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Maxi Métal
Image Maxi Métal
Agency overview
Founded 1983
Closed Unknown
Headquarters Saint-Georges, Qc
Factories Saint-Georges, Qc
Key people Claude Gendron
Danny Dufour
Products Pumper
Tanker
Rescue
Aerial
Revenue 30M$
Employees 50
Parent
Website http://www.maximetal.ca/en/
Usine Maxi Métal

Maxi Métal factory in Saint-Georges.

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.

HistoryEdit

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 Montréal area and 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.

ProductionEdit

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 has only built a small number of ladders trucks in its history, all with old Thibault ladders reconditioned by CET.

Maxi UtilityEdit

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 :


SourcesEdit

  • Dubbert, Bob, Shane MacKichan and Joel L. Gebet. Encyclopedia of Canadian Fire Apparatus. Hudson, WI: Iconografix, 2004.

See alsoEdit

Departments operating Maxi Métal apparatus

External linksEdit

Maxi Incendie

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