- Engineering Services
Damotech helps companies keep their warehouses and employees safe by maintaining the integrity of their pallet racking systems.
Nearly half of the FORTUNE 500 companies trust Damotech for the safety of their racking systems. No matter the size of your company or warehouse, or where you are located in North America, we have you covered. Our team of experts and engineers are dedicated to ensuring your safety and company success!
Through our engineering team, we perform conformity inspections, load capacity calculations and employee training to ensure the safety in your warehouses. We also manufacture and install the industry's top performing rack protection and rack repair kits, including the well-known DAMO PRO. Damotech also offers the only truly dedicated rack inspection and management software in the industry.
At Damotech, we believe that our dedication to innovation is what sets us apart from the competition and fuels our growth. We are incredibly proud to have been ranked among Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by Canadian Business for the last three years running! We were also named in the Globe & Mail's 2020 Report on Business - Top Growing Companies and have won the 2020 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development from the Web Marketing Association.
This team of thinkers, innovators and doers brings a wealth of experience together to deliver the best products and services related to racking safety. They have the insight and vision to carry Damotech forward and make the company the best safety partner for its clients.
Director of Operations
Robert is Damotech's longest-standing employee at 23 years with the company. His extensive experience makes him THE go-to person for anything related to racking and safety. Our clients enjoy working with him as they have full trust in his capabilities and know he will get things done.
As Director of Operations, he is responsible for manufacturing processes and technology and supporting Quebec sales. Robert is credited for his participation in the design of the original DAMO PRO and has contributed along the years to ensure that all of our products follow high standards of ruggedness and safety.
Charles is a structural engineer (Ph.D.) with more than 20 years of experience in structural dynamics. As Chief Engineer, he is responsible for Damotech’s engineering services and participated in the elaboration of our software platform.
Charles previously worked as Technical Director of Graitec Canada (formerly CivilDesign), the company behind Advance Design America (formerly VisualDesign), an advanced structural analysis and design software for buildings, towers, racking and bridges, in steel, concrete or wood.
Charles is renowned for the depth of his knowledge, his sense of organization and his dedication to finding innovative solutions. He is also a wonderful mentor to his team.
As Corporate Controller, Frédérick Guay is responsible for the overall financial strategy supporting Damotech’s aggressive growth path. He joined the company in 2014 to guide all financial functions including accounting, business support, financial planning and treasury. He is also involved with HR activities.
His career spans more than 20 years of varied experience in financial management and business strategy.
Frédérick graduated from the HEC with a Bachelor of Business Administration and is a member of the Quebec CPA Order.
Vice President of Sales
Eric is an inspiring sales leader with proficiency in fast-paced and competitive environments. He has held senior executive positions with some of the largest food and beverage companies within the CPG industry. His background includes expert knowledge in topline performance, revenue management, sales strategies, shopper marketing, brand execution, business optimization, and GTM operation management.
Eric is passionate about delivering winning sales strategies, positive revenue management, cost productivity saving and promoting coaching development. He is an accomplished business leader with a proven ability to develop highly motivated teams and high-performance cultures.
Guillaume Marsan is a mechanical engineer with over 15 years of experience in the field of production management and process improvement.
As the Production Director at Damotech, Guillaume is responsible for the development of the production team and developing our manufacturing processes. Guillaume joined Damotech in 2006 as Project Manager and was responsible for our facilities and training. Prior to joining Damotech, Guillaume worked for various well-known companies such as Bridgestone and Paccar.
Guillaume holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.
Owner and President
Eric Naaman is a lifelong entrepreneur with an unconventional career path.
He acquired Damotech in 2010 with a desire to grow an organization that would reflect his values in terms of company culture, brand positioning and product identity.
As president of Damotech, Eric has been responsible for the growth of the company’s offerings and the hiring of exceptional employees that deliver unparalleled customer experiences, turning Damotech into the largest rack safety company in North America.
After studies in mechanical engineering, Eric followed his passion for photography by pursuing a career as an artist in commercial photography and communications. This led him to work with a variety of marquee clients such as Bombardier, Cirque du Soleil, General Motors, Home Depot, YUM Brands and L’Oréal.
Vice President, National Accounts and Strategic Partnerships
Marc Rousseau is an experienced sales executive with a strong and diverse 20-year background in sales leadership and business development.
As Vice President of National Accounts at Damotech, Marc is responsible for building and maintaining strategic partnerships and strong relationships with high-level customers.
Prior to joining Damotech in 2015, Marc was a Vice President at GE Energy Financial Services, where he was responsible for the origination of energy project equity investments and acquisitions across Canada. Marc was also a Regional Sales Leader for GE’s Renewable Energy products division where he spent several years leading equipment sales strategies and contract negotiations. He also obtained his certification as a Six-Sigma Black Belt while developing M&A sales integration processes and cross-selling tools at GE Energy.
Marc is an ex-US Army officer and a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering management and mechanical engineering. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from the College of William & Mary in Virginia.
Chief Marketing Officer
Derek Zakaib is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience in the marketing and technology space.
As CMO at Damotech, he is responsible for strategy and growth and the development of the Damotech Platform. Prior to joining Damotech, Derek was CMO at iPerceptions where he was responsible for marketing and the Voice of Customer SaaS Platform. Derek was also VP of Product Design at Stingray Digital where he oversaw digital customer experience. He co-founded and was VP of Product and Marketing at Hexacto, a mobile gaming company. Hexacto was eventually acquired by JAMDAT and following an IPO was bought out by Electronic Arts (EA). Derek has also worked as an Art Director at Cossette.
Derek holds a Master’s degree in Architecture and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design.
Damotech started from a desire to improve the efficiency of repairing rack uprights. We knew there was a better way. After much tinkering, the DAMO PRO is created, and we’ve been repairing uprights with it ever since.
Eric Naaman and Robert Brooker recognize best-in-class products and excellent growth potential in Damotech, so they acquire the company.
Damotech adds the DAMO FLEX to its line of repair products to offer increased flexibility to clients.
Developers join the Damotech team and create cutting-edge software to survey, inspect and manage pallet rack systems.
A new division called Racknowledge is created, entirely dedicated to offering engineering services geared explicitly toward racking systems.
Damotech constructs and moves into a new state-of-the-art facility, which obtains LEED certification for its efforts in building sustainably.
Eric Naaman becomes sole owner and president of Damotech.
Damotech launches the Damotech Web Platform that lets you view the issues and load capacity on an interactive map of your warehouse.
Damotech and Racknowledge are united under the Damotech brand to create a rack safety powerhouse.
Damotech recently completed the construction of a new LEED-certified facility. It is the result of several years of careful planning to significantly optimize our production line, improve our environmental performance and ultimately, better serve our customers.
In 2019, Damotech is celebrating 30 years in business in a unique way! We are helping 30 employees realize their dreams! See what has been accomplished so far.
Safely managing storage rack systems across a network of warehouses can become overwhelming. With Damotech we have found an industry partner for education, engineering support, repairs and protection. Their quality and customer service is first class.
Director of Construction and Asset Management
Reyes Holdings, LCC
The Damotech Platform is critical in maintaining control over warehouse safety. It's useful as it provides online access to all the inspection reports. Plus, our managers have great confidence in Damotech's repair kits.
I want to share my satisfaction with your professional service and products. Your pallet rack repair system is so incredible that it made our warehouse safer without affecting our daily operations.
We've been using Damotech for 10 years and are satisfied with their quick service. They know rack safety and are attentive to our needs. We always get clear answers in a short time if not on the spot. Plus, their products are of impeccable quality and reliability.
Team Lead, Maintenance
The safety of our employees is paramount, and Damotech has manufactured custom-made protective fences for our pedestrian walkways that are forklift-proof! We are more than satisfied and will change all the old ones for these because they are superior.
Yoplait (General Mills)
Damotech performed a full conformity inspection to help us comply with local standards. Their expertise has made our racks safer as they have guided us in establishing a rack review and awareness protocol for our workers' safety.
Director of Production
Over the years, we had accumulated several brands of racks in our warehouse. There was confusion surrounding their capacity and costly proposals to ensure their compliance. Damotech proved to be a partner of choice to regulate all of our installations.
For 15 years, we have relied on Damotech for the safety of our pallet racks. Damotech is the reference in the industry! We trust them 100% when it comes to the safety of our warehouse.
We have established a relationship of trust with Damotech because of the speed and quality of their service. Their involvement was remarkable when we needed it most. We are now equipped to manage and maintain our pallet racks securely thanks to their web platform.
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