Leroy Automation outlines its North American strategy

Montreal, October 16, 2014 - LEROY AUTOMATION INC is the North American subsidiary of the French family-owned company LEROY AUTOMATION SAS, which designs and manufactures on-plant on-board rail electronics, control systems for transport electrification, and military and rail industrial process automation.

On the occasion of a private meeting organized at the Saint-Sulpice Hotel in Montreal, LEROY AUTOMATION presented its commercial strategy to a selection of major players in the railway and energy sectors.

Dynamic growth in prospect

The plan to expand LEROY AUTOMATION INC's operations in North America is up and running, and the new Quebec office will offer its customers innovative solutions and, above all, local support, in order to guarantee the success of major American projects.

"The opening of our subsidiary in Montreal is an important step in achieving our internationalization objectives," announced Mr. Alain Wojtaszak, Managing Director. "This is a new era for the commercial development of our company. With the signing of new contracts to equip the City of Ottawa's tram-train and to modernize the Santiago de Chile metro, LEROY AUTOMATION is affirming its presence on the continent as a new player.

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A thoughtful manufacturing alliance

As part of its development in North America, LEROY AUTOMATION has announced its alliance with M2S Electronique, an electronics subcontractor specializing in the manufacture, assembly and integration of high-tech electronic products. This partnership is part of LEROY AUTOMATION's strategy to position itself on the rail vehicle and transport electrification markets, where M2S is historically very well established. "M2S is pleased with this agreement which will boost our two companies in a very complementary way", declared Mr. Jean-Daniel Binant, Executive Director at M2S Market Development.

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Supporting its customers and strategic partners

With the support of Investissement Québec, and also through the testimonials of industry leaders - and loyal customers - ALSTOM and SIEMENS, LEROY AUTOMATION is defined as a partner of excellence to accompany North American principals towards success in the development of their key projects.

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Information: Sébastien MAURY / Vice President - Business Development
LEROY AUTOMATION INC
Montreal, QC - Canada
T. +1 (438) 794-5166
sebastien.maury@leroy-autom.com