About us

Owner Biography

Richard Bellefleur is the founder and owner of Nexus Combustion. A mechanical engineer, Richard’s career path has been the following:

  • In 1996 he started his career as a sawmill project engineer for Alliance Forest Products, installing a kiln and wood fired boiler complex as well as a sawing line.
  • In 1998, he started working for Energie FEI as the lead design engineer for all mechanical systems.
  • In 2004 Energie FEI was sold to the Wellons group, soon after, in 2006 he became general manager of the Wellons FEI division. As General Manager, he oversaw the Wellons FEI office operations in Eastern Canada and led all sales and business development efforts. At the same time, he occasionally managed projects and continued to assist the engineering department with their designs.

Richard is now currently focused on designing a new improved combustion system based on the experience and knowledge gained through 24 years of working in the field.