One of North America’s most recognized and respected facility management companies, CleanMark is founded on values of service, integrity, collaboration, and passion.
Edmundston Madawaska Tourism OfficeDeveloping a Year-Round Destination
Once a ‘stopping-for-just-a-minute’ place for travellers entering the province of New Brunswick through Quebec or Maine, a little inspiration and magic has developed Edmundston and the Madawaska region, tucked into the province’s northwest corner, into a year-round tourist destination.
Invest Nova ScotiaSupporting Success: Investing in Tomorrow’s Businesses Today
Have you ever imagined starting up your own business, or accelerating the growth of your existing business? Or adapting to the changing competitive and regulatory landscape? Or taking your products and services to new markets? If so, finding the right solution can be challenging. Organizations like Invest Nova Scotia can make all the difference.
The Nova Scotia Association of REALTORS®The Province’s Voice for Real Estate
The Nova Scotia Association of REALTORS® (NSAR) represents over 2,000 real estate brokers and salespeople across the province. The Association serves its members through a wide variety of education programs, training, advocacy and administration of the MLS® System in Nova Scotia.
Town of New Glasgow, Nova ScotiaThe Flourishing of a Small Town
Nancy Dicks, Mayor of New Glasgow, who grew up in the Town, moved away after high school, but later returned and says she is thankful every day that she came back.
Truro CannabisBest Buds: Commitment and Passion for High-Quality Product
Finding true, long-lasting success in any business requires having passion for the process, and Nova Scotia-based Truro Cannabis has it in spades.
City of Casa Grande, ArizonaYours to Discover
Recently, a major buzz has grown around the City of Casa Grande, Arizona. This is a community that has leveraged the quality of life it promises as well as its many assets, including proximity, connectivity, and a friendly business climate, to become a beacon for investment and industrial development.
City of Chandler, ArizonaInnovative Ideas and a Growth Mindset Mean Big Developments
Chandler, Arizona lies southeast of the state’s capital, Phoenix, with a population nearing 300,000 people. Founded and incorporated over a century ago, the city is known today as a central place for innovative businesses and exciting new technology.
Tempe, ArizonaBuilding Opportunity
Nestled alongside an unexpected desert lake, Tempe, Arizona has become an oasis for both work and play. When Business in Focus profiled the city of 190,000 residents in August of last year, we learned about the community’s commitment to business growth and livability. We checked back this month for updates on Tempe’s latest development projects.
Maricopa Economic Development Alliance Arizona’s Expansive Frontier
Maricopa, Arizona is enjoying remarkable growth as newcomers are drawn to the community’s economic opportunity, exceptional diversity, quality of life, and affordability, which make the city an attractive alternative to nearby Phoenix. Since 2000, Maricopa’s population has skyrocketed from approximately 1,200 people to 75,000. Just two decades ago, “We were nothing but farmland,” says Christian Price, the former Maricopa mayor and current President and CEO of the Maricopa Economic Development Alliance (MEDA).
Cayuga CountyHave It All
Surrounded by nature and recreational activities, built on a rich history, and overflowing with a wealth of business opportunities, Cayuga County has it all.
Buying Behaviours in a Changed WorldRetail Therapy
Along with health and safety procedures, vaccine awareness, supply chain issues, and travel advisories, the COVID pandemic has also affected more basic practices, including how consumers are behaving, shopping, and, in many ways, thinking about how and where they spend money.
Viking MasekProof That Top-Class Automated Packaging Takes Top-Class People
When Leonhard Packaging Solutions (LPS) was founded by Robb Leonhard and his older brother Rick in 2002, the company started small, with Rick serving as President and Robb filling the role of Vice President. The brothers had the drive and talent for finding the right people and empowering others, a quality they brought to the newly formed business. In the next few years they brought in RC Huhn and Scott Miller to the ownership team. Both brought strong skill sets that complemented the team.
Expand MachineryExciting Expansion for Well-Engineered Machinery
Beginning as a modest family business in 1985, bringing to market machine tools with the best value and productivity for precision machining, Ganesh Machinery grew in just three short years into a 4,000-square-foot operation, followed by a successful 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art enterprise supported by a 40,000-square-foot machine warehouse. The product lines GEN MILL, GEN TURN, and Ganesh were bought by Expand Machinery in 2019, positioning the company on a new, exciting path dedicated to ensuring excellent after-sales service and high-quality, well-engineered machinery for all its clients.
CornerstoneLooking To Cornerstone for What’s Best in Corrections
Before founding Cornerstone Detention Products Inc. in 1998, Charles ‘Mitch’ Claborn had already dedicated years of his life to honing his experience in the corrections industry.
Amcon ConstructionA Team Approach to Every Project
To stay successful in the construction industry requires more than experience and on-time/on-budget delivery; it also takes flexibility, and few live by this credo more than Amcon.
How the Pandemic Altered the Retail LandscapeThe Evolution of Shopping Centres
Indoor shopping malls have been the centre of retail activity for more than half a century, and during that time became a social and cultural mecca for countless generations of consumers who have flocked there to find the latest styles, check out the latest trends, indulge in some delicious foods and snacks, catch a movie, or hang out with friends.
Alberta Well-Poised for a ‘Blue Hydrogen’ BreakthroughThe Future Is Blue
On November 8, 2022, leaders from the federal and Alberta governments appeared at a press conference at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) to sing the praises of hydrogen. A series of funding commitments were announced to support the construction of a $1.6 billion hydrogen production facility near Edmonton. The federal government provided $300 million in funding while Alberta plans to chip in $175 million, most of it from the Alberta Petrochemicals Incentive Program (APIP).
Boundary ElectricProviding Power for Over 75 Years
Boundary Electric of Grand Forks, British Columbia, has been designing and manufacturing electrical transmission equipment for over seventy-five years. The longevity of this family-run firm is due, in part, to its ability to recognize emerging markets that require huge supplies of electricity. In doing this, the company has become a leader in building electrical infrastructure for cryptocurrency mining and is closely monitoring developments in the nascent hydrogen energy sector.
Catalyst Energy ServicesThis Hydraulic Fracturing Pump Fleet Proves its Worth
When Catalyst Energy Services was profiled in the September 2022 issue of Resource in Focus, the Texas-based company had just released its highly innovative Vortex Prime pumping system. Vortex Prime is designed to reduce costs, emissions, and maintenance during hydraulic fracturing operations to recover natural gas. Now, Catalyst has a case study with data that aptly demonstrates the merits of its cutting-edge pump solution.
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