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Building facade experts

At the pinnacle of its art thanks to the expertise of its team, Rainville et Frères is constantly looking for new techniques to give a clean and original look to all buildings.

About us

Over the years, in order to maintain its pioneering spirit and distinction, the company has constantly researched and developed new techniques, more durable and high performance as well as innovative products while maintaining the meticulousness of the masonry techniques of the past. For Rainville et Frères, the preservation of architectural heritage is of the utmost importance and the company is able to restore the clean and original character of all the buildings it handles.

The company is able to offer a complete range of masonry work on heritage, institutional and public buildings. At Rainville & Frères, employee safety is a priority. Trust, respect, communication and open-mindedness are also key values. It is with attention to details and the help of its competent, experienced and specialized workforce that Rainville et Frères has reached the top of its art.

Our mission

To preserve the architectural heritage, to restore the authentic and traditional character of every building we touch and to remain at the forefront in the execution and organization of work sites.

Our values

TEAMWORK

At the heart of our priorities and our
actions: mutual aid, surpassing oneself
and collaboration.

TRUST

At the heart of our commitments, trust is rooted in our teams and is mutual and reciprocal between you and each of the stakeholders involved in your project.

RESPONSIBLE

To carry out its activities with competence
and confidence. Honoring our word and our ideas.

INNOVATION

The very essence of the group. To transmit our vision and knowledge every day and to guide the team towards a common goal: to innovate in order to remain pioneers.
Porte et façade MacDonald Chemistry
Restauration de l'école des beaux arts

Timeline

Rainville et Frères has always made it a point to uphold the architectural and original heritage of all the buildings it touches, combining the art of the trade with the most avant-garde methods.

Before 2001

Godin Residence – Beauharnois
Pointe-à-Callière Museum
Sisters of Charity – Saint-Hyacinthe
Mary Queen of the World Cathedral – Montreal
Manor in Sagard

2001 – Bonsecours Market – Montreal
2002 – Steinmetz Residence
2005 – 2008 Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography –
Ottawa
2007 – Château Frontenac – Quebec City, Sir George-Étienne-
Cartier and Sister of Charity Monument – Ottawa
2008 – 2009 Mount Royal Park – Peel entrance
2008 – 2010 Trafalgar Buildings
2010 – 2011 Archaeological remains of the Champ-de-Mars
2011 – 2012 Quebec City Hall
2015 – Bell tower of the former Saint-Sauveur church (CHUM)
2018 – 2018 Armoury of the voltigeurs de Québec
2017 – Aisenstad Pavilion
2018 – 2021 Windsor Station – Montreal
2018 – 2021 Citadel
2018 – Holt Renfrew Ogilvy – Montreal
2019 – Westmount City Hall and Manulife House
2020 – Hydro Quebec – Montreal

Important dates in relation to Maçonnerie Rainville et Frères

1968 – Rainville et Frères is founded.
1980 – Brothers René and Armand Rainville shift their focus to stone masonry restoration.
2003 – The company is transferred to two key employees.
2005 – Gino Ouellet and Maxime Lorrain officially become owners and co-partners of the company. The same year, they steer Rainville et Frères towards large-scale construction sites and increase the general contracting aspect of the company’s activities: General contracting for building exterior restoration. This new strategy allowed the company to develop a global service offer.

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