CarbiCrete is a Montreal-based carbon removal technology company that is developing innovative, low-cost building solutions that contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

The company’s patented technology, first developed at McGill University, enables the production of cement-free, carbon-negative concrete. The process uses an industrial by-product – the slag from steel factories – to replace cement as a binding ingredient in precast concrete products. The process injects CO2 into the fresh concrete to provide strength, while permanently sequestering CO2 within the resulting products.

CarbiCrete licenses its technology to concrete makers and oversees the retrofit required to implement the process. Patio Drummond, a hardscape manufacturer in Drummondville, Quebec is currently producing and selling cement-free blocks using CarbiCrete technology. CarbiCrete’s corporate headquarters and R&D facility are located in Lachine, Quebec.

Management Team

Chris Stern, Chief Executive Officer (Co-founder)

Mehrdad Mahoutian, Chief Technology Officer (Co-founder)

Yuri Mytko, Chief Marketing Officer

Gary Belisle, Chief Operating Officer

Andrew Schmidt, VP Operations

John Kardos, VP Business Development

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Christina Zaino, Director of Finance

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Ian Havill, Director of Customer Product Application

Florence Genest, Manager, Business Planning and Strategy

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Investors & Partners

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2022 Global Cleantech 100 Company

Named to Top 50 list

Winner: Most Sustainable Company in Building Technology Industry


High-Performance Materials Category

2017 Piloting Progress Award



Awarded by nova-Institute and Covestro

2020 Global Cleantech 100 Company

2022 and 2023

Winner: West Island of Montreal Chamber of Commerce Accolade (Sustainability)

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