Our Expertise

Firebridge provides turnkey industrial-combustion engineering solutions and products that improve energy efficiency, productivity, long-term sustainability, and safety. Our expertise covers a wide range of operations and process industries, including:

  • Mining & Metals (Aluminum, Iron Making, Steel, Copper, Lead, Nickel, Zinc, and Mining)
  • Hydrocarbons & Chemicals (Oil & Gas, Refining & Upgrading, CPI), and,
  • Other Industries (Automotive, Food & Beverages, Glass and Metal Fabrication, Petrochemical, Heat Treating)

We also help clients navigate utility and government incentive programs to partially fund projects directed at energy conservation and greenhouse gas reductions.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Russ Chapman P.Eng

Russ has over 45 years of process combustion experience in all facets of burner and furnace/oven design including working experience with several of the major original equipment manufacturers prior to forming Firebridge in 1993. Russ is a voting member on the CSA B149.3 committee for the field approval of fuel-related components on appliances and equipment.

Russ has a Chemical engineering education from the University of Waterloo and is a member of the PEO.

Larry Song P. Eng

Larry has over 25 years of combustion and power engineering experience, including 15 years designing, testing, installing and commissioning projects with Firebridge. Larry is well rounded with practical experience as a G1 licensed gas fitter with expert knowledge in fuel safety regulatory compliance requirements.

Larry is knowledgeable in the design of combustion systems and associated controls including panel design, sequencing and testing. He works on many of our TSSA approvals to ensure our clients safety and reliability needs are met and approved with both new and retrofit equipment.

Larry has a Mechanical Engineering education from Dalian University of Technology (China), an Honours Bachelor of Computer Science from McMaster University and is a member of the PEO.

Peter Hecimovic P. Eng

Peter has over 20 years of engineering experience, including 10 years as Sr. Project Manager with AECON serving also as a member of the Sr. Management Team supporting business strategy decision making. Peter successfully led large scale international projects in the fields of waste heat power generation and oil and gas production.

Peter has a Mechanical Engineering education from Lakehead University and is a member of the PEO.

Daniel Matzeg P.Eng

Daniel has over 10 years of experience in manufacturing and industrial processes.  He is knowledgeable of leading large projects through previous experience as Senior Project Manager with ArcelorMittal Dofasco for five years.

As a co-founder of the tech start-up Enaeria, Daniel has honed his business development skills.  He spent 3 years growing this business before the eventual sale of the company.

Daniel completed a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, holds a Masters Degree in Engineering and Business from McMaster University, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.

We proudly service clients in Canada, USA, Europe, and Latin America.  Contact Us today.