Our Story

At Kalitec, we have more than 30 years of industry expertise under our belts.

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1988 – The year it all began

1988 – The year it all began

Jean Lapointe founded Kalitec in a small garage in Laval, Quebec. The company’s sole focus at the time was high-quality road signs.
Débuts de Kalitec en 1988 - Kalitec

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1996 – Along came KalifixTM

1996 – Along came KalifixTM

The innovative design of the KalifixTM sign post meant that it could be repaired in a matter of seconds after being hit by a vehicle, simply by replacing the breakaway pin. Among the other selling points: easy upkeep using basic tools and a structure that complies with all major road and safety standards.
Historique - Kalifix - Kalitec

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2005 – LED-ing the way forward

2005 – LED-ing the way forward

Kalitec became a Canadian pioneer in LED-based signage. In the years that followed, it ventured into smart signage solutions, making it a major player in this specialty market.
Panneau à DEL clignotantes - Kalitec

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2009 – Print ArmorTM

2009 – Print ArmorTM

After 10 years of R&D, Kalitec introduced Print ArmorTM, a semi-gloss thermoplastic protective layer that greatly increases a sign’s resistance to weather-induced damage and vandalism.
Panneaux d’interprétation – Esthétiques, robustes et économiques - Kalitec

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2012 – Smart signage 2.0

2012 – Smart signage 2.0

Kalitec started investing in the development of advanced electronic solutions, which led to the introduction of second-generation flashing signs and Kali-FlashTM beacons.
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2016 : A DynamikTM look at the future of signage

2016 : A DynamikTM look at the future of signage

The first DynamikTM system was rolled out. Kalitec has since been developing a full range of digital remote-controlled smart signage solutions.
Dynamik – Signalisation intelligente connectée - Kalitec

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