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April 9, 2020, 4:22 AM EDT

In Focus

Working in Critical Environments »

In the months since China alerted the World Health Organization (WHO) to a mysterious viral pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan – densely-populated with over 11 million inhabitants – everything has pointed to the pressing need to create more “Critical Environments.”

Challenges & Opportunities

A Multi-Generational Tradition »

When one thinks of the history of small family farms in the United States, one imagines hardworking family members committed to a particular way of life as much as making a living. Most Americans view family farms as being central to an identity rich in heritage and tradition. And although modern farming technologies may have overtaken older ways of doing things, there is one dairy farm in Ohio th

Minerva Dairy

Bringing High Quality and Stewardship to Food Production »

As our planet enters 2020, we need better, more ethical methods of food production to accommodate a growing population, and in America’s heartland, PacMoore Products, Inc. has engaged in this type of quality contract food production since 1989. Chief Executive Officer Bill Moore and his leadership team see the company as stewards, bringing a focus on employee caretaking and a wealth of advanced


Enduring, Evolving, Efficient »

Since 1939, Pik-Nik Foods has produced quality snack foods for the U.S. and the world. But there was a renaissance when its parent company, Tri Valley Growers, filed for bankruptcy in 2000, and a new team took over Pik-Nik.

Pik-Nik Foods Offers New Snacks to Consumers Worldwide

Fresh Produce is in the Bag – and That’s a Good Thing! »

You are at the supermarket and running through your grocery list at the produce section. Oranges, you need oranges! You roll up with your shopping cart to look at the pile of them in front of you.

Daumar Corporation

From a Forge to a Vocational Vehicle Suspension and Steering Powerhouse »

Simard Suspensions designs, manufactures, and installs front and rear suspensions and steering systems for vocational trucks. The Quebec-based firm has a new assembly plant, a popular patented front tandem suspension system, and a culture of innovation. The company also does truck conversions and offers a cutting-edge line of modified vocational vehicles for off-road work.

Simard Suspensions

New Markets and Machinery Take Center Stage for this Prominent Packaging Company »

Kaufman Container has been a leader in the packaging industry for over 100 years, yet they continue to find new and innovative ways to evolve as a company. They have adopted new markets, invested in new state-of-the-art decorating equipment and have put an emphasis on sustainability. In other words, a lot has changed since Business in Focus last profiled Kaufman Container in 2016.

Kaufman Container

35 Years of Excellence – and Counting »

Fiduciary Real Estate Development, Inc. (FRED) is a property management, leasing, construction, and development company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that has steadily built a successful business based on quality. Now the firm has taken an even larger step forward…

Fiduciary Real Estate Development

A Rising Powerhouse »

Ten miles outside Wisconsin’s capital of Madison, the rising city of Sun Prairie enjoyed steady growth for many decades, but remarkable growth recently. With so much in its favor, this dynamic city is rapidly attracting significant business investment.

City of Sun Prairie, WI

California Dreaming, the Upland Way »

The City of Upland is nestled in the foothills of California’s ruggedly beautiful San Bernardino County. The city is renowned for countless reasons – whether it is the surrounding natural beauty of witnessing Mt. San Antonio’s snowcapped peaks in the winter, or the appreciation of strolling through a historical neighborhood under a canopy of mature Camphor street trees dotted with rock curbs

City of Upland, CA