Look who's investing in Québec
A bi-monthly snapshot of investment activity in Québec
GlaxoSmithKline, a world-leading research-based pharmaceutical company, announced a $12-million investment to support an additional three-year research and monitoring program designed to assess the effectiveness of seasonal flu vaccines.
Varennes Cellulosic Ethanol L.P., a joint venture partnership formed by Canadian companies Enerkem and Ethanol GreenField, will invest about $90 million in a fuel ethanol plant.
Specialized in surface coating solutions for metal components used in aircraft engines. Ellison Surface Technologies is opening a facility in Bromont near its primary customer, GE Aviation Canada.
Glatfelter, the world leader in absorbent materials for sanitary napkins, just invested $10 million in a new production line at its Gatineau plant.
Mining company IAMGOLD plans to invest $90 million in the infrastructure of the Niobec mine in Saint-Honoré.
In May, mining companies with current or developing operations on the North Shore will attend the fifth mining forum organized by Insight Information in Montréal.
Aero Vision Technologies International (AVTi), a research centre specializing in aeronautical engineering, plans to set up shop near the Bagotville Airport, a decision that will mean a minimum investment of $10 million for the city of Saguenay.