Simulation software and services in North America

Fluids & C°


Based in Montreal, Fluids & C° provides services and distributes software in various area. Namely CFD but also Piping, Digital Twin Process and Data Management.

Vincent Soumoy founded Fluids & C° in 2015 on the idea of helping North American companies in their simulation.

Fluids & C° is willing to apply ethical rules for any business practice.

Our aim is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.

Our team

Vincent Soumoy

President Fluids & C°

Canadian Permanent Resident but Franco-Belgian nationality physicist,he is specialized in fluid mechanics. Diploma Course of the Von Karman Institute in 1987, Vincent worked since more than 25 years in the simulation domain.

Initially Research and Application Engineer in the industry, he wrote theoretical & empirical bibliographies. He also set up a multiphase flow software, validated results with experiments, and drew conclusions in an industrial pollutants study or in coating phenomena. He collaborated with international laboratories and participated in seminars and congresses.

Vincent later moved to various software editors, as account manager, following SME and main accounts in Europe from cold calling and prospection, to standard and specific proposal elaboration.

He finally became Sales Manager of companies, the first one in Europe and the second in North America, set up the whole sales activity (markets sectors, new products, CRM…). Covered end-to-end sales processes from analyzing client needs, creating tailored proposals, to managing sales/marketing/quality teams. He was also in charge of channel partner networks.

Vincent was to music and more particularly vocals interested, he sang and conducted various chords, with concerts in Europe and North America.

Vincent Soumoy

Linh-Chi Nguyen

CAD & project leader

Linh-Chi is a mechanical and biomedical engineer consultant. She has graduated from École Polytechnique de Montréal with a bachelor degree in mechanical engineer and a master degree in biomedical engineer.

She has worked in mechanical design, in Research & Development, and as a project manager. She did projects with start-up, hospitals and R&D companies.

She is also a lecturer and a teacher assistant at École Polytechnique de Montréal and École de Technologie Supérieure for the Mechanical Engineering Department.

​The software she is mainly using for 3D design is Solidworks.

She is passionate about creating, finding solutions and providing supports to others.

Astrid Soumoy

Polytechnique Student and Administrator Fluids & Co

Even if quite young, Astrid already has some experience in Artificial Intelligence and simulation.

Student in Software engineering at Polytechnique Montreal , she was also laboratory teacher in computers microarchitecture.

She was honored in 2018 by the prize for the best realization of a functional robot, built and programmed with her team. She is developing in 2019 an interactive web application.

Astrid participated in 2017 to a summer school on artificial intelligence (SUMMERIA) in Lyon (FR), and early in 2019 to a programming competition about smart city (Hackatown).

During summer 2019, she worked as a trainee with our partner ESTECO in Trieste. Being part of the Research and Development team during 4 months, she participated to the development of a mobile application for a European project and to the programmation of a visualization and data management web application. Her team obtained the first place of the Venture Days, coding a basketball mobile application, during a three-day competition.

After an internship at Morgan Stanley (summer 2020), she followed a double diploma between Polytechnique Montreal and Polytechnique Brussels (ULB), and have a new internship (autumn 2022) at iBwave.

Astrid was working at the ULB Foundation as Web developer and technical manager.

Astrid Soumoy

Jean-Jacques Laurans

President Groupe Alfid and Administrator Fluids & Co

Following a career in France, Jean-Jacques Laurans immigrated to Canada in 1983 and created Groupe Alfid, a company specialized in property management services. Jean-Jacques sits on the boards of a number of Canadian companies specialized in real estate.

In addition to his professional activities, he is involved with several not for profit organizations. Most notably, the Montréal Ville-Marie Rotary Club, the Montréal Olympique high performance athletics club, and Notre Théâtre, an organization that encourages the development of individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Jean-Jacques LAURANS

Our Memberships

Society of Piping Engineers and Designers

In response to the need expressed by an industrial advisory committee, the Society of Piping Engineers and Designers (SPED) was founded in 1980.  The organization was designed to promote excellence and quality in piping design and Engineering, through professional development, training and certification for piping designers and Engineers.  To that end, SPED organized chapter meetings with Piping Industry leaders presentations.  Additionally, SPED developed online piping design courses, challenging exams and programs like the PPD 100% Club.  These efforts help pipers achieve excellence and document their skills with Professional Piping Designer (PPD) Certification.

Thirty three years have passed and SPED continues to serve piping designers and the piping profession world-wide with chapters in Houston, Calgary, Louisville, KY, U.K./Eire, Burlington, Ontario and partners in Spain and Malaysia.  

Current membership includes piping designers around the world and 34 corporate members.  Chapter meetings and events such as the Annual SPED conference provide professional development and networking opportunities for piping designers and students.

Nouveau Logo AQT

Quebec Technology Association

The Quebec Technology Association (AQT) contributes to the influence of Quebec’s ICT industry companies as well as the growth of this economic sector. With its 500-strong membership, the AQT unites and supports ICT industry leaders by fostering skill development, business performance enhancement, and the advancement of commercial practices within the industry. A non-profit, self-funded organization, the AQT acts as a representative and public advocate for the industry, and is now Quebec’s largest ICT business network.

The Quebec Technology Association (AQT) supports business leaders in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry by helping them develop their skills and grow their organization.

AQT is recognized as the essential reference for its knowledge of the Information & Communications Technologies industry. But also for its expertise in developing supporting tools and methodologies that contribute to the growth of corporations within the sector.


Cercle d’Affaires Belgique Quebec

Promotes networking and business development between different organizations, professional associations, business people and companies. Most of them with links and commercial or economic interests with Belgium, Quebec and Canada.

The CABQ makes its know-how available to its members its know-how, its competences and its network. What for? To inform and support Quebec and Belgian companies that have made the choice to leave their borders.

The CABQ was established in Quebec in 2005. It works to promote economic relations between Belgium and Quebec and contribute to the development of actions. Their supports are Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), the Walloon Agency for export and foreign investment in Montreal (AWEX), Brussels Invest & Export and the Quebec Ministry of economy, science and innovation (MEI).

The Cercle d’affaires Belgique-Québec has another mission to facilitate the integration and development of Belgian companies wishing to settle in Quebec, and more broadly, in Canada.

The CABQ is also networking cocktails, events to discover and learn about business sectors and active companies on both sides of the Atlantic. It has also a variety of professional activities that take place throughout the year.