Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

June 22, 2015 11:30 ET

Government of Canada Supports Plastique Micron Inc.

The enterprise located in Sainte-Claire, in Bellechasse RCM, will benefit from financial support from the Government of Canada to improve its productivity and enhance its competitiveness, in particular through the acquisition of equipment

SAINTE-CLAIRE, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 22, 2015) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Member of Parliament for Lévis-Bellechasse and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of 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, today announced that Plastique Micron Inc. has been awarded financial assistance to enable it to pursue its ongoing efforts to improve its productivity.

The assistance has been awarded in the form of a $400,000 repayable contribution through CED's Quebec Economic Development Program.

Quick facts

  • This investment will enable Plastique Micron to acquire and upgrade equipment, such as semi-automatic palletizers and extrusion blow molding presses.
  • These different steps will lead to better productivity for this manufacturing SME founded in 1970.
  • As well as having an impact on the enterprise's competitiveness, this project should ensure that existing jobs are maintained.

Quotes

"To our Government, economic prosperity is best achieved through investments like the one Plastique Micron is preparing to make to increase its production capacity and competitiveness."

Steven Blaney, MP for Lévis-Bellechasse and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

"We are investing substantially in modernizing our equipment and increasing our productivity so as to enhance our competitiveness continuously. The financial assistance from CED allows us to keep on moving in that direction, and to remain competitive and stay in tune with our client's needs."

Bernard Poitras, President, Plastique Micron

Related link

Plastique Micron Inc. Web site: plastiquemicron.com/en

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