Kardish is an Ottawa based health food store with a difference. Smaller sized and run by warm, attentive staff, the family owned business has the feel of an intimate, traditional neighbourhood grocery – but with a diverse and modern product line for one-stop shopping.
Workrite Uniform Company has been a trailblazer in the flame-resistant (FR) clothing industry since it was founded in 1973. Four decades later, the California based business continues to bring exciting new firsts to the market, earning its place as a global leader in safety apparel.
CreeWest GP Inc. is a regional working group of economic development representatives from Weenusk (Peawanuck), Attawapiskat, Fort Albany and Kashechewan. The group originated in 2004, bringing the communities together to incubate the idea of a partnership designed to protect a vested interest in ongoing regional developments. The group is also realizing its dream of becoming a regional air service provider to northern communities.
Houston-based MCA Communications was established in 1983 and has developed a reputation for quality work and the capacity to overcome challenges on any project. The company provides comprehensive communications technology solutions; it designs, manages and enhances its clients’ communications technology infrastructure with the latest available technology.
Humphries Construction has 25 years of experience as a full service general contractor in the Houston area. This experience gives the mid-sized company a strong advantage over some of its larger competition…
Network Cabling Services (NCS) has been delivering leading edge communication solutions for three decades. Specializing in structured cabling, audiovisual, and security integration, the Texas based company provides complete turnkey services from new construction and remodels to design and maintenance.
Houston-based McCoy-Rockford Inc. specializes in commercial interiors, including commercial office furniture, flooring and architectural walls. Its quality products and services have led to it becoming the leading provider of office furniture in the state of Texas. We spoke with McCoy Rockford’s Executive Management Team, comprised of CEO Kenneth Beaver, CFO David Barnett and the company’s Executive Vice Presidents (EVPs): EVP of Furniture Operations Corey Dupree, EVP of Floor Covering Elizabeth Greenman, EVP of Architectural Solutions Kansas Sartin and the Executive Vice Presidents of Sales and Design: Amy Lopez in Houston and Gary Rust in Austin.
As the voice of the U.S. construction industry, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) supports the needs and concerns of its members, improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest. Houston’s chapter has been supporting the commercial construction industry across a 24-county area since 1923.
Imagine living long enough to relate stories about the Great Depression, two World Wars, the invention of the television, or Orville Wright’s first flight. For a human to reach such a grand old age would be phenomenal. Yet, some American companies have been around for more than a century, such as renowned Dupont (1802), Colgate (1806), and Ford (1903), making the attaining of the ‘century or more in business’ milestone even more impressive – especially considering the challenging economic downturns of the past.
Design Mechanical is a homegrown success story that proves there is still room for small start-ups to take on competitive industries and prosper. Beginning in one of the toughest economic times in US history, the odds stood strongly against the then small HVAC business. Today, the company is a leading player in the Midwest, providing everything from HVAC mechanical construction and service to refrigeration. Despite widespread growth, Design Mechanical has kept a people-focused ethos at its core, and according to General Manager Valerie Mussett, it is this commitment that is guiding its future.