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Canadian Manufacturing:
Market Demographics & Industry Benchmarks

The links below are FREE on-line sources to key Canadian Manufacturing Industry and Market data for small businesses.

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FREE Sources Available Online

Aerospace Industries Association of Canada

Aluminium Association of Canada

Association of Canadian Distillers

Automotive Industries Association of Canada

Beer Expedition

Brewers Association of Canada

Canada's Tea Zone

Canadian Corporate Information

Canadian Council for Tobacco Control

Canadian Paint & Coatings Association

Canadian Pulp and Paper Association

Canadian Soft Drink Association

Canadian Steel Producers Association

Coffee Association of Canada

DesRosiers Automotive Consultants

Electro-Federation Canada

Food and Consumer Products Manufacturers of Canada

Human Resources Development Canada

Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association of Canada

Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association of Canada

Statistics Canada - Manufacturing

Steel Service Center Institute

Strategis - Manufacturing Sector

More Detailed Data

While many of the above references are helpful, you will probably find that they do not address the exact nature of your business or your local market.

Many industry specific and local market databases are only available off-line.

GDSourcing has been helping small and micro businesses access these "hidden" sources since 1997. Our prices and services are geared directly towards entrepreneurs with limited research funds available.


What are the odds your business will be successful?

Canadian Industry Profiles provide you with accurate financial benchmarks for small businesses in the Manufacturing Sector.  Find out how the typical firm in your industry is performing and what percentage are profitable.

Click below to view a list of business types available and to see a sample.

31-33 - Manufacturing

For more information click here

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UPDATED: 07/09/2003
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