April - 1996
Josée Guillemette, actual VP of finance and associate, was hired as the financial controller.
September - 1996
Hélène Picard, actual President and associate, was hired as quality
control coordinator with the specific mandate of building a system to
meet ISO 9002.
Introduction contract for POK products (end of contract in 2002).
December - 1997
Areo-Fire is certified ISO 9002. We become the first fire and truck distributor to obtain this certification in Canada.
Distribution contract of MSA products.
Signing of an exclusive contract with American Lafrance (a division
of Freightliner) for the sale and service of fire trucks (pumper and
ladder trucks). Expansion of our offices (heavy equipment service).
Exclusivity contract with Innotex, bunker suit manufacturer.
Exclusivity contract for CET pumps and ladders.
Continually on the lookout for new markets, Areo-Fire is expanding
its offer to serve New Brunswick and Ontario. Fast delivery and variety
of stock make Areo-Fire stand out from the competition.
At the dawn of its 40th anniversary, Areo-Fire is proud to
carry on its family tradition with a third generation, always at the
service of its customers.