Our story

From its beginnings as a family business in the 1930s to its current status as one of Canada’s best-managed companies, L. Fournier & Fils continues to draw on its past to build a prosperous present and a promising future.

L. Fournier & Fils continues to draw on its past to build a prosperous present and a promising future.

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  • 1936

    With just a dozen pieces of equipment at their disposal, Fournier et Frères officially goes into business

  • 1970 to 1972

    Fournier et Frères becomes L. Fournier & Fils. The name change makes it official: Two generations are now working together in the excavation, road construction, crushing and civil engineering sectors, as well as other related fields

  • 1979

    A decisive year in terms of diversification of our business activities. This period also marks the inauguration of our first factory producing premixed concrete.

  • 1993

    Launch of the bagged concrete and shotcrete division.

  • 1994

    Construction of our second premixed concrete factory. The same year, the company was saddened by the loss of Mr. Léo Fournier, the proud founder of Fournier et Frères

  • 1998

    Start of transport of bulk cement, and opening of the transfer station in Mont-Laurier, Quebec, to ensure regular supply and provide services to the region’s mining companies

  • 2007

    Implementation of a quality-management system to continuously improve customer satisfaction and provide compliant products and services. This initiative leads to obtaining ISO-9001 certification.

  • 2009

    The company achieves Qualibéton certification, attesting that our concrete meets the requirements of Canadian law and standards and that it corresponds to the quality-assurance standards of the Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ).

  • 2012

    Beginning of our first partnership with a Cree enterprise from the community of Mistissini, Quebec, which leads to the opening of the Swallow-Fournier division. This partnership marks a new chapter in our commitment to local economic development.

  • 2015

    Acquisition of the Sigma mine in partnership with the mining company Integra Gold.

  • 2019

    Recipient of the Mercure award for “Contribution to economic and regional development” from the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec. A significant recognition on the part of the business community.

  • 2022

    Our business earns a Canada’s Best Managed Companies title. It’s a first for a company from the region. This seal of excellence reflects the high quality of our strategic planning, our adaptability and our dedication to the community.

Our guiding values


Our pursuit of success depends on consistently maintaining an exceptional workplace dynamic that gives our organization a strong competitive edge. Achieving success must be a source of motivation for all our employees. Implementing our values of safety, teamwork and rigour leads inevitably to our achievement of excellence.


A passionate team, a proud team

Ensuring the satisfaction of our customers through flawless execution requires a solid organizational structure and a team that shares a vision and values in common. Meet the passionate individuals behind the day-to-day success of our company.

  • Jérémi Fournier

    Jérémi Fournier


  • Ghislain Blanchet

    Ghislain Blanchet

    Vice-President finances and administration

  • Guillaume Tremblay

    Guillaume Tremblay

    Director General

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Emerson Swallow Président