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FPInnovations conducted a series of surveys of B.C. small and medium-sized manufacturers to assess business and operational needs.
FPInnovations conducted a series of surveys of B.C. small and medium-sized manufacturers to assess business and operational needs.
May 2016
Canada
Market and Business Intelligence Survey

FPInnovations conducted a series of surveys of B.C. small and medium-sized manufacturers to assess business and operational needs. The top three insights from key survey questions include:

“What market and business intelligence topics would help your business succeed?”

  • Marketing
  • Business development – business finance
  • Exporting to new markets

“What manufacturing knowledge topics would help your business succeed?”

  • Continuous improvement techniques
  • Employee engagement practices
  • Production flow optimization

“What specific equipment best practices operation topics would help your business succeed?”

  • Finishing techniques and spray equipment
  • CNC optimization
  • Packaging

Pursuing a consultative approach to program design and delivery, market research such as this facilitates the development of company-specific projects that lead to improved manufacturing capabilities.