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Current Industry Profiles
They’re calling it a “Fanniversary”: DQ Canada celebrates 75 years in 2015, and franchisees across the country are celebrating. As a matter of fact, on June 22nd, global franchises held a mass anniversary cake-cutting at 8pm, much to the delight of DQ fans everywhere.
A truly Canadian legacy: almost 135 years of operations, through booms and busts and everything in between. Imperial Oil, the country’s second largest oil and gas producer, is the country’s oldest—and has explored, developed and operated to serve millions of customers and provide the materials necessary for a vast array of consumer products.
Speaking with Ben Neaves, President of Climate Technical Gear in Nova Scotia, is like digging into a little piece of history. Neaves, who took over the family business in 2014, recently talked to CIO about the monumental culture shift and new era of manufacturing and development the company is going through since its rebranding to Climate Technical Gear.
When CIO last spoke with Gord Buchholz from Peterborough’s Quickmill, the company had successfully come through the 08/09 recession and was looking to expand business outside Canadian borders.
City Welding has been an intrinsic part of the Sudbury community since 1972. Founded by Georges Brouillette, the company has performed superior service on machines in most major industrial sectors, and created a legacy of quality customer care.
In 1970, Maroun Hage started Hage Enterprises Limited after arriving in Canada from Lebanon just five years before. Hage was an entrepreneur at heart and first opened the Fancy Pastry Shop on Agricola Street in Halifax, working to support his young family and enjoying the bakery business.