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  • Premier Tech Partners to Better Serve the North-American Agricultural Market

    Premier Tech and its Industrial Equipment Group are proud to announce the partnership between Prairie Engineering ­– a Premier Tech company – and Petkus. These two well established companies in the seed, feed and grain industry share a common goal of enhancing client experience by offering innovative solutions with commitment at heart. Read more
  • Premier Tech Invests in One of Its American Plants

    Premier Tech owes its business and manufacturing leadership to its commitment to operational excellence and to the advanced manufacturing technologies used in its plants around the world. Today, the company is pleased to announce a brand new modernization initiative for its Horticulture and Agriculture Group plant in Mattaponi, Virginia, in the United States. Read more
  • Premier Tech Wins a Job Creation Award in Quebec for the Second Year in a Row

    It is with great pleasure that Premier Tech represented the Bas-Saint-Laurent region to the Prix Créateurs d’emplois du Québec 2018 Gala, where the company received an award in the “Champion” category. This award was created to honour companies from all around Quebec who, through their exceptional efforts to create and maintain quality jobs, contribute to their region’s growth, for the benefit of the whole province.

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  • Premier Tech recognized as most innovative business by Owens Corning

    Owens Corning, the global leader in insulation, roofing, and composites, presented Premier Tech with the Innovative Supplier of the Year – 2018 award at its Annual Global Supplier Recognition Day in Toledo, Ohio, on September 26. Received by Premier Tech Chronos, the award recognizes the engineering team’s contribution to developing high-performance, scalable automated packaging equipment that will allow Owens Corning to boost overall performance and meet growing workforce challenges. Read more
  • A First Digital Acquisition for Premier Tech

    Premier Tech is pleased to announce that it is pursuing its foray into digital with the acquisition of Manevco Management Inc. of Bromont, Quebec. Active in Quebec and the United States as well as in Europe, North Africa, and Asia, Manevco has specialized for more than 10 years in the design and rollout of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)–type connected solutions through the implementation of manufacturing execution systems (MES). Read more
  • Premier Tech makes an acquisition in Quebec

    Premier Tech is pleased to announce its continued expansion with its eighth acquisition—and first in Quebec—in the past 18 months. With the transaction, Premier Tech acquires Saint-Hubert–based engineering firm Automation Machine Design (AMD Inc.), which has specialized in designing and manufacturing automated and robotic industrial equipment for 25 years. Read more
  • Premier Tech Now Has Operations Across All Continents

    Premier Tech’s worldwide presence now extends to a new continent: Oceania. The Industrial Equipment Group (IEG) has acquired Australia-based Kockums Bulk Systems and can now provide even more local support to its clients across all continents. Read more
  • New European Acquisition for Premier Tech

    Premier Tech is pleased to announce the acquisition of the company Swabo Machinebouw & Toelevering, located in the Netherlands, by its Industrial Equipment Group (IEG). For over 20 years, this company’s business success has been based on specialized and advanced expertise in the manufacture of steel and stainless steel parts for OEMs of all kinds. Read more
  • Premier Tech intensifies its manufacturing presence in New Brunswick

    Premier Tech announced today in the presence of Mr. Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick, a recent investment of CA $2.254 million in the manufacturing facilities operated by the company’s Industrial Equipment Group in Caraquet. This investment aims to increase Premier Tech’s market competitiveness and follows a financial partnership agreement with Opportunities NB and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, who respectively invested $250 000 in non-repayable financial contribution and $800 000 in repayable loans. Premier Tech for its part contributed more than half the project costs with an investment of $1.2 million. Read more