December 2019

2019 | December 2019 | In FocusEmbracing the Changing Face of Economic DevelopmentPosey County Economic Development Partnership

2019 | December 2019 | In Focus

Embracing the Changing Face of Economic Development

Posey County Economic Development Partnership

With goals that include keeping pace with the growth of technology, improving residential and development opportunities, and maintaining excellent quality of life in the community, Indiana’s Posey County Economic Development Partnership is an ever-evolving organization designed to help its diverse business and community members have a voice and a prosperous future.

2019 | December 2019 | In FocusThriving through Smart and Substantial GrowthCity of Kyle, TX

2019 | December 2019 | In Focus

Thriving through Smart and Substantial Growth

City of Kyle, TX

The City of Kyle, seventeen miles south of downtown Austin in Central Texas, has been experiencing tremendous growth for over twenty years. “You hear about significant growth in Central Texas, but in Kyle, in particular, it’s been kind of an anomaly. In 2000, our population was 5,000, and today, we are a little bit over 49,500. We’ll be over 50,000 by the end of the year,” explains Director of Economic Development Diana Torres.

2019 | December 2019 | In FocusKeeping Pace with Rapid GrowthTown of Davie, FL

2019 | December 2019 | In Focus

Keeping Pace with Rapid Growth

Town of Davie, FL

The Town of Davie, Florida has been a busy place of late. Since Business in Focus profiled this booming Broward County community in December 2018, several long-term construction projects have been seeing results. Davie officials also unveiled a strategy designed to guide economic development through 2023 while maintaining service levels in a period of major growth.

2019 | December 2019 | In Focus83 Years and Still TruckingHines Trucking

2019 | December 2019 | In Focus

83 Years and Still Trucking

Hines Trucking

J.D. & Billy Hines Trucking was established by J.D. Hines in 1936 in the humblest of beginnings. With one truck, the company served the Prescott region offering log, lumber, and gravel hauling. By 1969, J.D. Hines partnered with his son, Billy Hines, investing in additional equipment as the company grew. In 1976, this father-son partnership was incorporated into its current company name, often referred to as HTI.

2019 | December 2019 | In FocusLiving On FreshnessFru-Veg Marketing, Inc.

2019 | December 2019 | In Focus

Living On Freshness

Fru-Veg Marketing, Inc.

For Fru-Veg Marketing, Inc.’s founder and Chief Executive Officer, Conchita Espinosa-Chediak, building relationships that stretch over generations is about much more than just growing a business. It is a way of life, and this energetic CEO has crossed many seas, mountains, and valleys to bring Americans some of the best fresh produce the world has to offer.

2019 | December 2019 | In FocusServing Clients WorldwideTotal Safety

2019 | December 2019 | In Focus

Serving Clients Worldwide

Total Safety

On job sites, safety is a top priority, and few companies realize this more than Total Safety. Created 25 years ago to serve the industrial safety needs of clients in the oil and gas sector, the Houston-headquartered company keeps growing and is today one of the world’s most respected providers of integrated safety services, equipment and solutions.

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