years of expertises
years of expertises
locations in Quebec
Decisive meeting between Roger Jauvin and André Chagnon
André Chagnon entrusts a Christmas stocking assembly project, which leads to the creation of the first CAPEQ- (Corporation des ateliers protégés de l'État du Québec) adapted work centre.
L’Atelier la flèche de fer incorporée (AFFI) is born.
Creation of workshops protected by the Ministry of Social Affairs. These are initially referred to as "Adapted Work Centres," then finally “Adapted Enterprises." • Roger Jauvin, Jean-Marie Bouchard, and Roger Pedneault submit a text to the Ministry of Social Affairs: L'handicapé et le travail.
AFFI obtains a major mandate to repair converters.
Creation of the Office des personnes handicapées du Québec (OPHQ). The accompanying legislation allows for the creation of adapted work centres.
AFFI is certified "Adapted Enterprise.
Mandated with the management of Atelier Abaco
Mandated with distribution for Videotron (Losch Boul. in Saint-Hubert) • Obtains ISO 9002 standard certification.
Opens Central Kitchen.
Construction of the new head office in Boucherville.
ObtainsISO 14001 standard certification for the Saint-Hubert plant.
AFFI becomes Groupe AFFI Logistique and the Longueuil plant is open as part of the Zone 52 pilot project. • Obtains Entreprise en santé accreditation.
Merges Atelier Abaco and Groupe AFFI Logistique. • Obtains GMP secondary packager licenses for the Anjou plant.
Obtains Entreprise en santé Élite accreditation.
Acquires the building located at 5100 Armand-Frappier in Saint-Hubert.
To discover AFFI's journey through short stories on themes associated with its evolution: a success story that reminds us that anything is possible if you put your mind to it.
As a key player in social entrepreneurship in Quebec, we believe that it is possible to go further by focusing on the potential and strengths specific to each person. From an entrepreneurial perspective, we prove on a daily basis that a successful business model can promote the professional and personal development of our team members, mainly composed of people living with functional limitations.
These values are at the heart of our mission. They guide our actions and interactions, whether within our organization or with our customers and partners.
Exceeding your limits
Sense of customer and excellence