MERKUR, new official partner of Propulsion Québec

Montreal, June 16, 2020 — Propulsion Québec, the Cluster for Electric and Smart Transportation (EST), is pleased to announce a new partnership with Merkur, a manufacturing performance and product development firm known for its expertise in ground transportation. This one-year renewable partnership will allow Merkur to be a stakeholder in transportation electrification in Quebec and enable Propulsion Québec to complete its alignment with the ground transportation supply chain.

by Propulsion Quebec
MERKUR, new official partner of Propulsion Québec

Merkur, over 25 years of projects with the transportation industry in Quebec

Merkur has been supporting companies in their development and growth since 1994, with state-of-the-art engineering, a performance improvement approach, and a team of dedicated, multidisciplinary experts. The position of the Quebec and Canadian governments in favor of the electrification of transportation brings new challenges to all organizations in this sector. As an official partner of Propulsion Québec, Merkur will be involved in the electric and smart transportation ecosystem to better support traditional companies in their transition to electric and smart vehicles.

 

The firm of experts will remain as close as possible to the electric and smart transportation ecosystem to better understand its constantly evolving challenges, particularly in terms of product engineering and the tailoring of manufacturing strategies.

 

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«We are very happy to announce our partnership with Propulsion Quebec because at Merkur we believe in the importance of energy transition; our teams are proud contributors, and innovators in the electrification of transportation». Martin Dufour, Eng. – President and CEO

«Propulsion Quebec is thrilled with this new partnership with Merkur. Their knowledge of the ground transportation supply chain and their involvement in the electrification of vehicle fleets and the rollout of smart mobility solutions are real assets for the electrification of our economy. Merkur understands the challenges the electric and smart transportation industry faces and will be able to support our members in their growth and development. An innovative and consolidated ground transportation ecosystem will enable us to shape the future of the mobility in Quebec ! » Sarah Houde, CEO, Propulsion Québec

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About Merkur

MERKUR is a consulting firm founded in 1994, specialized in assisting manufacturing enterprises located in Quebec and elsewhere. The company distinguishes itself by the depth of its offer and by its close understanding of the needs of small, medium and large manufacturing enterprises. We are proud to contribute to both the innovation and productivity of Quebec businesses and that, since over 25 years.

About Propulsion Québec

Quebec’s electric and smart transportation cluster rallies the entire sector around joint projects aimed at positioning Quebec as a leader in developing and implementing ground transportation systems that promote electric and smart transportation. Created in 2017, Propulsion Québec has close to 215 members from a variety of sectors and deploys its resources across six distinct working groups to develop and support innovative projects. The cluster receives financial support from the Government of Quebec, the Government of Canada, Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM), ATTRIX, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Hydro-Québec, Desjardins Group, and Québecor.


More information:
Claire Maynadier
PR & Communications Project Lead
Propulsion Québec
claire.maynadier@propulsionquebec.com | 514-581-5218


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