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Services and references for furniture manufacturers





Le Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ)
Created in 1969, today CRIQ is a leading source of innovation and expertise in the areas of manufacturing technologies, the environment, industrial information and standardization. CRIQ provides industries with the means to become leaders on national and international markets.


CRIQ has close links with research centres, industrial associations and the main partners in economic development, endowing it with true insight into corporate needs for innovation.

This Sectoral Committee website is dedicated to workers in the doors and windows sector and the furniture, and kitchen cabinets sector. It allows manufacturers to benefit from free visibility among job seekers, to discover more than 60 trades, and to choose the right training path in order to join the job market.



Coalition Bois
Coalition BOIS Québec is a forum and key contact point for all stakeholders who want to take action against climate change,and want to support Quebec's economy by increasing the use of wood as a building material. Through its actions, the Coalition will assume a leadership role by fostering a true culture of wood use in Quebec’s construction sector, while creating a network of stakeholders who are able to make a difference.



Founded in 1994, the Sectoral Labor Committee for the Door and Window, Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Industries is a NPO funded by Emploi-Québec and dedicated to the development of workforce using the road to labor-management cooperation in all its projects.


To enhance the employability of workers and the performance of organizations, the Committee proposes sector. Sign up today!





Concierge Innovation


Connecting you to funding, expertise, facilities, and global opportunities to help you grow your business!

- Find funding, loans, financing and tax credits from provincial and federal programs.
- Find a facility near you to help your business conduct research and development.
- Find programs that offer industry focused advisory services to help your business grow.



Développement économique, Innovation et Exportation
This Government of Quebec website contains all the information needed to determine whether you qualify for the industrial design tax credit. This tax measure aims to promote the use of industrial design and enhance the manufacturing and marketing of unique quality products with high added value.



EQMBO Entreprises inc. is the reference centre for Quebec's wood and furniture industry. It provides services such as technical assistance and custom training in various sectors. For over 25 years, it relies on skilled workers in areas of processing, management, counselling and intervention. The organization is part of the Trans-Tech network for the transfer of technology and is a part of École Nationale du Meuble et de l'Ebénisterie in Victoriaville, Qc.







FPInnovations brings together Forest Operations, Wood Products, Pulp & Paper, and the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre of Natural Resources Canada, to create the world’s largest private, not-for-profit forest research institute. With over 600 employees spread across Canada, FPInnovations unites these internationally recognized forest research and development institutes into a single, greater force.


Its main mission is to assist the forest products industry in optimizing its manufacturing processes with the purpose of extracting maximum value from available raw materials. FPInnovation also aims at improving the business environment for heavy users of secondary and tertiary wood products, and contribute to long-term viability.







Industry Canada

The Department's mission is to foster a growing, competitive, knowledge-based Canadian economy. The Department works with Canadians throughout the economy and in all parts of the country to improve conditions for investment, improve innovation performance, increase our share of global trade and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace.

Program areas include developing industry and technology capability, fostering scientific research, promoting investment and trade, promoting tourism and small business development, and setting rules and services that support the effective operation of the marketplace.



Micom Laboratories Inc. is an independent laboratory offering services for testing, technical consulting as well as research and development. Micom is recognized as a major source for independent testing and research services. It specializes in material testing, both physical and mechanical, environmental exposure testing, cold chain testing, furniture testing, packaging testing, product safety and performance testing.

Sous-traitance industrielle du Québec (STIQ)
STIQ is an association of Quebec companies whose mission is to improve supply chain efficiency by helping suppliers develop and diversify their customer base and to identify business opportunities with leading contractors.


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