A great place to live, invest or visit, Suwannee County has a lot to offer and is making that known to the world. Located in Northern Florida, halfway between Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Suwannee County has economic development opportunities and a community with a quality of life that is unmatched.
A Well-Kept Secret… Until Now
A Fresh Take on the Legacy of Winemaking
Atlas Vineyard Management
From soil and the lands to the climate, the grape, the viticulturist, the farming approach and the winemaker, many hands and factors influence the production of the best grapes and wines. Atlas Vineyard Management is a farm management company that manages and develops first-rate vineyards for some of the best wines in the world. The company integrates traditional farming practices with new, innovative ideas.
Moving On Up to the Top in Washington State
Established in 1903, Bekins Northwest has more than 100 years of experience in the moving industry. The Corporate Headquarters are located in Olympia, Washington, where the Company serves as an agent for the massive Bekins Van Lines firm. Bekins Northwest continually strives to raise the standard to provide customers with the best possible service in the moving industry; with the goal to be recognized as the leading moving and storage Company in Washington State. The Company’s current primary focus is on residential, commercial and international moves as well as logistics, specialized moves and storage.
One of the Fastest Growing Companies in America
North American Transport Services
Florida-based North American Transport Services (NATS) has been recognized as one of the fastest growing firms in the United States. Based in the Miami suburb of Opa-locka, NATS is a short to medium haul and regional dry van truckload carrier.
Digging Deep to Produce Exceptional Results
Big Bore Directional Drilling
With commodity prices down and with operations scaled back as a result, profitability in the oil and gas sector has become a challenge. This is not, however, the case for Big Bore Directional Drilling. Big Bore digs deep to produce exceptional results even in market conditions that are less than ideal, doing jobs safely and compliantly without sacrificing efficiency and quality.
Taking the Sun to a Whole New Level
Microgrid Energy is a company dedicated to people, profit, and planet. It does not just work on solar power, but rather emphasize energy efficiency that puts less of a drain on the grid. We spoke with Vice President of Business Development Steve O’Rourke about the solar prospects, the challenges the company faces, how rebates are affecting business, and the future of the industry as a whole.
A Boat for Every Need
Zodiac Nautic is making a splash as new ownership gets it back to its roots through a determination to take on the future with innovative products and a mission to “ensure everyone easy access to memorable fun and adventure on the water anywhere, anytime.”
Cutting Edge Metal Solutions
Hendrick Manufacturing is part of the Hendrick group of companies, which includes Hendrick Architectural Products, Hendrick Metal Products and Hendrick Screen Company. It delivers cutting-edge perforated and fabricated metal solutions for clients in a number of sectors and with 140 years of metal perforating experience, the company has earned a reputation as an industry leader.
Where Tradition and Technology Meet
Maine is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the nation, with a rich maritime history set against striking coastline, forested interior and countless parks and waterways. The easternmost state in the U.S. has a well-earned reputation for its many amenities, from entertainment to some of the finest-quality seafood restaurants in the world. It has a longstanding tradition of shipbuilding going back hundreds of years and is still widely acclaimed for its many wooden sailing vessels used for fishing and transporting goods and passengers.
Decades of Industrial Sealing Solutions Expertise
For over thirty years, Dichtomatik has offered its customers a broad range of sealing products and the support of its extensive industry knowledge. With one of the best inventories in the industry, it carries radial shaft seals, O-rings, hydraulic seals, fittings and fastener seals, custom molded rubber and spliced and extruded cord. The company serves the energy and power generation, construction and agriculture, power transmission, fluid handling, lawn and garden material handling and trailer market segments.
Innovation in Action
Seaman Corporation is at the forefront of the innovation, design and manufacture of industrial fabrics, with the films, coatings and applied fabric engineering technology its customers need. Seaman Corporation is committed to advancing the market to provide the best products and services.
Opening the Door to Exceptional Design
Renin Canada Corp
Renin Canada Corp. has come a long way, though it remains true to the innovation, sophisticated design and exceptional quality upon which its legacy as a manufacturer and distributor of door systems and related hardware has been built. Through strategic growth and dynamic leadership, Renin has become a market leader and as a result, has opened many doors to multiple market opportunities.
The Future Looks Bright
If you are driving in Canada and come across a group of work vehicles with flashing beacons or lighted traffic arrows indicating which lane to take, there is a good chance the lights were made by SWS of Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Cole-Parmer Instrument Company
Cole-Parmer is a leading source of laboratory and industrial fluid handling products, instrumentation, equipment and supplies. This is an industry where being exact is of crucial importance as demonstrated by the critical needs of the company’s customer in fields such as pharmaceuticals, academic research, and industrial process. New advancements in technology will always fuel it to exceed. We spoke with Joy Bennett of the marketing department and Michelle Joly, a technical service representative, to learn more.
To Mars and Beyond
FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology
FUTEK is a manufacturer of miniaturized load cells, torque sensors, pressure sensors and associated instruments and software. Its products are widely used in the medical, Medtech aerospace, automotive and automation sectors.
From Kitchen Table Startup to Industry Leader
Stronghold Engineering began with a dream. “When pregnant with my third child, I decided I did not want to work in my then current position in real estate,” remembers President & CEO Beverly Bailey. “I knew the only way to accomplish this was through some kind of self-employment. Scott, my husband, and I prayed about the situation and on October 1, 1991 started our own small electrical contracting business out of our home.”
Making a Difference, One Patient at a Time
Lifemark has grown to become one of Canada’s largest independent healthcare providers. The healthcare leader boasts over 120 clinics across seven provinces providing comprehensive rehabilitation programs and services and independent medical and functional assessments.
Foot Care with Soul
In talking with Peter Scully, the president and chief executive officer of BioPed, it becomes clear that there are company benefits derived from striving to not only make a profit but also to go out of the way to make a positive contribution to society as a whole…
A Place to Live, a Place to Grow
City of Dover, NH
When businesses are considering establishing a presence in a new area, or relocating to a different location, there are many things to consider – from access to roads, rail, and airports, to business parks, proximity to major centers, and the ability to draw upon a skilled talent pool of potential employees. There are, however, other key aspects to quality of life, such as good schools, safe streets, and a vibrant downtown. All of these amenities and many others can be found in the historic City of Dover in New Hampshire.
Serving the Public
The Malden, Massachusetts Department of Public Works
Malden is a mid-sized city in Massachusetts, located a few miles from Boston. The city is in the midst of a major public works effort to replace water pipes and make municipal garbage pickup greener and more efficient. The man spearheading these efforts is Robert “Bobby” Knox, director of Malden’s department of public works (DPW).
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