Sigma Industries adds 65 jobs at Beauce facilities

Composite manufacturer expects move to generate $8M in additional revenues.

SAINT-ÉPHREM-DE-BEAUCE, QC – Sigma Industries Inc. has announced the creation of 50 direct jobs and about 15 indirect jobs at the René Composites Materials Ltd. facilities located in Saint-Éphrem-de-Beauce and Sainte-Clotilde-de-Beauce.

The company says the new jobs are the result of a decision to further specialize its operations components production using a closed mould manufacturing process that produces higher quality finished products, and reduce cycle times and raw material losses. Certain heavy-duty truck components will also be transferred to René’s facilities, which was previously carried out at Sigma’s US facilities in Ohio, a move that’s expected to generate added revenues of $8 million.

Sigma says it intends to shut down its US operations once the transfer of operations is complete.

Sigma Industries Inc. is a manufacturer of composite components for heavy-duty trucks, coach, transit, machinery and wind energy markets. It has four operating subsidiaries and employs 400 people.

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