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  • Manufacturer Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation in New Brunswick

    Since launching in 1967, New Brunswick’s BWS Manufacturing has grown from a small family-run business into a successful corporation exporting products around the world. The company’s design and engineering team developed and patented a state-of-the-art detachable gooseneck trailer, establishing BWS as an innovative industry leader. With 2017 seeing the company celebrate 50 years of innovation and success in

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  • Meet The Canadian Company Hoping to Make Your World Smell Better

    In 1999, entrepreneurs Luc Jalbert and Don Goguen created Prelam Enterprises, a small New Brunswick air freshener company. In the seventeen years since, the pair has managed to attract great media attention for its ever-expanding product catalogue. The bestselling Just’a Drop, a personal bathroom odour eliminator, has been featured on Dr. Oz, The Big Idea with Donny

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  • Why Defence Contractor DEW Engineering Invested in New Brunswick

    Early this year, we told you why New Brunswick is a prime location for manufacturing land vehicles systems, simulation and training, and cybersecurity. DEW Engineering is an important piece of that New Brunswick defence sector, with a strong (and still growing) presence in the province for over two decades. As a military contractor providing specialized

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  • Why Canada’s Largest Sign Company Chose New Brunswick

    There are many sign companies in North America, but very few offer an entire branding solution like Pattison Sign Group. As one of the largest sign companies in North America—and the largest in Canada—Pattison focuses on corporate customers, working with a host of well-known brand names. The company manufactures both exterior and interior signage for national brands like

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  • From the C-Suite: Bringing Hardware Innovation to the IIoT

    Atlantic Canada is home to a growing number of companies supporting the manufacturing sector with innovative software and hardware offerings. New Brunswick in particular—with its history as home to traditional industries like manufacturing, and a world-class IT ecosystem—has proven a good fit for the burgeoning Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT). [Read our look at Eigen Innovations as one

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  • This IoT Company is Increasing Productivity and Lowering Production Costs

    New Brunswick’s Eigen Innovations offers software solutions for the industrial internet. The company’s technology helps clients across the manufacturing sector create more efficient operations, with a focus on improved productivity, increased quality, and lower production costs. Opportunities NB (ONB) spoke to Eigen last fall, to learn about the company, its partnerships, and its relationship with the University of

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  • Export Success in Atlantic Canada: Lizotte Machine Vision

    New Brunswick’s Lizotte Machine Vision has been in business since 1985. A family-run operation, the company consists of two partners, Marcel Lizotte, President, and his son Steve, Vice President. The Lizottes focus on custom-built quality control and grading equipment for the seafood industry. Lizotte’s machines are able to sort and grade seafood products by size, colour,

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  • This Startup Will Help the World Reduce Food Waste

    Moncton, New Brunswick’s Fiddlehead Technology is employing big data analysis to revolutionize the food and beverage supply chain. The company’s flagship product, Forecast Guardian™, is a cloud-based platform designed to help food and beverage manufacturers maintain more accurate forecasts with less effort. Co-Founders Shawn Carver and David Baxter started the company in 2013, intent on solving

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  • Innovation Awards Spotlights Key Talent and Expertise

    Local and national c-suite members stepped out in high-style last night to celebrate some of this country’s leading innovative companies and individuals. The 18th Annual KIRA Awards featured 18 finalists in six categories as well as a new award this year — the People’s Choice Award. This year’s top talent featured innovation and entrepreneurship in

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