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Fonbrai is an ideal partner for aluminum plants and their needs in terms of handling, transformation and transportation of coal tar pitch.

Handling and transformation
Chemical Distribution

Fonbrai: transformation and transportation of pitch

Fonbrai is a melting facility dedicated to coal tar pitch, and one of a kind in North America. A component in the production of aluminum, coal tar pitch is received, transformed, and distributed by the Fonbrai team on a just-in-time basis to aluminum smelters in the Northeast.

Service specifications

SpecializationsWarehousing, handling, and transformation of coal tar pitch (from solid to liquid state)
ServicesTransportation (fleet of specialized, dedicated trucks), railcar-to-truck transshipping, and laboratory services
LocationPort of Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, Québec
ProductCoal tar pitch
AccessShip, rail, and road
Water depth10,7 m (35 ft)
Tanks2 melters and 1 tank
Tank volume
  • Melters: 900 m³ each
  • Tank: 5,000 m³
Size of warehouse(s)10, 000 metric tons each
SpecializationsHandling and warehousing of coal tar pitch
ServicesTransportation (fleet of specialized, dedicated trucks) and laboratory services
LocationGrande-Anse Marine Terminal, Port Saguenay, Saguenay, Québec
ProductLiquid coal tar pitch
AccessShip and road
Water depth13.8 m (45.2 ft)
Tank volume
  • 2 tanks of 5,000 m³ each
  • 1 tank of 300 m³

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3075, rue Notre-Dame Centre
Trois-Rivières (Québec)
G9A 4Y7


6670, chemin du Quai-Marcel-Dionne
Saguenay (Québec)
G7B 3N9