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2016 | In Focus | July 2016Over 50 Years of QualityVP Supply Corp

2016 | In Focus | July 2016

Over 50 Years of Quality

VP Supply Corp

VP Supply Corporation in Rochester, NY is a premier supplier of parts to industries ranging from plumbing, heating and air conditioning, kitchens and baths to renewable energy. VP Supply Corporation was purchased in March of 1965 by Marv Miler and Elliot Curwin as a single location wholesale plumbing supplier. In 1987, it moved to its current headquarters in The Design Center in Henrietta New York, where builders and contractors can come to purchase materials from multiple trade disciplines.

2016 | In Focus | July 2016Global Reach with a Local FocusHawker Pacific Aerospace

2016 | In Focus | July 2016

Global Reach with a Local Focus

Hawker Pacific Aerospace

Over more than half a century, Hawker Pacific Aerospace has established itself as a leading independent international maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for Landing Gears. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik AG since 2002, Hawker Pacific has a multitude of advantages derived from the global footprint of Lufthansa Technik while providing exceptional local services from its California headquarters.

2016 | In Focus | July 2016Sustainable and HealthyIce River Springs

2016 | In Focus | July 2016

Sustainable and Healthy

Ice River Springs

Established in 1995, Ice River Springs has grown significantly to become one of the largest water bottling companies in North America. A family-owned operation, Ice River Springs has been built upon the values of environmental stewardship, innovation and an ethical business model that offers consumers a high-quality and healthy bottled water beverage at a great value.

2016 | In Focus | July 2016A True American HometownCity of Kaysville, UT

2016 | In Focus | July 2016

A True American Hometown

City of Kaysville, UT

Kaysville is a city in Davis County, Utah that was settled by Mormon pioneers. This city sits between Salt Lake and Ogden, but the country feel and small-town spirit are not hampered by its large neighbors. Rather, it has an optimal location with great outdoor recreational activities, a fantastic park system, access to education and training and a highly skilled workforce.

2016 | In Focus | July 2016Four Seasons and Many Reasons to Choose Cottonwood HeightsCity of Cottonwood Heights, UT

2016 | In Focus | July 2016

Four Seasons and Many Reasons to Choose Cottonwood Heights

City of Cottonwood Heights, UT

Cottonwood Heights is a full-service community with a great deal of potential. Many reasons draw businesses, residents and visitors to Utah’s newest city. Cottonwood Heights has created an environment in which business can thrive, that has an exceptional quality of life and has a clear vision for the future. All of this is tied together by the pristine natural beauty and convenience of the location.

2016 | In Focus | July 2016Bustling and Business-FriendlyOrange County, TX

2016 | In Focus | July 2016

Bustling and Business-Friendly

Orange County, TX

According to local lore, Orange County, Texas acquired its name from native orange groves that attracted the attention of boatmen as they navigated the Sabine River, which marks the eastern boundary of the county. Today, Orange County is a bustling place of roughly 83,000 people located in southeastern Texas, right against the border with Louisiana. The county is renowned for chemical manufacturing, ship-building, fishing tournaments, ecotourism and an enviably low cost of living.

2016 | In Focus | July 2016A Resilient Texan County on the MoveLamar County, TX

2016 | In Focus | July 2016

A Resilient Texan County on the Move

Lamar County, TX

Lamar County, Texas has endured its share of natural disasters and always come back strong. In addition to resilient residents, the county—located in northern Texas against the border with Oklahoma—boasts a bustling agricultural and manufacturing sector. Lamar also features ample recreational opportunities. Paris, the county seat, has a 65-foot high replica of the Eiffel Tower in honor of the city’s namesake, but topped with a red cowboy hat.

2016 | In Focus | July 2016A Slice of AmericanaGainesville, TX

2016 | In Focus | July 2016

A Slice of Americana

Gainesville, TX

Gainesville, Texas combines small town living with all the amenities of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. “It is a great place to raise a family,” says Arleene Loyd, Director of Gainesville Economic Development Corporation (GEDC). You are out of the traffic jams in the major metropolitan areas, but you are close enough to enjoy those amenities.”

2016 | In Focus | July 2016Building from a Solid FoundationJefferson County Development Council

2016 | In Focus | July 2016

Building from a Solid Foundation

Jefferson County Development Council

Nestled in the unspoiled forests and scenic mountains of the Pennsylvania Wilds region, Jefferson County is a tourism mecca with a solid manufacturing base. “Overall, the largest industry in the county is manufacturing,” says Brad Lashinsky, Executive Director of Jefferson County Development Council. “It makes up 23.6 percent of our industry, which provides us a solid foundation on which to grow and operate.”


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