Solution people

At FilSpecTM, every employee is an owner of the company. Everyone therefore works with heart and passion to help make FilSpecTM and its clients a success.

Our hiring philosophy allows us to bring together experienced professionals who work in synergy owing to their complementary strengths and skills, with the goal of effectively and innovatively meeting the particular needs of each client. Thus, establishing solid and lasting partnerships, creating suitable solutions, quality, and satisfaction are central to their concerns.

Management

Eric Perlinger

ÉRIc perlingerPresident

Eric Perlinger has been President of FilSpecTM since November 2015. With over 20 years of diverse experience in the manufacturing sector, he understands the business realities of different clients. Additionally, with a legal background, he does everything he can to establish a lasting relationship based on honesty and mutual success.

Mr. Perlinger is a visionary and entrepreneur with a good knowledge of what leads to growth and success. He is a great motivator, and his passion inspires his entire team. Recognized for his efficiency, listening skills, and desire to meet the most challenging requirements, Mr. Perlinger rallies his team to offer quality of service based on respect, transparency, and constant innovation. With a perpetual desire to offer excellent service and truly understand the reality of each of his clients, he speaks four languages (French, English, Spanish, and German), which allows him to interact and communicate easily with customers around the world!

Contact Eric Perlinger

eperlinger@filspec.com

 

Ronald audetChairman of the Board of Directors

Ronald Audet has worked in the textile industry for more than 45 years. Having been President and Vice President of several textile companies, both in Canada and elsewhere, he is a critical resource for the FilSpecTM team and has both knowledge and unparalleled experience in the field of textiles.

Mr. Audet seeks to constantly grow the company by encouraging the contribution and collaboration of each team member in the face of the challenges encountered, developing useful solutions, innovation, and diversification. He is forward-looking and encourages FilSpecTM and its customers to always think bigger and further ahead.

Ronald Audet

 

Dominique Quintal

dominique quintalVice President, Sales & Marketing

Dominique Quintal is an electrical engineer by training. This allowed him to develop an analytical and creative mind focused on researching and developing the right solution for the right problem, one which has been properly defined and analyzed in advance through an established evaluation method. His lengthy experience as a director of engineering for various industries, particularly aeronautics and electronics, allow him to put his broad knowledge to work and take a different, innovative approach to the market.

Mr. Quintal is recognized for his leadership and creative vision based on an advisory approach rather than a product approach. This encourages the establishment of solid, lasting, and honest partnerships. Through this relationship, you'll get the support you need to develop more powerful products, with a real competitive advantage, thereby allowing you to meet the challenges you're facing.

Contact Dominique Quintal

Phone: 819-573-8709    |      dquintal@filspec.com

 

Louis ChartierVice President, Operations

Louis Chartier has over 25 years of experience in production management and manufacturing operations. With a degree in mechanical engineering, he also has extensive knowledge in product development and production, management and human resources.

Mr. Chartier ensures that FilSpecTM ‘s various innovations are put into production and provides concrete solutions to optimize plant operations and design products that stand out for their quality and functionality. His engineering expertise, diversified skills and long experience in manufacturing enable him to manage FilSpecTM production efficiently and intelligently.

 

Nicolas Fournier

Nicolas FournierVice President, Finance

As Vice President of Finance, Nicolas Fournier knows that FilSpecTM's financial success relies on its clients succeeding as well! He ensures that budgets are followed and finances are efficiently managed. Because he cares about helping the company grow and keeping its customers satisfied, he cooperates with the Director of Research & Development and the Vice President of Sales & Marketing in order to enable R&D investments. In this way, FilSpecTM can acquire the most powerful equipment and technologies, thereby ensuring that its clients get products with cutting-edge technologies.

With over 15 years' experience in accounting, Mr. Fournier is an important member of the FilSpecTM team who is recognized for his effectiveness, transparency, attention to detail, and rigorous management of each project assigned to him.

 

fred tabahExecutive Vice President

Fred Tabah has a textile engineering degree from the University of Massachusetts and has worked at companies of all sizes, in operations, quality, and sales. He has been a devoted member of the FilSpecTM team since 2007, first as Vice President of Sales and Marketing and now as Executive Vice President. He knows each team member well, and cooperates with each of them to guide FilSpecTM and his clients towards optimal solutions.

Mr. Tabah is a true yarn expert and constantly provides innovative ideas through his vision centered on creating solid partnerships and customer satisfaction. The particular needs of customers are an opportunity for him to employ FilSpecTM's creativity to provide solutions that will make it possible for both companies involved to prosper.

 

Sébastien coutureDirector of Research & Development

Sébastien Couture is the innovation expert. He has been with the company since 1990 and has developed real cutting-edge expertise in specialized textile yarns, a deep knowledge of the performance of each fibre, and an accurate understanding of the needs of the textile industry. This means Sébastien can properly assess your requirements and will use the full creativity of his experienced team to offer you the best solution to meet them.

Innovation, product development, understanding needs, and custom advisory service are central to what he does. Give him your toughest challenges so that we can develop tomorrow's textile products together.

Contact Sébastien Couture

sales@filspec.com

Sébastien Couture

 

Daniel Tardif

Daniel TardifDirector of Human Resources

Daniel Tardif has been the director of human resources at FilSpecTM since 2005. A graduate of the University of Sherbrooke with a degree in human resources business administration, with over 25 years of experience in the textile industry, he has developed a managerial approach geared toward teamwork and innovation. This enables genuine synergies between the company's various actors. The work is highly collaborative, and everyone cooperates to the success of the whole.

He takes genuine pride in being a stakeholder in a company that constantly reinvents itself through its innovative nature, its high growth potential, and the leverage it has with its clients.

Contact Daniel Tardif

Phone: 819-573-8714    |      dtardif@filspec.com

 

Chantal adamInternal Sales Representative

Ms. Adam joins our team in support to the sales department of the company. Her role consists in strengthening the link between our clients, the sales team, the marketing service, the research and development sector, and the various operation services (quality control, strategic planning, procurement, and accounting). In coordination with the members of the sales and marketing team, she will perform all tasks required to ensure the best possible service to our clients.

With over 25 years in the textile sector, Ms. Adam enjoys a wealth of professional experience and will constitute a key resource for FilSpec. She holds a technical degree in textiles, specializing in chemistry and dyeing. She has also developed a distinct expertise in protective clothing. She has acquired a profound knowledge of Canadian and American standards as well as the more recent testing methods. Ms. Adam has worked both in Québec and in the U.S. for companies such as TenCate Protective Fabrics and Gildan Activewear.

Contact Chantal Adam

cadam@filspec.com

Chantal Adam

 

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