Canadian Manufacturing

Feds help two Lanaudière manufacturing businesses enhance their productivity

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions grants $250,000 to help Les Entreprises Daniel Goyette and Services mécanique fabrication to grow and innovate

March 19, 2021  by CM Staff

LANORAIE, QC, March 19, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ – The Government of Canada announced Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) support for two Lanaudière businesses, Les Entreprises Daniel Goyette and Services mécanique fabrication.

“We are continuing to work with innovative manufacturers to give them the tools they need to develop innovative technologies and processes, to the benefit of Quebec’s workers and regions,” said Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for CED, in a prepared statement. “Thanks to Government of Canada support, they can leverage innovation, a veritable economic engine and pillar of growth, to stimulate the local economy and create good jobs in their region. As such, our manufacturing businesses are in a better position to prepare for the post-COVID-19 recovery.”

Supporting the growth of manufacturing SMEs through the acquisition of new, better-performing equipment

Les Entreprises Daniel Goyette inc. manufactures and installs aluminum ramps in Quebec. Created in 2006, the family-run SME specializes in manufacturing structural and decorative aluminum products for residential buildings. More specifically, it produces railings (including models with tempered glass), stair stringers, aluminum and fibreglass steps, balconies, columns, turrets, structures and awnings. The business rounds out its activities by offering door and window installations in the residential sector.

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The $150,000 repayable contribution granted by CED has enabled the business to acquire a new building, refit its facilities and acquire and install new production equipment, including digital bending and stamping machines, moulds, compressors and a forklift. This project has led to the creation of five jobs.

Services mécanique fabrication inc. specializes in machining precision parts and productions of all kinds. More specifically, the SME, which today counts 11 employees, completes general machining work and offers industrial mechanics, equipment design, soldering, mounting and tailored manufacturing services. It also proposes mobile services to be able to intervene directly and quickly with clients, in addition to serving local prime contractors.

The $100,000 repayable contribution granted by CED has enabled Services mécanique fabrication to acquire and install production equipment including a large-scale milling machine and digital control tower, as well as tooling. It has enabled the creation of three jobs.