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Consortium introduces new field service advisor for Nova Scotia

June 14, 2018 | By The Canadian Press

Owen Sound, Ont. – Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), a unique not-for-profit consortium serving and supporting Canada’s manufacturing industry, would like to advise its members, and community partners that after seven great years with EMC, Glenn Durnford, will be retiring as of August 31st, 2018. Glenn has tirelessly worked forging relationships in the Nova Scotia manufacturing community, helping to share common industry issues with the solutions vetted by our members. In a few short months he will end a 40+ year career in manufacturing and will hand EMC Nova Scotia consortium off to Sue Elliott.

Susan Elliot is an accomplished operational management specialist who is well versed in production requirements and the supporting processes to a successful supply chain. Elliot has received her Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified to AS9100 Rev C standard in Quality Management and has received her National Certification in Human Resources by the Association of Nova Scotia.

Elliot’s experience has included working for several manufacturers including Advanced Precision Machining & Fabrication, Simplicity Designs and most recently Add-A-Plan Business Services. With a proven ability to manage change for large scale improvement projects, Susan has spearheaded the formation of the Nova Scotia Machining Association while founding the Metal Industry working group to provide training and development opportunities for skilled labour workers.

To learn more about Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) or to learn about how to become a member, contact Shawn Casemore, president, Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), at 1-866-323-4362, or



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