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Global energy automation firm expands Quebec facility

Global energy automation firm expands Quebec facility 

The new 68,000 square foot building, called 4150 Brossard, encompasses production facilities for eight product lines including station breakers, switchboards, medium voltage and low voltage switchgear. The building also houses local copper and sheet metal fabrication, assembly and testing areas, allowing local customers to test their assembled solutions on-site. In total, the Brossard Campus now covers 172,000 square feet in three buildings.

“The expansion of Schneider Electric’s Brossard Campus is a reflection of our strong commitment to our Canadian customers,” said Juan Macias, President of Schneider Electric Canada. “The facility is the only one in North America to house not only manufacturing and testing facilities but project management, engineering and sales teams.

Juan E. Macias - President Schneider Electric Canada

Schneider Electric manufactures a wide range of products from simple switches to complex operation systems and software. The company has over 160,000 employees that serve customers in over 100 countries.

The Brossard site opened in 2010.

Products manufactured, assembled, tested and validated at the Brossard Campus include:

  • Air-insulated metal-clad switchgear
  • Gas-insulated switchgear
  • Power-Zone 4 low voltage switchgear
  • Switchboards
  • Station breakers
  • Securupt Fuses
  • Energy automation solutions

By September this year, Schneider Electric plans to begin production of its MasterClad arc resistant switchgear in the facility.

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