Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada

PEMAC is a national not for profit association providing global leadership, education and certification in world class maintenance,
reliability and physical asset management practices.


Over the last 20 years our focus has been on the development and growth of our signature Maintenance Management Professional Certificate program.  We are dedicated to remaining leaders in education and certification and are currently working on that important question, "What's Next?" for continuing professional development in the field of maintenance, reliability and physical asset management.

Recognized Professional Development

Our Maintenance Management Professional Education & Certification Program is offered by 14 teaching institutions across Canada. Completion of the program leads to the MMP professional designation.


MainTrain Conferences

PEMAC's national MainTrain Conference brings you the opportunity to learn and network from the experts in maintenance, reliability and asset management.


Learn from other Members

Local Chapters host lunch and dinner meetings with guest speakers. At Chapter Meetings you have the opportunity to talk with others who share your interests and challenges.

Chapter Contacts


PEMAC provides you with several opportunities for getting to know others who are striving for excellence in their maintenance, reliability and asset management professional practice. Become a member today!

MainTrain Conferences

MainTrain is developed and produced by the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) - Canada's national not-for-profit association providing global leadership, education and certification in world-class maintenance, reliability and asset management practices. The next conferences will be held in Fort McMurray at the Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre October 1 - 3rd and Toronto at the Novotel Toronto Centre. November 19 - 22nd, 2012.


Chapter Activities

Through participation at Chapter events you can meet people who do a similar job to you for another company or in another industry and get a fresh view point on challenges you are currently facing. In addition, if you are looking for work or looking for new team members, Chapter events are a great way to connect with people and companies with a view to professionalism.

Chapter Contacts

Training Events

Education and training is also a great networking opportunity. Many participants in the Maintenance Management Professional Certifice program state that meeting and learning with other professionals was one of the key benefits of taking an MMP course.



PEMAC’s mission is to improve its member’s professionalism, safety, performance, and outside recognition, by providing specialized training and certification, undertaking research, providing forums for the exchange of information and acting as a public voice for its members and the profession.

Are you passionate about any of these areas? Become a member! There are many ways you can be involved:



The "Projects" page outlines projects associated with the 2009 - 2014 strategic plan for development of the Association. If you would like to become an active part of helping to realize our Vision and Mission, contact the Executive Director to find out how you can get involved.


Become a sponsor

Sponsoring PEMAC events and publications puts your name before a large audience of maintenance, reliability and asset management professionals while aiding us in our work of helping Canadian companies build world-class organizations.


Become an instructor or a speaker

We are always looking for speakers for Chapter Events, Webinars and Conferences. Contact the Executive Director for more information.

Contact the Executive Director

The AGM that had been scheduled for November 5th, 2011 has been postponed. Please watch for news of a rescheduled date in early December.

The Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) has partnered with enetrix-A Division of Gallup, a worldwide leader in benchmarking, to develop The Benchmarking Study for Maintenance and Reliability, an online evergreen benchmarking tool. The purpose of the Study is to provide a means for companies to compare their maintenance and reliability performance to others in the same or similar industry(s). The survey scope coincides with SMRP's Maintenance and Reliability Body of Knowledge supported by the 5 Pillars of Knowledge.

Participation is free and open to both members and non-members.

Access to real time data will be available for a fee 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Performance of data can be monitored over time as the database continues to grow.

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NDT in Canada 2011

Montreal, QC: November 2 - 4th, 2011

Holiday Inn - Midtown

Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) Module 1 "Maintenance Management Skills and Techniques" is coming to U of T November 18th and 19th, 2011. The full series will continue with Module 2 starting in January, 2012.

Click here to learn more and to register.

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