Canadian Manufacturing

Mining & Resources

  • Canadian Manufacturing Article

    Working a niche works

    March 10, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    In a market where economies of scale have become critically important to profit margins, a small Northern Quebec plastics company has turned one-off development of plastic parts into a business with access to one of Canada’s largest industrial sectors. Providing

  • Canadian Manufacturing Article

    Forestry Industry moves toward bio-age

    February 24, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    Canada’s battered forest industry continues to struggle with sluggish demand, pricing pressures from competitors in developing countries, bankruptcies, plant closures and job losses across the country. Still reeling from continuous setbacks over the past five years—such as a drawn out