Équipements Twin, a truck equipment distributor in Montreal, Quebec, uses its extensive inventory to supply a network of subdealers to sell throughout the province. And since acquiring two manufacturing companies and one of its subdealers, Twin has developed a network of truck equipment distributors to market its manufactured products across Canada and into the United States.
A strong walk-in business is making Twin reluctant to move from its established location in the greater Montreal area.
A tablet computer on the parts counter displays a continuously changing slide show promoting the company’s product lines.
Équipements Twin manufactures a variety of steel bodies, but distributes aluminum truck bodies such as this Truck Craft platform.
Paint booth is large enough to accommodate two vehicles or a 53’ trailer.
Snow and ice control is a major market for Équipements Twin.
The utility market is another major source of business.
A Ferrari crane is tested in the Équipements Twin shop.
Liftgates are a popular product with Équipements Twin customers.
Twin builds custom hot asphalt boxes tailored to customer’s need.
Équipements Twin acquired the Michel Gohier Ltée plant in Laval, Quebec in 2012. The facility now serves as the manufacturing arm of Équipements Twin.
The company, now certified by SSAB as a Hardox fabricator, frequently combines mild steel and Hardox to increase dump body durability.
This prototype asphalt trailer is designed for “hot-shot” pothole repair.
An asphalt trailer is being produced in the Laval facility. Twin is revising the prototype to be more price competitive.
Équipements Twin has a long-term contract to supply dump trucks to the City of Montreal.
Since acquiring Équipements Twin, the Beaulieu family has built up its municipal business with multi-purpose trucks such as this one: Ferrari articulated crane, Stellar hooklift, the company’s own MG dump body or steel deck, and Twin’s own Jessica side underride guards.
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