Manufacturing

How to Make Just the Right Amount of Product

Not being able to meet clients' needs hurts your brand, but so does excess inventory. Five steps to successful supply chain management

How to Cut Your Manufacturing Labour Costs by a Quarter

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This increasingly important component of the workforce is easier to re-train and takes less sickdays

4 Keys to Winning Business in the Developing World

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Acquiring overseas clients isn't a case of just picking up the phone. Here's how to export to emerging markets.

Why Aren’t You Using Canada’s New Free Trade Deals?

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Federal International Trade Minister Ed Fast says businesses need to look beyond the U.S. and seek out newly-open foreign markets

“Made in Canada” is Key to This Hatmaker’s Brand

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Tilley Endurables founder Alex Tilley prepares to sell his company

Can Ontario’s Manufacturing Sector Make a Comeback?

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Tumbling oil prices have hampered Western Canada, but the central provinces may not be ready to pick up the slack

A Second-Generation Success Story: Linda Hasenfratz at Linamar

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Linda Hasenfratz had to fill big shoes: her father's. Her apprenticeship at Linamar helped her succeed.

Modular Housing’s New Look

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As demand for cheap, safe housing grows all over the world, these Canadian companies are building innovative modular homes.

5 Things to Watch Out for in a Vendor Agreement

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Securing a purchasing order from a huge retailer is a big win. Here's how to ensure you can finance and factor it.

Kick to Click: the End of the Computer Mouse?

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A new way to move your cursor and 10 other business ideas, products and strategies in the latest Ingenuity Index

Sales Tips from Canada’s Fastest-Growing Industrial Services Firms

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Lessons from 29 businesses who clean up doing dirty work

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