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Established in 1946, Ken Lapain & Sons is a customer-first business that focuses on client needs, integrity, and quality workmanship.

Located in the hub of Essex County at 2119 County Road 15 in Essex, Ken Lapain & Sons is the one-stop shop for all your service and repair needs - from commercial and heavy duty vehicle repairs to industrial sandblasting, painting, full-on fabrication work and body repairs, Ken Lapain & Sons does it all.


Truck & Trailer services for fleet managers and owner-operators

Our 14,000 square foot, fully-licensed service garage is capable of handling all medium and heavy vehicle, truck, and trailer repairs - servicing fleets, as well as independent owner-operator vehicles.

We carry out Annual (MTO) inspections, safety checks, Preventative Maintenance services and inspections, emissions testing for heavy vehicles, and regular Lube, Oil, and Filter services.

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Fab & Weld

Our custom fabrication and welding division is equipped to tackle all jobs, large and small. We specialize in gas metal arc welding and shield metal arc welding, as well as TIG welding, working with steel, aluminum and stainless materials. We do on-site welding repairs, fabrication jobs, and installation.


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Sandblasting & Painting Services

Our sandblasting and painting facility is one of the largest facilities in southwestern Ontario with a new 7,000 square foot indoor sandblasting bay and an approximately 14,000 square foot paint area. We can apply almost any high build epoxy, zinc coatings, urethane, enamel topcoats, and specialty coatings.


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We have a full onsite body shop and three licensed auto body and collision damage technicians with over 30 years of experience.Ken Lapain & Sons does it all.


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