Industry Media is an interactive publishing company dedicated to serving the information needs of business professionals in Canada and abroad. Headquartered in Kitchener-Waterloo, the technology hub of North America, Industry Media produces online magazines Canadian Industry Online (CIO) and Global Renewables Online (GRO), with a mandate to share Canadian innovation success nationally and beyond, as well as showcase the best in international renewable energy development.
Current Industry Profiles
In the first installment of Canadian Industry’s Famous Canadian Brands series, we look at Canada Goose. The company was built from the ground up, much like many Canadian companies, with one significant difference. While many Canadian brands have left the country seeking less expensive manufacturing capabilities, or other international financial incentives, Canada Goose has stayed firmly planted in Canada, celebrating and cherishing its heritage. - view here
For over 60 years, North American Steel Equipment has been manufacturing steel storage equipment in Canada such as pallet racking and heavy duty shelving for customers across North America. However, the company’s brand has continued growing under the radar—until now.
In this month’s Aboriginal Business Series, CIO had the opportunity to look at the successes and potential for economic development with the Okanagan Indian Band, located in British Columbia.
Based in Woodstock, Ontario, there is a company that has set the standard for longevity and tenacity in Canadian manufacturing. Canada Stampings is more than 115 years old, and is still going strong.A family-run business, Canada Stampings supplies the marketplace with quality products and service unparalleled by competitors.
In the past couple of years, natural resources sectors have come under the spotlight in media—as Canada’s energy industry is in distress and global mining jurisdictions face hard times. However, one company is progressing in leaps and bounds: Brazilian mining giant Vale has reason to celebrate this year, as 2016 marks 100 years of operations in Canada for the mineral producer.
When CIO last spoke with AVL Group of Companies in 2013, the company was on the up-and-up, bringing in lots of new business and developing new and innovative services and products for valued customers across the country.
Ro-Matt International Inc. is truly a Canadian company with a history. As a member of a family-owned group of companies that began within Romeo Machine Shop and Manufacturing Ltd, Ro-Matt is part of a legacy of excellence in engineering, fabrication and manufacturing.
Founded 25 years ago, Angstrom Engineering has evolved into an international enterprise—providing high-quality machines to savvy customers. The company’s PVD, and CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition) systems are developed by an experienced engineering team and Angstrom has an excellent capacity to manufacture products that allow “researchers and development teams in world-class labs across the globe to innovate new technologies.” - view here
In 2016, Canada’s economic landscape has been challenging for many businesses. However, on the cusp of a 40th anniversary, one manufacturer is continuing to set the bar for customer service, and proving that ambition and creativity can weather any economic storm.
Alpine Aerotech LP, based in British Columbia, is a “Platinum Certified” Bell Helicopter Textron approved Customer Service Facility. The company considers itself a leading edge provider of comprehensive worldwide helicopter support and aircraft maintenance services from its Maintenance and Manufacturing Centre located in Kelowna.