Pro-Innov and Trépanfils receive $124,419 CED funding for projects
By PLANT STAFFGeneral CED Funding manufacturing
Money will help with product development and purchase of machinery.
PLESSISVILLE, Que. — Two Quebec manufacturers are putting $124,419 of repayable CED federal funding to work that will improve productivity and develop a new product.
Pro-Innov, a manufacturer of agricultural equipment in Plessisville, Que., has received $37,675 to develop a model of a harvester for haskap (edible blue honeysuckle) berries, a long, sweet Japanese fruit considered a superfruit.
Trépanfils (1997) Inc. received $86,744 to purchase digital production equipment that will improve productivity. The Plessisville manufacturer makes a range of wirebound boxes, pallets and related packaging products for the military.
The funding came through the Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) program.