Our story

Since its foundation in 2001 by Stéphane Deschesnes, SMT Hautes Technologies has carved a path of innovation and excellence in the field of electronic technologies. 

This Quebec-based company has evolved and positioned itself as a key player in the industry, continually pushing the boundaries of electronic card manufacturing.

Discover the story of SMT Hautes Technologies, now SMT Intelligence, and its relentless pursuit of quality, innovation, and growth.

2001
Founded by Stéphane Deschesnes, the current president and owner, SMT Hautes Technologies was established.
2004
RoHS and ISO 9001

The company achieved RoHS Compliance and ISO 9001 Certification, demonstrating its commitment to quality standards and environmental respect.

2008
SIX SIGMA INTRODUCTION

It implemented the Six Sigma methodology, further reinforcing its operational excellence.

2010
Shifting to Paperless Processes, Ceramic Printed Circuit Board Assembly, Complete Traceability

The production workshop transitioned to paperless, marking a shift towards efficient digital management. The company successfully completed its first ceramic PCBAs, paving the way for new technological possibilities. The implementation of 100% component traceability solidified customer trust.

2011
Placement of 01005 Components

Shifting to Paperless Processes, Ceramic Printed Circuit Board Assembly, Complete Traceability

2012
Mentor Graphics® CIRCUIT CONCEPTION

Adopting printed circuit board design (Mentor Graphics®) marked a significant advancement in the company's expertise.

2013
ITAR Certification, Controlled Goods

Achieving ITAR certification and mastery of Controlled Goods attested to the company’s level of excellence and security.

2017
Commencement of International Sales, R&D Expansion, Engineering Department

The beginning of international sales, with a strong commitment to local support. Simultaneously, the engineering and R&D team expanded.

2018-2021
Facility Expansion, Two Plants, a Warehouse Up to 100,000 Square Feet

The company continued to grow, expanding its facilities to a total of 100,000 square feet: two factories and an additional warehouse, thus enhancing its production capabilities.

2022
ISO 13485 Medical Certification

The acquisition of ISO 13485 medical certification affirmed its commitment to the quality and reliability of its products in the medical field.

2023
SMT Hautes Technologies Becomes SMT Intelligence – New Partnership and Eco-Responsible Commitment

The company plans a major expansion with the acquisition of an 89,000 square foot commercial building. This change coincides with the transformation of SMT Hautes Technologies into SMT Intelligence, marked by the entry of a minority shareholding by the Fonds de Solidarité FTQ and the certification of ISO 14001, opening new perspectives for the company.

2024
Significant Expansion

The company is preparing for a major expansion with the acquisition of an 80,000 square feet commercial building.

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