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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

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SAFETY

Parce que nous sommes convaincus que pour protéger nos collègues, nos collaborateurs, nos partenaires et nos clients, nous adoptons une attitude personnelle responsable ainsi qu’un partage des connaissances et de l’expérience. La sécurité est notre priorité et l’affaire de tous. Elle constitue pour nous un mode de vie.

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LOYALTY

Tous engagés vers le même but, nous agissons avec honnêteté et transparence dans le développement d’un sentiment d’appartenance empreint de fierté et de dévouement.

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COOPERATION

Promouvoir l’intégration et la collaboration, par l’écoute et le compromis dans nos interactions et nos communications. S’efforcer de comprendre et de respecter les autres dans leurs différences afin de favoriser le travail d’équipe efficace dans un environnement agréable et stimulant.

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SOCIAL COMMITMENT

Contribuer au développement de notre communauté sur le plan humain, social et financier, par le bénévolat, la donation et l’implication, afin de mettre en valeur notre milieu et notre organisation.

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RESPECT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Évaluer les conséquences environnementales de nos actions dans le but d’instaurer des pratiques favorisant la diminution de notre empreinte écologique.

History

  • 1952
  • FOUNDATION

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

  • 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

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    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.

  • 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

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    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

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    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.

  • 1978
  • FONDERIE HORNE

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    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

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

  • 1986
  • MOVE

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

  • 1990
  • GROWTH

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

  • 1990
  • GROWTH

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

  • 1992
  • INTERNATIONAL

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    Blais gets its first international contract in Guyana.

  • 1992
  • INTERNATIONAL

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    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.

  • 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.

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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.

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    Lucien Mercier

    Lucien Mercier Managing director
    819.764.3284, ext. 322
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  • Accounting and Control Department


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    Germain Drolet

    Germain Drolet Controller
    819.764.3284, ext. 303
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    Christine Bastien

    Christine Bastien Chief-accountant
    819.764.3284 poste 313
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    Pascal Letourneau

    Pascal Letourneau, CPA-CMA, PMP Contract Administrator
    819.764.3284, ext. 329
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    Marie-Claude Grégoire

    Marie-Claude Grégoire Accounts Payable
    819.764.3284, ext. 318
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    Marie-Ève Boulet

    Marie-Ève Boulet Marie-Ève Boulet
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    Danielle Morel

    Danielle Morel Accounting Technician
    819.764.3284, ext. 376
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    Martin Royer

    Martin Royer Accountant
    819.764.3284, ext. 316
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  • Elevator Department


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    François Robichaud

    François Robichaud Elevator Department Director
    Elevator Mechanic
    819.764.3284, ext. 374
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    Daniel Bédard

    Daniel Bédard Elevator Mechanic

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    Mario Lamothe

    Mario Lamothe Elevator Mechanic

  • Purchasing and Ordering Department


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    Ghislain Lamontagne

    Ghislain Lamontagne Procurement Director
    819.764.3284, ext. 304
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    Jocelyn Lacroix

    Jocelyn Lacroix Supply Management
    Electrical Department
    819.764.3284, ext. 375
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    Serge Rivard

    Serge Rivard Supply Management
    Electrical Department
    819.764.3284, ext. 320
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    Jérémy Lamontagne

    Jérémy Lamontagne Supply Management
    Mechanical/Piping Department
    819.764.3284, ext. 352
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  • Payroll Department


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    Caroline Meunier

    Caroline Meunier Pay clerk
    819.764.3284 poste 342
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    Line Larocque

    Line Larocque Administrative Assistant
    819.764.3284, ext. 334
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    David Leclercq

    David Leclercq, ing. Paymaster
    819.764.3284 poste 364
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  • Projects Office


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    Josée Normand

    Josée Normand, Ing. Project Office Superintendent
    819.764.3284 ext. 360
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    Cindy Jubinville

    Cindy Jubinville Site Technician / Administration
    819.764.3284, ext. 354
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    Guylaine Caron

    Guylaine Caron Pay and Bill Clerk
    819.764.3284, ext. 343
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  • Plumbing Department


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    Dany Lamontagne

    Dany Lamontagne Plumbing Department Supervisor
    819.764.3284, ext. 371
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    Jean-Marc Corvec

    Jean-Marc Corvec Gas Facilities Manager and Plumbing Foreman
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  • Human Resources Department


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    Jocelyne Blais

    Jocelyne Blais Director/Owner
    CSST and industrial accidents Manager
    819.764.3284, ext. 305
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    Nadia Letendre

    Nadia Letendre HR Technician
    819.764.3284 ext 345
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    Nathalie Gauthier

    Nathalie Gauthier Reception administrative assistant

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    Nikolas Aubertin

    Nikolas Aubertin, M.Sc, M.Adm. Recruitment consultant
    819.764.3284 poste 324
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    Marie-Pier Bordeleau

    Marie-Pier Bordeleau Recruitment consultant
    819.764.3284 poste 300
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    Suzanne Sorgi

    Suzanne Sorgi Payroll and Human Resources Services
    819.764.3284, ext. 323
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    Isabelle Aubé

    Isabelle Aubé Safety Coordinator
    819.764.3284 poste 363
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    Maria-Elaine Féliciano

    Maria-Elaine Féliciano 819.764.3284 ext. 310
    819-760-3556
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    Jean-François Blais

    Jean-François Blais Director/Owner
    819.764.3284, ext. 311
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  • Piping and Mechanical Department


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    Mario Trépanier

    Mario Trépanier, Ing. Chief Operation Officer
    819.764.3284, ext. 361
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    Marilyn Morel

    Marilyn Morel Administrative Assistant - Document Management
    819.764.3284 ext 328
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    Michel Binette

    Michel Binette Shutdown Manager
    819.764.3284 ext. 335
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    Maxime Racicot

    Maxime Racicot Estimator/Project Leader
    Civil Engineering Technician.
    819.764.3284, ext. 368
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    Mathieu Lizotte-Leclerc

    Mathieu Lizotte-Leclerc, Ing. Engineer, Mechanical Department
    819.764.3284, ext. 359
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    Louis Bégin

    Louis Bégin Piping Superintendent
    819.764.3284 , ext. 319

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    Yves Boisvert

    Yves Boisvert, Ing. Mechanical and Piping Department Director
    819.764.3284, ext. 325
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  • Electrical Department


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    Hubert Lacerte

    Hubert Lacerte Electrical and Instrumentation Department Director
    819.764.3284, ext. 372
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    Christian Bédard

    Christian Bédard Project Coordinator CMiC
    819.764.3284, ext. 211
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    Simon Gilbert

    Simon Gilbert Electrical service department supervisor
    819.764.3284, ext. 331
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    Annie Chauvette

    Annie Chauvette Electrical estimator
    819.764.3284 poste 308
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    Nancy Caron

    Nancy Caron Electrical estimator
    819.764.3284 poste 344

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    Marco Savard

    Marco Savard Electrical estimator
    819.764.3284, ext. 332
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    Jérémy St-Jean

    Jérémy St-Jean, Ing. Cost control engineer
    819.764.3284, ext. 354
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    Alexandra Mommo

    Alexandra Mommo Electrical services department coordinator
    819.764.3284 ext. 314
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  • 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
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    Gary Lemire

    Gary Lemire Logistics Coordinator
    819.764.3284, ext. 396
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    Mathieu Charette

    Mathieu Charette Warehouse

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    Joël Desgagné

    Joël Desgagné Warehouse Manager

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    Ronald Perron “Mommo”

    Ronald Perron “Mommo” Commissioner

  • IT Department


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    Laurent Piché

    Laurent Piché IT Support
    819.764.3284, ext. 315
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    Claudéric Beaulieu

    Claudéric Beaulieu, Ing. Jr Programmer
    819.764.3284, ext. 353
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    Jérôme Gauthier

    Jérôme Gauthier Project Coordinator CMiC
    819.764.3284, ext. 321
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  • International Superintendents


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    Christian Brochu

    Christian Brochu Supervisor, Electrical Service Department
    819.764.3284, ext. 314
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    Christian Bégin

    Christian Bégin Piping Superintendent
    819.764.3284

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    Réal Bédard

    Réal Bédard Superintendent

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    Steve Aukstinaitis

    Steve Aukstinaitis Electrical superintendent

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    Yves Pratte

    Yves Pratte Mechanical and steel structures superintendent

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    Louis Bruneau

    Louis Bruneau Superviseur

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    Marc Boucher

    Marc Boucher Mechanical superintendent

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    Sylvain Royer

    Sylvain Royer Electrical superintendent

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    Gilles Blais

    Gilles Blais Mechanical superintendent

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

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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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