At Vic, both management and employees are involved in many local causes, including Centraide and the Fondation À Notre Santé at the Hôtel-Dieu d'Arthabaska hospital, in addition to being members of several boards of directors. We also support our employees in causes that are close to their hearts and in which they wish to get involved.
Mindful of our ecological footprint, we have acquired equipment with lower power consumption, and we recycle the majority of our production waste such as aluminum and steel. We also use a system that allows us to recover the heat produced by the machinery in order to reduce our greenhouse gases.
Employees at Vic are on a regular schedule. The day shift staff finish their week at noon on Friday and the evening shift staff work Monday to Thursday. The plant suspends operations for everyone during the holidays and construction holidays.
At Vic, we have what is called the Vic School for all the training courses that are given in-house, including forklift and overhead crane training. We have a team member dedicated solely to training.
Despite its expansion, Vic Store Fixtures has kept its family atmosphere and is now being led by its third generation. Several members of the same family work or have worked here, and close to 30 employees have accumulated more than 20 years of experience within the company.
Through our many years of experience working with major chain stores, we have been able to distinguish ourselves in Canada and abroad and have become suppliers of choice for several large and renowned chain stores. Our products are distributed throughout Canada and in seven other countries.
Our employees benefit from several sports and other activities of all kinds organized by the social club to forge strong ties between employees in all departments.
We are implementing several initiatives to encourage our employees to improve their lifestyle habits.
We are one of the best companies in our mutual health and safety at work prevention scheme. We develop equipment and processes internally to facilitate the work of our employees and reduce the risk of injury.
Recipient of several awards at the Panthéon de la Performance (Performance Hall of Fame), including the Entreprise Manufacturière et Famille de Bâtisseurs award (Manufacturing Company and Family of Builders awards), as well as the Innovation – R et D Ingénierie award at the Gala Manufacturier STIQ, our efforts have been recognized many times.