In the months since China alerted the World Health Organization (WHO) to a mysterious viral pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan – densely-populated with over 11 million inhabitants – everything has pointed to the pressing need to create more “Critical Environments.”
Working in Critical Environments
California Dreaming, the Upland Way
City of Upland, CA
The City of Upland is nestled in the foothills of California’s ruggedly beautiful San Bernardino County. The city is renowned for countless reasons – whether it is the surrounding natural beauty of witnessing Mt. San Antonio’s snowcapped peaks in the winter, or the appreciation of strolling through a historical neighborhood under a canopy of mature Camphor street trees dotted with rock curbs and picturesque 100-year old Victorians and American Bungalow homes. Perhaps it is when you realize that driving on Historic Route 66, which bifurcates Upland, you are not simply on another road, but actually on a piece of Americana.
The Business of Big Data
The more inundated we become with information, the greater the need for sorting it all out.
Need for Speed
The New Normal of Telecom Technology
As today’s telecom technology is evolving from faxes and flip-phones on its way to lightning-fast 5G networks, the Internet of Things, and real-time technology, telecom providers are racing to keep up with the latest innovations to meet consumer demand.
The Implications of AI on the Financial Sector
In years past, going to the bank was no casual chore. Banks then were housed in imposing stone structures with columns suited to a family mausoleum. Beloved Canadian author and humourist Stephen Leacock captured the intimidating banking experience in his short story My Financial Career. “When I go into a bank I get rattled,” he wrote. “The clerks rattle me; the wickets rattle me; the sight of the money rattles me; everything rattles me.”
Looking to the Future
Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County
Ashtabula County in Ohio is famous for covered bridges, the Grand River Valley wineries, the Pymatuning State Park, Barn Quilt Trail, and other scenic delights. A hit with tourists, the state’s northeastern-most county is also a popular place to start a company.
Sidney-Shelby Economic Partnership
Positioned at the northern edge of the Midwest-Dayton-Ohio Region is a manufacturing powerhouse which is leading in diverse manufacturing, food processing and production agriculture.
The Future is Vertical
ABLE Rigging Contractors
Working on cranes hundreds – or even thousands – of feet in the air, riggers are a special breed. These men and women are building a world in the sky. And as land gets scarcer and more ultra-high-rises soar over 1,000 feet, ABLE is the rigging contractor that performs these challenging projects.
Lifting and Moving the World
Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association
One of America’s oldest and most venerated trade organizations, Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association of Washington D.C. represents 1,400 members from 46 different nations. The SC&RA speaks for the industry on key issues affecting safety, profitability, and efficiency.
Serving Clients Worldwide
On job sites, safety is a top priority, and few companies realize this more than Total Safety. Created 25 years ago to serve the industrial safety needs of clients in the oil and gas sector, the Houston-headquartered company keeps growing and is today one of the world’s most respected providers of integrated safety services, equipment and solutions.
Hope for the Developing World
Logistics is a simple word used to describe the complex processes of coordinating and moving equipment, items and inventory of all kinds, and even people from one location to another. Through worldwide networks, logistics companies deliver urgently needed medications and disaster relief to nations in need in the developing world – and no one does it better, faster, and more efficiently than Logenix International.
Sixty-Five Years of Material Handling Leadership
Technology in the material-handling industry is advancing at breakneck speed, and Johnston Equipment is the undisputed leader.
Falconeri Rumble Harrison LLP (FRH Law)
G. Joseph Falconeri has devoted his lengthy legal career to personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Falconeri, along with Partners Bryan Rumble and Leigh Harrison, make up Falconeri Rumble Harrison LLP (FRH), one of Canada’s most experienced law firms. About eighty to eighty-five percent of FRH’s practice is dedicated to accident claims, such as car accidents, slips and falls, and insurance disputes.
Blues in the Park, Blue in the Skies – and No Blues for Business
Navasota Economic Development Corporation
A wealth of available land, a business park within city limits, a prime location close to Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Houston, as well as airports, interstates, and universities – these are just a few reasons for Navasota’s popularity as a place to grow a business.
Making it Work
E-Commerce and Warehousing Logistics
In a not-so-distant past, big department stores ruled the retail world in the United States and Canada. Juggernauts like Sears, Eaton’s, and Simpsons seemed unstoppable, as they sold everything from towels to transistor radios. These and other big retailers were the only places to shop other than small, specialized businesses carrying footwear, hardware, and the like. If you needed a television, tape recorder, refrigerator, sofa, or artificial Christmas tree, you headed to the nearest department store or ordered from one of their massive full-colour catalogues, like the Sears Wish Book, which came out every fall in anticipation of the upcoming holiday season.
Saving Time and Money
AES Drilling Fluids
Specially engineered and formulated fluid systems perform a vital role in oilfield drilling, so AES Drilling Fluids, LLC (AES) provides a full range of products used across U.S. shale plays. The company’s suite of innovative products and systems saves its customers time and money.
The Freshest Taste
Northampton Growers Produce Sales
For Calvert Cullen, working the soil is in his blood. “My family came here from Scotland in 1680, and, of course, we’ve been in agriculture the whole time,” says Cullen, co-owner along with Steve McCready of Northampton Growers Produce Sales, Inc. “I came to Northampton Growers in 1990, and Steve was at Northampton growers starting in 1980.”
Open for Business
Montana West Economic Development
The rugged, romantic beauty of Montana has forged a special place in the heart of America. Now Flathead County, Montana, is forging a special place for America’s business in Montana, with its pioneer tradition of hard work and business support at every level.
Meet the Perennials
Skilled, Willing & Able
We’ve heard about robotics and Artificial Intelligence taking over the workplace, but what about one of the fastest growing segment of all – senior workers?
Bringing Business to Illinois
Madison County Community Development
Madison County, Illinois is rooted in history, having been named in 1812 for James Madison, fourth president of the United States and one of America’s founding fathers.
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