In the picture, the founders and their role at the time. From left to right:
Founding Member, President of Groupe CADEC and President of the Group;
Consultant to the IRAP program of the CNRC that offered its support to the start-up of the Group and who is the instigator of the original idea;
Founding Member, President of AMD;
Founding Member, President of AGT Robotics;
Founding Member, President of Conception Genik and Vice-President of the Group;
Founding Member, Sales Manager – Quebec, of FANUC Robotique Canada;
Founding Member, Manager of the Automation Unit and of the Testing Unit of the CRIQ and Secretary Treasurer of the group.
We should also mention the contribution of Mr. Jacques Routhier, President of Prodevco Industries Inc. and Mr. Michel Thibault, Director of the Centre Robotique Industriel Inc. until 2005. Both Jacques and Michel participated in the first meetings of the REAI Group before it was incorporated.
*** The members occupied these positions at the time of the foundation. See the list of the Board of Directors for those who presently hold the positions.
The REAI is a real value added network.
The REAI is a non-profit organization legally incorporated in Quebec since June 2005.
The official kick-off was held on September 21, 2005, in the Industrial Research Centre of Quebec (CRIQ) during the “Rendez-vous Automatisation 2005”. You will find the kick-off speech in the archive section of this site.