David O'Neill

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusAt the Heart of the Food IndustryFord Brothers

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

At the Heart of the Food Industry

Ford Brothers

Ford Brothers has been a part of the Western New York food industry for many years. The company is celebrating its seventy-fifth year in business, and this landmark anniversary coincides with record growth. The company’s success is not down to one particular product or decision but is based on the diversity and skill of everyone involved.

2019 | February 2019 | In FocusDriven by ExperienceTrans-United

2019 | February 2019 | In Focus

Driven by Experience


To maintain a business over time is no mean feat. To keep it on the road, weathering financial and national crises for fifty-four years, is something even beyond that. Specialist hauling company Trans-United was started in 1964, in Burns Harbor, Indiana. The company now operates in forty-eight U.S. states, Canada, and internationally.

2018 | In Focus | November 2018

Electrifying the Mining Community

Manufacture Adria

Manufacture Adria is no stranger to the mining community. The company, which started out as an offshoot from another electrical contractor, has been a part of the industry for over a quarter of a century. The expertise that has been harnessed over this time, coupled with the growth and determination that comes with its newly independent status, has resulted in revolutionary new developments, not just for the company itself, but for the mining industry as a whole.

2016 | In Focus | March 2016Developing the Robots of the FutureNachi Robotic Systems

2016 | In Focus | March 2016

Developing the Robots of the Future

Nachi Robotic Systems

Nachi is a name synonymous with cutting-edge technologies, partnered with value and service. Nachi Robotic Systems Inc. is owned by the Nachi Fujikoshi Corporation, which itself has been in existence for almost ninety years. Its longevity and endurance is a testament to the skill and business acumen found there. Nachi Robotic Systems, by comparison, is relatively new yet is fast approaching thirty years in the American market.

2016 | February 2016 | In FocusPlanning for Tomorrow’s FutureLogibec

2016 | February 2016 | In Focus

Planning for Tomorrow’s Future


With the Information Technology industry reaching saturation point in terms of the variety and scope of companies vying for business, it is crucial that a company stay one step ahead of its competitors. Excellent service and innovative products are now a pre-requisite for the industry leaders and a company needs to move beyond this in order to solidify its position and reputation.

2016 | February 2016 | In FocusBuilding Skills for the FutureSandusky County, OH

2016 | February 2016 | In Focus

Building Skills for the Future

Sandusky County, OH

Since its population of just over sixty thousand people is spread over four hundred square miles in Northern Ohio, Sandusky County faces a challenge when attempting to create viable and sustainable opportunities for its workforce. Kay Reiter, executive director of the Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation, explains how the region makes the most of its assets when planning for the years ahead.

2015 | December 2015 | In FocusThe Little Train that CouldFTZ #271

2015 | December 2015 | In Focus

The Little Train that Could

FTZ #271

In a nutshell, the purpose of a foreign trade zone (FTZ) is to provide an environment in which U.S. companies or companies that manufacture in the U.S. can obtain foreign materials more competitively as part of the manufacturing operation and export more competitively and, therefore, participate more in the global economy. A virtual line is drawn around a building or an industrial park and, for all import, regulatory, tax purposes, that area is considered to be outside the United States.


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