Setting up a new business isn’t easy in any industry, and supply chain management is no different. But when RD Logistics was founded in the Cincinnati, Ohio area in August of 2014, it took off at lightning speed. In the four years since, the company has grown by an exponential 2000 percent.
EQ3 FurnitureCustom Furniture that is Just Right for You
EQ3, established by Peter Tielmann in 2001, grew out of Palliser Furniture Upholstery Ltd., Canada’s largest residential furniture manufacturer and is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. EQ3 is a vertically-integrated company that designs, manufactures, and sells furniture in its fourteen branded retail stores in Canada and the U.S. and on line in both Canada and the U.S.
Madison Wood PreserversPremium Quality Pressure-Treated Lumber
Madison Wood Preservers of Madison, Virginia packs a mighty punch. This powerful mid-sized wholesale supplier and pioneer of top-quality, pressure-treated lumber leaves even big competitors in the dust.
Des-CaseAchieving 35 Years of Success through Specialty Products Extending the Life of Lubricants
Des-Case provides an array of solutions that protect the health and cleanliness of lubricants from contaminants in many applications including gearboxes, hydraulic reservoirs, pumps, and turbines. Its products protect and clean the lubricant throughout its entire lifecycle – from storage and handling, to modifying and sealing equipment and condition monitoring while in use.
USI Insurance ServicesOver 35 Years of Heavy-Duty Protection
Since the dawn of man, humanity has understood safety in numbers. As the jungle out there is now mainly made of concrete, this sentiment holds especially true when searching for an insurance company who genuinely and fully understands its field.
LAPPAre You Wired for IIoT?
To keep moving, one needs the capability to do so. Data works in the same way and it is increasingly changing how we interact with our surroundings. Just as we got used to the Internet of Things (IoT) taking care of everything from automotive controls to health applications, IIoT arrives.
TurboChef TechnologiesThe Fastest and Most Efficient Ovens, Worldwide
TurboChef Technologies was the pioneer of rapid cooking technology when it was founded in 1991. It began by supplying rapid cook equipment to businesses that were not in the foodservice industry per se, such as movie theatre chains. Today, TurboChef has fifteen distinct product lines that it sells to many businesses involved in foodservice such as coffee and sandwich shops, cruise liners, and hotels.
Polyplex USAAn American Success Story
Polyplex USA, LLC is a new company with big ambitions and a focus on innovation, sustainability, and expansion.
Ottawa Forest ProductsComprehensive and Sustainable Wood Product Solutions
Ottawa Forest Products is a provider of high-quality lumber and pre-cut pallet components. It has been serving the upper Midwest lumber market for more than twenty-five years, and in that time, it has developed a reputation for integrity, hard work, and the best quality customer service.
Imperial BrownCold Storage Specialists Launch a New Plant to Tap New Markets
While cold-storage specialist Imperial Brown, Inc.’s reach has spread, the core of what it does has not changed since Business in Focus profiled the firm in our February 2017 issue. Customized refrigeration products, particularly insulated panels for freezers and walk-in coolers, remain the company’s speciality.
Reinhausen ManufacturingServing Customers Worldwide
With a lengthy history of innovation, Reinhausen Manufacturing Inc. continues to break new ground in the field of transformer technology. Providing products and solutions for distribution network systems and equipment, Reinhausen Manufacturing remains an industry-wide leader many years after the company was founded.
Barton & LoguidiceEmbracing the Future
For almost 60 years, Barton & Loguidice (B&L) has provided clients with a range of engineering, environmental, landscape architecture, and planning services. Recognizing a need in the industry for their professional services, four engineers – Ed Barton, Kenneth R. Brown, James E. Clyde, and Frank A. Loguidice – made the bold move of leaving their existing jobs to create their own civil engineering enterprise back in 1961. Although business was slow at first, and necessities like office furniture practically nonexistent, they persevered, staying up many nights to realize their vision.
Aspin Kemp and AssociatesMaking Big Things Happen on the Mighty Island
Aspin Kemp and Associates (AKA), established in 1996 by co-founders Jason Aspin and Neale Kemp, has its corporate headquarters in Montague, Prince Edward Island. Although a small company of 110 employees, it has developed strategies to address the world’s need for energy efficient power and propulsion systems. And AKA does so with efficiency and operational excellence in every project.
Manufacture AdriaElectrifying the Mining Community
Manufacture Adria is no stranger to the mining community. The company, which started out as an offshoot from another electrical contractor, has been a part of the industry for over a quarter of a century. The expertise that has been harnessed over this time, coupled with the growth and determination that comes with its newly independent status, has resulted in revolutionary new developments, not just for the company itself, but for the mining industry as a whole.
HB CommunicationsThe Future of the Workplace
Audiovisual company HB Communications assists all types of organizations in helping them transform the way they work and communicate using technology. The company designs, builds and supports audiovisual communication environments with a focus on video collaboration, broadcast, digital signage, experiential environments, video streaming, and managed services.
Bridgeline DigitalA Unified Platform to Enhance the Complete Digital Experience
Bridgeline Unbound enables marketers to manage the complete customer journey for medium to large enterprises, multi-site networks, and franchise organizations in a streamlined and efficient way. Its innovative technology simplifies the process by which companies control branding and consistent messaging across multiple sites, while also providing the ability to tailor the sites on a local level for promotions and events.
Systems integration firm Beacon Communications LLC specializes in critical communication that spans multiple business environments. The company has been in operation for more than twenty years and specializes in upgrading and streamlining the equipment that responds to emergency situations.
The Supreme Cannabis CompanyGreen is the New Gold
Thanks to decades of activism in support of the legalization of recreational cannabis consumption, the pot at the end of the rainbow, at last, appears to be green gold.
OrganicuresExciting Company Growth in a Budding Industry
Organicures provides the production of high quality, pharmaceutical grade cannabis. All the cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) products are one hundred percent organic, and it has its own innovative research and development laboratories. The company’s main goal is to consistently provide an incredible, quality product in all areas of the world that recognize the benefits of legalizing cannabis.
Improving Healthcare Outcomes with Micro-hospitals and Economies of ScaleSmall Scale, Big Impact
In many rural and underserviced communities, demand for healthcare continues to put pressure on the already strained resources that are available. There are fewer doctors and more patients, and much of the infrastructure, equipment and resources are insufficient, old and degrading. All the while, healthcare funding continues to be depleted. ~...
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