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Walter Surface Technologies inaugurates $30-million Montreal campus


August 26, 2013
By Anthony Capkun

August 25, 2013 – After several years of investments in design and construction of the most recent extension phase housing its new Bio-Circle facility, Walter Surface Technologies says its entire 92,000-sf campus on the original Montreal (Pointe-Claire, Que.) site is now complete.

Photo 1 shows Pierre Somers, Walter Surface Technologies International’s chair and CEO, cutting a chain to access the new Bio-Circle facility.

The campus serves as the overall international headquarters for the Walter Company, encompassing corporate management, R&D, laboratories, product management, test centres, marketing, sales, warehousing, distribution and after-sales service. Construction of this campus represents an investment over $30 million, says the company.

“Now, we have the automation, the processes and the facility to help us execute our core value of delivering products and solutions that help our customers work better,” said Pierre Somers, chair and CEO of Walter International. Key Walter products include Zip Cut, Zip One, Enduro-Flex and Surfox.