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A Year in Review and Looking Ahead

Posted on Jan 18, 2018

Last year was an important year in our company’s history. 2017 marked POS’s 40th year providing confidential contract R&D, toll processing, and analytical services to our varied client base. The year was one of many successes. With innovation, collaboration, and determination, we continued to deliver top quality services and support to those who partnered with us. As a company, we also made several significant announcements, including: Announcing new services, including plant protein functionality testing (http://www.pos.ca/pos-bio-sciences-announces-new-protein-functionality-testing/)...

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Meet Our Employees: Ben Meister

Posted on Dec 20, 2017

Meet Our Employees: Ben Meister

Ben keeps POS Bio-Sciences’ tech infrastructure tip top and continuously improving. Attracted by the work we do in agriculture, he enjoys the POS focus on innovation and progressive development.       What is your job title? Systems Administrator How long have you been working at POS? 2 years previously as an operator and 3.5 years currently as Systems Administrator What do you enjoy most about working at POS? The thing I enjoy most about POS is the push for continuous improvement. I feel that change is not only welcomed but encouraged, and that people are not opposed to...

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POS Bio-Sciences Earns Top Saskatchewan Safety Certificate

Posted on Dec 20, 2017

POS Bio-Sciences Earns Top Saskatchewan Safety Certificate

Thanks to POS Bio-Sciences’ investment in developing high-level health and safety programs, SASM has awarded the firm a Bronze Certificate of Recognition.     The Safety Association of Saskatchewan Manufactures (SASM) issues a Certificate of Recognition (COR) to employers developing health and safety programs that meet regulated, high standards. Earning a COR is a significant achievement, and proves our commitment to the POS Bio-Sciences health and safety management system. It also reflects that this system has been assessed by a certified auditor and meets standards established by...

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Meet Our Employees: Tara Bowes

Posted on Nov 22, 2017

Meet Our Employees: Tara Bowes

Inspired by the relationships built and the innovative work created, Accounting Manager, Tara Bowes, enjoys the entrepreneurial spirit of POS Bio-Sciences.       What is your job title? Accounting Manager How long have you been working at POS? 1 ½ years What do you enjoy most about working at POS? The people are amazing! I am also in awe of the innovation that comes out of this facility. Specific to my role, I have the freedom to build processes and controls relating to financial transactions, and transactions that occur in our ERP system. Since the system was implemented just...

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3 big takeaways from Supply Side West

Posted on Oct 18, 2017

3 big takeaways from Supply Side West

Always a great learning opportunity, Supply Side West did not disappoint this year. Here are 3 trends we noticed at the event.     Despite not getting an opportunity to join the outside world for a few days, Supply Side West is a POS team tradeshow favorite. POS Bio-Sciences joined Algarithm in a unique booth this year, and it was a busy space. Algarithm and Virun served up DHA burgers and breakfast emulsions, and between the pink house and smell of burgers, a lot of people stopped by the booth. Because of the frenetic pace at the booth, the POS team didn’t get the same opportunity...

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Meet Our Employees: Karen Letourneau

Posted on Oct 18, 2017

Meet Our Employees: Karen Letourneau

27 years in, Karen Letourneau’s dedication to her team is matched only by her dedication to safety and quality.       What is your job title? Manager, Internal Services How long have you been working at POS? 27 years and counting … What do you enjoy most about working at POS? My team members – their spirit of innovation and their willingness to adapt to each new situation that is thrown at them. What attracted you to this industry in general and POS in particular? I knew nothing about POS when I applied for the part-time library assistant position. Working at POS gave me an...

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