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Pattison Sign Group signals competitive future with technological growth

June 16, 2021

first_imgPattison Sign Group signals competitive future with technological growth From: Atlantic Canada Opportunities AgencyUpgrades and new equipment will increase productivity of major regional manufacturerInnovation is key to growing strong, resilient businesses that can adapt to new challenges and changing consumer needs. The Government of Canada is committed to helping Atlantic businesses access the tools and resources they need to innovate, grow and compete.Adopting new technology will increase production capacity of strategic manufacturing companyRené Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska-Restigouche, announced today a repayable contribution of $950,000 to support Pattison Sign Group in Edmundston. This investment will help the company install new equipment to automate the thermoforming of 3D plastic products, which is an important step in sign production. The project will result in fewer errors, less waste and productivity improvements.By supporting advanced manufacturing projects like this one, the Government of Canada is helping more Atlantic Canadian companies expand their business and compete in the global marketplace – creating jobs, strengthening communities, and growing the economy.Quotes“Helping regional employers become more productive and innovative is critical to economic recovery efforts across the country. We are committed to helping businesses explore new opportunities in advanced manufacturing.”– The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA“This investment will allow Pattison Signs to move forward with innovative improvements and increase its production capacity. I’m proud that our government is investing in the future of this major employer in the region.”– René Arseneault, Member of Parliament for Madawaska-Restigouche“This new state-of-the-art equipment will allow us to improve our operational efficiency and consolidate our position as North American leader in the field of visual communication. This strategic investment aims to diversify our service offering by developing new products related to our industry but also products dedicated to new markets.”– Christian Duguay, Director of Operations, Pattison Sign GroupQuick factsThe Government of Canada, through ACOA’s Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) program, has provided a repayable contribution of $950,000 to Jim Pattison Industries.Operating under a division of Jim Pattison Industries Ltd, Pattison Sign Group manufactures various industrial and smart electronic panels for the Canadian, American and Latin American markets.The company employs more than 300 people at its Edmundston plant. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:3D, advanced manufacturing, america, american, Canada, Christian, communication, Economic Development, efficiency, Government, innovation, Investment, North America, parliament, production, technologylast_img

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