• Feature Operations

    Planning ahead

    March 27, 2014 by Richard Kunst

    Control the pulse of your business with S&OP.

  • From PLANT’s print edition: Future proofing

    June 18, 2013 by Eben Louw

    Incorporate uncertainty into your strategic planning.

  • Winding-up operations?

    April 8, 2010 by Mark Walters

    As economic conditions improve, some manufacturers will still face capacity and other issues that will lead to the closure of one or more of their facilities. Tax implications arising from plant closures are often overlooked. Avoid unpleasant surprises: consider the

  • Selling your business: Think ahead

    April 7, 2010 by Jason Kwiatkowski

    Forty per cent of boomer business owners plan to retire over the next five years. The savvy ones are planning their exit strategies now. Photo: iStockphoto Thinking about selling your manufacturing business and spending more time on your golf game;

  • The beauty of a well-executed plan

    February 19, 2010 by Richard Kunst

    Meeting a plan is a thing of beauty and should not be accomplished by accident. Too much energy is wasted reflecting on failed executions rather than moving forward. A solid capacity and staffing plan (CSP) will help you avoid becoming

  • News General

    Get a jump on the HST

    February 18, 2010 by Rino Bellavia

    The HST will allow manufacturers to claim the sales tax they pay on most inputs. Photo: iStockphoto While addressing taxes likely isn’t high on the 2010 priority list for many of Canada’s manufacturers, those of you in BC and Ontario