Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Made in Canada

What does a 'Made in Canada' tag mean to you?

To us, it means quality control, environmental responsibility and a commitment to the local economy.

When a product is built in Canada, it is manufactured under strict regulations. It is built to preform at a certain standard and function safely. When products are constructed offshore, the manufacturing quality has the potential to suffer dramatically. 

With fewer environmental checks and balances, many offshore factories produce a higher quantity of industrial admissions. These admissions are adding to the global degradation of our atmosphere and are making the planet a little less habitable every day.

When products are produced overseas, the amount of transportation pollution increases ten-fold. When Canadian companies construct their own products, they eliminate the extra pollution produced by shipping.

A 'Made in Canada' tag also tells you that Canadians were employed in the manufacturing process. With the current economic climate, keeping jobs in Canada is important to every Canadian. A strong manufacturing industry encourages foreign investment and increases the value of Canadian products worldwide. 

Feathercraft is committed to building quality kayaks in a safe, environmentally conscious, local environment. That is why each one of our boats comes with a 'Made in Canada' tag.

Feathercraft. Made in Canada. Paddled Worldwide.

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