Glacier Creek Contracting Limited

Reputation is everything. It’s arguably the most valuable asset in building a client’s perception of a company and in shaping its ability to put together a skilled team for specialized projects. It is reputation that maintains a strong client base and attracts new clients.

Glacier Creek Contracting Limited

Lance Bissett

Lance Bissett Limited is a wholesale distributor to the construction sector. The company specializes in automated power tools, collated nails, staples and associated accessories along with related full service. We spoke with the business owners, David Couling and Doug James; along with their Sales Manager, Neale Crombie, about this specialty business.

Lance Bissett

Medusa Medical Technologies

Fifteen years ago, while working with paramedics, Chris McNamara had a vision. With a powerpoint presentation and some acquired funding, Chris would start Medusa Medical Technologies Inc, and its signature, award winning product, Siren ePCR Suite, was born.

Medusa Medical Technologies

Nelco Mechanical

Kitchener-Waterloo has been benefiting from the great work done by Nelco Mechanical for over one hundred years. What began in 1906 as a plumbing and heating company has now spanned generations to remain a thriving family business…

Nelco Mechanical

3 Points Aviation

Aviation regulations state indicate that an operating airplane will be kept in perfect working order at all times. This goes for new and old (legacy aircraft) alike. The opportunity nowadays is, when one of these legacy airplanes needs repair or fails an inspection because a part has worn beyond safe operating limits, there may no longer be a suitable replacement on the market… The opportunity for an aftermarket solution is here.

3 Points Aviation

AcmeLabs

AcmeLabs has been providing mineral preparation and laboratory testing services for mining, minerals exploration, and research since 1971. The Vancouver based company got its start as a small, family business – and stayed that way for many years. But, despite its smaller size, Acme was always known for its innovation and leading edge technology…

AcmeLabs

Adler

Twenty-nine years and counting, a company that works. With offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Saskatoon, Adler Insulation Ltd. and Adler Firestopping Ltd. are among the largest commercial providers of mechanical insulation and structural fire protection in Western Canada.

Adler

Belron Canada Inc.

When Canadian windshields need repair, car owners turn to Belron Canada. The company, a subsidiary of global glass repair leader Belron, provides both commercial and consumer vehicle glass repair and replacement and distribution services across the country…

Belron Canada Inc.

Buchanan Technologies

In 1988, Jim Buchanan launched a small IT company in Dallas, Texas. “It was one guy working out of his apartment,” President Stephen Sweett recalls. Before long, however, the one man show exploded into a global operation…

Buchanan Technologies

École de technologie supérieure

In the fields of academia, any university needs time in order to develop a reputation for excellence. Harvard was founded in 1636; the history of MIT can be traced back to 1861; and Cambridge University is over eight hundred years old. Yet, École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS) in Montreal has been around for only about forty years and it has already earned a reputation for excellence…

École de technologie supérieure

April 23, 2019, 4:43 AM EDT

The Plastic Straw that Broke the Internet

To say the invention of plastic revolutionized manufacturing is an understatement – it literally changed our lives forever. With its roots going back hundreds of years, the development of plastic is credited to English chemist Alexander Parkes and the discovery of Parkesine (nitrocellulose), considered to be the first man-made plastic. Tied in to the evolution of photography, celluloid plates became a lighter alternative to the heavy and fragile glass plates used to capture early images.