Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada

PEMAC is a national not for profit association providing global leadership, education and certification in 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.  Dedicated to remaining leaders in education and certification we have just initiated a new certificate program in Asset Management aligned with ISO 5500x.


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 Conference

For thirteen years, PEMAC's MainTrain conference has been the source for professional development for asset management, maintenance and reliability professionals in every industry. Canada's largest annual maintenance and physical asset management conference exhibition and networking event, will be held September 19 to 22, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario.


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.


Training Events

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



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 2015 - 2020 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 Nicolle Guillen for more information.

Contact PEMAC today!

Unable to join us for the conference? Why not stop by the exhibitor showcase? PEMAC is offering complimentary passes to the MainTrain 2016 Exhibitor Showcase on Wednesday, September 21 or Thursday, September 22. Pass holders will be able to visit all teh conference exhibitors and sponsors, but will not have access to any of the presentations or conference meals. Visit for more details about the conference and the long list of exhibitors. For more information about the passes and to register for one click here.  These passes are available to employees of asset owning organizations only. 

The Canadian Institute’s Infrastructure Asset Management East Conference is being held October 26 to 27 in Toronto, Ontario. The conference will provide participants with an opportunity to join forces with you teams, other municipalities and leaders in the field to take your asset management plan to the next level. Be prepared as plans to dramatically boost government spending on infrastructure are underway. Join for an in-depth look at how to transform your asset management plan into a continuous process with a long-term, strategic focus for infrastructure reinvestment and rehabilitation. For more information about the conference and to register click here.

Join PEMAC for its September Lunch & Learn webcast focusing on Cascading Leading & Lagging Maintenance & Reliability Metrics, taking place on Thursday, September 8 at 12:00 pm Eastern Time Zone. Paul Daoust, a Principal Reliability Engineer at Transalta will explore leading and lagging maintenance & reliability metrics and how they fit together within an achievement model to set the bar higher as your organization matures. Click here for more information and register for the webcast.

PEMAC has released the full program for its upcoming MainTrain 2016 Conference. Be sure to check out details about all of the insightful presentations and expert speakers that will be at the national conference taking place September 19 to 22 in Toronto. Register today to ensure your spot at the biggest Canadian conference and exhibitor showcase focused on maintenance, reliability and asset management strategies.

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