Family-owned-and-operated Dickinson Fleet Services is a mobile fleet maintenance and management provider with headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was established in 1997 by founders Bob and Dick Dickinson and began as a three-shop company when the founders acquired Ryder Truck Rental locations in Indiana, Georgia, and Pennsylvania.
SmartWayDriven by the Need for Progressive Change
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. – John F. Kennedy
Sahlen Packing Co.A Family Dynasty Packed with Brand Name Quality
Reaching the milestone of 150 years as a family-owned business is no easy feat. In fact, the companies that manage to do so are to be commended for doing something right. Most do not manage to reach beyond the second or third generation. The Sahlen Packing Co. is one exception.
Morada ProduceEstablished Roots Sown in Quality
Quality is derived from a genuine, committed and resourceful approach to ensure the production and delivery of the very best. This is the long-held philosophy to which the Foppiano family adheres as owners and operators of Morada Produce, established in 1998 in the district of Morada in northern California’s San Joaquin County.
Voit Real Estate ServicesMeeting Client Needs with Optimal Service
“We are a regional commercial real estate brokerage firm. We have specialists in industrial manufacturing and distribution, office, retail, and multi-family. Although we cover all the major commercial real estate disciplines, in a brokerage capacity we focus on providing strategic solutions,” explains Eric Hinkelman, Voit Real Estate Services’ Chief Executive Officer.
Business Information Group Incorporated (BIG)When Going BIG is Going Better
It is not often during the discussion of the construction industry that information technology (IT) solutions are incorporated into the same conversation. But there has been a shift in recent years in which these two subjects come together in any discussion focused on more effective communication and project management, productive collaboration, and the real-time information sharing that is essential in every aspect of construction projects.
Aspin Kemp and AssociatesMaking Big Things Happen on the Mighty Island
Aspin Kemp and Associates (AKA), established in 1996 by co-founders Jason Aspin and Neale Kemp, has its corporate headquarters in Montague, Prince Edward Island. Although a small company of 110 employees, it has developed strategies to address the world’s need for energy efficient power and propulsion systems. And AKA does so with efficiency and operational excellence in every project.
Town of Kirkland Lake, ONA Northern Community with a Can-Do Attitude
Kirkland Lake, Ontario is a municipality of eight thousand people approximately six hundred kilometres north of Toronto and 241 kilometres to the northeast of North Bay in the Timiskaming District. It was incorporated as a town in 1972 and began with a gold mining history that reaches back to the early 1900s.
for Total Well-BeingTransforming the Workplace…
How does one define well-being? It can incorporate various concepts including, physical, economic, social, and psychological considerations. There is no definitive answer. In simplest terms, well-being can be described as complete contentment, a life filled with positive emotions that foster a deep sense of satisfaction with most or all of our daily living.
City of Dawson CreekA Dynamic City in the Centre of the Peace Region
Dawson Creek was incorporated as a city in 1958 and is the capital of the Peace Region. The City of Dawson Creek in the northeast of the province is one of seven municipalities that also include Chetwynd, Fort St. John, Hudson’s Hope, the village of Pouce Coupe, Taylor and Tumbler Ridge.
Larlyn Property ManagementManaging Clients’ Real Estate as if it is Their Own
A well-established property management company has distinguishable attributes that differentiate it from the competition. Among these attributes are a name that is synonymous with a good reputation within communities, proven leadership capabilities, responsiveness, and a strong foundation of efficient standards of practice. Trusted and capable property management companies don’t view themselves as managers, but rather as owners of properties under their stewardship.
Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA)A Proactive Approach to Resolving a Longstanding Debate
About forty skilled Central and South American workers from Ecuador, Peru, Columbia and Costa Rica came to British Columbia, Canada as temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in 2006. This story incited Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) call for reforms to Canada’s TFW program (TFWP) and the International Mobility Program (IMP). LiUNA, a powerful voice within the construction industry with over half a million members – 110,000 of whom are in Canada – has been the only Canadian union to address the issue.
There’s strength in numbers, as the old adage says. Joining forces with and sharing information and knowledge among like-minded individuals can be a positive and powerful channel for growth and development. This holds true not only on a personal level, but for any trade association and its members hoping to realize their full potentials and optimistic futures.
Weckworth Manufacturing, Inc. was established in the mid-1980s and was acquired by Bob and Jan Hoffmann in 1993, who cultivated the company to be a reputable contract textile manufacturer serving the aerospace, commercial, industrial and military markets. In fact, the federal government makes up to sixty-five percent of the company’s sales.
County of Grande PrairieWelcome to the Middle of Everywhere
The County of Grande Prairie, located in northwestern Alberta, is the province’s first county, incorporated in 1951, following the County Act of 1950. The County is home to a growing population of approximately 23,000 and surrounds the City of Grande Prairie. The region is part of the Peace River Country and shares its border with the province of British Columbia.
The Right Approach to Crisis ManagementCritical Thinking
It’s something all of us could do without in our lives. Unfortunately, this crippling beast decides to rear its ugly head when and how it chooses. There is no individual, society, or country immune to its devastating presence. Neither are organizations, most of which have or most likely will have, to stare this beast in the face. Its name is ‘Crisis’ from the Greek word ‘Krisis’, meaning ‘decisive moment.’
Canadian Physiotherapy AssociationThe Profession that Addresses Overall Well-Being
The Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) has approximately 14,000 members to date, comprised of physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants, businesses and those in academia. These are in fifteen specialized divisions, and there is a branch in each province and territory.
Waseca County, MNPride in its Past, Faith in its Future
Waseca County, with its population of close to 19,000 people, is comprised of the four cities of Janesville, New Richland, Waldorf, and Waseca. The county seat of Waseca has a population of approximately 9,500. The county is situated in the Southern Minnesota Lakes Region in south central Minnesota and has the U.S. highways 13 running north to south and 14 running east to west. Highway 14 intersects with Interstate 35 at the city of Owatonna, seventeen miles east of Waseca. The Interstate 35 takes commuters to the state capital of Saint Paul and its adjacent most populous city Minneapolis, about an hour from Waseca.
National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM)A Stronger Voice through Education and Advocacy
The National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM) has proactively supported its members for thirty years from its headquarters in Topeka, Kansas. Its growing membership is a testament to its ability to engage, cooperate, inform and advocate.
Epic PolymerA Unique Company with a Unique Approach to Customer Solutions
A Zen proverb simply states that the obstacle is the path. A confusing phrase for most but upon reflection, it carries a significant meaning. All obstacles can rightly be perceived as challenges. Most will shy away from a challenge, preferring to remain within the realm of the status quo, the secure and safe, carrying on business as usual.
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