Category Archive : New Champlain Bridge

May 15, 2018

New Champlain Bridge: A Challenge for Fabrication and Quality Control Teams

New Champlain Bridge: A Challenge for Fabrication and Quality Control Teams

Canam-Bridges is proud to present the third video clip from its webseries entitled “Connecting the Shorelines” which will focus on the fabrication of the components of the new Champlain Bridge. In this third episode, you will see the fabrication management through the eyes of the production team. The urgency of the project, the tight schedule, the Lean approach and the flawless quality control are key to an optimal fabrication leading us to the pursuit…

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December 19, 2017

Lean Culture: Better Productivity and Quality

Lean Culture: Better Productivity and Quality

For over three years now, Canam-Bridges has been using the Lean method, based on Toyota’s production system, as a manufacturing strategy. The Lean approach is based on the elimination of waste within production processes. It results in lower stocks and production time as well as better quality, less damage and obsolescence, and greater flexibility thanks to processes being better organized. The goal behind this deployment in our plants is…

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November 1, 2017

New Champlain Bridge: 601 Box Girders Fabricated with the Lean Method

New Champlain Bridge: 601 Box Girders Fabricated with the Lean Method

Canam-Bridges is proud to present the second video clip from its webseries entitled “Connecting the Shorelines” which will focus on the fabrication of the components of the new Champlain Bridge. Our experience in this project has enabled us to significantly improve efficiency, increase speed, and eliminate waste. In this second episode, you will learn how we embraced the Lean culture as well as the new procedures we implemented. Episode 2: Shop IssuingDo not…

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July 4, 2017

Discover the Engineering and Design Challenges for the Fabrication of the New Champlain Bridge Components

Discover the Engineering and Design Challenges for the Fabrication of the New Champlain Bridge Components

Canam-Bridges is proud to present the first video clip from a webseries entitled “Connecting the Shorelines” which will focus on the fabrication of the components of the new Champlain Bridge. The first episode presents the advantages and challenges of design-build construction in addition to the management of four teams totaling 50 drafters, in four locations. The webseries will include a total of four video clips as well as more in-depth interviews on the various themes. Videoclip:

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