Twin Equipments

Today Twin remains one of the leaders in the sale, distribution, installation, manufacturing, and repair of equipment dedicated to the light, medium and heavy truck industry.

The company now offers equipment grouped under 10 families: Snow removal | Dump bodies | Asphalt Boxes and flat decks | Towing and recovery | Aerial devices and service bodies | Trailers | Tailgates | Articulated cranes and hooklift | Winches | Other equipment and accessories (parts-painting-coating).

Twin employs more than 100 people working in three branches, MONTREAL | QUEBEC | LAVAL and benifits from a network of more than 45 sub-distributors located mainly in Quebec but also elsewhere in  Canada and northeastern U.S.A

  • May
    2015

    Move

    St-Léonard workshop operations (formerly PME) are moved in the workshop of Laval (formerly MG).
  • April
    2015

    Fusion

    The Group proceds to the merger of its four operating companies, Les Équipement Twin (1980) Ltd, Les Équipements Twin (Québec) Inc., Michel Gohier Ltée and Fourgons PME Inc. into a new company: ÉQUIPEMENTS TWIN INC. The MG (Michel Gohier) brand will be kept and used for the sale of certain products
  • February
    2015

    New image

    Twin launches its new logo and its new colors, a significant change that is intended to be a modern reflection of it's image today
  • March
    2013

    A third acquisition

    A third acquisition is completed, the truck body manufacturer and repairshop of Fourgons PME Ltée of St-Léonard
  • July
    2012

    Acquisitions

    They also acquire one of its sub-distributors in Quebec City, Distribution Raynald Bertrand Inc.,later named Les Equipements Twin (Québec) Inc.
  • March
    2012

    Acquisitions

    Twin shareholders acquire the Laval truck bodies manufacturer, Michel Gohier Ltée (MG) which also holds an ISO 9001 - 2008 certification
  • January
    2010

    Certification by Mercedez

    Twin becomes the first company in America certified by Mercedez for the installation of aerial devices on their Sprinter trucks ,Twin also proceeds to the purchase of two of its four shareholders
  • February
    2009

    Ford Canada

    win gets a pool account from Ford Canada, allowing it to be able to work more closely with Ford truck dealerships while allowing its customers to have access to additional discounts. Twin also has an agreement with GM but does not keep vehicles in inventory
  • January
    2006

    Certification

    The Canadian welding bureau (CWB) certifies Twin welders
  • June
    2005

    Certified by Transport Canada

    Twin is certified by Transport Canada, and is granted a trademark certificate of national safety mark NSM, now mandatory in Canada; this certification ensures that all companies that perform installations and modifications to trucks meet the standards of security of the Canadian vehicles Bureau (CMVSS)
  • October
    2001

    Buy

    The Beaulieu/Derrico families buy the company
  • May
    2001

    Expansion

    The company will proceed to 4 phases of expansion that will see its building area increase from 19,000sf to over 30,000sf and also rent a second lot of 62 000sf to store customer trucks and equipment . Many new distribution agreements are signed in order to diversify the company's product offering: Trailers | Aerial devices | Articulated cranes | Service bodies | Compressors | Generators etc...
  • December
    1988

    New Branch

    Another branch is open in Quebec and is later sold to employees in 1997
  • August
    1981

    New Branch

    Twin opens a branch in Ottawa which will be sold to employees in 1986
  • November
    1980

    Specialization

    The company specialized in the field of snow removal, towing and tailgates products
  • June
    1980

    Les Équipements Twin

    The company is purchased by a group of employees and then was born Les Équipements Twin (1980) Ltée
  • October
    1969

    Acquisition by UAP

    UAP acquires the company and modifies the vocation by engaging in the sale, installation and repair of truck equipment
  • May
    1953

    Foundation of Twin

    Foundation of Twin Equipment and Supply Ltd., the company originally manufactured truck boxes

Associations

TWIN EQUIPMENTS INC. are members of the following associations :