A brief history
SOQUELEC and its sister company, SOQUELEC Telecommunications, were founded in 1974 by Jean-Pierre Slakmon and his late wife Yette Slakmon. From its humble beginnings in the late seventies, SOQUELEC has grown to represent a wide variety of manufacturers and to provide its customers with a full range of quality products to meet their specific growing needs in an environment of rapidly evolving technology.
SOQUELEC specializes in the sales and service of scientific equipment for applications in materials and life sciences emphasis on digital imaging technology including Electron Microscopy, AFM, SPM, 2D and 3D X-Ray; Soquelec has been the exclusive Canadian distributor of JEOL (Japan Electron Optics Laboratory) for over 35 years.
SOQUELEC Telecommunications specializes in the representation and distribution of RF, microwave and millimeter-wave components. It is the exclusive Canadian representative for internationally known manufacturers. SOQUELEC Telecommunications is your Canadian liaison to foreign manufacturers and can provide you with applications support and quotations.
Science & Technology
Mr. Slakmon was a co-founder and Vice President of QRL Analysis Corp., a laboratory offering analytical services and consulting expertise in failure and destructive physical analysis of electronic components with applications related to the Canadian space program. SOQUELEC Ltd. was the co-founder of (CM)², Centre for Characterization and Microscopy of Materials, a renowned non-profit Research oriented Canadian corporation founded jointly with Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal; Mr. Slakmon was Chairman of the Board of Directors of (CM)² from 1988 to 1993.