Architecture, interior design, and planning firm FBM of Halifax, Nova Scotia has been operating for over a century, and according to Design Director Susan Fitzgerald, it has always had people who are interested in shaping the city of Halifax and in creating appealing spaces.
Scanway CateringHigh-Quality Catering and a Family Atmosphere
Scanway of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada was originally primarily a bakery, especially known for its cakes, before evolving into a full catering outfit. Today, the Scanway brand is recognizable across the company’s home province thanks to its quality.
Vector Controls and Automation GroupCelebrating a Decade of People-Led Success
Vector Controls and Automation Group (Vector CAG) is an established representative, distributor, service and solution partner for several manufacturers. The company was born on March 6, 2013 from a concept that took two years to fully realize after President and Managing Partner Jared Boudreaux, having worked for Endress+Hauser, working with their leadership and consultants to consolidate representatives in the market and geography.
Alberta Aquaculture AssociationAquaponics Solutions for a Better Fishery Industry
The Alberta Aquaculture Association is dedicated to promoting aquaculture and its related practices in Western Canada. The association has been promoting environmentally friendly technologies, like aquaponics, to produce fish. Aquaponics is an integrated food production method that combines aquaculture (breeding and raising fish in a farm-like ecosystem) and hydroponics (cultivating plant life without soil, using water-based nutrients).
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)35 Years of Supporting Atlantic Canadian Business
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) is dedicated to supporting small- to medium-sized businesses and business owners throughout the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador. For over three decades, ACOA has been implementing programs to support the creation and development of Atlantic Canadian, entrepreneur-led businesses and initiatives.
Discover Halifax Emerging from the Pandemic to Record-Breaking Success
Discover Halifax performs tourism marketing for Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and its surrounding communities in the Halifax Regional Municipality. While destination marketing organizations are more commonplace in the tourism industry today, the region was an early adopter when Discover Halifax was enacted twenty-five years ago as ‘Destination Halifax.’
Atlantic Canada Cruise Association (ACCA)Welcoming Back Cruise Ships With Open Arms
The Atlantic Canada Cruise Association (ACCA), operating as Cruise Atlantic Canada, facilitates partnerships between several organizations focused on the concerns and well-being of the cruise ship tourism industry in Atlantic Canada. The association was established in the late 1990s as a destination marketing organization specifically designed for the cruise ship side of the local tourism sector.
Gil-Son ConstructionBuilding Relationships with Clients and Workers Alike
Electrical and mechanical contractor Gil-Son Construction of Halifax, Nova Scotia began operations in 1986 as a small general contractor specializing in interior fit-ups. Its original owners exited the company in 2012, with a set of new owners wanting to continue operations. The current Owner and President Daniel Hiltz took part ownership in the company in 2014, and aimed to change the direction of Gil-Son’s trajectory.
SmartWayCelebrating Two Decades of Green Freight Efforts
SmartWay is an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program dedicated to improving fuel efficiency and sustainability in freight supply chains. The concept for SmartWay was developed in 2002, when the EPA collaborated with 15 charter partners, as well as the American Trucking Associations, to developing a voluntary “green freight” program, which continues to seek greater efficiency and lower emissions from the logistics, trucking, and freight hauling sectors.
Dauphin AmericasCommitted to Sustainable Practices in the Seating Solutions Market
Dauphin Americas (a division of Dauphin HumanDesign Group), based out of Boonton, New Jersey, is the western wing of the Germany-based global office seating manufacturer, Dauphin HumanDesign Group. The organization was founded by designer Friedrich-Wilhelm Dauphin in 1968.
City of Greeley, ColoradoEnticing Opportunities for Businesses & Residents Alike
The city of Greeley, the county seat of Weld County, Colorado, has a growing population of over 110,000 people. The city has been experiencing an increase in both population and attention over the past several years, and City Director of Economic Health & Housing Benjamin Snow tells us why.
City of Chandler, AZCompelling Advantages for Incoming Businesses
Founded in 1912, the City of Chandler is the fourth largest city in Arizona, with over 280,000 residents. The city’s Economic Development Director, Micah Miranda, says that Chandler has been known for over 100 years as being a community of innovation, citing the city’s long history as a destination for advanced manufacturing that dates back to the 1960s.
Xfinity Freight Systems Celebrating 10 Years in Business with a New Ecosystem
U.S.-based logistics and transportation company Xfinity Freight Systems serves North America and many parts of Europe. Since its inception a decade ago, Xfinity has slowly but surely added additional capacities that have made it a full-service competitor within its respective industries. These additions include sister company Fora Logistics, launched in 2015, as well as its own brand of maintenance and repair shops for trucking.
Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia (IPOANS)Advocating for the Rights of Rental Property Owners
The Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia (IPOANS) is dedicated to educating rental property owners and advocating for their rights in its province. The association was founded in 1978, a time in the province’s housing history that its executive director Kevin Russell remembers as much different than today. Back then, the main driver behind the association beginning its operations was rent control, established in the province in 1973.
Cosmos Properties & Developments Bringing a Family Vision to the Halifax Housing Market
Rental agency and property developer Cosmos Properties and Developments of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada constructs and manages its own buildings. The company has been in business for over thirty-five years, since Founder and Project Manager Peter Giannoulis, Sr. parted ways with brother and original business partner Steve so each could build individual portfolios.
Sloan Security GroupA Family Business Taken to New Heights
Security solutions firm Sloan Security Group is based in Boise, Idaho and serves the greater United States and U.S. Embassies overseas. It began in 1991 as a family forestry construction business of four brothers, who worked together through high school with the guidance of their father Ed Sloan, a senior construction manager for CH2MHill.
Hanover LogisticsRobust Logistics Solutions for the Long Haul
Hanover Logistics offers supply chain management and third-party logistics solutions for the benefit of any business that moves its products here, there, and everywhere.
Domino Highvoltage Supply Inc.Driving the Industry Forward
Domino Highvoltage Supply Inc. is one of Canada’s top critical infrastructure supply chain businesses, serving both North and South America. For CEO & President Grant Lockhart, what makes the company stand out is their understanding of the two different worlds of the public and private sectors in the electrical utility industry, as well as Domino’s dynamic group of companies, which includes AllPower Tools, AllPower Rentals, Domino Highvoltage Supply, Domino Highvoltage Test Labs & Transmission Innovations.
Elcon PrecisionExploring Opportunities
Elcon Precision LLC manufactures precision components and assemblies for multiple industries. Based out of San Jose, California, Elcon primarily serves market sectors like aerospace, medical, defense, and energy storage. The company’s processes generally involve developing smaller components for large applications such as X-ray systems and surgical devices for the medical market; ion engines, satellites, and space flight systems for aerospace clients; or ejection systems in helicopters. Its wide range of products and industries served along with its commitment to a higher standard of manufacturing places it in an enviable position amongst its competitors.
Cogent PowerNew Owner, New Horizons, Same Commitment
The company that would become Cogent Power started out of a garage around 1973 and, in the ensuing five decades, has become a trusted Canadian supplier to the electrical energy industry.
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