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Established since 1891, Lunenburg Foundry has manufactured a broad range of marine and industrial equipment that provide robust and reliable service. More than a hundred years from its inception, Lunenburg Foundry and Engineering Limited combines expertise in fabrication, machining and metal casting with legendary attention to its customers needs. Lunenburg Foundry has diverse and flexible capabilities that enable it to provide custom fabrications, machining, casting and in-house engineering design and project management on a contract basis.
Lunenburg Foundry & Engineering Limited is ISO9001:2008 registered, is Certified to CSA Standard W47.1 and uses LIFE™ as a registered trademark. The company is fully engaged in the continuous improvement of its management system incorporating, safety and reliability of its products and services. In addition to its manufacturing division, the company operates Lunenburg Shipyard, Atlantic Canada’s leading marine repair facility. LIFE™’s wide range of customers include numerous marine companies, government departments, boatbuilders, fishers and yachtowners from around the world.
As a model of sustainable development, Lunenburg Foundry has fostered a continuum of successful businesses over more than a century. Lunenburg Foundry has transitioned through a number of businesses since the age of sail, and has exhibited an ability to adapt to changing technologies and market needs. LIFE™ has experience in the energy sector, having produced over a period of many decades a line of cast iron stoves, furnaces and related heating products, and provided HVAC & mechanical contracting services. The company has also had an involvement in the power generation business with the development of the “Atlantic” 2 cycle engine, through to more recently the marinization of diesel engines with the collaboration of larger manufacturers notably, Ford & Isuzu. The engine shop has recently produced a series of containerized diesel generator units currently in use by the Canadian Armed Forces. LIFE™ continues to work with owners of tall ships and large sailing vessels.