May 2015

Better Beef – and Much MorePremier Proteins

Better Beef – and Much More

Premier Proteins

When a massive chain of fast food restaurants advertises ‘Top Grade Sirloin’ or ‘100 percent Angus Beef’ it is somewhat deceptive – and nowhere near the quality of beef provided by Premier Proteins. Premier Proteins is a supplier of ultra-high quality meat to the retail and food services sector. It specializes in Wagyu/Premier American Kobe Beef®, Japanese Kobe beef and Premier American Grass-Fed Beef® along with Berkshire pork. Business in Focus spoke with its, owner Timothy Haas, to learn more.

A Family Commitment to Pet CareTuffy’s Pet Foods

A Family Commitment to Pet Care

Tuffy’s Pet Foods

It’s been said that the road to one’s heart is paved with paw prints. And, if statistics have anything to say about our love for our four-legged friends, it would be this: pets touch our lives in ways that only pets can; they love unconditionally expecting only love and commitment in return.

Sweet IngenuityAsher's Chocolate Company

Sweet Ingenuity

Asher's Chocolate Company

Asher’s Chocolate is a company with a rich history, and an even more promising future. For more than 120 years the family owned and operated chocolate maker has provided the U.S. with high quality sweets at affordable prices – and the team is looking forward to what the future holds.

Custom-Made Molds and MachiningTriangle Tool Corporation

Custom-Made Molds and Machining

Triangle Tool Corporation

For over fifty years, Triangle Tool Corporation has exceeded the needs of its customers through the design and manufacture of high quality large scale molds and its custom machining businesses. With its headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the company works with clients in a variety of industry sectors including appliances, consumer goods, industrial, oil & gas, and transportation.

A History of QualityMax Die Group

A History of Quality

Max Die Group

“Made in China.” This notification can strike fear into the hearts of corporations and businesses around the world. Huge production capacity, cheap labour and low prices are a detriment for those who choose to compete with the nation of 1.3 billion. Conversely, the labels “Made in Canada” and “Made in U.S.A.” are largely indicative of high craftsmanship, strong labour practices, and quality product. Max Die Group is no exception.

Making our Homes as Smart as our PhonesMalama Composites

Making our Homes as Smart as our Phones

Malama Composites

As we all know, polyurethane foam is present in a wide range of products for both household and commercial purposes. Unfortunately, the petroleum it’s made from makes it largely unsustainable. In addition, foams are filled with toxic agents, catalysts and fire retardants that are harmful to people’s health and damaging to the environment. Malama Composites is looking to end that by commercializing their newly developed line of non-toxic, rigid urethane foam made from sustainable resources.

The Difference the Cloud MakesLoadSpring

The Difference the Cloud Makes


The benefits of cloud-accessed applications are multifaceted, but the primary advantage of these technologies lies in the fact that the right cloud allows you to access your entire suite of applications easily, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from anywhere in the world…

Quality & Service That LastsHEMCO Gage

Quality & Service That Lasts


The world may have changed a great deal over the past seventy years, but at HEMCO Gage, quality remains the company’s top priority. HEMCO continues to earn the business of repeat customers and attract new clients for its superior-quality service, decades of experience and because its products, quite simply, last much longer than those of the competition.

A Global Niche Market LeaderEvans Consoles

A Global Niche Market Leader

Evans Consoles

Evans Consoles Incorporated, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, has gained recognition as a world leader in the design and manufacturing of 24/7 mission critical console solutions. The company’s client list is impressive: NASA, AT&T, Honeywell, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Deutsche Telekom and China Railway Corporation, to name just a few.

Family-Owned Company Holds Fast to Founder’s ValuesMathews Company

Family-Owned Company Holds Fast to Founder’s Values

Mathews Company

Mathews Company is a family-owned manufacturer of high quality, innovative agricultural equipment with a specific focus on grain dryers. Many of founder B. C. “Matt” Mathews’ neighbours and friends were farmers, and he launched the company in 1954 because he wanted to help them and make their lives easier. We spoke with President Joseph Shulfer to find out how this vision became a reality.

Innovation with PrecisionTalon Innovations

Innovation with Precision

Talon Innovations

Talon Innovations specializes in tough jobs that other companies can’t handle. The CNC machine shop supplies proprietary products and custom machining services to demanding customers requiring ultra-high purity and exacting standards, such as the semiconductor, medical device, biotech and aerospace industries.

High-End Technology and High-End RelationshipsNorth Atlantic Industries

High-End Technology and High-End Relationships

North Atlantic Industries

North Atlantic Industries, Inc. (NAI) is a leading, independent provider of specialized embedded electronic and computing solutions for rugged defense, industrial, and commercial applications. NAI accelerates their clients’ time-to-mission with a unique approach based on a Custom-On-Standard Architecture™ (COSA™) that delivers the best of both worlds: custom solutions from standard commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components.

Creating a Better WorldUltraTech International

Creating a Better World

UltraTech International

Although some of us have the imagination to come up with marketable ideas for products, following through takes a particular type of mindset and determination. Since 1993, UltraTech International, Inc. has been meeting that need for the creation, development and worldwide marketing and distribution of the best spill containment and spill response products imaginable.

Sustainable SolutionsAnaergia

Sustainable Solutions


Water is our most precious resource, and as the population grows, more of it is being used and wasted. Wastewater needs to be transformed back into clean water before our need for water makes our need for oil seem like an issue of minor significance. The same applies to the millions of tons of solid waste that we generate every day.

Ensuring the Safe Wellbeing of Workers WorldwideTotal Safety

Ensuring the Safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide

Total Safety

Total Safety Canada has been a part of the world’s leading provider of integrated industrial safety services for almost five years. In an industry built on keeping people safe, the importance of not only technology, but also experience is priceless. Providing top-of-the-line solutions through a commitment to innovation, Total Safety Canada is pioneering the turn toward safer work environments.



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