ABB factory marks anniversary
ABB is marking the 50th anniversary of its Quebec Measurement & Analytics factory, which today manufactures products for industrial analytical measurement and is one of the largest suppliers of optical sensors for detecting greenhouse gas emissions from space.
What began as a local enterprise, Bomem Inc., founded in 1973 by Dr. Henry Buijs, Garry Vail and Jean-Noel Bérubé, has grown into a flagship facility with over 400 employees. In 1999, Bomem entered a new era when it was acquired by ABB, leveraging the company’s resources and global reach to further extend its impact. Today the factory houses ABB’s largest Measurement & Analytics research and development group, consisting of 150 engineers and scientists.
“In its 50-year journey, ABB’s Quebec factory has both pushed the boundaries of industrial analytical measurement and also reached for the stars, literally,” said Jean-René Roy, Global Business Line Manager, ABB Measurement & Analytics. “Through pioneering gas analysis technology, ABB continues to support global climate change initiatives, delivering advanced solutions that monitor our planet and help protect its future. This milestone is a testament to the power of innovation, dedication, and commitment of each and every employee who has worked at the Quebec factory over the past five decades.”