New Brunswick Business

When Opportunities NB (ONB) last spoke to Tracy Bell, CEO and co-founder of Millennia TEA, the Saint John company had already seen success selling their innovative fresh-leaf teas through retailers across the country. Check out that interview here where Tracy discusses scaling up, their experience with the Grow Export program, and an export mission to […]

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“I have a special place in my heart for the Greater Moncton region, having been born and raised in Dieppe. It’s great to be able to give something back to this community,” notes Thinkmax President and CEO Marc Belliveau. “I spent four months in New Brunswick last year isolated at my cottage and was reminded […]

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While colleagues at the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), Joe Allen and Ray Fitzpatrick were well-travelled and enjoyed a good beer. So much so that they made it a point to sample local beverages in every city and town they visited. “If there was a local beer we tried it,” says Allen. “When we discussed […]

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Moncton’s Area52 is an innovative product development company helping businesses be more productive via robotics, automation, and a variety of Industrial Internet of Things-based (IIoT) solutions. Founder Tim Fogarty says the company is currently engaged in multiple projects for the food manufacturing sector, specifically seafood. “We are working on multiple seafood solutions mainly focused on […]

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Saint-François-de-Madawaska’s JMN Enterprises Inc. is a family-owned manufacturer that produces a wide variety of value-added wood products for both the wholesale and retail industries. Founded in 1998, JMN has grown tremendously in recent years and is well recognized for delivering high-quality products thanks to its in-depth knowledge of advanced wood manufacturing and reliance on cutting-edge […]

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Launched in 1982, Fredericton’s Corey Nutrition has become one of the world’s top pet food companies. With its products manufactured here in New Brunswick using many locally-sourced ingredients, Corey is a true provincial success story. As the company told us in February, part of their success is a focus on recruiting top international talent — […]

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Moncton’s Fiddlehead Technology employs big data analysis to revolutionize food and beverage supply chains and help the world produce better food with less waste. One of the keys to the company’s success was an early relationship with New Brunswick’s McCain Foods, which became Fiddlehead’s first major client. Earlier this year, the New Brunswick-based frozen food […]

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Fredericton-based agritech firm SomaDetect uses innovative in-line sensor technology to help dairy farmers improve milk quality and the health of their herds. Co-Founder and CEO Bethany Deshpande explained the company’s origin in a previous feature back in 2017, and you can read that piece here. Since then, SomaDetect has continued to grow, making news earlier […]

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Saint John-based Four Eyes Financial is a regulatory technology company working with Canadian wealth management firms providing a host of innovative digital solutions. “We help investors feel more confident they are invested in products that meet their risk tolerance and satisfy their financial goals,” notes CEO and Co-Founder Lori Weir. Four Eyes Financial’s platform is […]

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Founded in 1982 by Lee and Jane Corey, Corey Nutrition began as a small distribution business. After their Ontario supplier went out of business, the Coreys built their own facility at home in Fredericton. They began providing aquafeed and specialized equipment to the aquaculture sector. However, now nearly forty years later, Corey Nutrition has grown and […]

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New Brunswick is well known for its farming, forestry, and fisheries. We have the value chain to support growing things, and a highly skilled workforce with an expertise that has supported those industries here for generations. Operating since 1967, Northampton, New Brunswick’s Jolly Farmer is a great example of our province’s agricultural strength. The company […]

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Clair, New Brunswick’s Waska has been a major white cedar shingle manufacturer since 1969. In its fifty years, the family-operated business has grown to include aspen and cedar laths, cedar fencing boards, prefinished color shingles, and patterned shingles. In the process, their team has grown to nearly 100 employees. “Waska utilizes 100 per cent of […]

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Cam Tran is a family-owned Canadian company that, from its Sackville, New Brunswick-based facility, manufactures and repairs oil-filled distribution transformers for electric utility and contractor companies. The company is a coast-to-coast success, with additional manufacturing facilities located in British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario. Cam Tran purchased the assets of the former Moloney plant in 2018, […]

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Tech Mahindra, an India-headquartered information technology and business process services company established a business services centre in Riverview in 2018. Part of Mahindra Group, Tech Mahindra is one of India’s top IT giants, with over 125,000 employees in 90 countries. Sunil Tiwari, Site Head, was among those making the move to New Brunswick to launch […]

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Operating since 1961, Moncton’s APEX Industries began life as a repair machine shop servicing heavy industry. Today, with over 250 employees the company has become a highly-diversified manufacturing, distribution, and product development company serving clients in aerospace and defence, marine, optical, construction, food and beverage, and more. APEX’s capabilities range from the manufacture of aerospace […]

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Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Richibucto, Imperial Manufacturing Group (IMG) is a conglomerate focused primarily on the manufacturing and distribution of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), and building products for the residential and light commercial industry. Andrée Caissie Savoie, Vice President – Corporate Affairs, says the company now has over 1,100 employees in 13 […]

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St. Stephen’s Ganong Bros. is Canada’s original and longest standing family-owned chocolate company. Founded in 1873 by James and Gilbert Ganong, the company has emerged as one of the province’s most famous brands as generations of dedicated Ganong family and team members have evolved and adapted countless times to support growth while embracing the same […]

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New Brunswick is home to one of the most highly-diversified energy portfolios in Canada. Hydroelectric, natural gas, wind, and nuclear power – our province has it all. It’s also home to innovative startups in sectors like energy innovation, companies like Fredericton’s Stash Energy. “Utilities often charge more during peak times — sometimes twice as much as […]

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