EMC Member Blogs

Larsen & Shaw Limited – 100 Years of Metalforming

May 24, 2019 Larsen & Shaw Limited EMC Member Blogs

In 1918, having developed a desire to stay in Canada and learning of a defunct metal working company in Walkerton that manufactured saddle hardware, Carl Larsen set out on horseback to make the 160 km trip from Woodstock. He liked what he saw and a partnership with Farquhar Shaw was formed.

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EMC's First PEI Manufacturing Essentials Certification Supervisor Stream!

September 27, 2018 EMC Canada EMC Member Blogs

First Manufacturing Essentials Certification(MEC) program in Summerside, PEI. Supervisors learning problem-solving and team collaboration skills & generating real business impact results with Workplace Performance Projects.

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September 11, 2018 Shawn Casemore EMC Member Blogs

We are living in exciting times, and no sector demonstrates this better than manufacturing in Grey County. Despite the closure of a few long-standing landmarks in the local area in recent years, there are still dozens of manufacturers who are thriving in the region, growing their products and their staff at the same time. The economic benefits are realized not only by the local community, but also by the very employees that have the good fortune to work and live in such a beautiful area

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Building bridges and chasing dreams

August 20, 2018 Paul Hogendoorn EMC Member Blogs

The first big test of an idea, or an entrepreneur, is a test of commitment – are you willing to swim against the stream long enough to give your idea a chance?

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EMC Member Helm Welding Celebrates 50 Years!

August 2, 2018 Shawn Casemore EMC Member Blogs

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