Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole celebrates the 15th anniversary of the City of biotechnology’s foundation

Saint-Hyacinthe’s City of Agri-Food, Veterinary and Agri-Environmental Biotechnology turned 15 this year! A celebratory evening was held, bringing together some 200 political and economic figures who were involved in the technological park’s foundation and its development over the years.  Despite being relatively young, the technological park, which specializes in the agri-food, veterinary and pharmaceutical sectors, […]

Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole confirms the economic activity surrounding the arrival of the Convention centre

Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole reported on business tourism activities in Saint-Hyacinthe for the first half of 2018. During the first six months of the year, the organisation compiled 31 conventions and events with 40 overnight stays or more compared to 6 for the same period in 2017. Regarding direct spending, compared to 2017 ($165,000), there was almost […]

Saint-Hyacinthe zinc oxide company GHC first in america to receive european certification

G.H. Chemicals (GHC) Ltd., based in Saint-Hyacinthe’s Camille-Mercure industrial park, recently obtained a Certificate of Suitability (CEP) to market its pharmaceutical-grade zinc oxide in Europe. It is only the second company in the world—and the first in America—to obtain this important certification. Awarded by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM), this certification […]

Prevtec Microbia announces investment to expand facilities in Saint-hyacinthe’s science park

Prevtec Microbia announces $600,000 investment to expand facilities in saint-hyacinthe’s science park. This is the fourth expansion project in Saint-Hyacinthe’s City of Biotechnology since early spring. The company, which specializes in developing and marketing alternatives to antibiotics to improve the health and production performance of food animals, will be expanding into an adjacent space in the […]

Saint-hyacinthe Technopole inaugurates its new tourist information office in the convention centre

During the official inauguration of the Saint‑Hyacinthe Convention Centre, Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole presented Espace ici ST-H, its tourist information office located in the heart of this new major hosting infrastructure for business tourism. After leaving the Espace Maskoutain at the start of the year, the Saint-Hyacinthe tourist information office is now fully operational in its new […]

$2.25M investment to expand Biovet

Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole and Biovet announced a $2.25M investment project today, to expand the company’s facilities in the Édouard-Brochu pavilion at the heart of the City of Biotechnology. The money will go toward building two new spaces totalling nearly 10,000 square feet, to be used for storage and administration. The space freed up in the existing […]

DOSE Juice to invest over $1M in its Saint-Hyacinthe production plant

Barely two years after opening its own juice production plant in Saint-Hyacinthe’s City of Biotechnology, DOSE Juice has announced a new investment phase to expand its facilities and purchase new production equipment. The project will involve a 1,400-square foot expansion using space available in Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole’s Édouard-Brochu pavilion, where the DOSE plant is located. New […]

Industrie Gastronomique Cascajares will invest to expand plan

A new investment was just confirmed in Saint-Hyacinthe’s agri-food sector. Today, Industrie Gastronomique Cascajares announced the details of a project, starting in the next few weeks, to increase its production surface area in the Édouard-Brochu pavilion owned by Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole. The company will be investing nearly $725,000 to expand its facilities into an unoccupied adjacent […]

Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole confirms increase in key local economic indicators

The main highlights of the annual economic report—significant investment growth in the industrial and commercial sectors, a healthy job-creation rate, a record number of construction projects and a business tourism industry on the verge of relaunch— were presented by the Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole today to a group of one hundred entrepreneurs and socio-economic and political representatives […]

Baxters Canada will soon become Canada’s largest soup manufacturer

The combination of recent trends in the agri-food industry and Baxters Canada’s investments in the last several years will allow the company, and its Saint-Hyacinthe plant, to become the largest soup manufacturer in the country. The company’s management has led various development projects at the Maskoutan plant, which have increased Baxters’ sales figure fivefold in […]

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