VALCOURT, QC, Nov. 9, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - BRP confirms that an explosion
occurred at its Research and Development Centre in Valcourt shortly
after midnight last night. A BRP employee and a security guard were
badly injured and were transported to the Enfant Jesus de Québec
Our thoughts are with the injured and their families. R&D employees were
informed this morning and an information hotline has been set-up to
keep the lines of communications open. BRP is doing all it can to
support its employees.
An investigation is currently under way with the authorities to
determine the causes of the incident.
Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP), a privately held company,
is a world leader in the design, development, manufacturing,
distribution and marketing of motorised recreational vehicles. Its
portfolio of brands and products includes: Ski-Doo and Lynx
snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Evinrude outboard engines, Can-Am
all-terrain and side-by-side vehicles and roadsters, as well as Rotax
engines. BRP products are distributed in more than 100 countries. BRP
currently employs more than 6,000 people worldwide.
Sea-Doo, Ski-Doo, Lynx, Evinrude, Johnson, Can-Am, Rotax and the BRP
logo are trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its
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