Boucherville, August 31, 2023 – BMR Group and Groupe Anctil, two leading players in the renovation, construction and hardware industry, are very pleased to announce today that they will be joining forces to serve local customers. This brand-new collaboration will begin on Friday, September 1, 2023. 

A key leader in the industry, Groupe Anctil has been established in the Eastern Townships for five generations. Founded by Mr. Joseph Anctil in 1935, the family business began with a general store and today is a major economic player, employing over 350 people in its various facilities. Groupe Anctil now operates two renovation centers in St-Denis-de-Brompton and Magog, as well as a prefabricated wood structures manufacturing plant also located in Magog. They also operate a Granby-based company specializing in wastewater, sewage and water treatment.

"For Groupe Anctil, BMR is a natural ally and an unrivalled business partner to ensure the continuity of our company, which has been growing steadily for nearly 90 years. We are very proud to join BMR Group," says Vincent Anctil, General Manager and one of the company's owners.

In recent years, Groupe Anctil has enjoyed sustained growth thanks to the dedication of its employees and the confidence of its customers and partners. The company intends to pursue its development plan in collaboration with its new buying group.

"Our two institutions share common values, and, thanks to this association, our family business will benefit from the strength of a seasoned team that is attentive to needs and possesses extensive market knowledge," adds the Anctil family.

"Welcoming Groupe Anctil is excellent news for BMR Group, enabling us to continue consolidating our position as a leader serving local consumers and entrepreneurs. Our company is pursuing its expansion and growth strategy, and this association will enable us to strengthen, once again, our positioning and our impact on the local economy," says Alexandre Lefebvre, CEO of BMR Group.


Groupe BMR is a subsidiary of Sollio Cooperative Group, which includes more than 275 renovation centres and hardware stores in Quebec, Ontario and the Maritime provinces. Retail sales for Groupe BMR and its members are estimated at more than $1.5 billion per year and some 8,000 people work within the network. Groupe BMR is the leading Quebec player in the hardware industry and operates under the BMR, Agrizone and Potvin & Bouchard banners. 


Kaven Delarosbil
Director, Communications and Events
BMR Group
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