ST-JÉRÔME, QC, July 14, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Mario Bélisle, President and Founder of Riobel Inc. is proud to announce that the company's St-Jérôme head office will undergo a 34,000 ft2 expansion, bringing its total floor space to more than 100,000 ft2.
"We are investing in our head office expansion to keep up with an ever-increasing demand, both in Canada and in the US. Over the past 20 years, Riobel products have become an increasing force in the marketplace. We are constantly growing and innovating, and this extra space had become a necessity in order to continue offering effective and high-quality service to our growing customer base", says Mario Bélisle.
Beyond the announced expansion, Riobel is actively focused on optimizing its floor space to enhance ergonomics and improve the productivity of its resources. Last March marked an all-time high for Riobel sales. Over the years, Riobel has undergone a number of expansions: 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2014.
Riobel Inc., a Canadian company known for its excellent selection of faucets, shower systems, and accessories on the market, was founded in 1995. Created in the Montréal suburb of Saint-Jérôme, Riobel products are distributed in more than 500 boutiques across Canada as well as in a number of U.S. states. A dedicated team of more than 120 employees work hand-in-hand to maintain the reputation for excellence Riobel has been nurturing for their 20 year history.
In 2014 Riobel opened the first Canadian faucetry academy, the Riobel Academy. Its mission is to keep professionals informed, and to teach them all about the mechanics and operation of faucets and other plumbing fixtures. Training is adapted to its audience: plumbers, designers, sales professionals, plumbing students, etc. As Canada's first academy institution for faucet-related knowledge, the Riobel Academy is the ultimate reference in faucetry.
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For further information: For an interview or further details: Kathleen Saint-Yves, Marketing Manager, 514 268-3716