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Manufacturing and Distribution is thriving in Canada

Despite economic trials and tribulations over the past few decades, Canadian manufacturers are taking a focused approach to growth – and thriving because of it. How are we weathering these trying times? By providing solutions that meet the needs of the market by making continuous process improvements, refining product design and building excellent relationships with clients and suppliers.

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EMC Purchasing Co-op Announces 3 new Lucrative Programs

EMC Purchasing Co-op is excited to announce the successful negotiation of three valuable new program categories to compliment their existing line-up of MRO, General Sign Inputs and Graphics Medium categories. The three new categories are Metals, Industrial Gases & Accessories, and Courier Services. Metals – Salit Steel and Berg Steel Corporation are the new Preferred [...]

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Selling Direct to Consumers is “Catching” On

A group of fishermen in Halifax are reaping the benefits of selling their catch direct to the consumer through a unique marketing approach that eliminates the middleman and quadruples the price/lb. they get for their fish. These better prices enables them to continue to fish in a traditional way that benefits not only their customers, [...]

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Healthy Food Continuum = Healthy Economy = Healthy Employment!

When you mention the Food Chain to most people they don’t even consider manufacturing as part of the equation, but a part it is – and a very large part at that. In my last blog, I alluded to the fact that employment shifts across the entire food continuum could impact employment in such areas [...]

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