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Nova Scotia

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Warehouse automation (WA) was the event topic and it certainly was of interest with members coming from as far as Richibucto and Antigonish (you can tell we are in the Maritimes with place names like that!)


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Manufacturers from across the region converge on Bridgewater Metal Industries Limited (BMI Ltd) in Blockhouse for a facilitated discussion on a range on HR topics.


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Graduate students from the Sobey School of Business (Saint Mary's University) eager to learn about opportunities in manufacturing visit the area and tour numerous sites and discuss business with those in business


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It was a pretty busy Summer getting around to visit members and getting in a bit of R and R, but it’s back to the business of experience and best practice sharing for members in Nova Scotia.


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Given the politics of the day and the growing tensions in society this is a topic worthy of discussion and it drew a good group together at a recent EMC SIG at Tandus Flooring in Truro


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Working without the skills needed to properly do a job can be like trying to change a car tire without a jack. Not having the right tools for the task at hand can stop progress in its tracks. Read on to learn how employees in Nova Scotia are getting the tools they need...


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Why do manufacturers need to work together and share ideas and experience at EMC events? Strangely we can all learn a thing or two from a goose. Let me explain....


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Keeping engaged employees on the right track and addressing a bad habit before it becomes a potential career ending behavior is a topic that filled rooms across the province. At the request of members, EMC events at three locations brought together members and George Raine of Montana HR to hear about the process he created called ‘The Turnaround Interview’


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As a follow up too recent “State of Continuous Improvement” SIG events members asked to dive a bit deeper and have discussions on Root Cause Problem Solving. With the help of member companies SureShot Solutions and Northeast Nutrition EMC was recently able to deliver on that request.


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The last in a series of EMC events focused on Continuous Improvement in the province was recently held at Stanfields in Truro. The room was full and the conversation lively as this was a topic that is important to many manufacturers.



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