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EXFO Brings a QUAD OTDR to Its MaxTester Handheld Solution for Data Center and Enterprise Testing

News - EXFO announced today the introduction of the MAX-720C QUAD as part of its newly launched C-Series OTDR/iOLM, which elevates the expected testing performances in fault finding of data center and enterprise networks. With industry-leading specifications and performance levels on singlemode and multimode fiber networks, this new QUAD OTDR/iOLM brings unprecedented quality of results, Go/No-go results, and automated fault-finding capabilities that minimize network downtime.

EXFO Revamps Entire OTDR and iOLM Product Line

News - EXFO today announced the introduction of the C-Series OTDR to provide the highest requirements for characterizing fiber optic cables and ensure first-time-right deployments. Since the quality of OTDRs has a direct impact on network efficiency, the new OTDR portfolio brings unprecedented quality of results, innovative features, and new configurations that suits every application. This new series caters to the growing and evolving commercial services needs of operators worldwide.

TeraXion's High-Speed Photonics Components Division is Acquired by Ciena

News - TeraXion and Ciena announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement where Ciena will acquire TeraXion's High-Speed Photonics Components (HSPC) assets for approximately $CA 46.6 million (USD $32 million) in cash.

Genius Manufacturing ERP V8 is set to be released and boasts several new features that culminate to form a quality, fully integrated software solutions for custom manufacturers

News - Genius Solutions is gearing up for the launch of the newest version of their successful ERP solutions software – Genius Manufacturing ERP V8. The innovative enterprise resource planning system ensures that custom manufacturers receive a complete, fully integrated and quality system.

Vaccine Research and Development - Medicago contributes $500,000 to help establish a Class 3 containment laboratory at Université Laval's research centre

News - Medicago, a leading company in the development and production of plant-based therapeutic proteins and vaccines, will contribute one-third of the financing for the new Class 3 (CL3) containment laboratory to be located at Université Laval's Infectious Disease Research Center. The announcement of Medicago's half-million dollar investment was made today at Quebec City Hall. The City and the research centre's foundation will provide the remaining funds required to launch laboratory operations.

TSO3 Establishes Medical Industry’s First-Ever Claims for Duodenoscope Terminal Sterilization

News - TSO3, an innovator in sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings, has added to its label claims for the STERIZONE® VP4 sterilizer in Canada that validates the ability to sterilize a specific duodenoscope.

Gearbox Software Launches New Studio In Quebec City

News - Gearbox Software announced the formation of Gearbox Studio Quebec with the goal of enhancing Gearbox Software’s mission to entertain the world. Gearbox Studio Quebec is now hiring game developers to join the Quebec City studio for its inaugural title growing to full AAA production capability through 2016.

2016 International Summit of Cooperatives: Over 2,000 participants expected

News - On the heels of the widely successful 2012 and 2014 summits, Desjardins Group and the International Co-operative Alliance will hold the third annual International Summit of Cooperatives at the Québec City Convention Centre, October 11–13, 2016. Over 2,000 decision-makers, managers and leaders of cooperatives and mutual enterprises will be in attendance, as well as business people from 93 countries. Québec City will benefit tremendously from hosting this international event, with the hotel industry expecting more than 6,000 overnight stays. Spinoffs generated by the event are estimated at over $3 million.

Gold Level LEED Certification for the Québec City Convention Centre

News - The Québec City Convention Centre, already recognized for its leadership in sustainable development, is proud to add a new environmental certification to its collection in the form of LEED® Canada-CI (commercial interiors) gold level. The Canada Green Building Council attests that the Québec City Convention Centre has met its very exacting environmental standards in building and outfitting its 73,000 square feet addition.

Lévis takes strides to bring in new industries : 2015-2019 Industrial Development Strategy

News - Ville de Lévis revealed its Industrial Development Strategy today, laying the groundwork for bringing in new businesses and boosting industrial development in the region. The city plans to invest $17 million over the next five years, with $12 million going toward road development and $5 million toward land acquisition, with a focus on the Bernières and Lauzon industrial parks. The first lots will be ready for construction in fall 2016.

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