A specialist in plastics and rubber parts molding for more than 20 years, the firm Plastic and Rubber Falpaco, a member of the Valley, is now part of Groupe Hyperforme, which offers industrial outsourcing services for many firms, SMEs and multinationals.
The article Le Québec qui embauche published in the Journal Les Affaires last September 3 deals with the desire of the regions to increase promising economic sectors.
Within the framework of recognizing businesses that work together with academic institutions like universities, colleges and government research agencies, Soucy Baron and its partner, the CDCQ (Centre de développement des composites du Québec) affiliated with the CEGEP de Saint-Jérôme were honoured yesterday by the ADRIQ (Association du développement de la recherche et l’innovation du Québec) for their project to innovate a composite part for a snowmobile.
A few months ago, Elastomer Valley coordinated an interview between a reporter from Rubber & Plastic News, an American specialized review, and Sylvain Dubé, Vice-President of Sales at Numetrix Technology. The American journalist wanted to learn more about the inspection technology of 3D tires developed in Quebec by this company, a member of our group.
Picard Technologies specializes in high value-added sealing devices. The firm, which operates factories in France since 1984, has just opened a North American subsidiary in Quebec, in Sainte-Julie on Montréal’s South Shore. The company’s president, Frédéric Picard, will participate on the cluster’s committee. Let’s give them a big welcome!
Building on its international success, the Sherbrooke-based firm Milan Conception is doubling the square footage of its facilities to better meet the demands of its customers. Along with this expansion, 15 new jobs will be created in the coming year.
A feasibility study is being conducted among businesses in the industry in order to evaluate the market potential for the introduction of an applied research centre focussing on elastomers.
Elastomer Valley is currently making a promotional video for its marketing-communications plan. Running 2-3 minutes, this marketing tool will be used to introduce the diversity of the group’s expertise and dynamism. Filming took place last June 13-15.
The Elastomer Valley has been working on its marketing-communications plan since last fall. The group held a workshop last January 25.
In its 2015-2020 strategic plan, The Elastomer Valley clearly stressed the importance of maintaining a presence on the North American scene in order to increase recognition for the group.