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Baker Tilly is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now and anticipate tomorrow. 
Manufacturing and the movement of product is the backbone of this country. Our understanding of the process and our wide breadth of business advisory services are what separate us from our peers.


BDC is Canada’s business development bank. From over 100 business centres across the country, BDC promotes entrepreneurship by providing highly tailored financing, venture capital and consulting services to entrepreneurs. BDC works with entrepreneurs in all industries, through all economic cycles and focuses on helping small and medium sized businesses in their development projects, local and global.

Bel-Con Design-Builders

For over 40 years Bel-Con Design-Builders has been successfully providing clients in the Northumberland region with design-build, project management and construction management services for both conventional and pre-engineered steel Butler® buildings.

Brighton and District Chamber of Commerce

Established in 1994, the Chamber’s objective is to promote and improve trade and commerce and the economic, civic, and social welfare of the district served by the organization. The Chamber serves the Municipality of Brighton, Colborne and Cramahe Township, and the Murray Ward of Quinte West. It is a nonprofit, membership-generated organization based on promoting economic development and tourism for all businesses in the district.

Bryson Insurance

The manufacturing industry in Ontario is experiencing increasing global competition, tighter environmental restrictions and a technological revolution. Ensuring your insurance broker is an integral part of your risk management team has never been more important.

Bryson Insurance is a full-service brokerage specializing in designing customized insurance solutions, tailored to our client’s unique risk profiles. We look at providing solutions that protect your operation today and into the future.

Products we offer include: commercial and manufacturing insurance, personal home and auto insurance, employee group benefits, employee loyalty home and auto savings programs, mortgage insurance, life insurance, key person, estate preservation insurance, buy/sell and more.


Cambium is a consulting and engineering company offering environmental, geotechnical, building sciences, and construction monitoring services. Our team of engineers and technicians specialize in services specific to the manufacturing and industrial sector needs relating to the Environmental Compliance Approvals (ECA) application/amendment and approval process. Cambium can also assist with any additional work that may be required related to an ECA based on the needs of the facility for required by the Ministry. We works with a variety of manufacturers of varying complexity and uniqueness to ensure their operations are comply with regulations and without any adverse effects on the environment or individuals. Cambium is an employee-owned company with five office locations to meet our client needs in Central and Eastern Ontario.

Canuck Industrial Group

Canuck Industrial Group is your one stop for your industrial service and maintenance needs. We install and service compressed air systems, blowers, vacuum pumps and various production line equipment. We are TSSA certified and can assist you with your compressed air line installation and maintenance. We also work with local ESA to ensure your new or used equipment meets Ontario standards.

Durham College


For almost four decades, Durham College has offered job-focused programs, accomplished professors, quality-driven innovation, student success and superior accountability. Its unique educational facilities - on both the Oshawa and Whitby campuses - include the Integrated Manufacturing Centre, the Centre for Food, and, a state-of-the-art health lab, and a plumbing mezzanine to name a few.

Fleming College


Fleming College serves the Lakeshore community by offering educational opportunities and training for job readiness as well as to enhance current and future employment opportunities. These courses and programs are offered on a full-time or part-time basis.

Global Point Energy

Global Point Energy specializes in Turn-Key solar installations. Established in 2006, GPE is a full-service EPC contractor with an installation base of over 220 projects across, including 6 of of our own power plants that we currently own and operate.

Our mission is to help companies transition to renewable energy solutions, with fiscal responsibility. Over the years, Global Point energy has developed an extensive wealth of knowledge and experience for assisting manufacturers to implement energy saving strategies to help hedge against rising energy costs.

Hartrans Cartage Services Ltd

Hartrans offers premium level service throughout Ontario, Quebec and USA; with the flexibility and focus to maximize customer production and warehousing efficiencies through the consistent, on time delivery of your goods.

Services include general TL service; dedicated fleet service (tanker, temperature controlled tandem and tridem vans); and long and short term storage trailer rentals. Hartrans is IronApple certified for food product shippers and licensed to haul hazardous materials.


Hop In helps companies retain more talent & access a larger hiring pool by providing employees with safe and reliable commutes to work. Hop In’s logistics software mobilizes shuttle services to fill the gaps left by public transit options to increase accessibility to the workplace.


Industrial & Construction Safety Solutions, a sister company to Levac Supply Ltd, opened in July of 2011. ICSS offers a variety of health and safety training courses, human resources training, and consulting services to meet industrial and construction health and safety requirements. Some of our training courses include: WHMIS, Fall Protection, Confined Space, etc. ICSS has training facilities in both Kingston and Brockville and courses may be held in these facilities and/or at the customer’s location.

Our dynamic and diverse team of safety professionals have 25-35 years of industrial and/or construction safety experience. Complementing our team are Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (C.R.S.P.), Professional Engineers, Stationary Engineers, Human Resource Professionals, Class “A” Mechanics, Electrical and Instrumentation Technicians, Ergonomic Specialist, a Kinesiologist, Fire Suppression Specialist, Fire Fighters, Fitness and Health & Wellness Trainer/Consultant.

Kawartha Manufacturers’ Association

Striving for World Class Manufacturing, the Kawartha Manufacturers’ Association is a volunteer group of manufacturers in the beautiful Kawartha Lakes area (Peterborough and Lindsay).

To increase the competitiveness and competencies of manufacturers in the Kawarthas by:

      • Providing a forum for sharing information, ideas and resources;
      • Promoting continuous improvement through education in contemporary management and manufacturing practices;
      • Improving the appreciation of manufacturing and its contribution to regional quality of life;
      • Improving links between education, other manufacturers and government.


KLAR solutions develop secure, robust and scalable custom business apps. We use an agile development process to help you build innovative business solutions tailored to your unique business needs.

Whether you currently have paper processes that you want to turn digital, or have a patchwork of software solutions that would work better as a unit, we can help.

We are a small, local business that are passionate about making simple user interfaces to deal with complex business logic. If you are currently running your business on collections of ever expanding and complex spreadsheets, you owe it to yourself and your business to give us a call!

Lakeland Occupational Health & Safety Group

Lakeland Occupational Health and Safety Group offers a wide range of relevant occupational health and safety training. We are dedicated to providing quality training for all of our clients and place a high value on your satisfaction. Every course is developed to meet CSA, provincial legislation and other applicable standards. Guaranteeing Workplace Safety Guarantee a safe workplace and healthy work environment by ensuring that everyone in your organization respects safe work practices. Our expertise helps companies succeed in business and safety.

As a business owner you are responsible for all aspects of health and safety. Your business is susceptible to the risks associated with lack of specific knowledge to identify workplace hazards, lack of processes and people in place, or lack of time in the work day to look after health and safety. These issues can lead to costly Ministry of Labour fines, worker injuries or even possible fatalities. We Help You Stay Compliant.

Loyalist Training and Knowledge Centre (LTKC)


Loyalist Training and Knowledge Centre (LTKC), the Corporate Training Division of Loyalist College, offers practical, hands-on workplace learning and performance solutions that enable organizations to meet their specific business goals and objectives. We have hundreds of courses available, which can be found at or we can work with your organization to customize programs to suit your requirements. Programs can be delivered on site at your facility or within our classrooms at Loyalist College. LTKC also offers employment testing, coaching and consulting services. For further information, please contact LTKC at 613-969-1913 ext. 2294 or 1-888-569-2547 or at .


Netmechanics is a cyber security software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that helps small and medium sized businesses manage and monitor their cyber risks with a focus on the human side of security.

The cyber risks that businesses face comes from the combination of people, processes, management and technology. Minimizing the risks means taking a new, comprehensive approach that engages everyone in your organization, from senior management to front-line staff. Netmechanics offers the platform to make this possible, and enables businesses to implement faster, more affordably, and much easier than ever before.

Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce

Northumberland Central Chamber of

The Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit, voluntary membership organization that serves to provide a unified voice for business. With over 300 Members, the Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce has representation encompassing the large and diverse business community that operates in the Town of Cobourg, the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand and Hamilton Township.

Northumberland Community Futures
Development Corporation

Northumberland Community Futures Development

Northumberland CFDC is a federally funded not-for-profit corporation that provides access to capital, business counseling, and community economic development initiatives. It is also the administrator, in Northumberland County, of the Eastern Ontario Development Fund — a $10 million Government of Canada initiative which seeks to promote socio-economic development in rural Eastern Ontario.

Northumberland County, Economic Development

Northumberland County

Northumberland County Economic Development was established to promote economic growth in the area through new business investment. Its mission is to work in cooperation with business, industry, government and education to facilitate new business investment and economic stability. The department works closely with a number of local economic development organizations to achieve this mandate.

Part Time CFO Services Inc.

Working with family and private businesses, the Part Time CFO Services team solves financial and business challenges at a fraction of the cost of a full time CFO or General Manager. They are proven team players who will increase profitability, reduce overall business risk and bring valuable insights to the business.

Peak Benefit Solutions Inc.

Peak Benefit Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce a Group Benefits Association Plan Solution exclusively for Members of the Northumberland Manufacturers Association.

We’ve got you Covered.
• Preferring pricing, customized coverage, and someone else administering your benefits – so you can an focus on what you do best.
• Customizable group life, health, and dental plan designs for each member company.
• Access to direct order pharmacies to help reduce prescription costs.
• Higher non-evidence limits.
• Plan options available for member companies as small as one employee.
• Plan enhancements for owners and executives.
• Discounts to services through preferred provider networks.
• Contractor and seasonal worker coverage available.
• US and International coverage for employees travelling for business.

People Focus Training

Cathy Ginsberg is the owner of People Focus Training Inc., a company that she created to help managers develop their people-leadership skills, and to grow in their careers - operated out of a home office in Trent Hills. Cathy’s career has revolved around training, development and coaching in a variety of settings. Starting out in the fashion industry, she moved through roles in finance and publishing, eventually landing in the nonprofit world for 15 years, where she created, delivered and managed programs for career development. This varied background inspired her to develop a range of training and coaching programs that help managers in their career journeys.

Port Hope and District Chamber of Commerce

Port Hope and District Chamber of

Established in 1874, The Port Hope and District Chamber of Commerce is Port Hope’s leading business organization providing maximum value to its membership by being responsive to member’s needs. The Chamber is recognized as the ‘Voice of Business’ dedicated to Port Hope’s economic development and business prosperity.


Musuloskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are the most common type of injury in Ontario workplaces, accounting for more than 40% of workplace injuries and costing Ontario employers more than $1 billion annually.  PROergonomics is an ergonomic consulting company dedicated to helping companies reduce the costs and risks associated with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) by providing comprehensive ergonomic assessment services.  Our consultants identify hazards and evaluate risk, provide practical recommendations for change, assist with return to work cases and deliver engaging awareness training in all industries and office environments.

Quinte Manufacturers Association

The Quinte Manufacturers Association is a regeneration of the former Quinte District Manufacturers Association previously the Quinte District Superintendents’ Association. The Council is comprised of local industry leaders and is a forum for discussing and addressing issues common to all manufacturers in the Greater Bay of Quinte Region.

RDP Associates

RDP Associates works with both start-up and established companies across a wide range of business sectors to obtain various forms of government funding. Government funding programs that RDP specializes in include tax credits (entitlement programs which reimburse eligible expenses through rebates) and grants (either repayable or non-repayable government contributions toward eligible expenses, awarded to select businesses meeting program criteria).RDP is distinctly different from its competitors, because it has its own in-house technical analysts, who have specialization in different business verticals

Resolution Staffing Inc.


Resolution Staffing Inc. is Northumberland’s premier, full-service Staffing Agency. Locally owned and operated, we pride ourselves on placing top quality candidates and we stand behind our placements. Dedicated to providing you with Top Talent and Skilled Professionals, Resolution Staffing Inc. will recruit staff suitable for your unique environment. We specialize in the Administrative, Accounting, Manufacturing, Construction, Skilled Trades, and Technical Fields. We can offer a variety of different options from Direct Hire, Contract Solutions or Temp to Perm options. Contact us to discuss your needs in detail and we will customize a plan that works for you.

RBC Royal Bank

RBC Royal

RBC is Canada’s largest bank as measured by assets and market capitalization and one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies. RBC provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking and transaction processing services on a global basis. It employs approximately 69,000 people who serve more than 14 million personal, business and public sector clients.


Family owned and operated, we provide emergency response, cleanup and restoration services. We have helped countless organizations, businesses and residential customers quickly restore to preloss conditions, following a broad range of disasters.

As an IICRC Certified Company, we are committed to a consistent and professional approach when dealing with all disaster and recovery services.

With access to a vast franchise network across North America, SERVPRO of Ajax can quickly respond to any size project, with background-checked, trained personnel, in a highly structured and productive manner.

We are invested in the future of our community and our customers’ needs. As we’ve grown, our mission has never changed. We serve the people, the businesses and organizations of Durham Region and eastern Toronto Area that help make our community great. We help organizations such as the Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade and are dedicated to partnering with not for profit and charitable organizations.


Scotiabank specializes in helping manufacturing clients achieve their goals and will provide trusted advice and innovative solutions to finance day-to-day requirements, manage cash flow, finance growth, increase efficiency, reduce costs or manage risk related to commodity prices and currency fluctuations.

Scotiabank is dedicated to helping its clients become better off.  The Commercial Banking team is a group of professionals that has built its reputation as leaders by putting knowledge of business to work for our clients.

St. John Ambulance

We help Canadians improve their health, safety and quality of life by providing training and community service. We carry out our mission through community service, and first aid, and CPR training.

Community Services volunteers include uniformed members who serve communities across Canada, providing first aid and emergency response support, as well as improving the quality of life for people confined to a health care facility through our Therapy Dog visitation program. Our volunteers contribute millions of hours to Canadian communities each year.

First aid and CPR training comprises instructors, volunteers and staff who provide high-quality first aid training and products. Under the guidance of our network of medical and health care professionals, St. John Ambulance is the national leader, setting the standard for training in first aid,CPR and other lifesaving skills.

The CFO Centre

The CFO Centre provides the skills and experience of large company CFOs to small & medium sized enterprises on a part-time basis. Our global leading CFOs aim to make a difference to owner-managed businesses by helping them grow. We bring strategic and operational solutions that enhance business value for the owner while lowering business risk and providing greater peace of mind for the entire team. We believe in the value of team to help our clients create a strong infrastructure for growth and we draw upon our global team and vast networks to broaden our client’s resources. We dig deep with the aim of identifying the highest priority problem areas, then build a road map that delivers value from concept to implementation. The CFO Centre’s ultimate goal is to help businesses make more money and generate more time to do the things they love.

Town of Cobourg

The Town of Cobourg’s Economic Development Team is here to open doors and help connect you to the resources you need to keep your business healthy and growing. Whether it’s strategic planning, financing, training or selecting a new site, we can help. We will bring the right people to your door and the resources you require to grow your business.

Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce

The Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce is a not for profit volunteer organization dedicated to the growth and advancement of the business and commercial climate in Campbellford, Warkworth and Hastings. As the Voice of Business, we are committed to fulfilling our mission and achieving our objectives and goals on behalf of the businesses of Trent Hills. Our Operations include Chamber of Commerce Business Centre, Visitor Information Centre, ServiceOntario Centre, Old Mill Park Docking Facility and the Direct Marketing Organization for Trent Hills.

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) welcomed its first class in September 2003 and is Ontario’s first laptop-based university. Located in Oshawa, the University offers a wide variety of innovative, undergraduate degree programs in business and information technology, education, engineering and applied science, health science, social science, and science.

Watton Employment Services Inc.

Watton Employment

Watton Employment Services Inc. (WES) offers cost-free services to employers including job postings, employer access to funding to offset training costs and recruitment services. Head Office is located at 9 Elgin St. East in Cobourg, Ontario. We also have offices in Whitby and Peterborough, as well as satellite locations in Colborne and Roseneath.

Workforce Development Board

The Workforce Development Board is a not for profit organization founded in 1997. It is funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to provide the following services:

      • labour market information;
      • coordinate employment and training services;
      • engage employer communities.

Zoal Consulting

Zoal Consulting is a management consulting firm based in Cobourg that specializes in the manufacturing industry. Its flagship offering seeks to disrupt the traditional management consulting approach by offering business analytics to manufacturing businesses using a subscription-based service model. This service provides up to 50% savings over a year when compared to hiring a traditional business analyst full time. In addition, it offers traditional management consulting services including business process design and documentation, strategic framework development and operational performance improvement. This combination of services allows Zoal Consulting to recommend and implement tailored solutions for manufacturing businesses.

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