December 2014

2014 | December 2014 | In FocusGrowth is a Group EffortThe Greater San Marcos Partnership

2014 | December 2014 | In Focus

Growth is a Group Effort

The Greater San Marcos Partnership

The Greater San Marcos Partnership is a project in community and corporate synergy, which illustrates the power of strategic development through industry collaboration. This public-private partnership centres on job creation and investment in Hays and Caldwell Counties, diversifying the economy of this prime location. Its incentives for new businesses have pushed the Greater San Marcos region to the forefront of the country’s industrial development and innovation.

2014 | December 2014 | In FocusCreating a Future in the Flower CityCity of Springfield

2014 | December 2014 | In Focus

Creating a Future in the Flower City

City of Springfield

The best way to predict your future is to create it – Abraham Lincoln. Emboldened words from the 16th president of the United States, who found a place to call home in Springfield, Illinois. The small town of Springfield in which Mr. Lincoln resided from 1837-1861 was left behind when he went took up residence in the White House. Today, it is a city of which he would be proud.

2014 | December 2014 | In FocusHistoric VirginiaCity of Petersburg

2014 | December 2014 | In Focus

Historic Virginia

City of Petersburg

Featured on TV and the silver screen, the streets of Petersburg, Virginia may be more familiar than you realize. Movie buffs will recognize the city’s antebellum architecture in the Oscar winning film Lincoln. AMC’s Revolutionary War-era spy drama, Turn, is also filmed there. “We are becoming a small Hollywood,” says City Manager William E. Johnson III.

2014 | December 2014 | In FocusHigh Technology, High EfficiencyAllied-Horizontal Wireline Services

2014 | December 2014 | In Focus

High Technology, High Efficiency

Allied-Horizontal Wireline Services

Allied-Horizontal Wireline Services is committed to collaborating with oil and gas companies to develop industry-leading formation evaluation and completion solutions. Efficiently combining advanced reservoir analytical tools and completions, Allied-Horizontal Wireline Services’ team of professionals tailors solutions to the characteristics of the reservoir to maximize stimulation and well completion.

2014 | December 2014 | In FocusMaximizing Project PotentialNL Fisher

2014 | December 2014 | In Focus

Maximizing Project Potential

NL Fisher

NL Fisher is an industry leading provider of well construction, engineering, and supervision services for the oil and gas industry. Established in 1982 by Norm Fisher, the company is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and has grown to employ over 50 personnel who continually strive to provide optimized solutions for their clients in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB).

2014 | December 2014 | In FocusDiversified CapabilitiesAarKel Tool & Die

2014 | December 2014 | In Focus

Diversified Capabilities

AarKel Tool & Die

AarKel Tool & Die provides a complete solution. Established in 1977, the Ontario based business can deliver die cast die manufacturing, plastic injection tool manufacturing, prototype tool manufacturing, product design, tool design, CNC / EDM machining, assembly and inspection, part tryouts, and production runs.

2014 | December 2014 | In FocusSmaller, Lighter, Cost-Effective Frac PlugsDownhole Technology

2014 | December 2014 | In Focus

Smaller, Lighter, Cost-Effective Frac Plugs

Downhole Technology

Since June 2011, Downhole Technology has been a bulk manufacturer and provider of composite frac plugs to oilfield service companies throughout the United States. Founder and Director of Technology Duke VanLue designed the company’s Boss Hog Frac Plug to be a more efficient, reliable and cost-effective plug to minimize environmental risks while saving time, water and other resources. Full vertical integration at the company’s Houston, Texas state of the art manufacturing and testing facilities ensures product quality and traceability of materials.


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