|Key people|| Claude Gendron|
|Products|| Pumper |
Maxi Métal Inc. is a Canadian fire apparatus manufacturer located in Saint-Georges, Québec, a small town located approximately an hour from Québec City. They have built over 500 trucks.
Maxi Métal (1983) Inc.Edit
Maxi Métal was formed in 1983 by Claude Gendron. and built their first fire truck the following year. In 2007, Claude Gendron dies, his family puts the company for sale. Since 1996, the company developped CAFS systems for fire trucks. Saint-Georges, who most of the fire trucks are from Maxi Métal, was the first fire department in Québec to have foam system on all fire trucks.
Maxi Métal Inc.Edit
In 2009, the family of the founder sold the company to three new actioners of the region, Danny Dufour, Martin Rancourt and Yvon Roy. In 2010, Maxi Métal won a 35 pumpers, 5 years, contract with Service de Sécurité Incendie Montréal, for 16 106 962,73$, it's the biggest contract in the history of the company.
Les Industries C.P. Morisette Inc.Edit
Little is know about Les Industries C.P. Morissette Inc., the company was based in Otterburn Park, Québec and the owner, Charles Morissette, designed around two dozen trucks (pumpers, tankers and rescues). All trucks were built in Maxi Métal plant in Saint-Georges, Québec. The company existed probably between 1986 and 1991.
Maxi Fire TruckEdit
Maxi Métal builds pumpers, tankers and rescues, on both custom and commercial chassis. Almost all of its sales to date have been to fire departments in Québec, with some deleveries in Atlantic provinces, Alberta and Maroc. Service de Sécurité Incendie Montréal and Service de protection contre les incendies de la Ville de Québec are both customers. They've also rebuilt a number of older rigs.
Maxi Métal also builds utility trucks for telecommunication and electric companies like Hydro Québec.
Used trucks currently own by Maxi MétalEdit
Maxi Métal currently used those trucks as loaner trucks :
- 2004 Freightliner FL80 / E-One pumper (1050/840/30F) (ex-Service de Sécurité Incendie Sainte-Thècle)
- 2001 Pierce Dash pumper (1050/1000) (ex-Service de Sécurité Incendie Sainte-Adèle)
- 1990 Ford CF8000 / Phoenix pumper (840/600) (ex-Service de Sécurité Incendie Sainte-Adèle)
- Dubbert, Bob, Shane MacKichan and Joel L. Gebet. Encyclopedia of Canadian Fire Apparatus. Hudson, WI: Iconografix, 2004.