Artopex awarded

Artopex, the Quebec-based complete line office furniture manufacturer, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract with Hydro-Québec valued at approximately $50 million over potentially 10 years.

The contract to provide for all the future office furniture needs of Hydro Quebec offices across the province of Quebec is the largest in the history of the company.

Hydro-Québec generates, transmits and distributes electricity. Its sole shareholder is the Québec government.

Earlier this year, Artopex was named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies marking the fourth consecutive year the company has won this award. The office furniture manufacturer was honored with three awards at the annual Quebec Federation of Chambers of Commerce 2009 Mercuriades awards including Productivity Improvement – Large Business; Market Development – Large Business; and the prestigious Business of the Year – Large Business.

About Artopex (

Artopex has spent over 30 years building quality office furniture in our home province of Quebec and building solid relationships all over North America.

Artopex Inc. is a privately-owned, family-run corpora¿¿on with its headquarters in Granby, Quebec. The company is comprised of four plants (two in Granby, one in Laval, and one in Sherbrooke) totaling over 500 000 square feet of production capacity, a team of over 400 employees, numerous Canadian showrooms and a North American distribution network.