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Health & Safety and Continuous Improvement have risen to the top of priorities for most manufacturers across the province from the perspective of due diligence and cost reduction through loss prevention. Owen Sound Region manufacturers are keeping pace!


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2010 in the Barrie/Midland & Area Consortium

By Stephanie Yakimishyn

Another year has flown by – or perhaps that just because of my age! 2010 marked a year of record growth in the Consortium with 17 new members joining our ranks.

Here is a summary of activity over 2010.


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The Owen Sound region EMC consortium events for November 24, 2010 were hosted by Caframo Ltd in Wiarton. Caframo continues to perform as a world-class manufacturing facility in an ever-changing marketplace! Many thanks to Dale Schnurr and his team for hosting two value-laden networking events: Human Resources (MSD Strategies) and Continuous Improvement (Change Management).


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Barrie/Midland Senior Managers November SIG

By Stephanie Yakimishyn

The Barrie, Midland & Area Senior Managers met at Canplas Industries for their November Strategic Interest Group session. Steve Thompson, Vice President of Manufacturing, gave a very interesting overview of their Expedited Strateic Project Process. with an example that covered the evolution from design through to finished product when working with a Chinese company.


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November IT SIG - Lively Discussion on a Range of IT Topics

By Stephanie Yakimishyn

The Information Technology Strategic Interest Group sessions are always full of information. These folks talk about all things IT and subjects range from virtualization to cell phones to software to hardware. Participants compare notes and solve technical issues and discuss what is new and what is being developed. As you can see - these are far ranging discussions.


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Environmental, Health & Safety SIG - Topics for 2011

By Stephanie Yakimishyn

November's Barrie/Midland & Area Environmental, Health & Safety SIG focused on topics for discussion/benchmarking for 2011.



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