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Behlen among Manitoba recipients of CME awards
December 17, 2015
This article appeared in The Brandon Sun on December 17, 2015 A Brandon-based company that is now Canada’s largest manufacturer of steel building s

Behlen Industries, Manitobah Mukluks among CME Award recipients
December 16, 2015
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on December 16, 2015 An aboriginal-owned firm which produces mukluks and moccasins and a company whi

NEWS RELEASE - Visionary leaders and Innovators among CME Award Recipients
December 16, 2015
Visionary leaders and innovators among CME award recipients 2016 Award Recipients to be Honoured at CME Gala Dinner WINNIPEG – Dec 16, 2015 – Tw

Manitoba's economy will continue to flourish in 2016
December 07, 2015
This article appeared in the CNW on December 7, 2015 OTTAWA, Dec. 7, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Manitoba is expected to be among the top provincial perf

Makers of Niverville-based GORP Clean Energy Bars on the move
December 05, 2015
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on December 5, 2015 When the Winnipeg Blue Bombers walked into their dressing room looking for a sna

Local companies compete on the global stage
November 25, 2015
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on November 25, 2015 In 2006, Ag Growth International did a little more than $3 million in off-shore

Manufacturing Month celebrates made-in-Manitoba products, future workforce
October 08, 2015
Did you know Canada Goose jackets are manufactured in Winnipeg? Or that McDonald's french fries are made in Carberry? The impact of Manitoba's manufac

CME applauds the successful conclusion of TPP negotiations in Atlanta
October 04, 2015
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations have completed with all 12 nations agreeing to the negotiated terms today in Atlanta. Canadian Manufa

RBC Convention Centre honours CME Manitoba with ambassador plaque
September 30, 2015
Winnipeg's RBC Convention Centre today presented CME Manitoba with a plaque recognizing it as the newest ambassador on the centre's wall of fame. Th

Is your market too small?
September 24, 2015
So you think you need a bigger market. Or, are you actually saying that the market you already have doesn't depend on you, or is even aware of you in

Trivia: where did the term robot come from?
September 24, 2015
  The word “robot” was coined by Czech playwright, novelist and journalist Karel Čapek, who introduced it in his 1920 hit play R.U.R., or Ros

Election politics jolt Burlington hub
September 21, 2015
This article appeared in the The Hamilton Spectator on September 21, 2015 A proposed $100-million advanced manufacturing hub for Burlington may be fa

Final push for Pacific Rim pact set for end of September
September 16, 2015
This article appeared in the The Globe and Mail on September 16, 2015 An effort to land a massive Pacific Rim free trade agreement within weeks is un

Conservatives promise two new programs to help sagging manufacturing industry
September 01, 2015
This article appeared in the The Globe and Mail on September 1, 2015 Stephen Harper is promising new support to Canada’s manufacturing sector as th

Member Spotlight Q&A: ImagineAbility
August 27, 2015
ImagineAbility, a Winnipeg-based packaging manufacturer, has aspirations beyond meeting its bottom line. As an employer of people with intel

An open letter to Canada's political leaders
August 21, 2015

Time to take North American regional co-operation seriously
August 18, 2015
This article appeared in the The Globe and Mail on August 18, 2015 Are we overlooking the potential of North America? Looking across our oceans for n

A weak loonie was supposed to boost manufacturing. Here’s why it hasn’t
August 17, 2015
This article appeared in the The Windsor Star on August 17, 2015 Promation makes robots that help assemble cars. Owner Mark Zimny thought in 2015 A

Employers: certify and mentor your shop floor staff with CertWORK+
July 30, 2015
Do your employees have practical, shop floor experience, but lack formal certification to help them advance in the workplace? CME Manitoba invites

CME Manitoba launches forum for startup manufacturers
July 30, 2015
CME Manitoba has announced a new forum for addressing the needs of startup manufacturers in the province. The Small Enterprise Manufacturers Forum

Congrats to our LEAN Level 1 grads – register now for September and October sessions
July 29, 2015
Congratulations to all of our LEAN Level 1 graduates from the first half of 2015! The seven-day LEAN Level 1 certificate program provides more In-dep

Rising cost of crossing border yet another competitive disadvantage for Windsor: experts
July 24, 2015
This article appeared in the The Windsor Star on July 24, 2015 Delays, high toll fees and lengthy security measures are creeping up costs at the bord

CME applauds completion of Canada-Israel negotiations on new, expanded trade deal
July 21, 2015
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) applauds the announcement that negotiations on a new, expanded free trade agreement with Israel have complete

Bank of Canada rate cut a pain for importers
July 16, 2015
This article appeared in the The Globe and Mail on July 16, 2015 Small- and medium-sized businesses may not see much benefit from the Bank of Canada'

Ottawa relaxes integrity rules for firms doing business with government
July 06, 2015
This article appeared in the The Globe and Mail on July 6, 2015 The federal government has softened tough anti-corruption rules for companies that wa

Is the Canadian economy in recession?
June 30, 2015
Published by Brad Fougere on June 30, 2015 Manufacturing GDP notes – April 2015 The release of GDP figures for April suggest that a recession

Do you know what CME does?
June 18, 2015
  At CME Manitoba's recent annual general meeting, we heard passionate stories and real examples from Manitoba manufacturing members who a

An un-fore-gettable day!
June 18, 2015
Nearly 90 enthusiastic golfers brought their best attitudes to a day of unpredictable weather and predictable fun at this week’s CME Manitoba A

Record number of delegates share their LEAN journey at the 2015 Canadian LEAN Conference
June 18, 2015
The 2015 CME/AME Canadian LEAN Conference has wrapped up, but the overwhelming message is still resonating with attendees: accelerating your product

National Lean conference returns to Winnipeg
June 01, 2015
Manufacturing and service industries converge to share message of organizational productivity WINNIPEG – June 1, 2015 – “Accelerate your produc

Manitoba spreads lean gospel
May 29, 2015
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on May 29, 2015 ONE of the principles of lean manufacturing -- something that has been embraced in M

Don’t miss these fantastic workshops and tours at LEAN 2015 – open to non-delegates!
May 13, 2015
With the warmer days of June quickly approaching, anticipation is building for the 2015 Canadian LEAN Conference – taking place June 1-4 at the RB

Member Spotlight Q&A: BEHLEN Industries unveils robotic 3D welder
May 13, 2015
BEHLEN Industries turned a few heads recently when it introduced the newest worker on its shop floor – a robotic welder that boasts dramat

CME welcomes World Trade Centre Winnipeg to the Enterprise Canada Network
May 12, 2015
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is excited to welcome the World Trade Centre Winnipeg (WTC Winnipeg) as the latest partner to join the Ente

Know your rights! CME joins NAOSH in supporting a safe workplace
May 12, 2015
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week has come and gone, but the power of its mission remains: “The goal is to focus employers,

Overall employment dips in spite of job gains in manufacturing
May 08, 2015
Labour Force Survey Comments – April 2015 Canadian Labour Market For the fourth time in the past six months, employment fell in Canada as losses

Trade deficit hits a modern-day record as energy exports plunge
May 05, 2015
Canada’s monthly trade deficit reached its highest level in a generation as lower energy prices weighed on US-bound exports in March. Overall export

Manufacturing sales drop in February: StatsCan
April 15, 2015
Manufacturing sales report Recovery delayed: Ontario and Quebec drag down Canadian manufacturing sales in February Canadian manufacturing sales fell

You Dared; CME Delivered
April 13, 2015
Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) would like to thank all sponsors, delegates and guest speakers for taking part in this year’s 2015 Manito

CME Discover 2015
April 13, 2015
See Me Discover a world of opportunity; so many students are looking for outlets to make their high school education come to life. The CME Discover pr

Cap and trade system must encourage investment in productivity, emission technologies
April 13, 2015
Today’s deal introduced by the governments of Ontario and Quebec launches both provinces on a path towards a cap and trade system to address greenho

New operation expands StandardAero's footprint
April 08, 2015
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on April 8, 2015 STANDARDAERO is adding a strategic new business line to its already extensive opera

Bump in energy exports lifts Canadian exports in February
April 02, 2015
Merchandise Trade Release Notes – February 2015 Canada’s trade balance improved slightly in February, driven by a rebound in energy exports. Over

Business groups urge Harper to take lead on Trans-Pacific Partnership
April 01, 2015
This article appeared in The Globe and Mail on April 1, 2015 A coalition of major business groups is urging Stephen Harper to take a “leadership ro

Feeling cautiously optimistic
March 25, 2015
This article appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on March 25, 2015 Manufacturers still see weak U.S. recovery Manitoba manufacturers are optimistic

Future Fears in Workforce Development
March 10, 2015
Written by Geri Rempel, Projects and Event Lead, CME. This year’s Dare to Compete Conference is bringing you the latest information in technology,

Rethink the “Reorg”
March 10, 2015
Written by Geri Rempel, Projects and Event Lead, CME. Did you ever think how reorganizing is as much about the human emotion, as it is the change of

Landmark students hover towards success
March 03, 2015
This article appeared in The Carillon on March 3, 2015 This invention won’t prevent Canada Post from phasing out home delivery for tens of thousand

Canada’s economy grows faster than forecast, dimming hopes of second rate cut
March 03, 2015
This article appeared in The Financial Post on March 3, 2015 Click here to read the full article. Regardless, “conditions are good,” said Mi

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters most active lobbyists in 2014
February 16, 2015
This article appeared in The Hill Times on February 16, 2015 The Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) out-lobbied everyone last year, reporti

CME Recent Events Overview
February 10, 2015
Trade Summit Recent CME Manitoba events have been nothing short of successful. On November 25th, 2014 CME held their annual Trade Summit. Over 100 m

Discovery Program Competition
February 10, 2015
Meet our future workforce and see what these accomplished students are capable of! CME would like to invite you to be our guest at the 2015 Discovery

Dare to Compete Conference
February 10, 2015
The 2015 Dare to Compete Conference is once again shaping up to be a first-class event, featuring such inspirational keynote speakers as Einar Enevold

Candidate Recruitment for the CertWORK + Project is commencing in February, 2015
February 10, 2015
What is CertWORK+?CME Manitoba is opening the registration for the CertWORK+ program for suitable candidates free of charge. CertWORK+ is a national

Manufacturing association says Tories have supported sector
January 21, 2015
This article appeared on Ottawa Citizen on January 21, 2015 Jayson Myers, president and chief executive of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, sa

Instant View: Bank of Canada makes shock rate cut due to oil
January 21, 2015
This article appear on Reuters on January 21, 2015 (Reuters) - In a shock move, the Bank of Canada cut its benchmark rate on Wednesday to counter the

Manitoba students build hovercraft with Styrofoam, garbage bags
January 16, 2015
This article appeared on CBC News on January 15, 2015 Click here to view videos and photos from the event. Manitoba high school students were chall

Keystone debate exposes sobering truths about Canadian energy trade
January 11, 2015
This article appeared in The Globe and Mail on January 11, 2015 BARRIE McKENNA OTTAWA - The Globe and Mail U.S. President Barack Obama hasn't del

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