David Caldwell

Celebrating 55 Years of Trailer Excellence

Celebrating 55 Years of Trailer Excellence

BWS Manufacturing

As North American business continues to experience a return to domestic manufacturing, transportation becomes all the more vital to maintaining supply chains—and nowhere is that more evident than in trucking.

Over 30 Years of Excellence

Over 30 Years of Excellence

ESI

As businesses across the globe struggle to adapt to the hybrid post-COVID work environment, one company has emerged as a leader in office furniture and equipment, surpassing the quality found at the retail level. From its base in the sun-baked desert of Mesa, Arizona, ESI provides ergonomic equipment and furniture to suit the fast pace of modern office environments. It is reaching new horizons with a planned expansion in Chicago.

Pushing the Envelope of Building Envelopes

Pushing the Envelope of Building Envelopes

Amvic Building System

In today’s world of rising costs, building envelopes must be more efficient and cost-effective than ever. Yet this quality must be balanced with the need to build in sufficient numbers to meet demand. In Toronto, Amvic Building Systems continues to push the capabilities of expanded polystyrene (EPS) to help builders accommodate Canada’s need for housing.

The Fight for Affordable Canadian Housing

The Fight for Affordable Canadian Housing

Urchin Property Management Incorporated (UPMI)

Housing in Canada remains a hot issue, with a growing population continuing to grapple with rising prices, inflation, and diminished capacity coming on the heels of the pandemic.

A Growing Digital Innovation Hub in the Heart of New England

A Growing Digital Innovation Hub in the Heart of New England

1Berkshire and the Berkshire Innovation Center

In an era marked by pandemic-induced social distancing and a rising cost of living, rural living is reclaiming its popularity. In western Massachusetts, the region known collectively as the Berkshires has garnered and enjoyed a reputation as a rich cultural and artistic center not only in the Bay State but across the region. Now, its economic development agency 1Berkshire, through a collaborative partnership with the Berkshire Innovation Center and Osher Lifelong Learning at Berkshire Community College (collectively the “Tech Impact Collaborative”) plans to kick its plans into high gear to create a new rural economy and innovation hub ripe for investment and opportunity.

Building the Connected Community

Building the Connected Community

ALLO Communications

The pandemic and the resulting boom in working from home have proved, beyond a shadow of a doubt, the need for adequate internet networks. One company has become a leading provider in high-speed fiber networks across the region and beyond in the Midwestern United States. From its Imperial, Nebraska headquarters, ALLO Communications is building networks to keep connections in the American Heartland stable, secure, and fast.

A Seat at the Table

A Seat at the Table

City of Reedley, CA

In an era marked by rising costs of living, workers and businesses alike are setting forth for greener horizons. Southeast of Fresno, California, a rapidly growing community is gaining strength. The city of Reedley, population just over 26,000 and growing, presents a diverse economy, strong quality of life, and fantastic environmental surroundings, earning it a spot in the Golden State’s strongest rising communities.

A Dynamo in the Dairy State

A Dynamo in the Dairy State

City of Sun Prairie, WI

As communities across North America adapt to sweeping economic and demographic change, it is more important than ever to identify communities that provide new opportunities while retaining small-town values. Just ten miles north-east of the state capital of Madison, the rapidly-growing city of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin offers ready-made infrastructure, economic incentives, and a can-do attitude that help make this a thriving community.

Living in the Sunshine State – and Loving It

Living in the Sunshine State – and Loving It

City of Winter Garden, FL

A silver lining to the pandemic is the new-found viability of remote work. As we discover that work may be performed from anywhere, where we live becomes more important than ever. In Central Florida, a community that’s both new and historic is offering the opportunity for better, simpler living.

The Engines of Recovery

The Engines of Recovery

H.O. Wolding

In a pandemic world, businesses and consumers alike moved to safe, reliable online delivery, and away from traditional shopping. With this added strain on supply chains, H.O. Wolding shows how the transportation industry can shoulder new demands.

Bringing Advanced Technology to the Grocery Sector

Bringing Advanced Technology to the Grocery Sector

United Service Technologies

The pandemic continues to affect our world, but business infrastructure must endure. While restaurant sales drop, grocery chains across North America are feeling the strain, and maintaining the complex machinery used in food service is a full-time job.

Tourism for a Changed World

Tourism for a Changed World

Ambassatours Gray Line

Perhaps no industry has borne the brunt of COVID-19 more than hospitality and tourism. In a socially distanced world, tourism providers across North America are reinventing themselves to present a new type of business to an equally new type of customer. Halifax’s Ambassatours Gray Line has reoriented and consolidated its business practice to offer more affordable tours while expanding to capitalize on growing area opportunities.

A 21st-Century Grid – Renewable Energy on a Massive Scale

A 21st-Century Grid – Renewable Energy on a Massive Scale

Borea Construction

As Canada continues its ambitious goal to become carbon neutral, the drive for sustainable and renewable energy sources has rapidly shifted from pipe dream to national priority. Borea Construction, Canada’s largest renewables constructor, is working to blaze a trail of colossal projects across North America.

Providing Insured Pension Solutions for Plan Sponsors and Plan Participants

Providing Insured Pension Solutions for Plan Sponsors and Plan Participants

DIETRICH

The traditional pension plan model has been subject to a disappearing act over the last few decades. DIETRICH assists companies of all sizes who are looking to transition from the traditional defined benefit pension plan and its inherent risks by transferring risk from the employer to a major insurance company. Headquartered outside of Philadelphia with clients nationwide, the company stays at the forefront of industry trends and regulations, supporting clients with pension de-risking strategies.

A Plan for All Seasons

A Plan for All Seasons

City of Nanaimo, BC

As larger metropolitan areas grow and spread, is there a place and opportunity for smaller cities? Across the Strait of Georgia from Vancouver, planning is transforming the city of Nanaimo into a regional powerhouse and a more affordable competitor to its big neighbour.

A New Breed of Economic Developer

A New Breed of Economic Developer

Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance

Despite the increasing growth of larger urban centers, newer micropolitan areas are rising to compete. In Michigan’s Dickinson County, on the state’s Upper Peninsula, the Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance (or DAEDA) has forged strong, private sector-led connections between businesses, educational institutions, and government agencies to help usher in a new era of growth for the region.

Fresh and Fast – Bringing the Highest Quality to Businesses and Schools

Fresh and Fast – Bringing the Highest Quality to Businesses and Schools

1st Quality Produce

In a nation beset by an obesity epidemic, it is imperative to introduce more healthy eating options. In California’s San Joaquin Valley, 1st Quality Produce delivers fresh fruits and vegetables to the foodservice industry and a growing number of California schools. Celebrating more than thirty years of business, the company is now expanding its services to embrace the growing demand.

Ingenuity and Service Across the Pacific

Ingenuity and Service Across the Pacific

Hawaiian Crane & Rigging Ltd.

Construction in continental environments is difficult enough, but constructing on islands brings a new level of logistical challenges. In the world of the Pacific Rim, Hawaiian Crane & Rigging has demonstrated superior construction acumen since 1965, with heavy construction equipment across the Aloha State and all across the Pacific.

Celebrating 25 Years

Celebrating 25 Years

Muñoz Trucking, Inc.

As the world’s demand for goods increases, so too do the logistical and transportation networks that bring products and commodities to the consumer. Trucking plays an integral but often overlooked role in our economy, and many companies are struggling to retain their drivers. But in the border city of El Paso, Texas, Muñoz Trucking, Inc. has withstood the test of time and expanded to become one of the Southwest’s major flagship carriers.

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