Solmax Invites CIM 2017 Attendees to Tour Manufacturing Plant Solmax Invites CIM 2017 Attendees to Tour Manufacturing PlantThe manufacturing process for geosynthetics is complex but learning more about these processes is extremely instructive for how to properly utilize and understand geosynthetic materials. During CIM 2017, one of the biggest mining conferences in Canada, Solmax will open its doors to tours of its state-of-the-art geosynthetics manufacturing plant in Montreal.
CIM 2017 is the annual conference of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum. The conference will be held 30 April – 3 May 2017 at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal.


The decisions companies make in determining what types of machines and raw materials they use, how additive packages are refined, and how quality systems are put in place determines the performance and suitability of those materials in engineering applications. Solmax is one of the world’s biggest producers of geomembranes. During CIM 2017, the company will offer a VIP tour of its installations in Varennes, QC (Montreal’s South Shore) on May 1 and May 2 at 12:30 pm.
The invitiation, which is posted on the company’s website, includes:

  • Transport from and to the Palais des Congrès (CIM 2017 convention hall)
  • Geosynthetics manufacturing plant visit
  • Drinks and snacks
  • A gift

The facility, which is located 20 minutes from downtown Montreal, is the company’s largest geomembrane manufacturing plant in the world.
“Our plant is certified ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004,” the company writes, “and is among the most modern in the world. We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment to our employees, contractors, customers, visitors and the communities in which we operate. Effective health and safety management are at the root of our core business principles, and drive all our objectives and decisions.”
Learn more about the tour and register to take the tour online.