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From summer job…to President and CEO!

As a boy, Alain Bergeron would see his mother leave to go to work at Technofil, an important employer in the town where he lived. Years later, he himself landed a summer job there. Today, his business card reads: “President and CEO, Technofil.” A born entrepreneur with an extraordinary professional path, Alain Bergeron seems “tailor-made” for success in an industry that has seen better days in Quebec and Canada.

Alain Bergeron, CEO of Technofil, in his new plant.Founded in 1978, Technofil is located in Laurierville, a Centre-du-Québec municipality. The firm specializes in the design and manufacture of uniform pants for a business and government clientele. Technofil, which has 70 employees, offers pattern creation, cutting and grading services custom-designed to client specifications.

Thriving in a highly competitive sector

In an economic downturn and in the dog-eat-dog world of clothing, strengthening competitiveness can further business growth and development.

“We feel it’s important to create jobs and contribute to the economic development of our village. Canada Economic Development believed in our idea, which will allow us to move forward and grow in the coming years while maintaining the confidence of our clients,”said Alain Bergeron.

In order to stand out from the competition, Mr. Bergeron cam