In an article published by journalist Stasa Veroukis in the April-May edition of Yardstick, a WRLA publication intended for the Prairies’ hardware store market, executives at Home Hardware affirm that the program which promotes quality residential products made in Canada is in perfect alignment with their corporate vision. Here are excerpts from the article.
Following JeldWen, Groupe Atis is now a participant in Well Made Here. The corporation, whose head office is in Longueuil, is one of the top Canadian manufacturers of doors and window with nine plants, over 30 points of sale, 1 400 employees and revenues of approximately 200 million dollars.Read more
Despite the fact that at the start, the “Well Made Here” program was created to address domestic concerns, a growing number of manufacturers deem it relevant to display the organization’s logo outside of Canada. This was the case at the famous National Hardware Show, a grand gathering which took place from May 7th – 9th in Las Vegas.Read more
In parallel with the April 17th launch of the promotional campaign for “Bien fait ici | Well Made Here”, underway in stores making up the network belonging to the 10 partner banners, the number of manufacturers participating in the program has grown from 62 to 78, an increase of 25,81%. New this week are; EAB Tools from British-Columbia, City Sheet Metal from Manitoba, ROYAL Building Products from Ontario, and, Tube-O-Toit from Quebec.Read more