2020

Adding Capacity – and a New Manufacturing Operation

Adding Capacity – and a New Manufacturing Operation

Polyplex Corporation

Polyplex Corporation Ltd. has been a global market leader in the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polyester and metallized film markets for the past couple of decades. Polyplex’s’ entire growth in all these years has been through green or brown field expansions in diverse geographies and keeping in agreement with the group’s philosophy of “being where the customer is.” Polyplex’s portfolio of films are primarily used in packaging and industrial applications. Business has been very robust in part due to increased demand for packaged foods and medical packaging in the wake of COVID-19.

Link by Link

Link by Link

The Role of Distributors in the Supply Chain

Supply chains are vital to the movement of goods and services worldwide, and distributors play a key role in the process, using technology to make the chain of distribution quicker and more reliable, and combing out every last glitch.

Harnessing Hope Through Modern Medicine

Harnessing Hope Through Modern Medicine

CCRM

Regenerative medicine. Harnessing the power of stem cells. Genetic modifications. Replacing unhealthy tissues and organs to cure devastating diseases. Though it may all sound “space age,” this remarkable technology is very much present and thriving, promising innovative and groundbreaking therapies that may one day eliminate illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

From Start-up to Telecommunications Power Player

From Start-up to Telecommunications Power Player

Data Wiring Solutions

Data Wiring Solutions (DWS) of Halifax, Nova Scotia is a national telecommunications contractor. Owner Shawn Kersey brought it to life in 2002 in his basement with a single employee. Now, with over 160 employees and a reputation for strong fiscal management, who knows where it will end.

How to Make Giving Count

How to Make Giving Count

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Corporate Philanthropy

‘Tis that season again, of festivities, friends, and food. Time to consider the trials and triumphs of the past year and the promise of the new. It is also a time of giving – for individuals and corporations alike.

Icons of Advertising

Icons of Advertising

The Business of Branding

From the distinctive Nike ‘Swoosh’ logo to McDonald’s iconic Golden Arches, reaching consumers and fostering brand loyalty is more important to companies than ever before.

Partnering with Others to Save Lives

Partnering with Others to Save Lives

Advanced Test and Automation (ATA)

With COVID-19, businesses big and small have had to rethink their immediate and long-term goals. Advanced Test and Automation Inc. (ATA) has not only pivoted its approach, processes, and manufacturing, but has done it with the briefest of notice.

Innovating and Expanding

Innovating and Expanding

Jac. Vandenberg

Fourth-generation, family-owned business Jac. Vandenberg imports and distributes its full product line of counter-seasonal fresh fruits throughout the United States and Canada. The company’s history dates back to 1905 in the Netherlands, but today, it is based in Tarrytown, New York with a second office in Los Angeles that services the West Coast.

Family Firm Weathers the COVID Crisis Amid Ownership Change

Family Firm Weathers the COVID Crisis Amid Ownership Change

Lester R. Summers, Inc. (Summers Trucking)

A few months ago, Lester R. Summers, Inc., a venerable, family-owned, heavy haul transport company based in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, met with each individual in its company to discuss the company’s response to COVID-19. The effects had hit Pennsylvania hard.

Shifting Gears to Support Local Businesses through Trying Times

Shifting Gears to Support Local Businesses through Trying Times

Door County Economic Development Organization

Door County is a narrow peninsula reaching out roughly seventy miles from the eastern edge of Wisconsin, separating Green Bay from Lake Michigan. This popular upper-Midwest vacation spot is known for its beautiful coastal landscapes. With three hundred miles of shoreline and countless beaches dotted with more lighthouses than any other county in the United States, thirty-four named islands, and dozens of unique communities, the county is a wonderful destination.

Life is Better at the Beach

Life is Better at the Beach

Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is recognized for its miles of beaches, ocean air, the bright lights of boardwalk and promenade, and the nighttime glow of its SkyWheel. But more than that, it’s part of a region that’s becoming a hive of activity and opportunity.

Wowing Clients with Video Walls and Digital Whiteboards

Wowing Clients with Video Walls and Digital Whiteboards

TSI Global Companies

The St. Louis Rams defeated the Tennessee Titans in 1999’s Super Bowl. The St. Louis Cardinals swept the San Diego Padres to win the 2006 World Series. And in 2019, the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 for their first Stanley Cup. What do these champions have in common?

The Future of Communications

The Future of Communications

C-COM Satellite Systems

With customers in 106 different countries, C-COM Satellite Systems is a global leader in the development and deployment of commercial grade, mobile satellite-based technology. The Ottawa-based company helps people around the world access high-speed Internet, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and video services from their vehicles, while stationary.

A 21st-Century Grid – Renewable Energy on a Massive Scale

A 21st-Century Grid – Renewable Energy on a Massive Scale

Borea Construction

As Canada continues its ambitious goal to become carbon neutral, the drive for sustainable and renewable energy sources has rapidly shifted from pipe dream to national priority. Borea Construction, Canada’s largest renewables constructor, is working to blaze a trail of colossal projects across North America.

The Science of Saving Lives

The Science of Saving Lives

Dacon

ABI-LAB 2, in Natick, Massachusetts, is the result of both inspired thinking and the desire to create functional, attainable workspace for dedicated scientists researching potentially life-altering and life-saving products.

Tourism for a Changed World

Tourism for a Changed World

Ambassatours Gray Line

Perhaps no industry has borne the brunt of COVID-19 more than hospitality and tourism. In a socially distanced world, tourism providers across North America are reinventing themselves to present a new type of business to an equally new type of customer. Halifax’s Ambassatours Gray Line has reoriented and consolidated its business practice to offer more affordable tours while expanding to capitalize on growing area opportunities.

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