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  • How to create a physical product (concept to production)

    Many people asked the background process of product design, so I would like to share with you my experiences in both large fortune 500 and small co...
  • Is COVID-19 going to destroy our small business ecosystem in North America?

    The small-medium business (SMB) is the backbone of the economy as millions of businesses rely on selling goods/services typically within their loca...
  • Will rural life rebound stronger after COVID?

    If I had to be anywhere in the world right now during COVID self isolation, it would be here in the beautiful countryside in the Ottawa Valley, Can...
  • Buy Local (Eat, Drink and Be Merry)

    Last Christmas,  I challenged myself to only buy local.  It was very well received by all the special people in my life so I'm going to do so again...
  • Log Drivers - Danger and Death on the river

    During the 1800s, one of the most dangerous jobs in Canada was Log Driver.  These men risked their lives every day running logs down the River to t...
  • Why the Ottawa Valley is the best place to start a company.

    People always asks us, “Why did you choose to start Riverwood Acoustics in Renfrew County?”  With most startups focusing on the urban cities that s...
  • What does #BuyLocal mean to you?

    The Buy Local movement is sweeping your local ecosystem these days. People are becoming more self aware of the economic and environmental impact on...
  • Ottawa River Flooding - Hydro Mismanagement or Climate change?

    I'm writing this article on a rainy overcast morning, as I stare out at what used to be my front lawn. Over the past four weeks, the mighty Ottawa ...
  • Antique Modern Speaker - The Hudson by Riverwood Acoustics

    What makes a speaker antique? Is it how old the parts are–inside and out? Or can it be a mix of new and old? We push the boundaries here at Riverwo...
  • Philemon Wright - Ottawa River Pioneer

    You wouldn’t know it but some of the wood used in our Hudson speakers is over 300 years old! The story of how they got there begins with the start ...
  • As Seen on TV!

    Check out our very own Ben Seaman on Rogers tv talking all about The Hudson. Get an up-close look at our pride and joy. (The Hudson, that is.)
  • Sapling to Speaker - Centuries in the Making

    The story of how a Riverwood Acoustics speaker is crafted begins nearly 3 centuries ago.