Canadian Manufacturing

Canadian on the move

by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff   

Manufacturing acquisition

Business Information Group acquires industrial trade publications from Rogers

Toronto—Canadian (CMO), Canada’s only source of daily industrial, trade and business news, is on the move.

Business Information Group (BIG), a leading operator of Canadian trade magazines and industry-focused web sites, has acquired the Industrial Group of trade publications and directories from Rogers Publishing Ltd.

The deal includes Canadian and its partner magazines and online channels for Canadian Metalworking, Canadian Packaging, Canadian PLANT & PLANT West, Design Engineering, Food in Canada, MM&D, Plastics in Canada, Purchasingb2b, and the FRASERS Industrial Directory.

The relocation to BIG’s Toronto offices is underway and the move has our editorial and sales teams poised to take advantage of the nimble and entrepreneurial business culture at BIG. We will continue to cover up-to-the-minute developments in the Canadian manufacturing industry while uncovering new opportunities made possible by the deal.


As one of Canada’s largest publishers of business and trade magazines, BIG has the resources, market coverage and expertise to allow CMO, FRASERS and the Industrial Group publications to thrive and help readers quickly respond to new and exciting changes in Canadian manufacturing and supply chain markets.

Business Information Group operates as part of Glacier Media Group (Vancouver).


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