History

Marmen, a family story

From its beginnings in 1972 in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Marmen, a family-run business, has experienced tremendous expansion and has propelled itself into international markets, carving out a place among the greats.

Over the years, Marmen has continued to expand its service offering to meet the needs of its customers. And so, from a small machine shop, Marmen is today an internationally recognized subcontractor for the largest OEMs. Specialized in providing high-precision machining, fabrication and mechanical assembly of parts of any size, Marmen is proud to say that it can meet the most ambitious manufacturing challenges.

Today, Marmen and its subsidiaries have nearly 1,400 employees and continue to evolve in a family atmosphere while promoting cutting edge and high-performance ways.

  • 1972

    Marmen, a small machine shop, is founded by Fernand Pellerin in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. The company only serves the Quebec market.

  • 1980

    Just eight years after the start of operations, Marmen expands its facilities by doubling its footprint. The company serves mainly the pulp and paper, mining, steel mills and aluminum smelter markets.

  • 1992

    Marmen enters and thrives in the American market, it extends its expertise to new markets including, among others, steam turbines.

  • 1997

    Continuing its progression on American soil, Marmen adds general fabrication to its range of services. Its manufacturing know-how allows it access to the gas turbine, generator and oil and gas markets. Going forward, the company offers an all-in-one service.

  • 2002

    Marmen begins its activities in the wind energy sector by building specific facilities for the fabrication of towers in Trois-Rivières.

  • 2005

    The wind industry is booming in Canada and the United States. Marmen increases its wind tower production capacity by opening a new plant in Matane, Marmen Énergie.

  • 2006

    A new plant specializing in general fabrication processes is built in the industrial sector of Trois-Rivières. These facilities increase production capacity for general fabrication projects.

  • 2013

    Marmen inaugurates a new building for the machining of small and medium-sized parts and also expands several areas of its existing facilities in Trois-Rivières. That same year, Marmen opens its first plant on American soil, in South Dakota. Marmen Energy is dedicated to the fabrication of wind towers.

  • 2016

    Marmen once again expands its facilities and constructs a brand-new building at 557 des Érables street to house its head office. In addition, the general fabrication plant is reorganized and almost doubled in size to complete a major infrastructure project.