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Description: The trend today is to outsource manufacturing to companies that specialize in it. In today’s competitive economy, you must align every aspect of the product design-manufacturing-and sales cycle to have the best chance to succeed.

Source: TechVibes

Date: January 21, 2014

Celestica employees work at a production line in a factory in Dongguan, China's southern Guangdong province

While Canada’s software sector seems burgeoning with start-ups, there is also a good amount of activity on the hardware side of the house. Certainly, Canada has lost a considerable number of manufacturing sector jobs in recent years, but this is offset by a deep pool of engineering talent responsible for starting new companies, developing new product ideas, manufacturing, and exporting new products. Read Rest of Story

Questions for discussion:

1. Are you mostly interested in the software or hardware side of the tech industry?

2. Would you consider a career in the manufacturing industry?

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