During his trade mission to Europe, Montreal mayor Denis Coderre announced that the French firm Astek will establish its North American headquarters in the Montreal area.
100 jobs will be created over three years.
Astek specializes in IT, scientific and technical engineering systems.
The company is crediting Montreal with a pool of highly skilled workers, a dynamic research and development community and an innovative business environment.
Astek also intends to open an office in Toronto.