Backgrounder: CED investments supporting Quebec’s innovative manufacturing businesses


Updated on July 16, 2020, at 6 p.m. Changes made are identified in yellow.

Montréal, Quebec, July 16, 2020 Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

The following information is in addition to the news release issued on July 16, 2020, on CED’s financial assistance, recipient businesses and their respective projects.


  • 45 projects supported by CED
  • $20,907,209 in financial contributions from CED


Region Recipient Activities funded by CED Contribution*


Basques Hardwood Charcoal Inc.

Purchase and installation of equipment, including a sifting line, a crusher, an automated weighing and bagging system and an automatic sewer



Total Fabrication Inc.

Purchase of equipment, including a collaborative robot, a rotating table and a conveyor



Métalec (2972-6924 Quebec Inc.)

Productivity improvement and transition to the Industry 4.0 production method through equipment purchases and upgrading of the integrated management software package



Panthera Dental

Purchase and installation of a numerical control machine tool (CNC) and a high-resolution scanner



Dual Touch Automotive Products Inc.

Automation of the production chain, product development and marketing



Les Entreprises Précicut Inc.

Purchase and installation of a digital control grinder, as well as consulting services to support the growth of this business specializing in the manufacture and sharpening of cutting tools



Stove Builder International Inc. (SBI)

Purchase of collaborative and handling robots, automation and integration of new production lines and external development of a sales algorithm



Simard Suspensions Inc.

Purchase of equipment (robotic arm, test bench and integrated management software package), professional fees and salaries



Machinerie P.W. Inc. Atelier d'usinage

Purchase of advanced equipment, including welding robots



Valmec Inc. (website in French only)

Purchase and installation of specialized CNC equipment, costs related to prospecting and marketing activities and development of promotional material



Groupe R.Y. Beaudoin Inc. (GRYB)

Purchase and installation of new automated production equipment (horizontal boring machine, folding machine) and integration of new production management tools



Ideal Cargo Inc.

Purchase and installation of a press and all related equipment needed to manufacture composite material panels




Purchase, installation, setting up, updating and upgrading of digital production equipment and an ERP software application



Deflex Composite Inc.

Purchase and installation of a robotic fibreglass pulverisation cell



Garex LMC (2539-2903 Quebec Inc.)

Purchase and setting up of a production line (automated injection press, mounting table and conveyor), as well as adoption of integrated management software applications



Métal BGL Inc. (website in French only)

Installation of a high-definition robotic plasma cutter with automated feed and output conveyors to manufacture steel parts



Concept Casket

Purchase and installation of casket production equipment and marketing in the United States



Duquet immobilisations Inc.

Purchase and installation of a digital folding centre at the Métal Duquet factory to custom manufacture stainless steel equipment for food services



Duquet immobilisations Inc.

Purchase and installation of a digital control fibre laser cutter for the Métal Duquet factory



Armoires de cuisine Bernier Inc. (website in French only)

Purchase and installation of a digital machining centre and a robotic water-based painting system



P.H. Tech

Purchase and installation of a 12-axis digital control machining centre



URoll Inc. (iGrip)

Purchase of digital control machine tools (tower, die-cutter, folding press, cutter and bandsaw) and frame moulds


Estrie L.P. Royer Inc. Purchase and installation of digital and robotic production equipment, including rod preparation and finishing cells, and an ERP system $1,000,000


Usinage Pro-24 Inc. (Nordik Blades)

Purchase of a CNC machining centre, a plasma cutting table and induction welding equipment, sub-contracting fees, equipment rental and salaries



Cryos Technologies Inc.

Purchase and installation of a 3D printer and a laser, workstation modifications, implementation of a web strategy, consulting fees, prospecting visits and participation in trade shows



Usinage F.B. Inc. (web site in French only)

Purchase of two multi-axis digital machines, including tooling and software



Dispomed Ltée

Purchase of a robotic arm



Robert Hydraulique Inc.

Purchase of production equipment (overhead crane and robotic double-head saw), fitting out of premises, marketing and research and development



Motion Composites Inc.

Purchase of computer and production equipment, including an automated lacing machine, software and moulds for a new wheelchair




Purchase of production equipment integrating digital technology, including a thermoforming line, as well as the completion of facility improvements



Luxor Collection Inc.

Purchase and installation of robotic equipment, an automated storage system, two digital control centres and automats



Gestion Poudrier Inc. (Fenomax)

Purchase of digital equipment and technology to establish an automated window production line



Biodextris Inc.

Purchase and installation of new biology, biophysical and medical chemistry equipment and software, including a bioreactor, an electronic documentation system and analysis and production equipment, as well as professional fees for the required certification



Movex Innovation Inc.

Marketing activities, probate fees, professional fees, purchase of computer equipment, establishment of a new assembly line and facility improvements




Purchase of specialized equipment to produce and develop innovative measurement and detection devices operating at very high frequencies (radar)



RSUltra Inc. (Kangook Paramotors)

Purchase of digitized welding and machining equipment for parts and an electrostatic painting system, including the necessary tooling



The Group Simoneau Inc.

Purchase of digital production equipment, mainly a fin welder, a submerged arc welder, a plasma cutting table and a tube bender



Memtronik Innovations Inc.

Purchase of automated equipment (screen printing robot and laser cutter) and deployment of an international marketing strategy



Moderco Inc.

Purchase of a digital control machine tool, high-performance saws, handling equipment and computer software, professional fees and internal fees



Meloche Group Inc.

Installation and connection of three robotic cells, and direct labour and management fees



FDC Aero Composites

Purchase and installation of specialized production equipment (robotic injector and autoclave)



Dyze Design Inc.

Purchase of specialized production equipment, including a digital control tower and milling machine



Elka Suspension Inc.

Purchase of automated equipment, including a digital control tower and a robotic cell



La Soyarie Inc.

Purchase and installation of digital equipment, including an automated tofu processing system, an automated fryer, a packing machine, a few boilers, a compressor and refrigeration equipment



Propulsa Innovations Inc.

Implementation of a marketing strategy for self-cleaning air filtration systems for industrial vehicles


* The types of CED funding are repayable contributions, non-repayable contributions and grants.


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