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Leclerc Group (September 20, 2019)

The oldest and largest Quebec family biscuit factory, the Leclerc Group, is constantly growing! At the dawn of its 115th anniversary, the Leclerc Group has been able to renew itself in order to support steady growth. From the small biscuit factory founded in 1905 by François Leclerc and Zélia Richard in Quebec [...]

2019-09-20T09:19:46+00:00 20 September 2019|

Clarks (September 6, 2019)

Family Business Clarks Partners with National Geographic to Create Eco-friendly Kid Shoes! Last April, as part of Earth Day, the family business Clarks and National Geographic teamed up to create a line of children's shoes made from 100% recycled bottles. This first line of shoes was inspired by animals. As part of [...]

2019-09-06T09:37:38+00:00 6 September 2019|

Groupe Calypso Valcartier (August 23, 2019)

Canada's largest theme park, the family business Groupe Calypso Valcartier, is investing $10 million in new water slides! Groupe Calypso Valcartier is a 3rd generation family business founded in 1963 by Adrien Drouin. In 1971, his son, Guy Drouin, took over the small winter sledding center. Quickly, he makes it to the [...]

2019-08-23T10:15:19+00:00 23 August 2019|

Tetra Pak (August 9, 2019)

Tetra Pak, the world leader in packaging, has just launched a paper straw for its individual beverage containers! Tetra Pak packaging is part of our everyday life. Who does not know the famous small carton called berlingot, a tetrahedral packaging invented and launched by the company in the 50s to better conserve [...]

2019-08-23T10:26:43+00:00 9 August 2019|

BEM Fireworks (July 26, 2019)

The family business BEM, the Quebec leader in fireworks, represented Canada at Montreal's annual international fireworks competition! BEM Fireworks is a third-generation family business launched by the Masson family in the 50s in Coteau-du-Lac. BEM was first a distributor of firecrackers and became over the years the Quebec leader in the pyrotechnic [...]

2019-08-23T10:29:04+00:00 26 July 2019|

Babolat (July 12, 2019)

Babolat, the 100-year-old family-owned company, is the world's number one manufacturer of tennis rackets! Founded in 1875, the Babolat family-owned company is the oldest specialized in racket sports. It is still owned by the family and is now led by Eric Babolat, great-great-grandson of the founder. Its slogan, ‘Tennis runs in our [...]

2019-08-21T12:01:35+00:00 12 July 2019|

Benny&Co. (June 28, 2019)

The Benny&Co. family rotisserie chain awards travel and education grants to its employees! While there is a labor shortage in several Québec companies, the family business Benny&Co. does not seem to feel the downside of this crisis, despite its accelerated growth strategy. The master roaster opens on average 6 to 8 new [...]

2019-08-21T12:01:02+00:00 28 June 2019|

New Balance (June 21, 2019)

The family business New Balance celebrates its sponsored athlete, Kawhi Leonard, by creating shoes in the colors of his victorious team: the Toronto Raptors! The basketball fever and the craze for the victorious Toronto Raptors spread throughout North America and elsewhere. A family-owned business, New Balance, has taken advantage of this triumph [...]

2019-08-21T12:00:45+00:00 21 June 2019|

LOGISTEC (June 14, 2019)

LOGISTEC, a family business specializing in the marine and rail industry, has just formed a partnership with Tree Canada! LOGISTEC is a family business that specializes in the handling of goods. It provides marine and rail transportation services in Eastern Canada and the United States. Founded in 1952 by Roger Paquin, the [...]

2019-08-21T11:59:58+00:00 14 June 2019|

Michel Herbelin (June 7, 2019)

The family watchmaking business Michel Herbelin launches a new retro watch that has been designed to celebrate its 70th anniversary! For its 70th anniversary, the French family watchmaking workshop Michel Herbelin, which is present in 50 countries, offers us a gift: a timeless watch reminiscent of the 1950s. This watch, freshly released [...]

2019-08-21T11:59:27+00:00 7 June 2019|