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Ocean Industries win the Innovator prize within the gala Charlevoix reconnait

From left  to right: Philippe Filion, Director of Public Affairs and Business Development at Ocean, Claudette Simard, Prefect of the MRC de Charlevoix, Manon Lavoie, General Manager of Ocean Industries and André Simard, General Manager of the CLD of the MRC de Charlevoix.

From left to right: Philippe Filion, Director of Public Affairs and Business Development at Ocean, Claudette Simard, Prefect of the MRC de Charlevoix, Manon Lavoie, General Manager of Ocean Industries and André Simard, General Manager of the CLD of the MRC de Charlevoix.

La Malbaie, January 29, 2014 – The Chamber of commerce of Charlevoix has recognized the excellence of its businesses during the gala "Charlevoix reconnait  2014" at the Fairmont Manoir Richelieu.

The event, hosted by the Painchaud Family, awarded 11 winners selected among 22 finalists.

The recognition "Innovator for outstanding achievement" went to Ocean Industries’ shipyard for, among others projects, the famous TundRA100, launched last December.

General Manager, Manon Lavoie, ensures that receiving a regional award is always "a warm feeling”.

"It's always amazing to receive recognition in Charlevoix, it’s important for us to be well represented and well established in the region. It make us known, especially with our important goals. It's heartwarming to receive such an award and we are very grateful, "she happily points out.