We are Focus Media Group, or FMG. For the past ten years, we’ve been honoured to bring you the stories of businesses across all sectors, and we can assure you that we’ve had fun doing it! To celebrate our 10th anniversary, we’d like to tell you our story.
Building Sustainability into Supply ChainsLogical Logistics
The Silk Road, which linked China, Western Asia, Persia, Central Asia and Europe, is an early example of a supply chain, used to transport jade and bronze, and later precious Chinese cloth. Much like spice trade routes, this supply chain saw products like black pepper, cinnamon, turmeric and star anise travel thousands of miles before reaching their final destination. It is interesting to consider how challenges of logistics have been so deeply ingrained in our society.
The Buzz Around BeesThe Money In Honey
Check out any local farmer’s market this season and you’ll be sure to find at least one stand devoted to all things bee-related: candles, waxed food wraps, soap, lip balms, and of course, honey. You can’t help liking these little guys who are working so hard for us.
HIPOWER SYSTEMS Power to the People: Building QUALITY Generators
HIPOWER SYSTEMS harnesses the power of its international parent companies while remaining small enough to give customers a level of personal service and American-made quality that are hard to come by in standby and portable power generation manufacturing.
Strait Crossing Bridge Ltd.The 25-Year Link
The 12.9 km (8.9-mile) Confederation Bridge linking Prince Edward Island to the mainland is a stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway that crosses the Northumberland Strait. But that doesn’t begin to describe a structure which is the longest bridge in the world over ice covered waters.
City of Lehi, UTMove Over Silicon Valley – Silicon Slopes Coming Through
Since 2000, Lehi City, Utah, the eighth fastest-growing city in the U.S., has been pioneering Utah’s future as the preferred home for tech giants. The city’s great lifestyle, above-average salaries, and abundance of housing come wrapped in the natural beauty of lakes, rivers, and mountains.
Northeastern Nevada Regional Development AuthorityGood as Gold and Getting Better
Bordered by Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, and California, the State of Nevada is famed for everything from snowy peaks and desert valleys to Las Vegas glitz and being the world’s fourth-largest producer of gold. Now it’s time for North Nevada to add a lot more value.
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