MONTREAL, Jan. 10, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Ms. Nathalie Normandeau, Deputy Premier, Minister responsible for the Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine region, Member for Bonaventure and Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife, is proud to announce SGF's $5M preferred share investment in Fabrication Delta inc., a growing company based in the Gaspé region.

Considering the region's economic context, supporting a company's growth has a significant impact on the local community. This investment will enable Fabrication Delta to acquire new equipment that is better suited to its needs, thereby expanding its operations. As such, SGF is contributing to the economic development of the beautiful Gaspé region and helping create nearly 20 direct jobs.

Fabrication Delta is a manufacturing company operating in the wind energy, sawmill, paper, mining and steel structure construction sectors. Deeply rooted in the Gaspé region, the company has succeeded, throughout the years, in securing its development through its involvement at all levels of production, thereby ensuring the delivery of the finished product's project management, design and installation phases. The company currently boasts 40 employees and its head office is located in Saint-Siméon.

About SGF
Société générale de financement du Québec (, an industrial and financial holding company, has a mission to carry out economic development projects, particularly in the industrial sector, in cooperation with partners and in compliance with accepted profitability requirements and with the economic development policy of the Québec government. As part of its new mandate, SGF is authorized by the Québec government to go beyond its traditional role as an equity investor by offering complementary solutions, such as loans, debentures or preferred share investments.

SOURCE Société générale de financement du Québec

For further information:

France Beauchamp
Senior Advisor, Communications, SGF
Tel.: 514-876-9353

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