Solmax Sponsors Antoine Valois-Fortier

Antoine Valois-Fortier
Antoine Valois-Fortier, Judoka Bronze Medalist from London 2012 Games. Photos by Betina Abrao.

Montreal (Qc) – Solmax, a world leader in manufacturing PE geomembranes and developing fluid containment and transportation solutions, is proud to announce its support for Antoine Valois-Fortier, Canadian Judoka and bronze medal winner at the 2012 London Olympics,  in anticipation of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
Two goals, similar values
Determination, audacity and passion are the shared values that drive and motivate Solmax employees and Antoine in the pursuit of excellence. “Like Antoine, Solmax has an international profile and deep roots in Canada,” underscored Solmax President, Jacques Côté. “Solmax is a natural partner for supporting Antoine on his path to the Olympic Games and assisting the efforts of one of Canada’s brightest Olympic hopefuls. Solmax, too, wants to grow and expand across the globe to help improve the quality of the environment and, in turn, the well-being of society as a whole.”
Antoine Valois-Fortier, Solmax GeosyntheticsFor Antoine Valois-Fortier, the support he receives from Solmax will turn his dream of pursuing his  Olympic career at Rio into a reality. “Every day I have to summon the determination and endurance to throw my opponents to the ground,” he says. “I am thrilled that I can count on a major partner like Solmax that shares the same passion and drive to succeed.”
About Solmax:
Solmax is a worldwide leader in PE Geomembranes manufacturing, PVC pannel fabrication and offers both containment and fluid transportation solutions including HDPE pipes, valves, fittings and accessories. Manufactured from Canada, Malaysia and Chile, its products are sold in over 60 countries and are used by the biggest names in the mining, petroleum, waste management, water and civil engineering sectors. Solmax products are vital in protecting soils from contamination in applications as critical as the landfills of the world’s most populated cities to the tailings or heap leach pads of mines operating in environmentally fragile ecosystems.