Benefits

The SPIPB has an undeniable advantage in the implementation of industrial projects. In addition to world class infrastructure and its great location, it provides personalized coaching throughout your project ensuring contact between all the required stakeholders to implement your company.

  • ONE OF THE BIGGEST INDUSTRIAL PARK IN CANADA

    One of the largest industrial park in Canada

    With almost 7,000 hectares of land without any elevations and with an important bearing capacity, the SPIPB stands above the competition for the location of large industries.

  • STRATEGICALLY LOCATED

    The gateway to an exceptional market

    The SPIPB offers access to a market of over 100 million consumers within a radius of 1000 km (625 miles). It represents nearly a quarter of the entire North American population, concentrated in the most highly industrialized area of the continent.

  • A STRONG INDUSTRIAL COMMUNITY

    Leading-edge companies sharing a common economic environment

    The SPIPB regroups an impressive number of leading-edge companies. The close cooperation between many of them is a key factor in maintaining their collective economic vitality.

  • AN EXTREMELY RELIABLE ENERGY SUPPLY

    The assurance of constant access at competitive rates

    Bécancour's strategic location at the crossroads of three hydroelectric networks run by government-owned Hydro-Québec – two of which capacity ranks among the highest in the world - means that the SPIPB offers one of the most reliable and cost competitive energy supplies in North America.

  • FIRST CLASS UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

    An impressive list of advantages

    Few sites offer as many advantageous features as the SPIPB. Its deep-water port open year round, the reliability of its energy supply, the almost unlimited availability of industrial water and its direct links to the large industrial regions of the North American continent (Midwest, Great Lakes, East Coast) make it an ideal choice for industry.

  • AN EXCEPTIONALLY HIGH QUALITY WORKFORCE

    Qualified manpower from an industrial background

    An industrial tradition that dates back over two hundred years has produced a highly qualified workforce and a network of top-quality sub-contractors on whom the most demanding manufacturers can rely to ensure the profitability of their investments.

  • AN ENVIRONMENT THAT ENHANCES THE QUALITY OF LIFE

    The perfect combination - nature and urban living

    Located approximately an hour from Quebec City and Montreal, Bécancour and Trois-Rivières offer all the services your employees need (schools, health services, recreation, etc.), but is safer and more affordable (lower cost of living) than larger urban centres.

  • THE CREDIBILITY AND STABILITY OF A GOVERNMENT-OWNED COMPANY

    A valuable negotiator looking to build strong and profitable business relations

    Government-owned, the SPIPB is a company widely known for its reliability and efficiency. Its entrepreneurial approach and its excellent reputation as an official representative of the Government of Quebec provide an effective combination for conducting successful business affairs.