who we are

About Us

Company Profile

Zanron Mechanical Services is a local Mechanical Contractor and Fabricator that has been servicing the Northwest for over 30 years. We have grown the business from a predominately fabrication and machining business to a full service mechanical contracting provider complete with engineering services.

Located in Kitimat, BC, we have a long and successful history serving our customers to deliver quality products and projects. With a clear focus on safety, innovation, quality and value, Zanron strives to work closely with our clients to ensure successful, on-time delivery. We specialize in the following areas:


  • Project Management, Design and Engineering
  • Structural Steel Detailing
  • Machining, Metal Fabrication and Painting
  • Sheetmetal and HVAC
  • Gas & Pipe Fitting
  • Site Installation and Maintenance Support



Zanron Mechanical Services maintains the following certifications:


  • CWB W47.2
  • CWB W47.1
  • Technical Safety BC Boiler & Pressure Vessel Contractor Licence - Class A
  • Technical Safety BC Gas Contractor Licence
  • BC Construction Safety Certificate of Recognition (COR)
  • District of Kitimat - Business Licence
  • ISO 9001 Compliant

​​​​​​​Union Affiliations

Zanron Mechanical Services is signatory to the following BC unions:

  • Ironworkers Local 97
  • Pipefitters Local 170
  • Millwrights Local 2736
  • Sheetmetal Local 280
  • International Association of Machinists, Aerospace Workers Vancouver Lodge 692


1985 - 2015


Zanron Fabrication & Machine Co. Ltd was created to serve the local industrial plants.


Over the past 30 years Zanron grew from a small crew of 3 -4 employees to a steady workforce of 12 employess providing local fabrication and machining support to the local smelter and pulp and paper mill. In particular, Zanron provided spare parts and on-going consumables / repairs required by the smelter and mill.


During the Kitimat Modernization Project, Zanron was involved in the fabrication and painting of a variety of structural steel projects including pedestrian walkways, guarding, conveyor supports, anchor bolts etc.

2015 - Current


Zanron Fabrication & Machine Co. Ltd was rebranded as Zanron Mechanical Services to reflect the changing nature of the business.


In 2015, Zanron came under new management with a new focus to grow and develop the business into a full service mechanical contractor. Over the past few years, the office has been renovated and extended, the fabrication shop renovated, new sandblasting and painting facilities built and a variety of new equipment purchased.


We have grown the business to an average of 50 - 100 employees working throughout the year to deliver turnkey projects and increase our support of the new Rio Tinto Kitimat smelter and LNG Canada project.

Key Management Team

Leonard Kaberry

Operations Manager


  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Commerce 
  • MBA (Finance)

Key Experience:

Leonard has 15 years’ experience working in the Alumina/Aluminium industry across Australia and Canada. He has extensive experience with capital project development and execution.

Leonard has managed project portfolios ranging from $40M per year (on a brownflied alumina refinery) to $600M for the Kitimat Modernization Project. 

Leonard also has significant experience in project controls (cost control and schedule management) and has been involved in the development and implementation of cost control systems.

Paul Grinceri


Finance & Commercial Manager



  • Bachelor of Commerce (Management)
  • Master of Accouting



Key Experience:

Paul has over 15 years’ experience working in small to medium sized businesses in roles ranging from tax accountancy to in-house management accounting and also operational management. Paul has successfully led the growth in multiple small business helping each business more than double their revenue and profits.
Paul also has experience internationally (Australia, USA and Canada) and brings a broad perspective on general financial management, contracts and prudent cost control.

Jordan Van Horne


Construction Manager



  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • BC Professional Engineer (PEng)



Key Experience:

Over the last 5 years Jordan has managed a variety of brownfield projects including multiple major equipment shutdowns on the Rio Tinto Kitimat smelter site ranging from $500,000 to $15 million dollars. Jordan has demonstrated leadership in implementing Client safety systems receiving a Rio Tinto Bravo award at the end of 2014 for his safety leadership on the site. Jordan has demonstrated how to work with craft and area owners to deliver successful projects. Recently, Jordan safely delivered over $15m in site work in 2019 on time and on budget.