Success Stories

Fair Grant Writing helps clients representing various manufacturing industries. Find the examples of challenges that our clients faced and read how government grants helped them solve those challenges.

Industrial Automation Solutions Manufacturer

A small industrial automation solutions manufacturer based in southern Ontario, depended mainly on a few North American clients for its business. It wanted to enhance its productivity to be able to compete more effectively and diversify geographically. To achieve these objectives, it planned to purchase a HAAS CNC milling center. Read Entire Story...

Die Manufacturer

A manufacturer of dies for the metal extrusion industry located in southern Ontario, was actively pursuing exporting their products to developing markets. Although the company produces outstanding-quality dies, price is extremely important in selling into these markets.¬ Read Entire Story...

Furniture Manufacturer

A medium-sized manufacturer (120 employees) of furniture for the hospitality industry based in the Greater Toronto area, traditionally exhibited at several leading industry trade shows in the United States in order to attract new customers. However, due to its limited marketing budget, the company could not afford to exhibit at some of the most popular and lucrative shows in the industry.¬ Read Entire Story...

Machine Shop (Metal Fabrication)

A medium-sized machine shop (30 employees) lost its largest customer (multinational giant, representing 50% of its business) to the competition. The problem was a combination of lack of price competitiveness and longer delivery timelines.  To meet clients’ price and delivery expectations, the company needed faster and more-efficient equipment. It decided to purchase a DMG GMX-400 Linear Machining Center to do the job. Hoping to take advantage of government grant funding, the company called in Fair Grant Writing to help. Read Entire Story...

Equipment Manufacturer

A small manufacturer (20 full-time employees) of equipment for the food and beverage industry in the York region of Ontario, Canada wanted to increase export sales to the U.S. It has previously used only traditional metalworking machinery in its production process. However, the competitive marketplace in which it operates required that it bring in new equipment that manufactures parts faster and with greater precision. It decided to purchase its first CNC machine.¬ Read Entire Story...

Upholstered Furniture Manufacturer

A small manufacturer (40 full-time employees) of fine furniture for resorts, hotels and restaurants is located in Toronto, Ontario. The manufacture of fine furniture is a capital-, resource- and labor-intensive process. The company found that its growth was limited by the size of its assets and infrastructure, including the absence of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The lack of such a system caused a range of inefficiencies, including substantial production delays.¬ Read Entire Story...