Our History

At Postech, we offer you more than screw piles

Over the last 25 plus years, Postech Screw Piles is constantly evolving and never ceases to innovate and offer its customers the best solution in residential helical screw piling foundations. Postech Screw Piles is a company that now has more than 125 distribution points across North America.
Here are some of our key milestones and a brief history of Postech Screw Piles

2023

2023

Attainment of ISO 9001:2015 Certification

A significant milestone in the journey of Postech Screw Piles – the attainment of 9001:2015 certification. This prestigious recognition reflects our unwavering commitment to quality, excellence, and customer satisfaction.

The certification encompasses our entire range of products and services, ensuring consistency and reliability in every aspect of our operations.

2022

A new milestone for Postech’s Screw Piles as the company obtained its ICC-ES certification. The ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES PMG) is the premier product certification program for the USA and North America. It certifies products that meet the requirements of International, US and Canadian Codes and Standards.

icc-es certification logo

2022

2020

2020

In 2020, Postech Screw Piles celebrated its first 25 years of business success. Dealers came from across North America to commemorate the occasion and cheer our shared accomplishment.

2019

During the summer of 2019, we reached an epic milestone, our one millionth pile. This unique pile was part of a project for Habitat for Humanity, an organization we are very grateful to have worked with as a team.

2019

2018

2018

Vistech – Postech International and Postech USA are formed to initiate the international activities of Postech Screw Piles.

2017

Jean Routhier becomes CEO and president of Pieux Vistech – Postech Screw Piles.

2017

2016

2016

Pieux Vistech /Postech Screw Piles inaugurates its new headquarters and new manufacturing facility, which has more than doubled in size.

2015

Pieux Vistech franchisees in Quebec receive coveted recognition in the construction industry in Quebec – the “CAA Habitation Recommended” certification.

2015

2013

2013

Pat Logan, a Sherbrooke entrepreneur already well-established in the business world, and Jean Routhier, Eng., his partner, are convinced of the potential of the company. They decide to acquire it in 2013, with the firm intention to further develop and continue to build the future of Postech Screw Piles… on a solid foundation!

2009

Postech innovates once again and creates a new exclusive windlift adaptor system with bolts. This great adjustable adaptor supports loads and prevents vertical lifting movements. Made of cast steel, its elegant design delivers a superior finishing touch to your project.

2009

2008

2008

Recognizing the limitations of the ATV-based installation equipment, the Postech team innovates again by developing a brand new, more versatile and powerful equipment adapted and integrated into a mini-excavator.

2007

2007 marks a milestone in the history of Postech with the introduction of the famous Thermal Screw Pile. Designed by the Head Office team in collaboration with its most experienced installers, the Postech Thermal Screw Pile represents an outstanding success as it provides a simple and effective solution to counter the effects of freeze-thaw movement. For more information, see the Thermal Pile section.

2007

2004

2004

Recognition and demand for the product outside of Quebec encourages Vistech to create the Postech banner to serve the Canadian market outside of Quebec.

2003

Postech Screw Piles gets its official CCMC – Canadian Construction Material Centre recognition, a department of the National Research Council of Canada.

Bearing the file number 13102-R, Postech Screw Piles’ CCMC report is available on the Thermal Pile page.

2003

2000

2000

The growing demand for the product encourages Vistech to develop its network of expert installers. It was also during this period that Vistech developed a new innovative installation equipment for this time, mounted on an ATV.
The rapid growth of the company requires putting in place structured business processes. Chantal Girard joins the team in 2002 and provides support for the administrative portion of the business. Very involved, she becomes a partner.

1998

François Roy acquired the company because he firmly believed in the potential of the product and the associated technology, almost unknown at this time.

He travels the roads of Quebec to install the piles made the day before in his workshop. From Sept-Îles to Sherbrooke, through Valleyfield and Matane, he serves the province of Quebec by himself.

1998

1995

1995

Christian Beauchemin, an inventor from the Sherbrooke, Quebec area, created the company Les Fondations Vistech inc. in 1995. With the help of François Beauchemin(Christian’s brother), the company expands rapidly and offers an innovative product perfectly adapted to the needs of the residential construction market.

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