Digital Domain, one of the most innovative studios for visual effects and immersive experiences, today announced the addition of Montréal, Québec as the newest Digital Domain location. The Montréal studio joins eight existing Digital Domain locations including Los Angeles, Vancouver, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Taipei and Hyderabad. 2018 marks 25 years for the global studio.
With this new Center of Innovation, Varian expects to triple the size of the Montréal team this year alone and is targeting continued growth over the next three years.
The Montreal office will employ 200 individuals, most of whom will be technology professionals working on Behavox’s industry-leading enterprise data analytics platform, currently used by some of the world’s largest banks, broker-dealers and hedge funds.
This activity, which drew over 500 participants to Montréal, identified concrete ways to boost the city’s connectivity to the rest of the world, with the double aim of attracting foreign capital and expanding the global reach of Québec companies.
Ten years later, 1,300 people are now working at the company’s Montréal offices, including many world-class developers, engineers and architects. The Montréal Technology and Engineering Centre has experienced steady growth since it first opened its doors in 2008.
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GlobalStep, a world leader in games quality assurance based in Dallas, is establishing a major presence in Montréal after acquiring Bug-Tracker as part of its global expansion program. Some of the initiatives the company is considering in Montréal include the further development of artificial intelligence in data analytics for video games.
The U.S.-based multinational has just opened its second Canadian client innovation centre, in downtown Montréal. It plans to hire 500 people over the next four years to support its Canadian clients in their digital transformations.
French multinational Soprema will invest $42.8 million, twice the amount announced in 2016, to build in Sherbrooke its first North American plant to manufacture extruded polystyrene boards for the building industry. The new plant is set to be operational by May 2018.
After New York, Paris and Menlo Park, Facebook will open its next artificial intelligence research lab, its first in Canada, in Montréal, and invest $7-million in the city’s AI community.
Investissement Québec has teamed up with the Next BIG Idea contest to give Indian startups a chance to take a shot at Canada. This fall, the winners will visit Vancouver, Toronto and Montréal, where they will meet with our representatives.
The French multinational will invest $780 million in Québec to expand its operations, open two new studios and hire 1,000 people by 2027. This is the company’s most ambitious growth plan since it first arrived in Québec 20 years ago.
The company announced a $30-million investment to retrofit its Lachine plant with state-of-the-art equipment and boost its productivity. An important milestone in the company’s history in Montréal, according to Robert Fleury, Vice-President for Eastern Canada.
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Together, the two French companies will invest nearly $30 million in their Québec facilities, with financial support from the Québec government. These major projects announced at the International Paris Air Show - Le Bourget will be carried out in collaboration with Investissement Québec.
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