Canadian Plastics

Quebec molder gets $500,000 federal grant

As part of a federal plan to foster economic growth, Quebec-based container manufacturer Plastique Micron Inc. has been awarded a $500,000 repayable grant to help it diversify.

March 22, 2012   Canadian Plastics

As part of a federal plan to foster economic growth, Quebec-based container manufacturer Plastique Micron Inc. has been awarded a $500,000 repayable grant to help it diversify.

According to a government press release, the grant will allow the company to purchase new equipment necessary to target food and personal care markets.

“This contribution is further proof of our desire to support enterprises which, like Plastique Micron, make the investment needed to increase their productivity and generate economic growth in the regions in which they are located,” said a spokesperson for Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec.

The $500,000 repayable contribution is provided under Canada Economic Development’s Business and Regional Growth program.

Headquartered in Sainte-Claire, Que., Plastique Micron injection molds and extrudes approximately 350 different plastic containers for the pharmaceutical and cosmetics sectors.


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