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Industry Resource Guide

CME's Industry Resource Guide is your one-stop directory for quality services and service providers supporting Canada's manufacturers and exporters.

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Agility Forex

At Agility Forex we help businesses manage their currency exchange risk and make international payments quickly and securely whilst taking advantage of the best rates around. Our Corporate Dealing Desk can also help manage risk with tailored solutions using Forwards and Options allowing you to focus on the important things, like your business. And no matter what your business is, our business is saving you time and money.

Azeus Convene

5415 - Computer Systems Design and Related Services

Azeus Convene is a highly usable and efficient board portal and paperless meeting solution for iPad, Android, Windows, Mac and web that streamlines the entire board meeting process to save time, effort & cost whilst ensuring accountability and good corporate governance.


BDO Canada

5412 - Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping and Payroll Services

BDO has extensive experience providing services to a broad range of clients in the traditional and emerging areas of manufacturing and distribution. With unique insights into your industry and access to deep  knowledge of trends and insights, we understand your business. Our international network of industry professionals has a wide range of financial and advisory expertise to provide global problem-solving capabilities and support your changing needs.


Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development Inc.

6117 - Educational Support Services

As an Aboriginal Human Resource Development Agreement (AHRDA) agreement holder, (CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development Inc. “assists Aboriginal people prepare for, acquire and maintain successful employment.” Annually, CAHRD places over 1,500 individuals into qualivty education, training and/or permanent employment through successful business/industry and government partnerships. Over the last 30 years, CAHRD has greatly expanded its direct services but has maintained its focus – helping Aboriginal people to become employed. More information can be found at


Export Development Canada

522 - Credit Intermediation and Related Activities

Export Development Canada (EDC) is Canada's export credit agency, offering financial and risk management solutions to help Canadian businesses expand into international markets. Key areas of focus are financing for the foreign investments of Canadian companies, and commercialsolutions for transactions into emerging markets. Much of its business is done in partnership with private sector financial institutions and through collaboration with the Government of Canada. At 78 per cent of EDC’s customer base, small business is a critical part of Canada’s export growth potential, and an important priority for EDC.

Export Success Program

CME’s Export Success Program is tailored to the needs of businesses interested in growing through international business development. Our condensed FITTskills sessions offer you and your team the fundamentals of exporting so that you can reach to your global potential faster. Featuring qualified international business instructors and FITTskills program materials developed by the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT), this program will allow you to build your export capacity, earn credit towards a FITT Certificate or Diploma in International Trade and get closer to holding an elite Certified International Trade Professional (CITP®/FIBP®) designation.

Corporate FITTskills learning sessions specific to your organization's needs and location are available upon request.

For more information, call Emiliano Introcaso, Program Coordinator

Tel: +1 905-672-3466 x3255  |


Handy & Harman of Canada, Ltd., / Lucas-Milhaupt Toronto

212 - Mining and Quarrying (Except Oil and Gas)
213 - Support Activities for Mining, and Oil and Gas Extraction (Including Drilling)
325 - Chemical Manufacturing

Brazing Excellence For Over 70 Years. Lucas-Milhaupt and Handy & Harman are your complete source for metal joining products and services, such as alloys, fluxes, automated equipment, product design, training and technical assistance. Lucas-Milhaupt is one of the world`s leading suppliers of brazing and soldering materials to the electrical/electronic, appliance, construction, transportation, and mining markets worldwide.

HealthSource Plus

561 - Administrative and Support Services (Including Employment, Travel, Security and …

As CME's official supplier of employee benefits, group RRSPs and pension programs, HealthSource Plus delivers members a unique suite of low-cost programs that are designed to save you money – permanently. Companies can also access the HealthSource Plus Total Wellness Program absolutely free. For more information, e-mail



5412 - Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping and Payroll Services

KPMG’s Industrial Manufacturing team responds to clients’ complex business challenges in the Engineering, Industrial Products, Metals and Plastics industries. We work closely with our clients, helping them manage risks and take advantage of opportunities. Our experienced Canadian industry professionals are part of a strong global network of KPMG member firms working with clients around the world. At KPMG, we add value for clients by having a thorough understanding of their industries, and we invest continuously to build our knowledge of the industries we serve.


Le groupe Fabrication industrielle de KPMG s’attaque aux défis complexes des entreprises des secteurs du génie, des produits industriels, des métaux et des plastiques. Nous collaborons étroitement avec nos clients pour les aider à gérer les risques et à tirer parti des occasions. Les professionnels chevronnés de ce groupe canadien font partie du solide réseau mondial des cabinets membres de KPMG, qui servent une clientèle aux quatre coins du monde. Nous croyons que pour offrir à nos clients une valeur ajoutée, nous devons d’abord connaître à fond leur secteur d’activité. Nous nous efforçons donc d’élargir continuellement nos connaissances des secteurs que nous servons.


Leading Boards

5416 - Management, Scientific and Technical Consulting Services

Say goodbye to thick binders, messengers and delays. Work safer and save time and money with Leading Boards! Preferred conditions for CME members: four months free when signing up and 25% discount every year after! Leading Boards is a unique bilingual, highly secured board portal, providing instant access, anywhere at any time, to the company documentation to prepare and, when needed, attend meetings virtually. Also available on iPad, with streamlined communications, efficient paperless meeting preparation, collaboration between meetings, cost reduction, Leading Boards is the international standard for boards and committees.

Louisbourg Seafood

722 - Food Services

Louisbourg Seafoods is a family operated seafood business. James Kennedy and his wife Lori started their company in 1984. Former National Sea workers and Jim, a former fisherman, both have deep family roots dating back hundreds of years to Newfoundland and St. Pierre & Miquelon, France. This rich history and experience passed down from generation to generation gives the company inherent knowledge in producing a seafood product with superior quality and excellence.


Mackow Industries

332 - Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

Mackow Industries is an ISO and CWB Certified steel fabricating company. A complete in-house steel manufacturing facility, providing services such as Laser Cutting, CNC Machining, Manual Machining, Custom Manufacturing, Welding and Painting. We are a family run company, committed to quality, precision and service excellence, serving world class companies in the mining and transportation industries.


5418 - Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services

Incorporated in Ottawa in 2003, MediaMiser is a media monitoring and analysis company that provides the best-possible technology, content sources, and services to empower clients with media intelligence and the means to share it while delivering the highest possible return on investment. MediaMiser's patented software and its customized professional services are used by clients across Canada and the US.

Microsoft Canada

81 - Other Services

At Microsoft Canada, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Today, we live in a mobile-first, cloud-first world, and the transformation we are driving across our businesses is designed to enable Microsoft and our customers to thrive in this world.

As manufacturers continue to compete in an “evolve or die” world, Microsoft is dedicated to empowering them through predictive asset maintenance, connected product development and connected manufacturing operations.

Microsoft Canada is pleased to offer CME members a value-add savings program, offered by local Microsoft partner Insight:

  • 20% discount on Insight retail pricing on cloud products
  • Up to 15% off Ultimate Surface Pro bundles
  • Free Migration and Free support (for first three months of purchase)
  • A one-stop-shop and expertise on hardware, software, and services

To take advantage of the savings, visit:


Polar Mobile

5415 - Computer Systems Design and Related Services

We are a global leader in helping media companies distribute and monetize content on mobile devices. Our vision is to enable the next-generation media experience. Founded in 2007, our company has experienced tremendous growth and enjoyed success in one of the fastest growing markets today. We have over 320 customers in 11 countries and power over 1,200 mobile apps with our platform.


r+d creative

5415 - Computer Systems Design and Related Services

r+d creative produces powerful HD video and multimedia content for web and live event. We take an innovative approach to each project resulting in a highly targeted message that captures, retains and affects your audience. We are an inspired group of professionals and we love what we do. We immerse ourselves in the client’s strategic and execute with communications tools that deliver results exceeding expectations, each and every time.

RBC Royal Bank

52 - Finance and Insurance

RBC Royal Bank is one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking and transaction processing services on a global basis. RBC is the only Canadian financial institution with a national team of industry specialists serving clients in the manufacturing, wholesaling, and logistics sectors, helping to meet the challenges of an increasingly global and competitive business environment. Visit us at


Searcy Trucking

484 - Truck Transportation

Searcy Trucking is a full-service open deck carrier, offering LTL and Truckload service throughout North America. We specialize in all types of freight and are committed to providing our customers with safe and reliable service. Our fleet consists of Company Drivers, Owner Operators and Lease Operators. Our dedicated and professional people are the key to our company’s success, delivering the quality service our customers have come to expect from Searcy…because Searcy Means Service!

SME Certification

54 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

SME is your resource for professional development within the world of manufacturing. SME along with their partners provide LEAN certification programs that align to an industry-standard competency model. For organizations, we help with workforce development and assessments of your staff. For individuals, we give a portable credential that demonstrates LEAN capabilities. With each level, show your LEAN ability: LEAN Bronze (tactical), LEAN Silver (integrative), and LEAN Gold (strategic).

Stärke Material Handling Group

532 - Rental and Leasing Services (Including Automotive and Equipment Rental and Leasing)

Stärke Material Handling Group offers a complete lineup of material handling equipment including manual, semi electric and fully powered pallet trucks and stacker lifts; electric, LPG and Diesel forklifts from 2,000 lbs. to 22, 000 lbs. capacity; and electric utility and tow vehicles. All units are backed by the “Stärke Stands With You”, industry leading warranty coverage ranging from one to seven years. Stärke offers piece of mind and the right solution for all of your material handling challenges. Contact Jim Chesla at 1-877-435-4352 , Ext. 224, referencing the CME IPB Program for more information and pricing information.


Tripemco Burlington Insurance Group Ltd.

524 - Insurance Carriers and Related Activities

Tripemco Burlington Insurance Group Ltd. is one of Canada's premier general insurance brokerages, providing the finest in general insurance and financial services. As a preferred partner of CME, Tripemco has developed a customized group automobile and home insurance program, tailored to meet the insurance needs of all CME members. You, as well as your employees, could potentially save up to 60 per cent on auto and property insurance premiums. Contact Brent Hanson, marketing manager, to implement the program today. E-mail:, Tel: 1-800-461-5083.



333 - Machinery Manufacturing

Vidir is a family owned Canadian business established in 1979. The company designs and manufacturers automated storage systems for a wide variety of industries ranging from healthcare to manufacturing. Vidir’s high density storage systems save space, improve efficiency, and increase workplace health and safety by implementing the product to person principle.


Workplace Engineering Solutions

5413 - Architectural, Engineering and Related Services

Your complete solution to production safety and performance. Workplace Engineering Solutions is an engineering consulting company that specializes in maximizing your productivity while decreasing safety risks. Whether you need one machine assessed or your entire production floor, we believe in providing real world solutions for all of your machine safety concerns. Is your equipment safe? Learn from the experts.


Zurich Financial Services Group

52 - Finance and Insurance

Zurich Financial Services Group is an insurance-based financial services provider headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It employs 60,000 people serving customers in more than 170 countries. In Canada, Zurich is a leading commercial property insurance provider serving large and mid-size customers, along with groups and association in niche markets. With more than 50 years of experience delivering solutions to manufacturing customers, Zurich has the customized coverages, innovative solutions and risk expertise you need. For more information, visit

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