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May 25, 2021

Spectra Expands its OEM Business Development Team

Spectra Premium is pleased to announce that Mr. Dominic Chretien and Mr. Pierre Letourneau have joined the company as part of the OEM Business Development team. Each new member boasts over 20 years of experience in leading commercial and technical projects in the OEM transportation industry in North America as well as technical training and product development expertise. Mr. Chretien is an engineer (B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Université Laval – 199
April 14, 2021

Grants for New Electric Sector Partnership

At Spectra Premium’s plant in Boucherville on April 8th, 2021, the Minister of the Economy and Innovation, Pierre Fitzgibbon, announced grants of close to $14 million to Innovative Suppliers of Electric Mobility (FINNOV – in French: Fournisseurs Innovants en mobilité électrique). This financial support is part of the Quebec Strategy for the Development of the Battery Industry launched by the Minister last Fall and also supports the 
January 8, 2021

Extended Lockdown in Quebec until February 8, 2021

The Quebec provincial government has announced on Wednesday, January 6 that it extended current lockdown measures and implemented a new curfew between 8 PM and 5 AM. All of Spectra Premium’s activities are considered an essential service, because the parts that we manufacture and distribute are used to maintain and repair vehicles necessary for transportation, logistics, health and safety. The new measures do not affect tooling and OEM production either. The new
September 28, 2020

Salary raise for manufacturing positions

Spectra Premium has significantly increased the hourly rate for its available positions as workers, shearers and pressers at its Boucherville plant. Hiring wages are now between $17 and $19.50 per hour (including applicable bonuses). The Quebec auto parts manufacturer has been manufacturing fuel tanks and oil pans for the aftermarket and new vehicles on its South Shore site since 1989."This change in compensation reflects in large part current market conditions, but also ou
March 19, 2020

Preventive Measures against COVID-19

In view of the recent events concerning COVID-19, and the evolving situation, we would like to reassure you. The health and well-being of our employees and customers is at the heart of our values. In these tough times, Spectra Premium is doing everything in its power to put in place the necessary preventive measures to ensure a safe work environment. To date, all employees of Les Industries Spectra Premium Inc. have received information on the preventive measures to be followed.&n
January 27, 2020

Stefan Janols hired as Managing Director in Sweden

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Stefan Janols has joined Spectra Premium AB, the Swedish branch of Spectra Premium, as Managing Director. Mr. Janols has a strong industrial background, particularly in the automotive industry where he occupied key research & development, sales, production and quality management roles for Swedish OEM companies such as Autoliv (automotive safety supplier) and Plastal (automotive thermoplastics) for over 26 years. He
November 18, 2019

Opening of a New Fuel Tank Facility in Trollhättan

Spectra Premium is pleased to announce the opening of a new fuel tank manufacturing and R&D facility in Trollhättan, Sweden. The company has installed state-of-the-art production equipment for the advanced manufacturing of lightweight stainless steel fuel tank systems. This move completes the integration of the previously announced acquisition of TechROi Fuel Systems as well as the official company name change to Spectra Premium AB.The new 7,000 square meter facil
August 27, 2018

Acquisition of Swedish Manufacturing Facilities

Spectra Premium announced today the acquisition of a controlling stake in Swedish company TechROi Fuel Systems AB, a leader in the design and engineering of stainless steel fuel tanks as well as related components for vehicle manufacturers (Original Equipment Manufacturers - OEMs).“We are very pleased with this transaction, which is another key milestone in our commitment to the globalization of our OEM operations and follows on our expansion into Asia through our operations in China