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Empowering Northern Ontario manufacturers to better compete in the global marketplace

Government of Canada investment helps to deliver popular training program to local businesses committed to becoming more productive.
Sudbury, ON – Northern Ontario manufacturers and workers employed in this sector will benefit from more efficient, competitive and sustainable business operations thanks to a Government of Canada investment of more than $238,500. This FedNor funding will enable Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium of Canada (EMC) to continue to deliver its Advancing Lean Initiatives program, offering improved productivity training to Northern Ontario manufacturers.
Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, and Paul Lefebvre, Member of Parliament for Sudbury, made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for FedNor.
EMC’s Advancing Lean Initiatives, helps managers acquire the skills and resources needed to implement and maintain improved productivity standards and practices. As part of the project, EMC will deliver 42 lean management training events over three years in North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Parry Sound/Muskoka, Sudbury, Timmins and Thunder Bay. The initiative will also create opportunities for business and community leaders to share ideas and best practices, while providing a forum for learning and knowledge exchange regarding energy, supply chain, health and safety, human resources and marketing.
Source : Government of Canada

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