LOUISEVILLE, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 16, 2013) - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announces that the firm Omnifab has been granted financial assistance to acquire leading-edge equipment and computer assisted manufacturing software in order to sustain its growth and increase its productivity.

"By supporting Omnifab in the acquisition of state-of-the-art technology, our Government is showing proof once again of its commitment to invest in projects that can help grow the economy," said Minister Lebel.

Founded in 1998, Omnifab specializes in the field of mechanical manufacturing, including the design and manufacturing of customized industrial equipment and the precision machining of complex parts in small batches. The company has a client base of more than 300 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in various sectors: material recovery centres, pulp and paper, printing shops, food processing and high technology.

The funding from Canada Economic Development will allow Omnifab to make its machine shop more efficient and to improve its metal products manufacturing process.


This assistance, granted in the form of a $97,000 repayable financial contribution, has been awarded through Canada Economic Development's Quebec Economic Development Program.

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Media Relations
Canada Economic Development

Marie-Josee Paquette
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Denis Lebel
Canada Economic Development