Mr. Jean Picard teams up with his brother Roger to open a branch in
Canada. They first set up shop in Alma, then in Jonquière, and then
become partners with the company Pierre Thibault Ltée in Ville d'Anjou
Mr. Jean-Max Picard (our current president) is named Vice-President.
End of the partnership with Pierre Thibault Ltée. The company moves to
Longueuil, 625 Guimond Street. A repair service for light and heavy-duty
fire-fighting units is added.
Partnerships with Akron, Kaufman, MSA, National Fire Hose, Scythes Clothing and several other major companies.