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Official Opening of the Mega Jean Coutu Distribution Center in Varennes

October 22, 2015

Canam-Buildings is proud to have contributed to the construction of the new Jean Coutu Distribution Center and Headquarters in Varennes that will officially open to no less than 1,100 employees on October 26th.

For this project, Canam supplied joists, trusses, bridgings, purlins and girts, welded sections (WWF), steel deck and the acoustic deck for offices. Joists of 24 m (80 ft) long have been installed in the warehouse.


In addition to offices and distribution center, this building of 860,500 ft2 includes:

  • a training center
  • a swimming pool
  • a cafeteria
  • a nursery
  • a three-story atrium

Outside, communal gardens and a walking trail will also be made available to employees.

Staff can move into the new headquarters from October 26th until mid-December. As for the distribution center, it will be operational in January 2016.