E-mail

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    Serge Rivard

    Serge Rivard
    Supply Management

    Electrical Department
    819.764.3284, ext. 320
    E-mail

  • Payroll Department


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    Suzanne Sorgi

    Suzanne Sorgi
    Paymaster

    819.764.3284, ext. 323
    E-mail

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    Caroline Meunier

    Caroline Meunier
    Pay clerk

    819.764.3284 poste 342
    E-mail

  • Administration Department


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    Guy Bélanger

    Guy Bélanger
    Bid Coordinator

    819.764.3284, ext. 308
    E-mail

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    Guylaine Caron

    Guylaine Caron
    Pay and Bill Clerk

    819.764.3284, ext. 343
    E-mail

  • Plumbing Department


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    Dany Lamontagne

    Dany Lamontagne
    Plumbing Department Director

    819.764.3284, ext. 371
    E-mail

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    Jean-Marc Corvec

    Jean-Marc Corvec
    Gas Facilities Manager and Plumbing Foreman
    E-mail


  • Human Resources Department


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    Jocelyne Blais

    Jocelyne Blais
    Director/Owner
    CSST and industrial accidents Manager

    819.764.3284, ext. 305
    E-mail

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    Jean-François Blais

    Jean-François Blais
    Director/Owner

    819.764.3284, ext. 311
    E-mail

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    Marie-Claude Mommo

    Marie-Claude Mommo
    Human Resources Assistant

    819.764.3284, ext. 375
    E-mail

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    Michel Binette

    Michel Binette
    Human Resources Coordinator

    819.764.3284 ext. 335
    819.764.3285
    E-mail

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    Ève Blais Cloutier

    Ève Blais Cloutier
    Human Resources Assistant and
    Strategic Management

    819.764.3284, ext. 362
    E-mail

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    Maria-Elaine Féliciano

    Maria-Elaine Féliciano
    CHRP, PMP
    Human Resources Counsellor

    819.764.3284 ext. 310
    819-760-3556
    E-mail

  • Piping and Mechanical Department


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    Mario Trépanier Ing.

    Mario Trépanier Ing.
    Mechanical and Structural Department Director

    819.764.3284, ext. 361
    E-mail

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    Yves Boisvert Ing.

    Yves Boisvert Ing.
    Mechanical and Piping Department Director

    819.764.3284, ext. 325
    E-mail

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    Louis Bégin

    Louis Bégin
    Piping Superintendent

    819.764.3284 , ext. 319

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    Mathieu Lizotte-Leclerc Ing.

    Mathieu Lizotte-Leclerc Ing.
    Engineer, Mechanical Department

    819.764.3284, ext. 359
    E-mail

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    Maxime Racicot

    Maxime Racicot
    Estimator/Project Leader

    Civil Engineering Technician.
    819.764.3284, ext. 368
    E-mail

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    Josée Normand Ing.

    Josée Normand Ing.
    Mechanical and Piping Project Leader

    819.764.3284 ext. 360
    E-mail

  • Electrical Department


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    Lucien Mercier

    Lucien Mercier
    Electrical and Instrumentation Department Director

    819.764.3284, ext. 322
    E-mail

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    Alexandra Mommo

    Alexandra Mommo
    Electrical services department coordinator

    819.764.3284 ext. 363
    E-mail

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    Hubert Lacerte

    Hubert Lacerte
    Estimator and Project Leader

    819.764.3284, ext. 372
    E-mail

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    Jérémie St-jean Ing.

    Jérémie St-jean Ing.
    Estimator and Project Leader

    Electro-mechanical Engineer
    819.764.3284, ext. 354
    E-mail

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    Marco Savard

    Marco Savard
    Electrical estimator

    819.764.3284, ext. 332
    E-mail

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    Cindy Jubinville

    Cindy Jubinville
    Electrical estimator

    819.764.3284 poste 354
    E-mail

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    Nancy Caron

    Nancy Caron
    Electrical estimator

    819.764.3284 poste 344
    E-mail

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    Annie Chauvette

    Annie Chauvette
    Electrical estimator

    819.764.3284 poste 308
    E-mail

  • Tools and Equipment Department


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    Normand Coutu "Ti cou"

    Normand Coutu "Ti cou"
    Tool and Equipment Coordinator

    819.764.3284 ext. 338
    E-mail

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    Daniel Nadeau

    Daniel Nadeau
    Equipment Manager

    819.764.3284 ext. 340

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    Ronald Perron "Mommo"

    Ronald Perron "Mommo"
    Commissioner

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    Joël Desgagné

    Joël Desgagné
    Warehouse Manager

  • Tools and Equipment Department


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    Richard Duchesne

    Richard Duchesne
    Tool Attendant

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    Daniel Morency

    Daniel Morency
    Warehouse

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    Mathieu Charette

    Mathieu Charette
    Warehouse

  • IT Department


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    Laurent Piché

    Laurent Piché
    IT Support

    819.764.3284, ext. 315
    E-mail

  • International Superintendents


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    Christian Brochu

    Christian Brochu
    Supervisor, Electrical Service Department

    819.764.3284, ext. 314
    E-mail

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    Patrick Petit

    Patrick Petit
    Electrician

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    Gilles Blais

    Gilles Blais
    Mechanical superintendent

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    Sylvain Royer

    Sylvain Royer
    Electrical superintendent

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    Patrick Grenier

    Patrick Grenier
    Site Mechanic

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    Léandre Létourneau

    Léandre Létourneau
    Steel structures superintendent

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    Marc Boucher

    Marc Boucher
    Mechanical superintendent

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    Louis Bruneau

    Louis Bruneau
    Superviseur

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    Yves Pratte

    Yves Pratte
    Mechanical and steel structures superintendent

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    Steve Aukstinaitis

    Steve Aukstinaitis
    Electrical superintendent

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    Réal Bédard

    Réal Bédard
    Superintendent

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    Christian Bégin

    Christian Bégin
    Piping Superintendent

    819.764.3284

  • Health and Safety


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    Michel Beaumier

    Michel Beaumier
    Health and safety coordinator,
    Electrical Service Department

    819.764.3284, ext. 363
    E-mail

Blais Industries wishes to recognize the effort and hard work of its employees across Québec, Canada and around the world.

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Services

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Projects

Our clients

Our customers rely on our expertise as part of ambitious projects. We strive for our customers whether they are located in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, elsewhere in Canada or abroad.

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