ASDevices appoints Andre Cliche as R&D Director

Thetford Mines, QC, Canada - 14 May 2019


ASDevices appoints André Cliche as R&D Director.  André joins from Analytical Flow Products (AFP) where he was the R&D Director. As a seasoned technical leader, he was instrumental in the development of the well-known AFP valves technology alongside Yves Gamache.

“André Cliche is the perfect fit for this role”, says André Lamontagne, ASDevices president. “André is an experienced technical leader with a very broad expertise in the development of high quality analytical components such as valves and fittings. With his wealth of expertise and reputation, he will lead the development of our technologies and products roadmap. ASDevices has released many new technologies in the past two years such as gas sensors, chromatographic valves, fittings, purifiers and GC platforms. Many more will be released in the next few months and years”.

 “Our main goal is to work with our OEM business partners to resolve their analytical challenges and help them achieve new level of performance. To achieve this and sustain our rapid growth, we need the top talents. André Cliche is the latest addition to our team of expert.”, says M. Lamontagne.



Founded in 2017, ASDevices is based in Thetford Mines, Québec, Canada and has its roots in a long history of innovation for the gas chromatography and gas analysis world. With over 130 patents, the ASDevices team is behind the success of Contrôle Analytique (now owned by Servomex) and Analytical Flow Products (AFP).

Based on our substantial IP portfolio, 30 years of experience and a strong track record, we pride ourselves as being an innovation catalyst for our OEM business partners. ASDevices, a division of Mécanique Analytique, is involved in applied research, design and manufacturing of technologies and solutions for the analytical market. The combination of our technologies, unique product architecture and OEM business model is what makes us innovative and different. All of our solutions are designed based on what we have called, the Scalable Building Block concept. This concept has proven to be successful amongst our customers by providing them with more time to use their wealth of knowledge on resolving their customer challenges based on our tailored and cost effective OEM solutions. Soon enough, ASDevices will be the most prominent one-stop supplier of analytical devices for OEMs and system integrators of the gas analysis industry. Based on more than 14 patented technologies, the product portfolio is offering the innovative Enhanced plasma-based detector*, integrated analysers, the first End of Life (EoL)* and intelligent getter-based purifiers, modular GC ovens*, innovative analytical/industrial fittings*, GC valves* and more.