Celebrating 20 Years
We believe every investment in team building should be aligned with our core values and be designed to renew the team's energy and create new ideas and opportunities for our members
EMC’s manufacturing membership is COAST-to-COAST (British Columbia through to Newfoundland and Labrador), with a total manufacturing audience that includes 40,000+ employers and 800,000 manufacturing employees!
New Brunswick 2003 - British Columbia 2017
All SIG Events are structured to help members continuously improve their processes, and you can attend a SIG in any consortium region!
Still as true today as the first SIG event 20 years ago!
Toronto SIG Event 2014
Nova Scotia SIG Event 2017
Effective February 5th, 2018 the following appointments to the EMC Board of Directors will commence. Jim McCoubrey as Director, Board of Directors; Al Diggins as Chair of the Board, Treasurer and General Manager of EMC; and Shawn Casemore, President of EMC.
- Jim McCoubrey, Chair of the Board, EMC, will be transitioning to Director, Board of Directors. As a founding member, McCoubrey has played a vital part in forming the core principles and values upon which EMC has been built. His knowledge and expertise will continue to be integral to shaping the future direction of EMC.
- Al Diggins, President and General Manager, EMC, will be transitioning into the role of Chair of the Board, Treasurer & General Manager. Diggins will remain active in daily…
Members of EMC are always willing to Share with others - Manufacturers all around you are dealing with the same things right now.
They are on your street, in your town or in your region and they produce a whole range of products.
Member Plant Tour 2004
Member Plant Tour 2017
We Celebrate our Members’ Milestones - EMC loves to highlight a members success, be it a safety achievement, awards won... We want the world to know what what our members are celebrating! Remembering our Past – Celebrating the Future --to-present
Ranpro – 2010
Crystal Fountains – 2014
As we enter the second half of our 20th anniversary celebration, I’ve taken some time to reflect back on our history. Over nearly three decades [10 years informally] we have developed thousands of trusted relationships with manufacturers across Canada and have established over 60 consortiums regions and still growing!
The stability in the operational side of EMC is the tie that binds these relationships together. Our focus on innovation and the execution of excellence and new opportunities allows us the ability to support our member’s growth and competitiveness. 2018 will see the introduction new initiatives and changes to ensure our members and manufacturers across Canada remain competitive in a global market.
A few examples are:
- Innovating even further our ‘value based’ core business
- Rolling out…
Networking and best practice sharing are still powerful topics for Food Manufacturers in EMC's Food, Beverage & Bio Sector Initiative
#pieface #GIVE-IT-TO-ME #past-to-present
In 2000 an audience & volunteers participated as a workforce that attempted to succeed with the old ‘Batch Processing/Push System’.
GIVE IT TO ME - Converting from ‘push’ to ‘pull’
In 2000 an audience & volunteers participated as a workforce that attempted to succeed with the old ‘Batch Processing/Push System’. After several ‘manufacturing cycles’, participants & delegates participated in a ‘debriefing session’ intended to identify the obstacles, problems & pitfalls of the old methodology. By implementing a new ‘One-Piece Flow/Pull System’ that utilizes leading-edge methodology – blowing the old system out of…
EMC Team Building Experience Looks at Creating High Performance Leaders
EMC Canada Staff Team Day Builds Communication #throwbackthursday #2006
Well the communications tower nearly stood under its own power! For about 3 seconds. For that shining moment, three teams came together to witness what is possible (and what challenges can occur) when multiple teams try to work together with limited communication, separated by sparse geography, with only a hand-held radio and a courier to help each team on track.
EMC’s recent Teambuilding Experience was hosted for management, staff and Field Service Advisors from across Ontario, New…