About Us

usineSince its foundation in May 1979, 'Les Bardeaux Lajoie Inc.' family business has specialized, from father to son, in 1st and 2nd wood transformation activities.

The company mainly produces cedar shingles for walls and roofs covering and also adjustment wood parts, commonly known as shims, used to fill gaps when installing doors and windows.

At the heart of the village of 629 souls, the notion of 'us' finds all its meaning. 'Les Bardeaux Lajoie Inc.' is not simply a company; it is a group of individuals who share the familiarity and values of a close knit community.

Mr. Denis Lajoie took over the operations in 1993 and shared his father's goal: to continue the family tradition.

Since then, thanks to Mr. Lajoie's experience and his wife's talent, Mrs Louise Morin, the company has grown extensively.

  • In the past 6 years, continued investments and growth in research and development to test prototypes and modify equipment to meet the challenge of strong international markets competition.
  • Between 2004 and 2009, purchased three plants in the Lower St-Lawrence region to ensure wood supplies and prepare the next generation of workers who will manage the company in the future.
  • In 2010, automation of a line of shim 42.