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Walter Surface Technologies commemorated the completion of its $30 million, 92,00 sq ft facility in Point-Claire, QC.

 

The most recent expansion houses the company's Bio-Circle facility. The site serves as the international headquarters for the Walter Company and includes corporate management, R&D, laboratories, product management, test centres, marketing, sales, warehousing, distribution, and after sales service. The new Bio-Circle building contains a high tech bottling plant where production capabilities have increased tenfold.

The entire 92,000 sq ft facility has certified as a LEED Gold building.

Walter Surface Technologies manufactures surface treatment products, including environmentally friendly green technologies under its Bio-Circle brand name.

Walter Surface Technologies

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