News Optel Vision Celebrates 25 Years of Innovation!
For its 25th anniversary, Optel Vision hires numerous people in Quebec City and opens two new plants, the first in Limerick in Ireland next autumn, the second in Goa, India, in 2015. This important international development step has been a dream since 1989, which has been realized with the perseverance and the passion of the Optel Vision team, and its dedication to position the company as a leader in its field.
“With the mission of protecting the public through cuttingedge technologies, Optel Vision prepares to support the pharmaceutical industry in its fight against fake medicines that represent a threat to the populations around the world. It is with this maturity and its firm ground that the company faces the next 25 years. With infinite innovation opportunities to realize its mission, Optel Vision will be able to deploy its solutions with a team of experts all around the world” says Mr. Louis Roy, President of Optel Vision.
The Employment and Social Solidarity Minister, Mr. François Blais, and the VanierLes Rivières Member of Parliament and Deputy Whip of the Quebec Government, Mr. Patrick Huot, announced today the gift of a financial aid amounting $300,004 on three years to Optel Vision for the deployment of a training plan that will favor the creation of 108 jobs and the maintaining of 46 existing jobs. The support of EmploiQuébec, confirmed by the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail, is complementary to a $900,013 investment from the company.
The Optel Vision training plan is the result of a development plan implemented in order to make possible the production of new and more complex products and to acquire new markets. In order to do so, Optel Vision will offer training to all its employees. The company plans hiring Engineering Technicians, Validation Specialists, Software Programmers, Engineers and Project Managers. Partnerships with different schools has been established to fill these positions and the ensure the training requirements.
“In the course of the last 25 years, we greatly invested in the research and development of new products. This is how we doubled our sales figure. In consequence, we proceeded with the hiring of dozens of employees and the hiring of personnel will continue to increase. The research of employees to fill these highly specialized positions is a great challenge, as well as the retention of our current employees. The financial support of EmploiQuébec is excellent news since our training project will allow us to create new jobs and to develop our staff’s abilities to satisfy our customer’s requirements and to widen our products offer” concluded Mr. François Boivin, General Manager of Optel Vision.
Source: Optel Vision