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!

Still time to Register - Courses for PEMAC's Asset Management Professional Certificate program begin the first week of May. If you haven't already registered there is still time. Don't delay.

Offered exclusively at online at Humber College in partnership with the PEMAC, the Asset Management Professional Certificate (AMPC) program has been designed to build organizational capacity for excellence in asset management. This program is relevant for mid-career professionals and senior managers from varied disciplines including engineering, IT, business and finance from all types of organizations, banks, Town or Municipal offices, or other agencies and institutions.

For more information about the program and schedule, and to register visit:

Join PEMAC for it's May Lunch & Learn webcast focusing on Reliability and Maintainability Up-Front taking place on Tuesday, May 10 at 12:00 pm Pacific Time Zone. In the face of global competition organizations must innovate to achieve their strategic goals as cost effectively as possible. Hammad Sharif, a reliability engineer at BHP Billiton Potash will take participants through the journey that the organization's Maintenance and Improvement team took to validate the capability of the world’s biggest greenfield potash project. Using key pillars such as: asset management plan aligned with business goals, reliability design, maintainability by design, work management implementation plan, and asset care strategy development, this team unlocked new horizons of effective development for reliability and maintainability professionals.

Click here for more information and to register for the webcast.

Apr 25 2016

GTA Chapter May Event

PEMAC GTA Chapter invites you to their next event. Sandra MacGillivray, Managing Director for Valency Inc. will speak about: Aligning O&M teams with Capital Project Objectives. Participants will also have a tour of the Duffin Creek WPCP, jointly owned and operated by The Regional Municipalities of York and Durham.

Date: Thursday, May 12 2016  – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm     Location:  Duffin Creek WPCP in Pickering

For complete details and to register click here.

The PEMAC Metro Vancouver Chapter invites you to join us for our next chapter meeting.

Date: Monday, April 18, 2016 -- 6:00 pm
– 9:00 pm  Location: Burnaby, BC

Speaker: Néstor Deza Grados, Asset Management Director, Hatch WNA

For more information and to register click here.

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