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How MyPakage Apparel reinforced its supply chain to prepare for new export opportunities

How MyPakage Apparel reinforced its supply chain to prepare for n...

Looking for a gateway to international markets? You...

“One of the benefits of wholesaling through retailers in Canada and elsewhere is that it built up our reputation”: m0851’s Frédéric Mamarbachi on exporting

“One of the benefits of wholesaling through retailers in Canada...

Frédéric Mamarbachi is the founder of and creator...

Montreal’s m0851: Exporting design drives global retail success

Montreal’s m0851: Exporting design drives global retail success

Frédéric Mamarbachi is the founder of and creator...

Selling textiles abroad? Export advice on the evolving global industry from MW Canada’s Bob Berger

Selling textiles abroad? Export advice on the evolving global ind...

Bob Berger is the president of Cambridge-based MW...

The Infrastructure Boom: Harness the Opportunities in the U.S.

The Infrastructure Boom: Harness the Opportunities in the U.S.  

There’s no question that infrastructure in the U.S. is big business right now, so...
U.S. Infrastructure Deficit Creates Opportunity for Canadian Companies

U.S. Infrastructure Deficit Creates Opportunity for Canadian Companies

“America is crumbling,” said Keith Kohl, a financial journalist and author in a blog...
“Going global is not always a straight line”: Export insights from DIRTT Environmental Solutions’ Scott Jenkins

“Going global is not always a straight line”: Export insights from DIRTT Env...

Scott Jenkins is the president of DIRTT (Doing It Right This Time) Environmental Solutions....
Disrupting the construction industry: DIRTT Environmental Solutions builds export success with innovative technology and the right local partners

Disrupting the construction industry: DIRTT Environmental Solutions builds expor...

Despite the company possessing a bold vision that enabled it to grow into a...
Venturing into Mexico: An interview with Aval Engineering CFO Jeremie Lavoie

Venturing into Mexico: An interview with Aval Engineering CFO Jeremie Lavoie

Jeremie Lavoie is the CFO of Aval Engineering – an engineering procurement and construction...
Aval Engineering’s leap into Mexico brings more than 700% sales growth in one year

Aval Engineering’s leap into Mexico brings more than 700% sales growth in one ...

When Canada’s economy took a downturn, Aval Engineering’s executive team started looking south. Soon...
“Prices of Canadian products are usually higher because of their superior quality”: Export insights from Riz Global Foods’ Syed Ali

“Prices of Canadian products are usually higher because of their superior qual...

A study by the Conference Board of Canada found that small (and medium) sized...
As Canadian exports diversify, Riz Global Foods finds success in the Middle East

As Canadian exports diversify, Riz Global Foods finds success in the Middle East

A study by the Conference Board of Canada found that small (and medium) sized...
Little Potato Company CEO Angela Santiago taking a walk in a potato field.

Edmonton’s Little Potato Company: US giants Walmart and Safeway gobble up litt...

ExportWise is counting down our 10 best performing stories from 2016. This story, first...
“Obsess about what you’ll need to know in the future”: An interview with POS Bio-Sciences’ CEO Dale Kelly

“Obsess about what you’ll need to know in the future”: An interview with P...

This story is part of the agri-food sector series. To learn more about export...
Through world-class innovation, Saskatoon’s POS Bio-sciences adds value to the global supply chain

Through world-class innovation, Saskatoon’s POS Bio-sciences adds value to the...

This story is part of the agri-food sector series. To learn more about export...
Saskatoon’s Bioriginal helps their customers compete in the global food and nutrition industry

Saskatoon’s Bioriginal helps their customers compete in the global food and nu...

This story is part of the agri-food sector series.  To learn more about export...
Know your markets and assess your risks: Export insights from Granules LG’s Ken St-Gelais

Know your markets and assess your risks: Export insights from Granules LG’s Ke...

This story is part of the softwood lumber series. To learn more about export...
Quebec’s Granules LG: Innovation and partnerships drives international sales

Quebec’s Granules LG: Innovation and partnerships drives international sales

This story is part of the softwood lumber series. To learn more about export...
“Pay a lot more attention to international currency movements”: Export insights from Conifex CEO Ken Shields

“Pay a lot more attention to international currency movements”: Export insig...

This story is part of the softwood lumber series. To learn more about export...
Capturing the Chinese market: A view from the frontlines with BC’s Conifex Lumber

Capturing the Chinese market: A view from the frontlines with BC’s Conifex Lum...

This story is part of the softwood lumber series. To learn more about export...
“A small company can be effective in global markets”: Export insights from Tolko’s CEO Brad Thorlakson

“A small company can be effective in global markets”: Export insights from T...

This story is part of the softwood lumber series. To learn more about export...
Tolko is on the ground to help develop new export markets for Canadian lumber in Asia

Tolko is on the ground to help develop new export markets for Canadian lumber in...

This story is part of the softwood lumber series. To learn more about export...
Microgrids: A new technology opportunity for Canadian exporters

Microgrids: A new technology opportunity for Canadian exporters

Canadian companies are distinguishing themselves in the next big — yet small — trend...
“China is not a tactic or a sales market… it is a strategy in and of itself”: Lessons on exporting to China from Morgan Solar’s Mike Andrade

“China is not a tactic or a sales market… it is a strategy in and of itself...

Pallavi Roy Associate, Advanced Energy Centre Pallavi is an Associate at the Advanced Energy...
“Speed to market and continuous innovation is essential to stay competitive”: Lessons on exporting to China from Revelo Electric’s Henry Chong

“Speed to market and continuous innovation is essential to stay competitive”...

Pallavi Roy Associate, Advanced Energy Centre Pallavi is an Associate at the Advanced Energy...
“Sales channels in China tends to move at a much faster pace”: Lessons on exporting to China from Nanoleaf’s Gimmy Chu

“Sales channels in China tends to move at a much faster pace”: Lessons on ex...

Pallavi Roy Associate, Advanced Energy Centre Pallavi is an Associate at the Advanced Energy...
How Canadian cleantech companies can make their mark in Chile

How Canadian cleantech companies can make their mark in Chile

Canadian clean technology companies looking to pursue the Chilean market need to read this...
Are you ready for China? MaRS experts have export tips for Canadian cleantech companies

Are you ready for China? MaRS experts have export tips for Canadian cleantech co...

Pallavi Roy Associate, Advanced Energy Centre Pallavi is an Associate at the Advanced Energy...
Vancouver’s STEMCELL Technologies export story spans 20 years

Vancouver’s STEMCELL Technologies export story spans 20 years

This story is part of the life sciences sector series.  To learn more about...
“Be aggressive in building the long-term vision of the global presence that you want”: An interview with STEMCELL Technologies’ Andrew Booth

“Be aggressive in building the long-term vision of the global presence that yo...

This story is part of the life sciences sector series. To learn more about...
Arbutus Medical: UBC alumni’s mission is to provide safe surgery throughout the developing world

Arbutus Medical: UBC alumni’s mission is to provide safe surgery throughout th...

This story is part of the life sciences sector series.  To learn more about...
“We need strong local partners”: An interview with Arbutus Medical co-founder Lawrence Buchan

“We need strong local partners”: An interview with Arbutus Medical co-founde...

This story is part of the life sciences sector series.  To learn more about...
The future of medical technology exports: A conversation with MEDEC’s President and CEO Brian Lewis

The future of medical technology exports: A conversation with MEDEC’s Presiden...

This story is part of the life sciences sector series. To learn more about...
“The opportunity is enormous”: Life Sciences Ontario President and CEO Jason Field

“The opportunity is enormous”: Life Sciences Ontario President and CEO Jason...

This story is part of the life sciences sector series. To learn more about...
AirStart: What a Deloitte Best Managed Company Looks Like

AirStart: What a Deloitte Best Managed Company Looks Like

ExportWise is counting down our 10 best performing stories from 2016. This story, first...
Canada’s automotive sector is “bursting at the seams”

Canada’s automotive sector is “bursting at the seams”

Canada is a leader in the global automotive sector and though it has seen...
Tapping into Canada’s aerospace sector: An Interview with Robert Caouette, EDC’s Aerospace Adviser

Tapping into Canada’s aerospace sector: An Interview with Robert Caouette, EDC...

As the fifth-largest aerospace market in the world, Canada’s aerospace supply chain is rich...
Courtesy of Precision SF Tech

Precision SF Tech: Landing the Deal

Having several big contracts is a good problem to have. Especially for a small...
From Sub-Division to Stand Alone: Quebec’s Exo-s Puts the Parts Together

From Sub-Division to Stand Alone: Quebec’s Exo-s Puts the Parts Together

For Sherbrooke, Quebec’s Exo-s, it’s all about the parts. Start with their name, for...
Survival Systems: On a Mission to Save Lives

Survival Systems: On a Mission to Save Lives

Moments after his helicopter crashed in Labrador in 1981 Albert Bohemier was pulling the...
The Mad Men and Women of McMillan: A creative angle for export success

The Mad Men and Women of McMillan: A creative angle for export success

You can tell McMillan isn’t your average business-to-business (B2B) agency just by peeking through...
“Our clients… are happy to have an agency with a global perspective”: An interview with McMillan president Rob Hyams

“Our clients… are happy to have an agency with a global perspective”: An i...

Rob Hyams is the president of McMillan – an Ottawa-based creative agency specializing in...
Montreal’s Essential Turbines Inc. does what it takes to keep its customers flying

Montreal’s Essential Turbines Inc. does what it takes to keep its customers fl...

In its first year, Essential Turbines Inc. made $10,000 in profit. It’s come a...
Technology is a main ingredient in Rouxbe Cooking School’s recipe for global success

Technology is a main ingredient in Rouxbe Cooking School’s recipe for global s...

Vancouver’s Joe Girard and Dawn Thomas have the ultimate ambition for the online cooking...
Country Chic Paints , co-founder Rosanne Korteland

Country Chic Paint: “Colour coordinating” export growth

At first glance, the connection between wedding photography and paint exports seems tenuous, but...
Exporters are better at managing risk

Exporters are better at managing risk

Companies that export are more innovative, productive, profitable and risk averse. This, the fourth...