JRV is the oldest company on the North Shore of Quebec. We were founded in 1946 and started off in retail sales as a hardware store. We took on an industrial dimension in the 1950’s with the arrival of mining companies on the North Shore. Since then, we have expanded our operations in Quebec and Labrador in order to serve industrial and commercial customers.
1946 : Joseph-Rosario Vigneault founds the company J.R. Vigneault
1952 : Arrival of the Mining Industry on the North Shore
1990 : Expansion of the premises to support the growth and the industrial move
1991 : Acquisition of the Port-Cartier branch
1996 :Opening of the Labrador City branch
1998 :Opening of the Havre-Saint-Pierre branch
2000 :Merger of all branches under the name Distributions J.R.V. Inc.
2007 :Acquisition of the Sorel-Tracy branch
2009 :Daniel Larouche takes over the presidency. He is the 4th operating generation
2011 :Constitution of the Head Office and its management team
2015 :Major investment in technology
2019 : Fusion of Sept-Iles and Port-Cartier branches’ operations into a major distribution centre in Sept-Iles.
2019 : Technological migration to be at the cutting edge
President : Daniel Larouche General Manager : Nico Flowers Sales Director : Maryse Desmarchais Procurement Director : Mathieu Thériault Director of Operations : Ginette Belaskie Financial Director :Odette Whittom, CPA, CA