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Innovation and the Future of Manufacturing

In his key note address at the Waterloo Region MIN Summit 2013, Ray Tanguay, Chairman Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc., Chairman Toyota Canada Inc., President Canadian Autoparts Toyota Inc., emphasized the importance of never standing idle; it is key to continually re-examine processes, identify the inefficiencies, and leverage the collaborative efforts of the people in [...]

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Canadian Small Business Grants: Economic Action Plan 2013

Minister of State for the Federal State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev), was on hand at an event hosted by the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce (CCC) to discuss the Economic Action Plan 2013. Minister Goodyear highlighted the fact that since the worst of the global recession Canada has had the [...]

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Local Manufacturing Company excited about Region’s Manufacturing Future

I recently attended the 20th anniversary party for Cowan client and local process control technology manufacturer, D&D Automation Inc. The event was the very embodiment of the culture that has contributed to D&D’s 20 years of success, celebrating the company’s flair for innovation, fun and its employees, clients, suppliers and community. Afterwards, I sat down with D&D’s President Michael McCourt, to discuss how he has built a successful manufacturing company in the Waterloo Region.

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