On the schedule: Michigan trade mission to Canada

Another thing we're looking forward to: Michigan's upcoming trade mission to Canada! The mission takes place May 10 to 17, with stops in Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario. We'll be joining seven Michigan companies from various sectors (including health, communications, and trade brokerage) as they meet with new business partners in the Canadian market. More info … Continue reading On the schedule: Michigan trade mission to Canada

Who’s joining us on the Wisconsin Trade Venture to Canada?

It's Monday, March 25 - the first full day of the Wisconsin Trade Venture to Canada. There are a number of Wisconsin companies travelling with us to Toronto and Montreal. Who are they, you ask? Well, we'll tell you - just read on... Arrowhead Systems Inc. - Based in Randolph, WI, Arrowhead Systems has more than … Continue reading Who’s joining us on the Wisconsin Trade Venture to Canada?

Bean to bar: the chocolate industry in Canada

The bean to bar trend has spurred specific equipment needs for the Canadian market. According to Agricultural and Agri-Foods Canada’s 2012 report, the chocolate confectionery industry had shrunk in terms of employee numbers, but sales, export, and import volumes were steadily increasing. (The closure of Hershey's Smith Falls, Ontario factory in 2009 was a key … Continue reading Bean to bar: the chocolate industry in Canada

The year ahead for Canadian manufacturers

What are Canadian manufacturers thinking about the year ahead? This - and many other questions - were answered in last week's 2019 Manufacturing Outlook Report webinar. The report (a joint presentation between SYSPRO and Next Generation Manufacturing Canada) offered insights into the mood and concerns among Canadian manufacturers. Insights gleaned from the report include: A mood of … Continue reading The year ahead for Canadian manufacturers

What we’re looking forward to in 2019: the Wisconsin Trade Venture

With only a few weeks of 2018 left, it's time to start planning for the new year. We're once again joining a delegation from Wisconsin on the Wisconsin Trade Venture to Canada, running March 24 to 29 with visits to Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario. You can learn more about the venture here. In the … Continue reading What we’re looking forward to in 2019: the Wisconsin Trade Venture