‘Lean for the Office’ leads off WMCO’s live and streaming Jan. 25 event
January 16, 2023 | 3:21 pm CST
Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario

HANOVER, Ontario – The Wood Manufacturing Cluster of Ontario launches its 2023 program series with a multi-topic Seminar & Networking Event Jan. 25 at Export Development Canada in Kitchener, Ontario. 

The event, which will also be live streamed, is open to non-members.

The agenda includes:

  • Lean for the Office: A Case Study of Woodland Horizons’ Value Stream Map, presented by Julia Novik, president, and Larry Cote, managing director, of The Lean Advisors.
  • Financial Management: Why a Balance Sheet Is What Gets You Through a Recession, presented by Marc Sanderson, INNERGY CEO and co-owner of architectural millwork company Wilkie Sanderson. 
  • Economic Update: What Are the Head Winds the Canadian Economy Is Facing? presented by Alan Arcand, chief economist of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters.

Plus, WMCO initiative updates  
  --  Trade Accelerator Program upcoming series 
  --  CFIB Partnership with WMCO 
  --  Upcoming WMCO Plant Tour Focus Group 

The event will kick off at 10 a.m. with early networking and end at 2:15 p.m. A light lunch will be served.

Areha International, CNC Automation, Craftsmen Hardwoods, and Royal City Paints are sponsoring the event.

Learn more and register.

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