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

The hottest food and beverage trends in Canada.

An awareness of Canadian food and beverage trends - and changing consumer preferences - can help food processors and manufacturers better target their marketing and sales in Canada. According to Restaurants Canada, total food service sales in the country are projected to reach $88.7 billion in 2018, with millennials driving that growth. The hottest trends … Continue reading The hottest food and beverage trends in Canada.

More info about Canada’s new trade agreements

CPTPP, CETA, USMCA... so many acronyms. What do they mean? Well, for Canada, they mean an increasing global trade network, thanks to new deals with new foreign partners. And today, we're going to help you learn what the acronyms mean. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) The USMCA is the new name for the renegotiated North … Continue reading More info about Canada’s new trade agreements

Some answers to your questions about the Safe Food for Canadians Act.

As we've mentioned in previous posts, the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) come into effect on January 15, 2019. Now is the time for food manufacturers and importers/exporters to prepare to be compliant by that deadline. Last week, we watched Livingston's in-depth webinar about the SFCR and what the food sector needs to know … Continue reading Some answers to your questions about the Safe Food for Canadians Act.