Worth the Investment
Employee Wellness Pays Dividends
The business world has come a long way since 1843 when Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol in which Scrooge’s clerk, Bob Cratchit, had to plead for coal to heat his office and a day to spend Christmas with his family. Instead of considering his employee’s health, Scrooge’s focus was on the bottom line, until he was visited by those ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, which set him on an altruistic path.
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Keeping Canada Clean—and Canadians Safe—Since 1908
Dustbane Products Ltd. of Ottawa, Ontario, a leading Canadian manufacturer of products and solutions for the janitorial and sanitation industry, is giving its support to ISSA Hygieia Network, designed to help women advance in the cleaning industry…
Promoting Aquaculture with Advocacy and Action
The Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association
The Atlantic Canada Fish Farmers Association (ACFFA) has been keeping busy with advocacy, public education, and conferences, among other activities, since Resource in Focus last profiled the organization in May of 2022. The ACFFA, which represents Atlantic Canada’s salmon farming sector, has also been enjoying the transition “back to a normal work environment,” now that the worst of COVID is hopefully over, says Executive Director Susan Farquharson.
Aquaponics Solutions for a Better Fishery Industry
Alberta Aquaculture Association
The Alberta Aquaculture Association is dedicated to promoting aquaculture and its related practices in Western Canada. The association has been promoting environmentally friendly technologies, like aquaponics, to produce fish. Aquaponics is an integrated food production method that combines aquaculture (breeding and raising fish in a farm-like ecosystem) and hydroponics (cultivating plant life without soil, using water-based nutrients).
Positive Change for Women in the Workplace
In a world of changing social dynamics, equity is occupying prime time attention on the human resources agendas of most forward-thinking employers. Defined by Cambridge Dictionary as “a situation in which everyone is treated fairly according to their needs and no group of people is given special treatment,” #EmbraceEquity is this year’s very appropriate hashtag—and theme—for International Women’s Day on March 8th, this year.
Finding Success With Family Values
Arpi’s Industries Ltd.
Sixty years after its creation, Arpi’s Industries Ltd. remains true to the vision of its founder, Arpad “Arpi” Berdin.
Conviction, Confidence, Creativity
Being the Change You Want to See
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
From the Ocean to Your Plate
For 30 years, Kildare Fisheries of Kildare, PEI has been laser-focused on getting top-quality seafood, including pasteurized Jonah crab and lobster, under the Kildare Princess brand, to Global markets.
Doing the Right Thing
Bell and Howell
Technology-enabled field services company Bell and Howell services a wide range of automation equipment for multiple original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and markets across North America. We spoke to the company a year ago, reporting on how the Durham, North Carolina-based business helps customers increase efficiency and reduce operational costs through its comprehensive solutions in retail, grocery, pharmacy click-and-collect, automation, and production mail. This month, we sat down with senior executive and grocery commerce expert James Hermanowski to learn more about the company’s work to fight food insecurity through food bank technology.
Helping Manufacturers Manufacture Better
Design Systems Canada, Ltd.
When it comes to manufacturing engineering across North America, Design Systems defines excellence. While many manufacturers believe they have what it takes to self-engineer their process solutions, these industry experts understand just how much skill and knowledge of a specialized sort it takes to get manufacturing processes right.
Big Area, Big Advantages, Big Ambitions
Northeastern Nevada Regional Development Authority
To be successful in business takes vision, drive and of course, the right location.
Laying the Groundwork for the Future
City of Craig, Colorado
Nestled among canyons, rivers, and forests, Craig, Colorado, is a nature lover’s dream. “We have so many natural amenities to offer,” says Economic Development Manager Shannon Scott.
Where People and Businesses Grow Together
Town of Windsor, Colorado
Although the Town of Windsor, Colorado was not immune to the COVID virus, its economy found a way not only to survive but thrive in the face of it.
This Gas and Diesel Downstream Wholesaler Goes Upstream and Electric
Hightowers Petroleum Company
There have been some major developments since Hightowers Petroleum Company (HPC), a prominent gas and diesel wholesaler based in Middletown, Ohio, was profiled in April 2021 in Resource in Focus magazine. This leading, family-owned, African American business has expanded into new markets and has ambitions of becoming a billion-dollar company.
Celebrating 55 Years of Trailer Excellence
As North American business continues to experience a return to domestic manufacturing, transportation becomes all the more vital to maintaining supply chains—and nowhere is that more evident than in trucking.
More Than a Trend
The Business Case for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
For some, the idea of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) is a tagline or a trend that can be leveraged to a company’s advantage, but this is only the case when these values are inherently built into an organization’s DNA and culture through robust programs and initiatives.
Printing Perfection With Service, Speed and Flexibility
So much can happen to a business within a 30-year span, and for Access Labels those years have meant an incredible amount of growth, experience and success.
The Comeback on the High Seas
Ready to see sunsets and starry skies from your floating oasis on the water?
With more than 2,500 projects across 60 countries, FORREC, a world leader in experiential design, creates compelling guest experiences through creativity that genuinely inspires awe in onlookers and audiences. Add to that a proficiency in strategy, planning, and innovation.
35 Years of Supporting Atlantic Canadian Business
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) is dedicated to supporting small- to medium-sized businesses and business owners throughout the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador. For over three decades, ACOA has been implementing programs to support the creation and development of Atlantic Canadian, entrepreneur-led businesses and initiatives.
Emerging from the Pandemic to Record-Breaking Success
Discover Halifax performs tourism marketing for Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and its surrounding communities in the Halifax Regional Municipality. While destination marketing organizations are more commonplace in the tourism industry today, the region was an early adopter when Discover Halifax was enacted twenty-five years ago as ‘Destination Halifax.’
People, Planet, Profit
More Than A Trend