March 2018

Connecting the Front Line to the Bottom Line

RLG International

RLG International is a consulting firm with a unique approach to performance improvement through a focus on workforce engagement and Critical Path execution. Since 1983, RLG has been successfully engaging front line workers on operational and capital projects to deliver dramatic and visible performance improvement. It is proud of its reputation for integrity and does not take on a project if there is no opportunity for significant measurable progress.

An AI Company with Marketing SavvyAcuityAds Inc.

An AI Company with Marketing Savvy

AcuityAds Inc.

AcuityAds Inc. was founded in 2009 and has quickly made its mark in the rapidly growing programmatic digital advertising space with its proprietary technology. The programmatic advertising market is expected to grow from $30 billion to $80 billion in North America by 2020…

The Original Concrete Densification CompanyCurecrete Distribution, Inc.

The Original Concrete Densification Company

Curecrete Distribution, Inc.

Curecrete Distribution, Inc. is the original concrete densification company. It distributes a variety of concrete floor finishing products which are centered on densified and densified-polished concrete. Its sister company, Curecrete Chemical, is the manufacturer of the products that Curecrete Distribution sells through its global distribution network.

Sheer Beauty, Superior CraftsmanshipAtlantic Windows

Sheer Beauty, Superior Craftsmanship

Atlantic Windows

With the highest Energy Star ratings in Atlantic Canada and as the 2010 Crystal Achievement Award winner, Atlantic Windows in Port Elgin, New Brunswick has emerged from its humble beginnings to become an industry leader, keeping residential customers comfortable year-round, while adding beauty to their homes.

Any Time there is a Critical Connection between a Human and Machine, PKG Provides Solutions to Make those Interactions SeamlessPKG User Interface Solutions

Any Time there is a Critical Connection between a Human and Machine, PKG Provides Solutions to Make those Interactions Seamless

PKG User Interface Solutions

PKG Inc., (AKA: PKG User Interface Solutions) was founded in 1989 by two engineers under the name Promed Keyboard Group. Now, almost 30 years later, the Meridian, Idaho-based provider of design, development and manufacturing services for various system level devices has experienced exponential growth serving dozens of fortune 500 companies by providing products and services around the globe.

Investing in the FutureInteplast Group Engineered Films

Investing in the Future

Inteplast Group Engineered Films

Inteplast Group Engineered Films (IEF) has fostered an industry-wide reputation for quality, delivering plastic films made from the finest materials and unmatched customer service. The company is continually investing in new manufacturing equipment and technologies and is growing at a rate of 10 to 15 percent a year. IEF sells to many markets, including food packaging, industrial, protective films, retail, bags for the poultry industry and others.

Transforming the IndustryNWL

Transforming the Industry


NWL is a manufacturer of specialized electrical components including transformers, power supplies, inductors and capacitors for demanding industrial and military applications. Throughout its history, NWL has grown consistently, and today, the company operates five manufacturing plants and is one of the leaders in its industry.

Leading the Field for 45 YearsCreative Pultrusions

Leading the Field for 45 Years

Creative Pultrusions

Pultrusion is a portmanteau that combines ‘pull’ and ‘extrusion’ as materials are pulled through the process. It refers to a continuous manufacturing method for composite materials. Founded in 1973, Creative Pultrusions, Inc. is the premier provider of custom fiberglass-reinforced polymer pultrusion products for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) companies in the United States.

Setting the Standard for Medical ImagingWhale Imaging

Setting the Standard for Medical Imaging

Whale Imaging

Medical imaging technology has undergone important advancements over the last several years that have greatly improved the delivery of healthcare, as well as the associated costs. At the forefront of these advancements is Whale Imaging, a manufacturer of award-winning medical imaging technologies that are taking the medical environment by storm with innovative imaging systems.

Improving Lives Globally with Medical TechnologiesPaceline

Improving Lives Globally with Medical Technologies


If you’ve ever worn a cast or a fracture sock, or perhaps used a prosthetic limb, chances are that it was made by Paceline. This all-American team has been at the forefront of medical material manufacturing since 1985. It is a one-stop shop for labs and manufacturers who use large amounts of its products in the manufacturing of medical goods internationally.

The Future of Healthcare, NowForTec Medical

The Future of Healthcare, Now

ForTec Medical

Through its outsourcing solutions, ForTec Medical makes surgical devices mobile, bringing down costs, reducing obsolescence and improving healthcare outcomes for surgeons and patients at its 2,000 hospital partners across the United States.

At the Forefront of a Growing IndustryEuflora

At the Forefront of a Growing Industry


This is the third article Business in Focus has undertaken with the highly popular Colorado recreational dispensary. Euflora is a true example of how to flourish in a new industry. Cannabis and its by-products have now been legal since 2014 in Colorado, and infrastructure is improving, schools are being built, and affordable housing is on the rise. It is also important to note that crime rates have gone down, and the number of drunk driving charges has fallen. It sounds completely unlike the dystopian world naysayers had predicted.

At the Forefront of Medical CannabisWeedMD

At the Forefront of Medical Cannabis


Canada’s cultural landscape is changing with the legalization of recreational marijuana. We will become one of the few countries in the world to legitimize this much-maligned plant, and if the experiments with legalization in the U.S. have taught us anything, it is that the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks. Suffice it to say that this cash crop juggernaut will have positive implications.

Third-party Logistics, First-class ServiceAxle Logistics

Third-party Logistics, First-class Service

Axle Logistics

Non-asset based third-party logistics (3PL) company, Axle Logistics has firmly established itself as a dependable transportation partner for clients in many industries in the United States. It is recognized for embracing technology and well-placed to thrive as the industry changes and grows with advanced technology.

Practical SolutionsTectran

Practical Solutions


Tectran primarily manufactures and supplies for the heavy-duty truck and trailer market but also supplies parts for the transit and school bus industry. It concentrates on components and systems relating to the air brake system on heavy-duty vehicles. Tectran also manufactures the electrical systems for large transportation units. It is a specialist in tractor-trailer electrical interfaces and focuses on the essential interconnection point between the large truck and the trailer it is hauling.

Where Faith and Family are KeyApex Packaging Solutions

Where Faith and Family are Key

Apex Packaging Solutions

Apex Packaging Solutions is a rapidly growing firm based in Honesdale, Pennsylvania focusing on flexible packaging. As the company name implies, Apex is devoted to finding packaging solutions for its broad clientele. The firm is a nimble, hard-working, family-run enterprise that infuses its operations with a strong sense of purpose and religious faith.

Diversified Economic GrowthLogan County, CO

Diversified Economic Growth

Logan County, CO

The Logan County Economic Development Corporation non-profit organization was created in 2001 to manage business inquiries, handle prospective businesses that are looking to relocate sites and work with existing business on potential expansion opportunities. It also assists with any other demands that may be present in the community including workforce limitations, training needs or housing issues. It facilitates discussions between local government amenities and local offices to help processes run as smoothly as possible.

An Enterprising SpiritMorgan County EDC

An Enterprising Spirit

Morgan County EDC

Morgan County has the most diverse manufacturing economy and the second-oldest economic development corporation in the state of Colorado. The county’s EDC works to advance the economic prosperity of the region through workforce development and improved infrastructure. We spoke with Marketing Specialist Tyler Purvis, from the City of Brush; Economic Development Consultant Kari Linker, representing the town of Wiggins; and Morgan County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Executive Director Greg Thomason to find out more.



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