April 2018

Thriving as a FamilyUSA Trailer Sales

Thriving as a Family

USA Trailer Sales

USA Trailer Sales is a second generation, family-owned-and-operated trailer supplier of open and enclosed trailers, accessories, parts and services from six locations throughout the state of Michigan.

Pulling its Weight for Members

Pulling its Weight for Members

There’s strength in numbers, as the old adage says. Joining forces with and sharing information and knowledge among like-minded individuals can be a positive and powerful channel for growth and development. This holds true not only on a personal level, but for any trade association and its members hoping to realize their full potentials and optimistic futures.

Changing the Face of International LogisticsCompass Forwarding Co.

Changing the Face of International Logistics

Compass Forwarding Co.

Global logistics firm Compass Forwarding Co. offers bespoke shipping services to international companies. Its dedicated teams coordinate airfreight, ocean freight, and domestic trucking. It also maintains an import department that provides customs brokerage and clearance services at any airport, seaport, or land border in the United States.

A Family-Owned Firm Marks Over 70 Years in BusinessLester R. Summers, Inc.

A Family-Owned Firm Marks Over 70 Years in Business

Lester R. Summers, Inc.

Lester R. Summers, Inc. (Summers Trucking) of Ephrata, Pennsylvania has hauled everything from giant NASA telescopes to prestressed concrete products, machinery, modular buildings, commercial windows, lumber and construction materials. The premier oversize precast concrete hauler in the northeastern United States is a family-owned operation that was founded just after World War II.

Take the High RoadStrait Crossing Bridge Limited

Take the High Road

Strait Crossing Bridge Limited

A marvel of Canadian engineering, the 12.9 km (8-mile) Confederation Bridge, linking Prince Edward Island to New Brunswick across the Northumberland Strait, is the longest bridge in the world crossing ice-covered water. Developed by Strait Crossing Development, Inc. (SCDI) through a private-public partnership, the $1 Billion structure opened in 1997 and is managed by Strait Crossing Bridge Limited (SCBL).

A Global Leader in Master DistributionWaldom Electronics

A Global Leader in Master Distribution

Waldom Electronics

Waldom Electronics is a privately held, global master distributor of electronic components that helps customers recover value from excess inventory. From its headquarters in Rockford, Illinois, the company serves many industries. The value that Waldom brings to the industry is shared by suppliers, distributors and ultimately by the end users.

Where Extraordinary Growth Leads to Extraordinary ThingsWaynesburg University

Where Extraordinary Growth Leads to Extraordinary Things

Waynesburg University

If you are searching for a university where people matter, value meets quality and your stance on faith is up to you, Waynesburg University should be at the top of your list. As a premier institution of Christian higher education, it is committed to preparing twenty-first-century leaders through innovative, student-centered learning experiences. I spoke with President Douglas G. Lee and Director of University Relations Ashley Wise about this institution that has stirred press interest and accolades across the country.

A Unique CombinationCrêpe Delicious

A Unique Combination

Crêpe Delicious

Crêpe Delicious, established in 2004, specializes in gelato and crêpes. It started with one store, in one mall in Vaughan, Ontario, but has since grown to include over 50 locations, both across Canada and in several various countries worldwide.

Defining the Foot and Ankle SegmentParagon 28

Defining the Foot and Ankle Segment

Paragon 28

Paragon 28, Inc., named for both a model of excellence and the 28 bones in the human foot, is committed to developing innovative solutions for foot and ankle surgeons. Driven by an unmatched passion for the foot and ankle segment, Paragon 28 is defining the market with leading edge research and innovations. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado, with a facility in Dublin, Ireland.

Making a DifferenceAspen Medical Products

Making a Difference

Aspen Medical Products

25 years ago in Irvine, California, Dan Williamson founded Aspen Medical Products with the primary goal of developing medical products that would make a difference in the lives of patients. Today, the award-winning manufacturer of spine-related products operates internationally, with an Irvine headquarters; offices in Griesheim, Germany and Shanghai, China; and a manufacturing facility in Tijuana, Mexico. Its products are distributed to hospitals, spine surgeons, physical therapist, chiropractors, orthotists, and pain management specialists in all continents.

Family Owned, USA ProudMoldamatic

Family Owned, USA Proud


Established in 1967, Moldamatic, LLC is the injection molding partner of choice for small businesses and Fortune 100 companies alike. Bringing years of molding experience, expertise and the resources to match, it has satisfied customers in North America and around the world.

Making Completing Your Projects Sew Easy

Making Completing Your Projects Sew Easy

Weckworth Manufacturing, Inc. was established in the mid-1980s and was acquired by Bob and Jan Hoffmann in 1993, who cultivated the company to be a reputable contract textile manufacturer serving the aerospace, commercial, industrial and military markets. In fact, the federal government makes up to sixty-five percent of the company’s sales.

An Electronic Components Manufacturer with Strong Values and Top Industry CertificationsAPI Delevan

An Electronic Components Manufacturer with Strong Values and Top Industry Certifications

API Delevan

API Delevan of East Aurora, New York, designs and manufactures electronic components and products, including RF (radio frequency) inductors, power inductors, EMI/RFI (electromagnetic interference/radio frequency interference) suppressors and transformers. This specialty manufacturer has customers in the aerospace, military, medical, avionics, consumer electronics and communications sectors; strong values; and multiple quality certifications.

An Enduring BondJowat Corporation America

An Enduring Bond

Jowat Corporation America

This medium-sized family-owned entity has become a major force in the worldwide adhesives market. Jowat is a premier manufacturer of industrial adhesives serving the wood, furniture, paper and packaging, structural wood, graphics and bookbinding, automotive and textile industries. It brings experience, a clear vision for the future and an infallible strategy for success.


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