Canadian Manufacturing


Aeryon Labs wins Ontario Exporter of the Year award

The Waterloo, Ont.-based drone manufacturer also takes home Consumer Products & Technology prize at Awards gala

MPP Chan says exporting is a priority for Ontario Liberals

Minister spoke at the Ontario Export Awards, saying changes to the world’s economy mean Ontario needs to recalibrate its exporting efforts

York U student takes business student prize at Ontario Export Awards

Snow Zhao has demonstrated a keen understanding of the essential role languages play in international business

10 companies receive honours at inaugural Ontario Export Awards

The 2014 Ontario Export Awards gala on Nov. 25, 2014, brought nearly 200 manufacturing, government, association and corporate leaders together to celebrate the province’s top exporters



This video features Dave Kroetsch, president of Aeryon Labs Inc., discussing the benefits of exporting from Ontario and and lending some advice to companies looking to expand their export operations:


Finalist Profiles

Here’s a quick look at all the finalists for each of the Ontario export award categories:

Clean Technology
Energold Drilling Corp.
Lynch Fluid Controls Inc.
NuForm Building Technologies Inc.

Consumer Products & Technology
Aeryon Labs Inc.
Connect Tech Inc.
Koolatron Corp.
Hibar Systems Ltd.

Emerging Exporter
Aeryon Labs Inc.
Mirus International Inc.
Nu-Co Plastics

Food, Beverage & Agriculture
Fortress Technology Inc.
Thomas Canning Ltd.
Jaylor Fabricating Inc.

Christie Digital Systems Canada
Dynaplas Ltd.
Hibar Systems Ltd.
Ontario Drive & Gear

Energold Drilling Corp.
Polycorp Ltd.
Telecom Engineering Inc.

Transportation Equipment
INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing
Handling Specialty Manufacturing Ltd.
Polycorp Ltd.

Value-Added Manufactured Goods
CAN-ENG Furnances International Inc.
Christie Digital Systems Canada Inc.
Mircom Group of Companies

International Business Studies Student Award Winner: Snow Zhao, Schulich School of Business.


Check out our photo gallery of the event. Click an image to enlarge it and scroll through the gallery: