Harnois Énergies and Solugaz – Two propane industry leaders join forces

QUEBEC CITY, October 19, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Harnois Énergies (HÉ) and Solugaz, two of the largest propane distribution companies in Quebecannounced that they have entered into a partnership agreement on September 28, 2022. The purpose of this agreement is to pursue the development of their common market.

This partnership will consolidate the leading position of HÉ and Solugaz in the Quebec propane market. The alliance between the two companies will enable them to offer customers, among other things, synergy between the regions served, greater efficiency and a more complete selection of products and services thanks to the range of products distributed by the two companies.

Founded in 1993 by Rock Boulianne, Solugaz is a recognized company that has developed expertise over the years in the distribution of propane gas as well as in the sale and installation of propane-powered appliances. This now adds to HÉ’s expertise.

“This agreement will allow us to join forces to develop the propane market by Quebec and diversify our global offer. I am therefore very pleased to have signed this agreement with HÉ and thus to confirm Solugaz’s position in the industry,” said Rock Boulianne, President and Chief Executive Officer of Solugaz.

Serge HarnoisPresident and CEO of HÉ, declared that this partnership will only be beneficial: “It is with great pride that we were able to enter into this partnership; Strengthening our presence in the propane market is part of HÉ’s development strategy”.

Founded in 1958, the company’s mission is to efficiently provide quality energy sources, specialty products and services through a user-friendly shopping experience. It primarily distributes petroleum products, propane, lubricants and specialty products, but is also forward-looking with its network of electric charging stations and hydrogen refueling stations. In addition, the company serves markets in Quebec, Nunavut and Labrador and began its development in other Canadian provinces, including New Brunswick.

HÉ relies on partner companies and an extensive network of sub-distributors to meet the needs of customers in six market segments: retail, trade/service, industrial, residential, agricultural and aeronautical. Harnois Énergies provides products and services under the Esso and Mobil brands as well as under its private brands Harnois, Pétro-T, H-Go, Énergies Express, AFS Executive, Proxi and Proxi Extra.

Harnois Énergies relies on a team of more than 1,000 people to carry out its mission.

Solugaz is a Quebec company specializing in the distribution and sale of propane and the installation of propane-powered appliances. It offers propane tank delivery, filling and rental services to businesses and individuals. Founded in 1993 in Clermontthe company has four (4) branches in the East Quebeca train station, service points on the North Shore and Lac St-Jean and its own transport fleet.

With more than 100 employees, Solugaz’s mission is to be of Quebec best propane supplier by building customer loyalty with a personalized, professional response and turnkey service while being a recognized company in the distribution of propane as the energy of the future.

SOURCEHarnois Energies

Information: Contact – Harnois Énergies: Félix Massé, communications officer [email protected]; Contact – Solugaz: Geneviève Faucher, Director of Sales, Marketing | Customer service [email protected]

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