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1944: Founding. Joseph-Henri Grimard and Gabrielle B. Grimard found J.-H. Grimard entrepreneur électricien in Chicoutimi.

1966: First business charter (Grimard Électrique inc.).

1972: Acquisition of Desbiens et Pilote ltée, a general construction company.

1975-1980: A new generation takes over.

1977-1979: James Bay construction sites.

1985: Founding of SPC Automation, a company specializing in the design, production, programming and commissioning of programmable automaton cabinets and control and protection panels.

1980-1990: Merger of the markets beyond the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region.

2001: GRIMARD.ca inc.: Merger of the companies’ different corporate images to become simply GRIMARD. Entreprise d’Électricité Grimard inc. becomes Électricité Grimard, Desbiens et Pilote ltée becomes Construction Grimard, and SPC Automation becomes Automatisation Grimard. Each unit continues to operate independently, and GRIMARD.ca becomes the representative division.

2002: Founding of Télécommunications Grimard inc. This company specializes in the installation of computer network infrastructure and cabling and active component integration. It is located in Laval.

Today, 70 years later, the Grimard companies are managed by brothers Jean and Jacques. They have ensured the companies’ growth by developing new divisions and mastering acquired skills.    

“Anything that deserves to be done deserves to be done properly.”

Joseph-Henri and Gabrielle B. Grimard

Jacques Grimard
President & CEO of Grimard

Jean Grimard
Vice-President Administration


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Grimard's main strength resides in the expertise of its five divisions and the synergy between them.


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