News - For the first time, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade teams with leading Canadian economic development organizations to host an investment mission to Canada
News - For Congébec, buying Westco MultiTemp Distribution Centres Inc, meant an opportunity to expand its reach across the country. For the local Winnipeg, Manitoba market it will mean a service gap (left by a departing player) will be filled. Based in Quebec City, Quebec, Congébec, which was founded in 1974, offers temperature-controlled storage, distribution and logistics services.
News - Professional Water Technologies, an H2O Innovation brand that is a specialists in membrane filtration chemicals and membrane forensics services, has announced the addition of a Regional Sales Manager to its sales team. The Company is also proud to announce the expansion of its sales network with the addition of distributors in Brazil and Tunisia. PWT now counts 22 distributors, ensuring a strong presence worldwide.
News - Quebec City-based refrigeration services provider Congébec has announced a $6 million expansion of its Winnipeg facility to allow increased exports of frozen pork from Hylife Foods of La Broquerie, Man.
News - Optosecurity a leader in liquid detection technology announced today that it has received a first major purchase order for its OptoScreener software upgrade solution. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is moving forward with liquid detection in preparation for the upcoming partial liquid ban lift in Europe, in January 2014. This purchase order is significant for Optosecurity and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is planning for further orders in the next few months.
News - COMACT, a subsidiary of the BID Group of Companies, announced today that it will be establishing a new COMACT USA manufacturing facility in South Carolina. The strategic location places COMACT USA in the heart of one of the world’s busiest forestry areas. Ultimately, the new location will drastically decrease time-to-market and related costs, as compared to products that would otherwise be shipped from one of BID/COMACT’s Canadian locations.
News - Medicago announces that it has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation whereby MTPC will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Medicago, other than the Shares currently held by Philip Morris Investments B.V.
News - Gentec Electro-Optics has just opened a new calibration center in Japan. The new Japan facility offers its calibration services to all the Asian market, including China, South Korea and all of South-East Asia.
Press releases - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal and Québec International have jointly launched the call for applications for the second edition of SME Passport. This program provides tailor-made support to SMEs that show ambition and strong potential for growth for developing their activities internationally.
News - Since its founding just three years ago, Eddyfi has carved out a choice position for itself in the sector of Eddy Current (EC) inspection of metallic surfaces and critical components. The technology used is based on electromagnetic induction, which involves generating a magnetic field using a coil. This is then placed in proximity to a conductive material to create an electron flux (the so-called Eddy Current)