TTranslas is growing into the Quebec marketClick image to enlargeranslas Canada Industries Ltd., a global welding gun manufacturer with its North American headquarters in Woodstock, Ont., is expanding its territory to the Québec market.

Translas has partnered with Québec City-based welding products supplier Groupe Équipementek, an established Québec company.

The deal not only puts Translas support on the ground in Québec, but adds bilingual French/English service and support for it’s existing and new customers.

Équipemente works in several industries, including mechanical, aeronautics, construction, wind power, heavy machinery industries and general manufacturing.

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