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Canadian Company Kruger’s 150 New Jobs to Boost Kentucky’s AgriTech Sector

Montreal-based Kruger Packaging announced in May 2021 that it plans to create 150 jobs in Elizabethtown, Kentucky (south of Louisville) to produce corrugated boxes for the food and beverage sector in a multiyear period. The 400,000 square foot, US$114 million investment represents the company’s first corrugated box plant in the United States. At maturity, the […]

October 8, 2021

Expanding Canadian Automotive Outreach through Autoline

The Great Lakes Supercluster is the largest vehicle-producing region in North America, and the integration of the Michigan – Ontario automotive industry supply chain and automotive assembly help promote their respective capabilities and innovations, which in turn helps North America compete successfully with the rest of the world. As the pandemic took hold last year, […]

April 5, 2021

Facemask Diplomacy in the Age of COVID

Let’s face it: as we continue to fight COVID-19 together, masks have become an essential facet of everyday life. And in these trying times, they are also an art form; the latest instance of human ingenuity; an expression of self, of values, and of the search for beauty and meaning in the midst of a […]

December 17, 2020

Zapping Covid-19: A Canada-U.S.-Mexico Collaboration Takes The Fight Indoors

  COVID-19 doesn’t care about borders, but Canada-U.S. collaboration may go a long way toward stopping the virus in its tracks. Harnessing North America’s leading technologies, brainpower, and manufacturing capabilities in the fight against COVID just makes sense. So when a Texas company announced a Transcontinental Manufacturing Partnership involving a Canadian company and start of […]

December 15, 2020

Canada Curated: Seasonal Sweets and Savories by Small Batch Canadian Makers

The American market, especially the metropolitan areas that border Canada such as Detroit, is an important first export destination for many Canadian food and beverage companies. With similar cultural and linguistic backgrounds and large consumer bases, these areas allow growing companies to gain exporting skills while offering significant market expansion opportunities. However, despite being a […]

December 9, 2020

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