Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

December 17, 2014 14:00 ET

Laurier Glass: Toward Higher Productivity and Greater Operational Efficiency

Government of Canada supports Lotbinière firm's growth

LAURIER-STATION, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 17, 2014) - Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

Acting 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, Jacques Gourde, Member of Parliament for Lotbinière-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announces that Laurier Glass Ltd has been granted financial assistance to conduct various activities aimed at raising the company's productivity.

This assistance has been awarded in the form of a $200,000 repayable contribution through CED's Quebec Economic Development Program.

Quick facts

  • The funding will enable Laurier Glass Ltd to acquire and implement a specialized enterprise resource planning (ERP) software system to increase the firm's operational efficiency.

  • A family-run company established in 1950, Laurier Glass has made a name for itself in the processing of glass using innovative processes and products.

  • As well as ensuring the firm's growth, this project is expected to lead to the creation of five new jobs.

Quotes

"Our government believes that economic prosperity is achieved through investments like the one Laurier Glass is about to make to bolster its productivity and competitiveness."

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

"Laurier Glass is always on the look-out for innovative solutions to better satisfy specific customer needs by offering products of irreproachable quality that are always delivered on time. The assistance announced today will ensure better integrated management of our operations, which will allow us in turn to raise our productivity in order to more effectively meet the growing demand."

Mélanie Mercier, Executive Vice President, Laurier Glass

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Laurier Glass Website: http://laurierglass.com

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