By Mary Ricks April 8, 2013 6 a.m.
Business name: Vancouver Bolt and Supply Inc.
By Mary Ricks April 1, 2013 6 a.m.
Pacific Trail Logistics is a freight-brokerage company; it serves as the middleman between food shippers and the carriers who transport food products throughout the United States.
By Mary Ricks March 25, 2013 6 a.m.
Biggs Insurance Services is a locally owned full-service insurance agency, specializing in auto, home, business and health insurance. In addition, the company offers a broad range of products and services including risk consulting, employee benefits and commercial surety (bonding). Greg Seifert, president and chief executive officer, said they work with businesses and individuals to tailor insurance plans that meet their specific needs.
By Mary Ricks January 21, 2013 6 a.m.
Comfort Keepers provides home care services designed to help seniors and others maintain optimal levels of independence in their own homes. The company's caregiving philosophy includes four inter-related aspects: engagement of the mind, an active body, proper nutrition and safety.
By Mary Ricks January 14, 2013 6 a.m.
Business name: Handley Rock and Jewelry Supply
By Mary Ricks November 5, 2012 6 a.m.
Business name: Sustainable Wealth Management.
By Mary Ricks October 29, 2012 6 a.m.
Business name: Richardson Eye and Contact Lens Clinic.
By Mary Ricks October 22, 2012 6 a.m.
Business name: Creative Computer Solutions, Inc.
By Mary Ricks September 24, 2012 6 a.m.
United Home Technologies develops, manufactures and markets houseware products which incorporate patented vacuum-sealing technology. The company describes its products as easy to use, offering the benefits of vacuum sealing without extra equipment.
By Mary Ricks August 13, 2012 6 a.m.
Portco, a third-generation family business, provides high-end packaging solutions for the food, construction, agricultural and retail industries. The company's focus has broadened over the last decade to include printed, laminated films for both food and industrial packaging applications.
By Mary Ricks June 25, 2012 6 a.m.
Hi-Tech Metal Fabrication Inc. is a full-service structural steel fabrication and erection shop. The shop fabricates miscellaneous structural steel packages including on-site erection of the finished product, said Cristy Toristoja. It offers on-site structural revisions and tenant improvements for buildings and structures. Hi-Tech also provides occasional marine vessel repair.
By Mary Ricks May 28, 2012 6 a.m.
Since 1987, Pacific Cascade has manufactured and distributed parking and traffic supplies. Mark Curtis said his company has become the most comprehensive parking supply company in North America. Pacific Cascade also designs and installs parking revenue management control systems throughout the northwestern United States. Recently, with an agreement with the Portland Trail Blazers, Pacific Cascade added locally made, sustainable recycling containers to its product line.
By Mary Ricks May 14, 2012 6 a.m.
Shorty’s is a locally owned and operated, multilocation retail garden center company. It offers a broad array of flowers and soils, pottery, trees and shrubs, and garden treatments and fertilizers. For 42 years, Shorty’s has been independently and family run, focusing on high-quality plant material, solution-based customer service and community involvement. The business is founded on a vision of engaging customers, offering advice and plants suggestions that are appropriate for the Pacific Northwest climate.
By Mary Ricks May 7, 2012 6 a.m.
Colleen Coy said her business takes care of people’s pets in their own home. Visits are tailored to what the pet owner wants in order to keep their pets comfortable and happy while keeping the pet owner’s home secure. Coy’s company offers vacation visits (one to three visits a day), dog walks, and overnight stays, and her contractors will administer medicine. The business also provides care for farm animals.