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New program aims to help SMEs increase productivity and competitiveness

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2020 03:47 PM

Keeping up to date and assessing how new technologies can be applied to maximize return on investment and improve your bottom line is a challenge. CME’s Technology Adoption Report shows that 42% of manufacturers identify uncertain ROI as the main reason why they are not investing in new technology.

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February 2020 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, March 06, 2020 01:11 PM

The latest Statistics Canada local labour market report customized for the Brantford CMA for last month is now available.

February Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.7% [+] Ontario 5.5% [+] Canada 5.6% [+]

Be sure to review the participation rate and the employment rate (reported as percentages), as well...

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Casasanta Baking Solutions and Slacan Industries Inc. Receive FedDev Funding

Posted on Thursday, March 05, 2020 03:16 PM

With over 35 years in business, LC Bakery Equipment Services Ltd. (LC Bakery), recently rebranded as Casasanta Baking Solutions, is a family-owned designer, manufacturer and custom builder of a range of bakery equipment and accessories. Drawing on founder Luigi Casasanta’s long career in the industry,...

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Film Productions Coming to Brantford in March 2020

Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:11 AM

Upcoming Film Projects

As the film and television industry continues to grow in Ontario, Brantford is also experiencing an increase in the number of productions both exploring location options and committing to filming here.  The following summarizes two upcoming productions coming to the city.

Phoenix

The...

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Feature Development: 10 Abbott Court, Unit 402A

Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:52 AM

6,460 square feet of class-A industrial space facing Highway 403

Just listed, this prime industrial space includes a dock and a drive in door. The bright open warehouse with 29’ ft clear features EFSR sprinkler system and LED lighting. The beautiful two storey office space includes four private offices,...

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Greenmantra's Innovative Recycling Technology Attracts Further Funding

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 03:03 PM

Brantford Firm Receives Funding to Reduce Plastic Waste

Greenmantra Technologies, a Brantford company, is one of three that will get $1 million each from the federal government toward developing technologies to address plastic waste from food packaging and construction industries.

Earlier this month,...

Concept drawing of 111 Sherwood

Heritage Industrial Space Being Restored to New Glory and Available Soon

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 03:02 PM

Work Continues to Ready Space at 111 Sherwood Drive

Over 32,000 square feet of beautiful industrial heritage space at 111 Sherwood is being restored and readied for new occupants.  The space will be available in the second half of 2020.  Working closely with Forge and Foster, the owners of...

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January 2020 Construction Numbers

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 02:09 PM

Brantford’s construction activity begins strong in 2020

The City released its January 2020 Report on Construction Activity demonstrating a construction value of $39.591 million for 149 issued permits. The construction value in January surpasses the value attained for the month of January in 2019 and...

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January 2020 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, February 07, 2020 12:16 PM

The latest Statistics Canada local labour market report customized for the Brantford CMA for last month is now available.

January Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.3% [+] Ontario 5.2% [-] Canada 5.5% [-]

Be sure to review the participation rate and the employment rate (reported as percentages), as well...

building exterior of 119 Copernicus Blvd

Feature Development 119 Copernicus Blvd.

Posted on Thursday, January 23, 2020 04:02 PM

For sale or lease

  • 119 Copernicus Boulevard
  • 0.97 Acres Industrial Zoned Land
  • 11,750 sf
Overview

Free Standing office/showroom building in prime area. Building is fully air conditioned. Perfect opportunity for showroom, office user or data processing. Building has front and rear entrances. Can be divided...