October 2016

Optimal Solutions for Every ClientITS Compliance

Optimal Solutions for Every Client

ITS Compliance

Founded in 1983, ITS Compliance Inc offers personalized service throughout the United States and Canada. Experts in finding cost-effective solutions in regulatory compliance and risk management for transportation fleets, ITS Compliance is one of the most flexible companies in the industry, with an unfaltering mission to provide leadership in cost-effective transportation management services.

Toronto Tech Firm Enjoys Industry Honours, Fast Growth and a Huge InvestmentNulogy

Toronto Tech Firm Enjoys Industry Honours, Fast Growth and a Huge Investment

Nulogy

Headquartered in Toronto, Nulogy develops software solutions for contract packagers, that is, companies that take various products through the packaging process. Nulogy “manages the complexities of mass customization … we make it simpler for brand owners to promote and confidently launch products into specific market segments, while controlling supply-chain costs and ensuring compliance with industry standards,” explains Nulogy Chief Executive Officer Jason Tham.

Relationships and InnovationTimeLine Logistic

Relationships and Innovation

TimeLine Logistic

TimeLine Logistic was launched in 2010 and had its sights set on the on the front of the end of the nuclear fuel cycle from the beginning. “We do everything from hauling the ore out of Saskatoon here to taking fuel into the power plants. With the depressed market in oil and gas, this past year’s been a struggle, but we’ve been able to keep our core customers, and with our nuclear business being ready to come online, it’s actually been able to boost us up and help compensate for the depressed oil market,” says President Troy Stimpson.

Serving Northern B.C.’s Telecom Needs

CityWest

CityWest is more than a telecommunications company; it is a vital tool for the fifteen thousand residents and businesses it connects across Northern British Columbia. The company stays true to its founding vision of being a company ‘that has a direct impact on the local economy through job creation, charitable donations, infrastructure...

Wireless Solutions Revolutionize Oil & Gas MeasurementOleumTech Corporation

Wireless Solutions Revolutionize Oil & Gas Measurement

OleumTech Corporation

OleumTech®, of Foothill Ranch, California, offers innovative wireless solutions for industrial systems involving process monitoring and control applications. The firm’s products—designed and manufactured in the United States—have radically transformed how oil and gas companies make measurements in the field. Proprietary wireless technology, designed to automate and reduce the cost of industrial measurement and monitoring, is one of the keys to the company’s success.

Specialization, Strategy and the Science of Win-WinSkeena Resources

Specialization, Strategy and the Science of Win-Win

Skeena Resources

When Walter Coles Jr., the CEO of Skeena Resources, discusses the junior mining company’s Chairman of the Board Ron Netolitzky, he speaks in the slightly hushed tones reserved for the legendary. As Gordie Howe and Wayne Gretzky enjoy membership in the Hockey Hall of Fame, Ron earned a similar distinction in the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame when he was inducted in 2015. Mr. Netolitzky has also been honoured with the Prospector of the Year Award from the PDAC (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada) and Developer of the Year Award from the BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines.

On The RiseBenjamin Foods

On The Rise

Benjamin Foods

Benjamin Foods’ President/Chief Executive Officer, Howard Klayman’s out-of-the-box thinking and innovative ways have gotten Benjamin Foods to where it is today. More than anything, Howard’s passion has built this Hatboro, Pennsylvania-based food distribution company into a growing industry presence while in just its 10th year of existence.

Opportunities AboundGadsden County, FL

Opportunities Abound

Gadsden County, FL

Gadsden County, located in Northwest Florida, is part of the Tallahassee metro area and offers many opportunities for companies looking to do business in the southeastern US. The Gadsden County Development Council (GCDC) is committed to leveraging the county’s strategic assets to strengthen the local economy. Executive Director Beth Kirkland spoke with us about the assets and initiatives that make Gadsden County an ideal location for doing business.

Growing the FutureCity of Miami Gardens

Growing the Future

City of Miami Gardens

Oliver G. Gilbert became the Mayor of Miami Gardens in 2012, merely nine years after the City came into being in 2003. “My mom still stays here in the house that I grew up in. I bought the home I lived in until I was ten (10) years old from my parents and live there with my son. My sisters still live in the city as well,” he says. “I went to elementary, middle, and high school here; I’m really a small town kid. I want people to see the Miami Gardens that I see. We can look at where we were twenty years ago and compare it to where we are now and look forward to where we can be.”

Resurgence and ReinventionCity of Deltona, FL

Resurgence and Reinvention

City of Deltona, FL

The City of Deltona, Florida is a perfect example of untapped opportunity. This is one of the last areas in Florida that can be considered underdeveloped. It has space and is currently trying – through its economic development initiatives – to bring in a greater number of businesses and improve infrastructure.

Beyond Traditional Economic DevelopmentA Competitive Vision for Pasco County, FL

Beyond Traditional Economic Development

A Competitive Vision for Pasco County, FL

Pasco County taps into the culture and vibrancy that is West Central Florida yet maintains its own unique character as a thriving business center. Under the leadership of a highly experienced team of professionals with decades of cumulative knowledge in business development, international trade, economic development and team building, the Pasco Economic Development Council devises unique and highly practical strategies to attract a range of businesses to this scenic Florida county.

Opportunity in Northern MichiganOsceola County, MI

Opportunity in Northern Michigan

Osceola County, MI

Osceola County is in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, approximately sixty-five miles from Grand Rapids. It is an area which is very accessible through US-10 and US-131 and boasts a low cost of living and doing business. It has a desirable unemployment rate of 5.2 percent, with growth in industrial parks poised to decrease that number further. We spoke with Community & Economic Development Coordinator Dan Massy about the potential of the county.

Where Dreams Come HomeRoscommon County, MI

Where Dreams Come Home

Roscommon County, MI

Roscommon County is part of an area known as Michigan’s other great lakes. It is home to Houghton Lake, Michigan’s largest inland lake of 22,000 acres with thirty-two miles of shoreline; spring-fed Higgins Lake, which has been ranked the sixth-most beautiful lake in the world, and fish-rich Lake St. Helen. Adding to its picturesque lakes and 203,326 acres of state-owned land, Roscommon County offers the services and amenities required to support an exceptional quality of life.

The Best of Both WorldsMason County, MI

The Best of Both Worlds

Mason County, MI

In Mason County, Michigan, residents and visitors have access to the best of small town living without sacrificing the services and amenities of a larger center. This West Michigan county offers picturesque natural beauty, an unmatched quality of life and great potential.

Where Big Ideas are BornMichigan EDC

Where Big Ideas are Born

Michigan EDC

Michigan is a hotbed for economic development and growth – and this is having a visible impact on social development and community vibrancy. At the forefront of these economic and social development initiatives are the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and its partners.

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