Who is Foremost?

Foremost has been a central player in the Western Canadian energy story going back to 1948. Foremost had its humble beginnings starting with a line of tracked vehicles for heavy terrain applications. Through acquisitions and strategic growth, Foremost is now one of the largest, most diverse industrial manufacturers in Western Canada specializing in oil & gas, heavy oil, mining, water well and construction equipment. With more than 640,000 square feet of manufacturing space, 9 locations, and over 600 employees across Alberta, Foremost is well positioned to meet and exceed clients’ expectations.

A History of Performance & Innovation

The Foremost name has long been associated with our remarkable line of off-road tracked and wheeled vehicles. Early innovations like the Nodwell 110, developed in the Canadian Arctic in the 1960s, set Foremost on the road to success. For over fifty years Foremost has been a leading manufacturer, innovating solutions for the resource industry.


Foremost is a world-class company that leverages its excellence in engineering and production to consistently deliver functional and reliable products to the agreed specification, performance, price and delivery. Foremost prides itself on manufacturing to the highest quality standards. Stringent manufacturing procedures allow Foremost to produce high quality Canadian products. Quality programs include API, ISO, ASME, CWB among others.


Foremost is customer-focused. We believe in honouring our commitments and delivering on our promises. Accurate and timely communication is vital to maintaining accountability.


At Foremost, our commitment to occupational health, safety, and the environment is based in our vision to create and support a culture that places the highest value on the well-being of the individual as well as to instill a sense of ownership in order to embrace and enhance occupational health, safety, and environmental excellence in all aspects of performance.