Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

April 08, 2015 15:30 ET

Genius Solutions Ramps Up Exports to the U.S. Thanks to Support From Government of Canada

Quebec City company will pursue its growth by positioning itself on the U.S. market while continuing to develop its software

QUÉBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 8, 2015) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announces that Groupe Conseil Cogismaq Inc., known as Genius Solutions, has been granted financial assistance to implement a commercialization strategy in the United States and pursue its efforts in technological innovation.

This support has been awarded in the form of a $375,000 repayable financial contribution through CED's Quebec Economic Development Program.

Quick facts

  • Genius Solutions develops ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software. Its technology is primarily intended for custom manufacturing firms that produce complex made-to-order products.
  • The funds will enable Genius Solutions to implement a commercialization strategy targeting American manufacturers of metal tanks, trailers and industrial machinery, as well as add industry-specific functionalities to its Genius Manufacturing ERP software.
  • This project is part of a long-term expansion strategy, with a view to developing new markets and satisfying the growing demands of its business customers.

Quotes

"By encouraging enterprises like Genius Solutions to expand, invest and develop new markets, our government is giving new impetus to its economic and job growth objectives."

Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec

"The financial assistance from CED was instrumental in our project to expand into the U.S. market. As an innovative enterprise, we have a duty to meet our clients' expectations with software that best meets their needs. Genius Solutions will always bring new solutions and take a leadership role."

Jean Magny, President, Genius Solutions

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Genius Solutions Website: http://www.geniuserp.com/

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