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Varitron Technologies joins the C2MI

Press release
Tuesday, 11 December, 2012

Saint-Hubert, 11 December 2012 – Varitron Technologies is proud to announce it is joining the ranks of world-renowned partners of the MiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre (C2MI), inaugurated on July 31st in the presence of the Premier of Quebec and many dignitaries.

Located in Bromont, Quebec, C2MI enables the development and production of prototypes to be used in the medical, automotive, aerospace, environmental, information technology and telecommunications fields. This new entity is dedicated to the research and development of products in the area of advanced die packaging and fabrication of complex microsystems as well as microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).

Through this partnership, Varitron Technologies will benefit from targeted outreach services from both the academic and industrial networks, access to a state-of-the-art infrastructure as well as research and development equipment at the cutting edge of technology, and keen technical know-how.

"With the pooling of expertise of the different C2MI partners and privileged access to technology, Varitron can more than ever position itself among the leaders in microelectronics in North America and reach the major leagues, " proudly mentions Michel Farley, President of Varitron Technologies.

"With their expertise in embedded systems assembly, the contribution from Varitron Technologies to the C2MI members represents a key element within the ecosystem we are building for the benefits of our members. It is now possible for all C2MI members and their customers to develop a microelectronic product from the chip to a complete microsystem within a single and unique infrastructure in the world " emphasizes Normand Bourbonnais, CEO at C2MI.

About MiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre

The MiQro Innovation Collaborative Center (C2MI) is an international reference in the fields of advanced packaging and microsystems. The C2MI is a centre of excellence for commercialization and research (CECR) whose role is to help produce market-driven prototypes in the fields of applications of the information and communication technologies, automobile, aerospace as well as environment and health to accelerate their commercialization. The establishment of C2MI was made possible by contributions from Industry Canada, the Ministère du Développement économique, de l’Innovation et de l’Exportation du Québec, Université de Sherbrooke, industrial partners and the Town of Bromont. www.c2mi.ca.

About Varitron Technologies

Based in Saint-Hubert and Granby, Quebec, Varitron Technologies offers electronic manufacturing services for the energy, telecommunications, aerospace, medical, military and automotive sectors. Varitron’s expertise in manufacturing and its leading-edge equipment allow the group to offer a comprehensive service, combined with world-class quality standards. www.varitron.ca

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Sources and information:

Vincent Fortin
Vice-president, Business Development – C2MI
450 534-8000, ext. 1003
vincent.fortin@c2mi.ca

Valérie Gonzalo
Communications –Varitron Technologies
514 626-6976
gonzalo@videotron.ca

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