We are driven by a deep passion for developing systems that can do more, and always better. This dedication to any project forges our identity, strengthening the synergy between our experts in hydraulics, electrohydraulics, pneumatics, electrification, and filtration. It allows us to find unique solutions to any complex problem or challenge.
March 28: acquisition by S. Huot of Engrenage Provincial DRD inc. (for Dufour, Robitaille and Deschênes), a company founded in 1972.
In May: moved from 174 avenue Renaud in Quebec to 1190 rue Vincent-Massey.
Purchase in April. In August, possession was taken of the building located at 960 rue Sainte-Thérèse in Quebec (now rue Raoul-Jobin).
First expansion of the Quebec premises to include a warehouse and technical office.
Creation of the repair department.
In October: opening of the Chicoutimi office located at 1323 rue Bersimis.
Creation of the training department.
In October: opening of Hydraulique EP at its current location (1500K rue Nobel in Boucherville), with an area of 10,000 square feet.
Creation of the manufacturing department.
In October: moved from the Chicoutimi office (Saguenay since 2002) to 2314 boulevard Saint-Paul.
Creation of the electrical department.
Second expansion of the head office dedicated to the repair shop and storage.
Launch of Hydraulique Nord-Ouest in Abitibi.
Creation of the tire department
Expansion of the offices at 990 rue Raoul Jobin and relocation of the administration to these premises.
Creation of the filtration department.
Purchase of the 36,000 square foot building in Quebec that houses the head office and its 100 employees at 165 boulevard des Cèdres.
New identity for Engrenage provincial: Groupe EP.
A standardized branch nomenclature: a territorial approach beyond specialties, with EP as the basis for current and future deployment.
New building with an area of 12,000 square feet for the Saguenay branch.
Acquisition of Lubrification Québec by Groupe EP.
New building for Lubrification Québec: 15,000 square feet.
Expansion of the Val-d’Or branch: 8,000 square feet.
We have devoted the last fifty years to providing a stimulating environment for our employees and we have every intention of continuing to do so. We promote knowledge sharing and encourage our employees to push their limits. By joining EP, you are part of a united and dynamic group.