2014

Serving the Oil, Gas and Energy SectorsSMI Companies Global, Inc.

Serving the Oil, Gas and Energy Sectors

SMI Companies Global, Inc.

SMI Companies Global, Inc. key managers and supervisors have been meeting the needs of clients in the oil, gas, and energy service industries for almost thirty years. The company provides a wide range of high-quality custom fabrication along with full-service plant construction and maintenance, short run manufacturing services, turnkey structural steel fabrication and erection, process equipment and mechanical packaged systems, sand blasting, surface preparation and industrial coatings, bulk material handling systems, piping systems, ducts, stacks and breeching, turnarounds, shutdowns, special projects and more.

Value Based InnovationPlasma-Tec Inc.

Value Based Innovation

Plasma-Tec Inc.

Plasma-Tec specializes in precision machining, turning and grinding of components for various OEM industries, particularly high-wearing applications such as pump components. The company also provides wear-resistant and anti-corrosive hard surfacing to increase component lifespan.

Leading the Way in High-Temp ApplicationsFedmet Resources

Leading the Way in High-Temp Applications

Fedmet Resources

Fedmet Resources Corporation is a global leader in the demanding world of quality engineered products and services for high-temperature applications. Working for a range of clients in the steel, iron, and non-ferrous industries, the company prides itself on providing the highest-quality products manufactured from only the best raw materials.

All Grown UpCity of Greeley

All Grown Up

City of Greeley

Recently ranked second in the nation for job creation by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Greeley, Colorado is at the center of a major boom. “We have seen a significant change in our economic fortunes,” says Economic Development Manager Bruce Biggi…

Pure ColoradoCity of Fountain

Pure Colorado

City of Fountain

Fountain’s motto, Pure Colorado, says it all. “The motto truly matches the city,” says Economic Development Manager Kimberly Bailey. “We are pure Colorado. When you come here you will actually live what you envision: Colorado lifestyle, Colorado views, and Pure Colorado experiences.”

Room to GrowCity of Thornton

Room to Grow

City of Thornton

Located just ten miles from Denver in Colorado’s Front Range, Thornton is in an ideal location for both business and recreation. Best of all, Thornton still has plenty of room to grow – a fact that sets the up and coming city apart.

An Ideal Business LocationCity of Westminster

An Ideal Business Location

City of Westminster

Conveniently situated halfway between Boulder and Denver, Westminster Colorado is an ideal business location. “You have access to labor force, access to suppliers, access to educational resources, access to a variety of housing,” says Economic Development Director Susan Grafton. “Access is the big differentiator.”

125 Years of Uniform and Linen SolutionsAmeriPride Services

125 Years of Uniform and Linen Solutions

AmeriPride Services

For well over a century, AmeriPride Services has been proudly providing a wide range of high-quality, professional uniform and linen solutions to businesses in a variety of sectors, from medical to industrial, hospitality to food service, automotive to safety, and much more.

An Organic Evolution, an Innovative SolutionCotton Logistics

An Organic Evolution, an Innovative Solution

Cotton Logistics

With a telling past and a bright future, Cotton Logistics is one of the world’s top workforce housing companies, which illustrates the importance of experience and specialization. Operating in some of the toughest scenarios on earth, Cotton Logistics is skilled in providing workforce housing services which support and sustain labor forces in remote or high-risk environments.

Stronger than EverThe Rinaldi Group

Stronger than Ever

The Rinaldi Group

The great recession of 2008 had a significant and negative impact on general contractors and the construction industry overall. Many firms had to downsize or lay off employees, and some even went under. The Rinaldi Group also suffered – yet it but did not let any of its people go.

Integrity, Safety and Values in the Industrial SectorCoatings Unlimited

Integrity, Safety and Values in the Industrial Sector

Coatings Unlimited

Since 1954, Coatings Unlimited, Inc. (CUI) has provided industrial coatings on some of the most ambitious projects throughout North America. Vice President Steve Phillipp, Jr. spoke to Business In Focus about CUI and how the company has grown from a regional contractor into a national firm while holding onto its principles of quality, safety and performance.

Where People Make the DifferenceD.P. Electric, Inc.

Where People Make the Difference

D.P. Electric, Inc.

For almost twenty-five years, the skilled team at D.P. Electric, Inc. has provided professional electrical and related services to a wide range of customers across Arizona and beyond. With an extremely loyal repeat customer base, high employee retention rate, strict adherence to safety, and continual commitment to research and innovation, the company continues to be an industry leader.

Quality, Efficiency and ResponsibilityGreenFiber

Quality, Efficiency and Responsibility

GreenFiber

GreenFiber, North America’s leading supplier of environmentally sound cellulose insulation, exemplifies the benefits of a company structure intrinsically linked to corporate responsibility. Driven by a commitment to energy sustainability, GreenFiber’s innovative approach to the manufacturing and installation of insulation has created not only an economical, but a sustainable solution for people endeavoring to lower their energy costs.

Dynamic and Diverse Construction ManagementGovan Brown

Dynamic and Diverse Construction Management

Govan Brown

Govan Brown is a construction management company headquartered in Toronto that specializes in interiors for high-profile corporate and commercial clients across Canada. The company has completed millions of square feet of interior projects from its offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Ottawa. Business in Focus spoke with Jon Taylor, senior partner in the company, to learn more.

High-Quality Frequency Management SolutionsRaltron Electronics

High-Quality Frequency Management Solutions

Raltron Electronics

With the demand for wireless broadband and the expansion of wireless internet services at an all-time high, manufacturers of frequency management products such as Raltron Electronics Corporation have been recognized for their experience and expertise.

The Season Looks BrightHoliday Retail Trends 2014

The Season Looks Bright

Holiday Retail Trends 2014

Whether you are focused on finding the perfect gift for friends and loved ones, or ensuring that you have the best holiday styles, festive trends and accessories, the 2014 holiday outlook for retail activity is bright. This season promises to be very competitive for retailers and consumers alike, with consumers expected to increase their holiday spending…

Company Culture Shines ThroughCentex Petroleum

Company Culture Shines Through

Centex Petroleum

If you go back about twenty-five to thirty years ago, gas stations were a lot different. The model was based on full-service pumps, snack foods and a garage or auto body shop. Now these have evolved into grocery stores, restaurants and self-service…

Generations of SuccessWicker Emporium

Generations of Success

Wicker Emporium

Founded by CEO Madan Kapahi in 1972, Wicker Emporium is a family-owned and operated furniture and home décor retailer headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. With twenty-four locations across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, and Ontario, Wicker Emporium has enjoyed over forty years of smart, consistent growth, delivered in boutique concepts.

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