See original story here To Jean-Paul Deveau, president and CEO of Acadian Seaplants, there’s nothing more important than getting his employees home safely after a day’s work. “Without those 400 employees, there is no company,” says Deveau. Over his 30 years in the family business, two incidents stand out as dramatic reminders of the importance…

See original story here When Jean-Paul Deveau returned home to Nova Scotia in 1981 on summer break from McGill University, he discovered he had no bedroom. “I’m about to go put my stuff in my room and my mother stops me and says, ‘So, before you go upstairs . . . your father started a business and he’s running…

See original story here When Jean-Paul Deveau returned home to Nova Scotia in 1981 on summer break from McGill University, he discovered he had no bedroom. “I’m about to go put my stuff in my room and my mother stops me and says, ‘So, before you go upstairs . . . your father started a business and he’s running…

JUNE 6, 2017. DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA –  Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL) is pleased to announce that, on June 2nd, it acquired Uist Asco Ltd., located on the Island of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Uist Asco specializes in the harvesting and processing of Ascophyllum nodosum and has been operating for four years. “This region…

See full story by Sara Ericsson in Queens County Advance CORNWALLIS, N.S. – Nova Scotia’s provincial government has announced funding for internships in research and innovation aimed at creating work opportunities for Nova Scotia students and companies. It was announced Feb. 6 at Acadian Seaplants in Cornwallis that $705,000 in funding will create 170 internships over…

See original article Demand for biostimulants is expected to surpass US$ 4 billion in revenues, according to a new research report by Future Market Insights (FMI). The report titled, “Biostimulants Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2015-2025” forecasts the demand for biostimulants to expand at a CAGR of nearly 11% through 2025. Biostimulants are…

See original story Nova Scotia’s Exporter of the Year for 2015 is Acadian Seaplants Ltd. The Dartmouth-based company received the honour at the 31st annual Export Achievement Awards in Halifax Thursday afternoon. Founded in 1981, the firm processes seaweed-based products and exports to more than 80 countries around the world. With facilities in Cornwallis, Yarmouth and…

Nine Nova Scotia companies will be honored May 21 for their success in exporting at the 31st annual Export Achievement Awards. See original article here Acadian Seaplants at Cornwallis Park is among businesses from across the province being recognized, and one will receive the Exporter of the Year award. “On behalf of the government, I…

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