Some companies expect the lower dollar to help them reclaim market share and increase competitiveness.
BDC survey suggests SMEs will invest in major machinery and equipment, HR, working capital and IT to boost productivity.
Deficit reduction helped by cheaper oil that lowered imports and more exports to Europe and China.
A new industry standard retrieves “unretrievable” data that helps plants improve output and productivity.
Investment will boost annual production by 60,000 tonnes
BRIC growth sparks opportunity for suppliers and builders
The gap has narrowed between the value of Canadian and US currencies, but manufacturers have more ways to hedge against fluctuations. Photo: iStockphoto Canadian manufacturers have declared the high Canadian dollar to be a national emergency. Although it may be…