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The region's manufacturers put up a good fight in the midst of a recession!

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Extruding New Ideas at Almag Aluminum

By Tim Smith

Almost 30 manufacturers met at Almag Aluminum in Brampton on November 18th for 2 dynamic sessions. A great opportunity to learn from each other and share ideas of what is working in their own facilities. The first session tackled Supervisor Skills & Competencies and how to ensure that the supervisors that you have chosen have the right tools to succeed. The 2nd SIG event dealt with Preventing & Managing MSDs in the Workplace.

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last month's Strategic Interest Group Meeting held at Woodbridge foam in Whitby was a huge success. This was a continuous improvement/best practices session that focused on a continuous improvement project at Woodbridge foam. We had over 16 attendees representing members and nonmembers from the Durham region consortium. Metals Plus Ltd., EHC Global, SGS Lakefield Research, Meadwestvaco, MAS Precision Plastics, Crovencrystals, Nordco, and PK Welding were represented at this event along with team members from

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