By Mary Ricks August 26, 2013 6 a.m.
Industrial Finishes & Systems Inc. is a full-service automotive and industrial coatings supplier, providing products and services to the collision repair and industrial manufacturing industries. It offers tools and equipment for the auto body professional and also carries a complete line of automotive car wash and detailing supplies.
By Mary Ricks August 19, 2013 6 a.m.
Global TTL is a locally owned manufacturer of energy-efficient LED commercial and industrial light fixtures sold under the EnviroLux brand name. EnviroLux LED fixtures are ranked No. 1 for efficiency, which qualifies buyers for Department of Energy rebates. Some of the typical uses of EnviroLux LED lighting fixtures are for parking lots and garages, building walls, interior office and warehouse space, industrial flood lights, and hazardous locations.
By Mary Ricks August 3, 2013 3:30 p.m.
In the simplest terms, Jane Dudik said her office offers clear skin treatment to people of all ages who have acne. Effective treatment sometimes can change a person's life, Dudik says. For example, one young man in his mid-20s with severe cystic acne was brought into her clinic by his clear-skinned brother. The brother with acne didn't have a job, and he hid in his apartment. By his third visit he was smiling and shaking Dudik's hand.
By Mary Ricks July 22, 2013 6 a.m.
Vancouver's oldest bicycle store sells new bicycles, all types of accessories for bikes including tires, tubes, bags, gloves and parts for the repair of used bikes. They also sell cycling shoes and clothing. The store does not sell used bicycles.
By Mary Ricks June 17, 2013 6 a.m.
Applied Motion Systems helps manufacturers improve the performance, reliability and operation of their production equipment. General manager Paul Johnson said his company specializes in upgrading the control and drive systems of machinery that require precise coordination of multiple motors. The company also develops complete specialty machines for niche applications. This often involves introducing new technology to companies big and small across industries such as paper, glass, aerospace, wood products and renewable energy.
By Mary Ricks May 20, 2013 6 a.m.
Alpha Ecological is a pest management company located in Vancouver, with service in Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Arizona, Texas and Idaho. The company says it focuses on preventing infestation by identifying conditions conducive to pests and by assessing the biology of the insect, using as little product as possible. The company says it uses reduced-toxicity products that are a combination of natural, botanical-mineral and biodegradable products that target specific pests. In addition to commercial and residential pest control, Alpha specializes in air-duct cleaning, crawl space restoration, and commercial gutter and window cleaning.
By Mary Ricks May 6, 2013 6 a.m.
Earthworks specializes in new and existing sewer and septic system construction and replacement. The company also does any work related to excavation, including all phases of residential, commercial and light industrial site development.
By Mary Ricks April 29, 2013 6 a.m.
Integrity Tree Care Inc., is a full-service residential and commercial tree care company operated by International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists, specializing in the preservation of old growth trees as well as low-impact removal of large trees in confined spaces.
By Mary Ricks April 15, 2013 6 a.m.
Business name: Lil' Snippers Haircare 4 Kids.
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.