Calgary-based Behr Energy Services Ltd. started as an oil service company but, while that is still part of the business, the consultancy firm has since branched into emergency and risk management. Over the past ten years, growth in the industrial sector has been significant, and as of a few years ago, Behr has entered into the municipal arena. Business in Focus spoke with company President Todd Wilson to find out more.
DistributionNOWEquipment and Solutions for the Energy Industry
As a leader in supplying quality products to the energy sector, DistributionNOW has become a successful entity in supply chain management due in large part to its emphasis on customer service and efficiency.
Dexter’s FarmPromoting Change within the Produce Industry
Dexter’s Farm supplies schools and restaurant chains throughout the American southeast with fresh, locally grown produce. Although the Buford, Georgia based distributor has been in business for over 30 years, the company took a new direction – and achieved significant growth – since Denny Cahan and Lane Westfall took over in 2008.
Oreco Canada Corp.Meeting Oil Industry Needs
In the oil services industry, there are followers, and there are leaders. For almost sixty years, Oreco has remained at the forefront of state-of-the-art environmental solutions for oil-water-solids separation and recovery.
Master MeterPrecise Measurement Tools for Water Conservation
Since 1976, Master Meter has been a technology partner to water utilities. The company is a pioneer in the design, development, and manufacture of water meters used in homes and businesses throughout North America.
City of TorringtonPlanning Ahead & Embracing our Past
Nestled in the scenic countryside of Litchfield Hills, the City of Torrington has been northwestern Connecticut’s industrial and commercial hub for over a century.
City of NorfolkA Waterfront Treasure
Known as the Cultural Center of Virginia, a hipster haven, and a prime location for innovation and entrepreneurialism, Norfolk, Virginia is on the radar. “We are an ever-evolving city, striving to become the most dynamic and authentic urban waterfront community in America,” shares Mayor Paul D. Fraim.
City of Fond du LacA Prosperous Economy and a Dynamic Community
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, has developed quite the reputation for itself. The city is ranked tenth out of 357 metro areas for manufacturing job growth and 100th out of 240 small metros for overall jobs growth in 2014 by NewGeography. It is also ranked seventh out of 179 small metros for the presence of high-tech companies and 25th out of 179 small metros in the Best-Performing category by Milken Institute. And these are only a few of Fond du Lac’s recent recognitions!
City of HuntingtonReinventing a West Virginia City
Ideally located along the Ohio River at the nation’s largest inland port, Huntington, West Virginia was once a thriving center for trade, railroad transport and steel processing. With natural resources in abundant supply, a diverse manufacturing sector also became a key player in the local economy…
The Municipality of Chatham-Kent, OntarioAn Emerging Gem
Known as the friendliest community in Ontario, the Municipality of Chatham-Kent is comprised of twenty-three communities and seven major cities across an area of 2,400 square kilometres – about three-quarters the size of the province of Prince Edward Island. With a population of approximately 104,000, scenic Chatham-Kent spreads from the shores of Lake St. Clair to the shores of Lake Erie and from Tilbury to the Highgate area.
The City of North BattlefordForging Ahead NBing the BEST!
NB the BEST. Brief and to the point, North Battleford, Saskatchewan’s motto is fitting for a small city that thinks big and is committed to realizing its vision of excellence in service to its residents and to the business community.
City of West FargoUncovering a Hidden Treasure
It was Theodore Roosevelt who affirmed that it was his experiences in North Dakota that led to his presidency in 1901. North Dakota left an indelible impression on the 26th President of the United States, so much so that he became known as the “Cowboy of the Dakotas.”
Youngstown/Warren Regional ChamberFocused on Technology
Located halfway between Pittsburgh and Cleveland in the Mahoning Valley, the Youngstown Warren metro area is well situated to take advantage of the shale boom. However, city leaders recognized the inherent risks of putting all of the community’s eggs in one, short term basket and chose an alternative approach.
Sault Ste. Marie, OntarioNaturally Gifted and Economically Viable
Located along the TransCanada Highway and nestled amongst the Great Lakes, you will find Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. With a population of approximately 75 000, “The Soo” as it is commonly referred to, is a relatively small community with a great amount of potential.
J. Calnan & AssociatesA Company with Heart
J. Calnan & Associates (JC&A) is a leading provider of construction management and preconstruction services in the Academic, Corporate, Healthcare and Science & Technology markets throughout New England and beyond.
City of Rochester, New HampshireBuilding a New Future
Rochester, New Hampshire is bridging an industrial past with a high tech future. “A lot of people say they are prepared for the future, but what they are really prepared for is for things to go back to the way they used to be,” says Economic Development Manager Karen Pollard, CEcD, EDP. “People have to let the past go because the future is going to be completely different.”
NuWeld Inc. offers a variety of specialized mechanical services worldwide, including nuclear safety related and non-safety related work, complete natural gas and oil distribution services, individual and complete turnkey services, and ongoing inspection and post-project maintenance.
Anaheim Precision ManufacturingLeaders in Design, Development and Fabrication
Anaheim Precision Manufacturing (APM) is a manufacturing business specializing in the design, development and fabrication of components and assemblies. The industries it serves include aerospace defense and military, commercial-industrial, consumer and retail.
Javelin Technologies Inc.A Steady Aim
Javelin Technologies Inc. is a Canadian expert in 3D designs. The value-added reseller has assisted thousands of manufacturing and engineering companies across Canada with product data management, electrical and mechanical design software, 3D printers and related training.
Sonic Manufacturing TechnologiesSilicon Valley’s Premier EMS Provider
Sonic Manufacturing Technologies is an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider that works extensively with startups and emerging technology companies throughout Silicon Valley to help develop and execute their plans. Since its start in the 1990s, the company has taken a steady approach toward growth and has managed to weather the economic storms that have plagued many companies.
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