Calgary-based Behr Energy Services Ltd. started as an oil service company but, while that is still part of the business, the consultancy firm has since branched into emergency and risk management. Over the past ten years, growth in the industrial sector has been significant, and as of a few years ago, Behr has entered into the municipal arena. Business in Focus spoke with company President Todd Wilson to find out more.
As a leader in supplying quality products to the energy sector, DistributionNOW has become a successful entity in supply chain management due in large part to its emphasis on customer service and efficiency.
Dexter’s Farm supplies schools and restaurant chains throughout the American southeast with fresh, locally grown produce. Although the Buford, Georgia based distributor has been in business for over 30 years, the company took a new direction – and achieved significant growth – since Denny Cahan and Lane Westfall took over in 2008.
In the oil services industry, there are followers, and there are leaders. For almost sixty years, Oreco has remained at the forefront of state-of-the-art environmental solutions for oil-water-solids separation and recovery.
Since 1976, Master Meter has been a technology partner to water utilities. The company is a pioneer in the design, development, and manufacture of water meters used in homes and businesses throughout North America.
Nestled in the scenic countryside of Litchfield Hills, the City of Torrington has been northwestern Connecticut’s industrial and commercial hub for over a century.
Known as the Cultural Center of Virginia, a hipster haven, and a prime location for innovation and entrepreneurialism, Norfolk, Virginia is on the radar. “We are an ever-evolving city, striving to become the most dynamic and authentic urban waterfront community in America,” shares Mayor Paul D. Fraim.
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, has developed quite the reputation for itself. The city is ranked tenth out of 357 metro areas for manufacturing job growth and 100th out of 240 small metros for overall jobs growth in 2014 by NewGeography. It is also ranked seventh out of 179 small metros for the presence of high-tech companies and 25th out of 179 small metros in the Best-Performing category by Milken Institute. And these are only a few of Fond du Lac’s recent recognitions!
Ideally located along the Ohio River at the nation’s largest inland port, Huntington, West Virginia was once a thriving center for trade, railroad transport and steel processing. With natural resources in abundant supply, a diverse manufacturing sector also became a key player in the local economy…
Known as the friendliest community in Ontario, the Municipality of Chatham-Kent is comprised of twenty-three communities and seven major cities across an area of 2,400 square kilometres – about three-quarters the size of the province of Prince Edward Island. With a population of approximately 104,000, scenic Chatham-Kent spreads from the shores of Lake St. Clair to the shores of Lake Erie and from Tilbury to the Highgate area.