Diagnosis report on chemistry industry in Québec

Published by CoeffiScience - March 2014

General objectives

Prepare a socioeconomic profile of the industry and perform the analysis of the issues and needs of the sector, particularly with respect to the development
and training of the workforce.

Operational objectives

The information contained in this diagnosis is divided into three parts

1. The section of socioeconomic profile describes the industry and its environment. The information presented includes milestones, a portrait of industry data on production, exports, wages and labor;

2. The portion on Issues and Challenges of the sector contains a self-assessment of barriers faced by workers and businesses in the community;

3. Finally, the section on workforce needs attempts to assess the balance between supply and demand for different types of jobs. It also focuses on practices and training needs.