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Category: Export Development

  • New Brunswick’s PropertyGuys.com Continues Growth in Moncton

    [This post originally appeared in May 2017. It is being republished today timed with an announcement by ONB and PropertyGuys.com that will see the latter create 30 new full-time positions in New Brunswick over three years of operation.] PropertyGuys.com was founded on the belief that the real estate industry was, in some respects, broken. Specifically

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  • The International Francophonie is Looking Towards New Brunswick

    New Brunswick has been a member of La Francophonie (International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF)) for 40 years. This privileged status allows the province to sit with 83 other member states and governments on various discussion forums related to the economy, education, youth, culture, sport, etc. The Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat has adopted a three-year action

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  • ONB Case Study: Sussex Beard Oil Merchants

    [Timed with BDC’s Small Business Week 2017, ONB is republishing some of our most popular small business-themed success stories. This post originally appeared in early 2016.] Sussex Beard Oil Merchants is a small business located in Sussex, New Brunswick founded by entrepreneur and beard enthusiast Matt White. The company produces a variety of all-natural men’s grooming

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  • New Brunswick’s Prelam Enterprises: Making Your World Smell a Little Better

    [ONB takes an active role in helping New Brunswick businesses with international trade, emphasizing the unique requirements of prospective exporters seeking market diversification, market expansion or value-added opportunities. The post below originally appeared in December 2016. It is being republished today to coincide with Prelam’s involvement in our Trade Mission to the UK and The Netherlands, two

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  • New Brunswick Companies Recognized for Outstanding Export Performance

    [Cover image via Daniel St. Louis] The New Brunswick Export Awards recognize outstanding export performance by New Brunswick-based companies in the international marketplace. The Awards aim to celebrate the business savvy, entrepreneurial spirit, and innovation of businesses located in the province that have achieved either recent and/or ongoing success in developing new markets. Award winners

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  • Fancy Pokket: A Shining Example of Immigrant Entrepreneurial Success

    [A version of this post originally appeared in February 2016] Fancy Pokket is the largest manufacturer of pita bread, flatbread, bagels, and tortilla wraps in Atlantic Canada. Headquartered in Moncton, Fancy Pokket now operates from a 45,000 square foot (sq ft) facility, and employs in the neighbourhood of 60 people. Mike Timani, President and CEO, has

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  • Webinar Series: The Logistics of Exporting

    Throughout March and April, Opportunities NB (ONB) hosted a series of export development webinars focused on the logistics of exporting. Suzanne Turmel, ONB’s Director of Export Development, was joined by a variety of experts to discuss freight forwarding, shipping by road or by port, and shipping efficiency. We have collected all four of those webinars here.

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  • The Award-Winning Entrepreneurial Spirit of New Brunswick: Fils Du Roy

    [Note: This post originally appeared in December 2015.] Sébastien Roy is a lover of both spirits and the province of New Brunswick. Four years ago, Roy combined those passions to create Distillerie Fils Du Roy, a small distillery based in Petit-Paquetville in the northern part of New Brunswick. With a slew of impressive award wins

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  • Meet Canada’s Most Prominent Translation Services Provider

    New Brunswick’s CLS Lexi-tech is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lionbridge Technologies, the world’s largest localization solutions provider. Originally incorporated as Lexi-tech International in 1988, it has since become North America’s most prominent translation and linguistic services provider serving clients in multiple sectors across Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Upon its founding in Moncton, the company’s

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