HISTORY

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1907

Luc Ducharme starts a firewood, coal and ice distribution business. His sons eventually join the company.

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1946

L. Ducharme & Fils Enrg. begins distributing heating oil in the Greater Montréal Area.

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1957

The business is incorporated under the name L. Ducharme & Fils Ltée, with Frédéric Ducharme (Luc’s son) as its president.

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1960

Michel Ducharme (Frédéric’s son) joins the business and proceeds to modernize the delivery and administrative systems.

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1971

Michel purchases the business and begins to expand.

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1975

L. Ducharme & Fils Ltée merges with another family-run business, Carbone & Fils Ltée, becoming Ducharme & Carbone inc.

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1981

The company enters into an association with Petro-Canada and continues to expand through acquisitions. With over 10 000 clients in the Montréal area, its annual volume reaches 50 000 000 litres of heating oil, diesel and gasoline.

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1983

A lubricant division is created as an attractive complement for existing industrial clients.

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1986

François Ducharme (Michel’s son) joins the business, representing the fourth generation of Ducharmes. The company begins to manufacture its own lubricants.

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1987

The lubricant and heating oil operations are separated. On November 1, 1987, the lubricant company is incorporated as Produits Lubri-Delta inc. The heating oil division is sold to Petro-Canada.

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1989

Seeking to maximize its operations, the company moves to 2215 Industriel in Laval, into a 26 000 sq. ft. building with storage space for over 600 000 litres.

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2001

The company enters into an association with Castrol’s industrial division. Produits Lubri-Delta inc. becomes the exclusive distributor of Castrol products for the machining and metal processing sectors in Quebec and the maritime provinces.

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2001

The company acquires Compagnie d’antirouille Provincial (CAP), Quebec’s leader in the manufacture of anti-rust products for the automotive sector.

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2001

François Ducharme becomes president and CEO.

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2002

Michel Ducharme retires after managing the company for over 40 years.

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2007

A historic year. Lubri-Delta celebrates its 20th anniversary while the founding company celebrates its 100th.

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2009

 

A strategic agreement is signed with Irving, allowing Lubri-Delta to distribute the company’s products in the province of Quebec.

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2011

 

Work to expand the warehouse by 10 000 sq. ft. (for greater operational flexibility) is completed in November

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2012

Produits Lubri-Delta inc. celebrates its 25th anniversary.




 

We also distribute Irving brand lubricants in the province of Quebec to better serve our commercial and industrial clients.




 



Under a strategic agreement with Castrol’s industrial division, we are the exclusive distributor of Castrol products for the machining and metal processing sectors in Quebec and the maritime provinces.





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