“What has worked for manufacturers in the past is simply not enough in the face of increased global competition. Developing bold strategies that clearly align customer needs, innovation and productivity, combined with a vision to expand to new markets, will be the differentiator for long-term profitable success.”
Jim Menzies, Grant Thornton


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Manufacturing | Industry


Acknowledge your challenges.

A weakening economy, fluctuating costs, global competition, tighter banking restrictions, declining customer base: your current business environment is exceptionally challenging. Within this adversity, however, lies opportunity.

You need to distil the challenges of this evolving global landscape into a clear, distinct advantage. That's where we come in. With extensive experience in the manufacturing industry, our practitioners can help you see opportunities more clearly, and provide the timely and practical manufacturing services and solutions you need.
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2016 Leadership Awards

Read profiles of the winners of the 2016 Food in Canada leadership Awards, sponsored by Grant Thornton
Tyranny of the immediate

Tyranny of the immediate

How to avoid it and expand globally, By Mitchell Osak, PLANT Magazine April 2016
Service and supply 2016 outlook report

Service & supply outlook report

Adapting to a lower-for-longer commodity market. A joint report by JWN and Grant Thornton LLP.
Catching the US wave

Riding the US wave

An article written by Jim Menzies, National Manufacturing Industry Leader, for Food in Canada Magazine, Jan/Feb 2016
Manufacturers' Outlook 2016

Manufacturers' Outlook 2016

Manufacturers’ Outlook 2016, sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP, provides some very interesting and thoughtful insights into the world manufacturers live in today.

2015 Grant Thornton Executive Roundtable 

Food in Canada, September 2015

Riding the US market rebound

Canadian manufacturing exporters can benefit from improved US economy.