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                                        Ontario




                                              North Eastern Ontario -
                                              Timmins Regional Office
                                              Peter Åsman
                                              108, rue Hemlock
                                              Timmins, ON P4N 6S3
                                              Tel: (705) 268-3964
                                              Fax : (705) 360 5656
                                              Mobile: (705) 262-0080
                                              peter.asman@fpinnovations.ca

              North Western Ontario -
              Barwick Regional Office
              Percy Champagne                 NOVA Coordination –
              P.O. Box 44, Barwick, (ON)      Value-added - East/West
              P0W 1A0, Canada                 Frank Laytner
              Phone: (807) 487-9919           1271 Butter & Egg Road
              Mobile: (807) 275-6388          Bracebridge, ON P1L 1X4
              percy.champagne@fpinnovation    Phone: (705) 764-3301
              s.ca                            Mobile: (705) 641-9159
                                              Fax: (705) 764-3299
                                              frank.laytner@fpinnovations.ca




              North Central Ontario – Sault
                                              Southern Ontario –
Forintek IA   Ste. Marie Regional Office
                                              London Regional Office
              Carole Blaquière
                                              Andrzej Bernat
              1219 Queen Street East #D330
                                              612 Wallace St.
              Sault Ste.Marie, ON P6A 2E5
                                              London, ON N5Y 3R7
              Phone: (705) 541-5787
                                              Phone: (226) 781-1124
              Mobile: (705) 257-0621
                                              Andrzej.bernat@fpinnovations.c
              Fax: (705) 541-5700
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              carole.blaquiere@forintek.ca




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•   Peter Åsman, Northeastern Ontario
•   Carole Blaquière, Northcentral Ontario
•   Percy Champagne, Northwestern Ontario
•   Frank Laytner, Marketing and technical support / program coordination
•   Andrzej Bernat, Southern Ontario for marketing intelligence support




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The NOVA program is funded by:




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Creating your value-added
wood products in Northern
         Ontario
 Free Introductory Seminar for potential entrepreneurs and investors

•January 13th,   Elliot Lake, ELNOS Building, 3rd floor
•January 15th, Iroquois Falls, Town hall, 253 Main Street
•February 11th, North Bay, Inn on the Bay, 340 Main Street West
•February 17th, Blind River, Blind River Marina Park
      A recipe for value-added
           wood products

• Innovative design
• Customized / personalized
• Competitively priced
• Delivered quickly



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      What’s on today’s menu?
• What are value-added wood products?
• Planning your business and who can help.
• Walking the talk - three case studies of value-
  added wood products businesses.
• How can NOVA help you?
• How can you help yourself?




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Planning your value-added wood
       products business

               Beware the hurdles!
              • Not unique – no market
              • Cash flow
              • Sales and production not
                matched
              • And on and on…



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          Technical Seminars Series presents

Introduction to Lean Manufacturing
  for the Wood Products Industry



       Tuesday, January 27th Dryden, The Centre
    Thursday, January 29th Sturgeon Falls, Comfort Inn
Introduction to Lean Manufacturing
  for the Wood Products Industry
                                      What to Expect

                                   •maximizing productivity,
                                 •increasing product quality,
                                             •staff
                                    • improving profitability
                               •hands-on simulation exercise.

                 "This course is a MUST for any company running under 100%."
                 Kelly Higginbottom, Lynn Donaldson & Associates Calgary, AB

  "Our implementation of Lean manufacturing will give us the opportunity to grow.
   We have reduced our material usage, work in progress and improved our material
  handling. "
                       Ken Kowalchuk, Cabtec Mfg Inc. Regina, SK
How can NOVA help you?
                   Our Goals
1. Support community development.
2. Provide technical support.
3. Provide marketing intelligence.
4. Support education and promotion.




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             Working with you
                                                  Business idea
•   Introductory seminars
•   Technical seminars
•   Direct technical support (DTS) projects
•   Process & product development (PPD) studies
                                                  Product launch




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Thank you for your attention!

             Peter Åsman
   Office phone: (705) 268 3964
   Cell phone: (705) 262 0080
   E-mail:       peter.asman@fpinnovations.ca




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