Canadian Government Funding Update:  CME Still Available for a Limited Time
Government Funding

Canadian Government Funding Update: CME Still Available for a Limited Time

CME SMART Prosperity Now, administered by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and funded by Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), has announced that there are 50 spots still available for consideration for Canadian government funding, for a limited time. CME SMART Prosperity Now is about fostering the long-term growth for small to…

Government Funding

CME SMART Prosperity Now: Small Business Funding Grants for Capital Equipment

CME (Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters) SMART Prosperity Now is funded by Federal Economic Development Agency of Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) and is built around assessment and project funding components. CME SMART Prosperity Now is beneficial for small and medium size businesses who are looking for business funding grants that will improve productivity and integrate innovative…

Business Funding Grants to Support Operational Efficiency Initiatives
Government Funding

Business Funding Grants to Support Operational Efficiency Initiatives

Process and operational improvements can take form in a wide range of applications, from lean manufacturing, system or software upgrades, implementation of new or improved ERP systems, advanced capital equipment, to employee training initiatives.  Oftentimes, the transition towards reducing waste, increasing runtime, reducing equipment changeover time and improving throughput—amongst other efficiency metrics—can pose a significant…

Business Strategy

Business Webinar – Marketing Canadian Manufacturers to the World

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) has organized an upcoming webinar to discuss the opportunities and challenges for Canadian manufacturers operating in the global marketplace. Participants will receive a highly comprehensive overview detailing the value of numerous marketing tactics and the most effective strategies for your company and sector. When: December 12, 2012; 1-2 p.m. EST…

Government Funding

CME Smart Releases Excess Funds – Apply By June 27th

CME Smart, the popular government grant geared towards increasing operational efficiency, has released a small amount of rollover funding to support a batch of new projects due to project cancellations from the last round of funding. Eligibility Beyond the regular eligibility factors, applicants of this round of funding must have not received CME Smart funding…

Government Funding

CME Smart Program Funds 50% of Your Productivity Enhancements

The content in this blog article is out-of-date and references an older iteration of the CME SMART Prosperity Now program called CME Smart. For a more current overview of the CME SMART PRosperity Now capital equipment grant, please refer to our CME SMART Prosperity Now Page. Southern Ontario businesses looking to improve their operational efficiency will…

Government Funding

CME Smart Funding Program for Manufacturers in 2011

The CME have released an update on available funding for 2011 – the Provincial Government of Ontario has decided not to recapitalize funding of the program in 2011 after the $4.2M that was awarded in February 2011. The dedicated funds will instead be utilized to eliminate deficit and bolster healthcare and education. It is not…