Owners, leaders travelled from all across Southwestern Ontario to the Ron Joyce Center in Burlington for the Bluewater Wood Alliance’s annual winter Quarterly Networking Event – November 21st, 2018.

The Bluewater Wood Alliance themed the winter Networking Event with fundamental current issues affecting manufacturers today. The event addressed the topics of Employee Culture and Motivation, Cannabis Policy and Procedure in the workplace and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems – the next step towards Industry 4.0.

Be a part of the conversation, let us know what you liked about the event and share this article with those you know. Members who missed the event can download the presentations in the group discussions area of our members only area of the website. 

BWA’s Upcoming Events
Check out the Bluewater Wood Alliance Event Page for more information on upcoming events:

BWA Lean Road Map – Training Event – Kitchener
December 6th – 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Sales Management Training – Sandler Training Milton
February 7th – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

BWA’s Winter Agenda also includes:

Industry 4.0 Training – Kitchener – January 15th & 18th
Commonly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, industry 4.0 is the automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. These one day workshop will be facilitated by expert Sepp Gmeiner of Lignum Consulting.

Plant Tour Focus Group – Durham Furniture – February 27th

Bluewater Wood Alliance has commenced a Buy Group!

The BWA is continuing to develop the framework for this Buying Group platform, and your participation is an important step to realizing this tremendous opportunity for savings. This Buying Group will provide access to the purchasing power as a collective group of wood manufacturers not previously available.

If you have not submitted your volumes yet, do not delay – call or email the Bluewater Wood Alliance to make sure your company’s voice is heard. If you are not a member of the BWA, you can still submit your data.

Email us at:
Tara Davey – [email protected]
Ryan Tabone – [email protected]