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  • New Brunswick’s Masitek Brings Hardware Innovation to the IIoT

    [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 July 2016. It is being republished today to coincide with Masitek’s involvement in our Trade Mission to the UK and The Netherlands,

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  • New Brunswick Entrepreneurs Look to Make Your Company Safer

    Jon Travis and Yevgen Yevsyeyev, former electrical engineers with PotashCorp, responded to the 2016 Picadilly mine closure by launching their own business, Leaf Electrical Safety. The entrepreneurs are now leveraging their years of expertise in electrical safety to give workers in multiple industries safer work environments. Within its first year of operation, the company found clients in

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  • Manufacturer Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation in New Brunswick

    Since launching in 1967, New Brunswick’s BWS Manufacturing has grown from a small family-run business into a successful corporation exporting products around the world. The company’s design and engineering team developed and patented a state-of-the-art detachable gooseneck trailer, establishing BWS as an innovative industry leader. With 2017 seeing the company celebrate 50 years of innovation and success in

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  • Why Defence Contractor DEW Engineering Invested in New Brunswick

    Early this year, we told you why New Brunswick is a prime location for manufacturing land vehicles systems, simulation and training, and cybersecurity. DEW Engineering is an important piece of that New Brunswick defence sector, with a strong (and still growing) presence in the province for over two decades. As a military contractor providing specialized

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  • Why Canada’s Largest Sign Company Chose New Brunswick

    There are many sign companies in North America, but very few offer an entire branding solution like Pattison Sign Group. As one of the largest sign companies in North America—and the largest in Canada—Pattison focuses on corporate customers, working with a host of well-known brand names. The company manufactures both exterior and interior signage for national brands like

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  • This IoT Company is Increasing Productivity and Lowering Production Costs

    New Brunswick’s Eigen Innovations offers software solutions for the industrial internet. The company’s technology helps clients across the manufacturing sector create more efficient operations, with a focus on improved productivity, increased quality, and lower production costs. Opportunities NB (ONB) spoke to Eigen last fall, to learn about the company, its partnerships, and its relationship with the University of

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  • Export Success in Atlantic Canada: Lizotte Machine Vision

    New Brunswick’s Lizotte Machine Vision has been in business since 1985. A family-run operation, the company consists of two partners, Marcel Lizotte, President, and his son Steve, Vice President. The Lizottes focus on custom-built quality control and grading equipment for the seafood industry. Lizotte’s machines are able to sort and grade seafood products by size, colour,

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  • This Startup Will Help the World Reduce Food Waste

    Moncton, New Brunswick’s Fiddlehead Technology is employing big data analysis to revolutionize the food and beverage supply chain. The company’s flagship product, Forecast Guardian™, is a cloud-based platform designed to help food and beverage manufacturers maintain more accurate forecasts with less effort. Co-Founders Shawn Carver and David Baxter started the company in 2013, intent on solving

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  • Innovation Awards Spotlights Key Talent and Expertise

    Local and national c-suite members stepped out in high-style last night to celebrate some of this country’s leading innovative companies and individuals. The 18th Annual KIRA Awards featured 18 finalists in six categories as well as a new award this year — the People’s Choice Award. This year’s top talent featured innovation and entrepreneurship in

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