Montreal, June 15, 2015
Fordia is proud to announce that it has been chosen to take part in Adrenalys, a unique initiative to help organizations make the transition from small to medium enterprise.
Following a call for candidates that was announced earlier this year and ran from March 25 to April 24, 2015, Fordia is one of 27 exceptional SMEs chosen from hundreds that had applied to participate in the program.
The selected companies will have access to pro bono services worth a total of 3.5 million and a growth investment fund of 150 million.
Adrenalys is a private, multidisciplinary group that is committed to supporting the CEOs of 27 high-growth SMEs by providing 360° professional services, at no cost. Its mission is to offer innovative assistance to SMEs faced with growth-related challenges and help propel their transition from small- to medium-sized enterprise.
With Adrenalys, a team of experts will help these SMEs to unlock their full growth potential and will provide the guidance needed to facilitate the transition to the next level. As a result, sustainable economic development in Quebec will have a stronger foundation.
To carry out its mission and properly guide the 27 SMEs that have been selected, Adrenalys will be leveraging the combined strengths of consulting firm Ascendis, National Bank, Fasken Martineau, the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Proaction International and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton. Each organization will contribute by providing pro bono or low-priced services to the selected businesses.
Fordia provides global drilling solutions with a complete line of diamond tools, drilling equipment and accessories designed for mineral exploration and the geotechnical and environmental drilling industries. “We are very proud and pleased to have been chosen to take part in this initiative that encourages the growth of Quebec-based SMEs,” said Denis Landry, Fordia’s General Director. “Fordia welcomes the advice, guidance and consultation services of the illustrious group of companies that make up Adenalys. Together I am certain we will be able to achieve remarkable results.”
For full details and more information (in French), please refer to the following release.