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Belair Puts New Technology to Work

Belair Office Products Inc. is levelling up. This year, the furniture and home furnishings manufacturer upgraded its workshop equipment in the company’s ongoing efforts to boost productivity and expand its portfolio. “Back around 2019,…

Custom Made Concepts Hits the Road

“I was approached by a man in his sixties planning to travel all over North America in this van. He had hired somebody to do an initial concept of what he wanted and reached out to me for help because he’d seen my millwork and liked what I…

Laurysen Kitchens Looking Beyond 50

It’s been fifty years and three generations, but Laurysen Kitchens is as sturdy as the day it was founded (albeit with more than a few modern updates). Founded in a 1200 sq. ft. garage in Ottawa, the family-run company has grown into a…

The Manufacturing Talent Crunch

It’s a seller’s market - assuming you have the resources to meet today’s demand. And if struggling to secure materials wasn’t enough of a challenge for the woodworking industry, manufacturers are also pining for skilled professionals who…