Media advisory - Minister Blackburn delivers $951,000 in research and development tax credits to Tecnar Automation Ltée

    MONTREAL, Sept. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - On September 2, 2009, the Honourable
Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State
(Agriculture and Agri-Food), will meet with Mr. François Nadeau, President of
Tecnar Automation Ltée, to personally deliver a cheque for $951,000 in tax
credits for scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) for the
last two years.
    SR&ED investment tax credits support Tecnar Automation Ltd. in the design
and development of highly specialized product lines in the areas of automation
and industrial process control such as thermal spray, ultrasound lasers, and
    The SR&ED program is a federal tax incentive program administered by the
Canada Revenue Agency, which encourages Canadian businesses of all sizes, and
in all sectors, to conduct research and development in Canada. The SR&ED
program gives claimants cash refunds and/or tax credits for their expenditures
on eligible work done in Canada.
                Date:      Wednesday, September 2, 2009

                Time:      11:00 a.m.

                Location:  Tecnar Automation Ltée
                           1321 Hocquart Road
                           St-Bruno, Quebec

For further information:

For further information: Caitlin Workman, Media Relations, Canada
Revenue Agency, (613) 941-6269; Sophie Doucet, Press Secretary, Office of the
Minister of National Revenue, (613) 995-2960

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