Need expert support? DESTL helps you carry out your projects, at each stage of development, with a service offer that responds to your most complex needs for manufacturing, innovation, export, sustainable development and alternative mobility. Our team of commissioners assists entrepreneurs by helping to identify their needs, devise solutions and achieve tangible results.



DESTL offers assistance in many areas to support your business strategy :

  • Business set-up, retention and growth
  • Supply chain diagnosis
  • Entrepreneurial succession
  • Real estate (premises, buildings, land, etc.)
  • Financing search


Supply Chain Diagnosis

The supply chain not only supports a company's activities but is also critical to its sustainability.

This new service allows you to accelerate company growth by increasing competitiveness and customer satisfaction. The actions recommended after an in-depth diagnostic will enable your company to increase both performance and profitability, thanks to personalized advice from supply chain process optimization experts.


For more information contact Lydia Cappelli, Economic Development Commissioner, 514 855-6000, ext. 4819.


Real Estate Service

DESTL maintains close ties with real estate developers, real estate brokers, and the Urban Planning department of the borough of Saint-Laurent. This well-established network can help us quickly identify locations that could meet your needs.Click on the real estate offers for information on available space in the borough.


Table of Acquirors 

The sale of a business takes planning. It’s best to seek advice from experts to ensure a successful deal. DESTL has a network of specialists to help you, as well as a Table des Repreneurs, a panel that meets four times a year to discuss the issues faced by entrepreneurs and analyze the resources available.


To learn more about our services or to join the Table of Acquirors, contact Joseph Tuccinardi, Economic Development Commissioner, Manufacturing, 514-855-6000, ext. 4842


Table of professionals in human resources

Emploi-Québec and DESTL have created the Saint-Laurent Table of professionals in human resources(TPHR), a series of training sessions recognized by the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés (CRHA) on the human resources challenges facing employers (recruitment, training, employee retention, succession planning, etc.). For more information, call Lina Samaha, Human Resources Manager, 514-855-6000, ext. 4821.



Now more than ever, manufacturers must innovate to boost their productivity and remain competitive. Since 2005, DESTL has fostered industrial innovation and initiated various projects to assist businesses in the borough with R&D and encourage them to transition to Factory 4.0.


Discover our Innovation services and our new Industrial Expertise Center of Montréal (CEI MTL)

For more information, visit the CEI MTL website.


Table 4.0 en éducation

To prepare businesses for technological change, DESTL has established a Table 4.0 en éducation, a panel comprising several universities with a view to building a relevant training services offer.


For more information, contact our innovation experts by phone at (514) 909-4835 or by email at:




In March 2013, DESTL set up Export Montréal Ouest (ExMO), an export assistance service, in collaboration with Montréal West Island CDECs and CLDs of the time.


ExMo offers a range of specialized services to help businesses that want to penetrate new markets to succeed abroad.


Table of Exporters

To provide entrepreneurs with the necessary tools, ExMo created a Table of Exporters. This export panel meets six times a year, in the form of training sessions.


To learn more or to join the Table of Exporters, contact:


Sustainable development

Businesses that wish to put in place an environmental management framework and comply with the regulations in force can request assistance from DESTL’s Sustainable Development department. Our service offer also includes training programs and B2B networking to exchange ideas on collective needs.


Saint-Laurent Environment Table 

DESTL facilitates the Saint-Laurent Environment Table, a panel that meets four times a year to discuss environmental management best practices. The Environment Table is an ideal opportunity to enhance your environmental knowledge and develop tools.


To learn more & discover our Sustainable Development services, please call Sylvain Foulon, Economic Development Commissioner, Sustainable Development and Clean Technologies, 514-855-6000, ext. 4828



MOBA / Alternative mobility

Does your business want to better manage its employees’ commute? MOBA, the transportation division of Développement économique Saint-Laurent, offers expert advice on alternative mobility and solutions to reduce solo driving.


To improve your employees’ commute, visit MOBA/Mobilité Alternative or call Élisabeth Tremblay, Lead Manager, Sustainable Transportation, 514-855-6000, ext. 4824 

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