Le Groupe Jenaco ranked number 137 in a list of the 300 most important SMEs in Québec in 2022 produced by the firm SOM and recently unveiled in the journal Les Affaires. The ranking is based on the number of full-time employees in Québec.
As mentioned by the journal’s team, this list is intended to serve as a reference in the business environment. In the introductory article, the editorial staff discussed the difficult year SMEs have had. “Despite all the difficulties, SMEs in Québec continue to breathe life into the local economy, by contributing locally… ”
While admitting that post-pandemic business leaders must juggle many challenges including inflation, labour shortages, and supply problems, the founder and president of Le Groupe Jenaco is proud of the progress his building mechanics company has made. This company, founded in 1994, is the only first generation company in its field of expertise to be found on this list.
“I agree with my colleagues that the labour shortage and supply difficulties are huge challenges. In the construction industry, these things greatly affect predictability as well as our ability to plan, hence the importance of improving our processes and working closely with all the other actors in the chain,” said Jean Turgeon, company founder and president
Architect of the Share to Build symposium and scholarships, Jean Turgeon has also been involved in preparing the next generation of workers for the past several years. “It’s a way to bring in new ideas, to always be looking for ways to improve our operations, and to ensure the durability of the company.”
According to the head of the SME specializing in piping, the growth of Le Groupe Jenaco is based on the commitment of all staff members. “Everyone contributes to delivering the goods and the satisfaction of our clients. Despite the difficulties, we are committed to respecting our word and the commitment we made.”