Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

September 23, 2014 11:00 ET

Milident Inc: A Growing Advanced Technology Firm

Government of Canada lends support to firm's development efforts

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 23, 2014) - 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 Milident Inc. has been granted funding to initiate activities to improve its performance.

The assistance has been awarded in the form of a $198,250 repayable financial contribution through Canada Economic Development's Quebec Economic Development Program.

Quick facts

  • Milident is an innovative company that manufactures orthodontic prostheses and appliances. In 2013, it devoted 8% of its sales to innovation.
  • Milident Inc. is one of the 10 most important dental laboratories in Canada. The present project will contribute to the development of a process for making new implantology components to be marketed to dental laboratories.
  • The setting-up of a production area, purchase of equipment and rollout of a commercialization strategy in Canada and the United States should allow Milident to diversify its activities and increase its sales.

Quotes

"By supporting Milident Inc. in the acquisition of state-of-the-art equipment and the development of a new process, our government is once again showing its commitment to investing in projects that have the potential to contribute to economic growth."

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

"Milident is always striving to find innovative solutions for improving its manufacturing processes to provide its clients with the best products at the best prices. The financial support announced today will help ensure the development and commercialization of one of these innovations."

Nancy Lehoux, Vice-President, Milident Inc.

Related link

Milident Inc. Web site Web de: http://www.milident.com/

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