April 2021

2021 | April 2021 | In FocusThe Warehouse Automation ExpertsABCO Systems

2021 | April 2021 | In Focus

The Warehouse Automation Experts

ABCO Systems

ABCO Systems Inc. is a market authority in solutions for warehousing and distribution center automation. From the pre-design phase to construction and automation, the company delivers the best quality and service with more than three decades of experience in the field. From their headquarters in Belleville, New Jersey, the ABCO team serves customers across the United States, with a concentrated presence along the East and West coasts.

2021 | April 2021 | In FocusFamily-Run Firm Deals with COVID and Builds Its BusinessHightowers Petroleum Company

2021 | April 2021 | In Focus

Family-Run Firm Deals with COVID and Builds Its Business

Hightowers Petroleum Company

Hightowers Petroleum Company (HPC) has successfully adapted to the challenges posed by COVID and shifting energy markets. Incorporated in 1984, this Middletown, Ohio-based, family-run gas and diesel wholesaler, profiled in the July 2019 issue of Business in Focus magazine, continues to be a leading African-American-owned fuel company, primarily serving the downstream petroleum sector.

2021 | April 2021 | In FocusRural Development Gets a Boost in Finney CountyFinney County Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC)

2021 | April 2021 | In Focus

Rural Development Gets a Boost in Finney County

Finney County Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC)

The county seat and largest city in Finney County, Kansas is Garden City. At a population of 32,000, it holds more than half of the county’s growing population of 40,000. Although the county has a fairly low number of residents, Garden City, in particular, covers a wide trade area. It brings in numerous customers from nearby regions including southwest Kansas, the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles, and eastern Colorado. Its proximity to larger cities surrounding Finney County has made it a bit of a hub for urbanites looking to get away to a rural community with great retail and tourism opportunities.

2021 | April 2021 | In FocusBuyer AwareEnabling Eco-Friendly Consumption

2021 | April 2021 | In Focus

Buyer Aware

Enabling Eco-Friendly Consumption

Living in a consumer-driven society means making numerous decisions every single day regarding purchases made in both a personal and professional capacity. With the growing awareness of and appreciation for sustainable products from environmentally conscious companies, customers are increasingly putting their money where their morals are and moving toward buying green —and businesses are learning how to step up to meet the demand.


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