Innovation & Technology Days 2018

Are you an engineer, planner, consultant, technical buyer, supervisor and/or manager? If so, this event is for you!

Our program is fully loaded with over 36 sessions tailored to solve your IIOT, Plant Reliability, Production and Safety concerns. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your skills, gain industry insight into the latest techniques, experience the breadth of technologies from Emerson and Laurentide partners or listen to your peers’ experiences and network…there’s something unique waiting for you over 2 days.

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Laurentide Controls named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies (Gold Standard Winner)

Montreal, QC – March 8, 2018 – Laurentide Controls was recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The 2018 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth.

 

Now in its 25th year, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices.

 

Laurentide Controls has managed efficiently through market disruption, constant societal evolution as well as adapting to customer and workforce requirements. Constant evolution has become an integral part of its thinking process facilitating agility, innovation and remaining competitive in an ever changing market. Engaging in an organizational cultural evolution was an essential vision set by the Senior Leadership Team to ensure sustainable growth.

 

“CIBC proudly congratulates the 2018 winners of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, who exemplify business excellence and success,” says Dino Medves, Senior Vice President and Head, CIBC Commercial Banking. “This year’s winners reinforce the significant impact that privately owned Canadian companies are making by pursuing innovation and maintaining a sharp focus on their clients.”

 

Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel comprised of representatives from program sponsors in addition to special guest judges. 2018 Best Managed companies share commonalities that include a clear strategy and vision, investment in capability and commitment to talent.

 

Winning this award means a lot to our entire team, who work very hard at maintaining an organizational structure that allows for future sales growth and operational effectiveness while keeping a high level of employee engagement. “ said Anne-Marie Langelier, Director Human Resources, Laurentide Controls.

 

“It’s much more than just financial performance,” said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “The ingredients to success also include overall business performance and sustained growth. It takes dedication and commitment from the entire organization.”

 

2018 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award will be honoured at the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on April 11, 2018. On the same date, the Best Managed symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today’s business leaders.

 

The Best Managed program is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, TMX Group and MacKay CEO Forums.

 

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, TMX Group and MacKay CEO Forums. For further information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.

 

About Laurentide Controls

Laurentide Controls is proud to have been chosen by many as their local, single source supplier of automation and reliability solutions across Eastern Canada. From expert consultant services to best-in-class technologies, to field service and technical support, Laurentide Controls is committed to optimize performance and improve operations.

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Reliability Conference Review

Montreal – 12/7/2017

Laurentide Controls and Atlantic Controls welcomed over 60 guests at their office on November 14-15  in Montreal and on November 21-22 in Saint John for a Reliability Conference. Over the two-day events, participants had direct access to the insight of a dozen speakers, case studies and best practices shared by their peers, as well as reliability tools & strategies of today and tomorrow.

With great pride, Laurentide Controls and Atlantic Controls would like to thank its guests, without whom the conference would not have been possible and played an active role in the presentations, the discussions and the activities. The company would also like to thank and recognize the industry experts of Louisana Pacific, Papier Masson, Whitebirch and Arkema who shared their expertise and experience. Congratulations to the organizers who set up an outstanding event, according to the participants.

To read testimonials from the Reliability Conference in Kirkland, click here.

Participants had the opportunity to discover new tools and strategies to help them monitor their asset health.  They gained additional insight on Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) and the most modern technologies and industry trends to improve their plant reliability and productivity. Speakers presented real-life examples of plant applications, providing a concrete idea of the best practices in reliability. Additional discussion topics included: Reliability software, online monitoring, vibration analysis, lubrication & oil analysis, ultrasonic detection and infrared analysis.

With its objective of optimizing operations and improving plant performance, Atlantic Controls and Laurentide Controls offer several products and services to help firms improve their reliability in a way that is profitable, effective and sustainable.

If you missed the conference and  are interested in knowing more about our reliability services and technologies, visit our website, www.laurentide.com or contact us at 1 800 728-230. You can contact our reliability team directly at reliability@laurentide.com.

About Atlantic Controls and Laurentide Controls

Laurentide Controls and Atlantic Controls are proud to have been chosen by many as their local, single source supplier of automation and reliability solutions across Eastern Canada. From expert consultant services to best-in-class technologies, to field service and technical support, the company Controls is committed to optimizing performance and improving operations. For more information, visit www.laurentide.com.

Les Affaires Top 300 – Laurentide Controls among the top small & medium employers of Quebec 2017

23/10/2017

Laurentide Controls is proud to be among the top 300 small & medium employers of Quebec as published by Les affaires newspaper.

In 2017, Laurentide Controls acquired Contrôle-Max, a specialized instrumentation service company, and was named Emerson Representative for Isolation and Pressure Relief Valves in Eastern Canada. These significant developments expand Laurentide Controls’ capabilities to provide innovative solutions for its industrial customers and reinforce its ability to optimize its client’s production while reducing operating costs.

With its 50th anniversary just around the corner, the company owes its success to its devoted employees and to its loyal customers. Laurentide Controls is committed to foster its team’s personal and professional success and to act in its customers’ best interests with the ultimate goal of providing a high quality service and customized solutions.

Congratulations to the other companies appearing amongst the top 300 small & medium employers!

Click here to access top 300. 

About Laurentide Controls

Laurentide Controls, proud to have been chosen by many as their local, single source supplier of automation and reliability solutions, is proud to offer expert consultant services from best-in-class technologies, to field service and technical support, and is committed to optimizing performance and improving operations across Eastern Canada. For more information, visit www.laurentide.com/en/.

About Les Affaires Top 300  

The top 300 small & medium employers of Quebec recognizes firms with a maximum of 300 employees and the majority are owned by Quebec shareholders. Classification is based on the company headcount of full time employees.

Laurentide Controls acquires Contrôle-Max

Montreal – 9/22/2017

Laurentide Controls has recently acquired Contrôle-Max, a specialized instrumentation service company that has been active in the pharmaceutical industry since 1989. This acquisition expands Laurentide Controls’ capabilities to provide innovative solutions for its industrial customers throughout Eastern Canada and reinforces its ability to optimize its client’s production while reducing operating costs.

The companies’ combined expertise and capabilities will provide existing and future customers a wider variety of specialized services, notably in the pharmaceutical industry. Clients will benefit from Contrôle-Max’s services for precision equipment; including calibration, its mobile service as well as the certification of new and used equipment in accordance with government and manufacturer standards. Moreover, they can be a key partner in planning and acquiring precision equipment. Contrôle-Max can perform equipment repairs as well as controlled environment testing in its laboratory.

“Our work is to make calibration an added value service and ensure quality for our clients to leverage in their own markets”, writes Marc Morissette, President of Contrôle-Max, who has been working in the calibration industry for nearly 30 years.

“Our objective, to be a partner in our clients’ success, continues with planned interventions and a regular presence by our certified technicians. The addition of this service will enable us to better serve our clients together in industrial instrumentation, electricity and calibration”, says François Houle, Business Unit Director – Industrial Instrumentation and Electrical at Laurentide Controls.

For the time being, the two companies will continue their usual activities and Contrôle-Max will continue operating under their current brand. The full integration of the two entities is expected by December 2019.

About Laurentide Controls

Laurentide Controls, proud to have been chosen by many as their local, single source supplier of automation and reliability solutions, is proud to offer expert consultant services from best-in-class technologies, to field service and technical support, and is committed to optimizing performance and improving operations. For more information, visit www.laurentide.com.

About Contrôle-Max

Contrôle-Max strives to be the reference for quality and expertise in the area of calibration of instrumentation.  Having been in business for many years, they have earned the confidence of major companies in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food industries. For more information, visit www.controle-max.com.

Laurentide Controls Named Emerson Representative for Isolation and Pressure Relief Valves in Eastern Canada

Montreal – 7/5/2017

Following Emerson acquisition of the Valves & Controls business unit of Pentair, Emerson named Laurentide Controls as the representative in Eastern Canada for many of the acquired products. In addition to the well-known Emerson brands that Laurentide Controls currently represents, like Fisher, Bettis, Virgo, EIM, and Enardo, Laurentide Controls now represents: (more…)