MONTREAL, Aug. 2, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Molson Coors Canada is pleased to announce that the company has selected a partnership comprised of Pomerleau Inc. and Alberici Constructors, Ltd. (Pomerleau-Alberici) as the design-builder for the new brewery in Longueuil. The construction of this modern brewery is anticipated to be completed by 2021.
''Today's announcement marks a significant step towards the implementation of the most important investment made by our business in the province of Quebec since its foundation," said President and Chief Executive Officer of Molson Coors Canada Frederic Landtmeters. "We are particularly proud to partner with this joint-venture which has the expertise and the ability to successfully manage large-scale projects.''
All three companies have been founded by visionary entrepreneurs with strong values. From generation to generation these shared values have been passed. As of today, Molson Coors and Pomerleau-Alberici have distinguished themselves both locally and globally as leaders in their respective industries.
"We are proud to have the chance to work on a design-build project of this magnitude, especially considering that it is a Montreal flagship and historic project. We have chosen the best partner for this joint venture since Alberici has state-of-the-art expertise in the construction of breweries.'' said Pierre Pomerleau, President and CEO of Pomerleau.
A work in progress
Within the next few months, we will be undertaking various streams of work to move this project forward including the finalization of our site layout as well as the site infrastructure where our future building will be constructed. An official groundbreaking ceremony will kick off the construction of our new brewery later this fall.
About Molson Coors
With a story that starts in 1774, Molson Coors has spent centuries defining brewing greatness. As one of the largest global brewers, Molson Coors works to deliver extraordinary brands that delight the world's beer drinkers. From Coors Light, Miller Lite, Carling, Staropramen and Sharp's Doom Bar to Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy, Blue Moon Belgian White, Pilsner Urquell, Creemore Springs Premium Lager and Smith & Forge Hard Cider, Molson Coors offers a beer for every beer lover. Molson Coors operates through Molson Coors Canada, MillerCoors, Molson Coors Europe and Molson Coors International. The company is not only committed to brewing extraordinary beers, but also running a business focused on respect for its employees, communities and drinkers, which means corporate responsibility and accountability right from the start. It has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index for the past seven years. To learn more about Molson Coors Brewing Company, visit molsoncoors.com, ourbeerprint.com or on Twitter through @MolsonCoors.
Pomerleau-Alberici lead, develop, and implement a complete construction solution to deliver the new brewery Project. Pomerleau and Alberici have collectively, with various joint venture partners, constructed major projects in excess of $10 billion over the last 10 years. This team's strong local presence, ongoing operations in the province, and collective experience on complex projects, including food and beverage industry projects, serve to confirm its approach to acting as a single entity, while drawing on the expertise of both partners. Collectively, the Pomerleau-Alberici team brings extensive construction management and brewery process experience to successfully deliver the new brewery project.
Founded more than 50 years ago, Pomerleau is one of Canada's leading construction companies and a pioneer in sustainable buildings. It specializes mainly in the building, infrastructure, civil engineering and renewable energy sectors. The company employs up to 4,000 people at its 9 regional offices and more than 150 worksites across the country. Founded in 1918, Alberici is a diversified construction company recognized for reliability, superior quality and customer service. With operations throughout North America serving projects for clients from around the world, the company offers general contracting, construction management and design-build solutions, as well as the ability to self-perform key components of projects, across many industries.
SOURCE Molson Coors Canada
For further information: François Lefebvre, Director, Corporate Affairs, Molson Coors Canada, 514 529-8583, [email protected]; Carolyne Van Der Meer, Director, Communications, Pomerleau, 514 789-2728, [email protected]