Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

  • Truly Green plans taking shape

    Jan 31, 14 • 1054 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Greg Devries, president of Truly Green Farms, and Angelo Ligori, general manager of GreenField Ethanol, discussed their innovative plans at the Chatham-Kent Farm Show at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre in Chatham. The plans call for the ethanol plant to...

  • Money merger

    Jan 28, 14 • 476 Views • BusinessNo Comments

    Two regional credit unions are talking merger. Lambton Financial and Mainstreet credit unions announced recently they are in formal discussions to join forces. “Together our credit unions share a common goal of providing our community members with a more...

  • Guspro adds to its manufacturing lineup

    Jan 28, 14 • 419 Views • BusinessNo Comments

    Chatham’s Guspro Inc. recently added to its operations by acquiring Ice King, makers of ice maintenance equipment used in curling rinks. The company will manufacture the Ice King product line in Chatham. “Ice King is known for their outstanding...

  • Goodwill recycling means jobs

    Jan 22, 14 • 776 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Fred Dawdry moves a skid of computers via forklift in the Goodwill warehouse on National road in Chatham. The 14,000-square-foot National Road facility serves as the central sorting and shipping depot for Goodwill operations in the Essex, Kent and Lambton....

  • Junior Achievers make their pitch

    Dec 30, 13 • 685 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Kelsey Zimmer and Ally Thomas display the products developed by their student companies in the local Junior Achievement program. The two teams competed in “Pitch It,” an event in which the students pitched their product ideas to a panel of judges. The...

  • Business Social Network donates 2,013 cans to food banks

    Dec 30, 13 • 287 Views • BusinessNo Comments

    The Business Social Network, a recently formed network of business stakeholders and owners, recently completed its 2,013 goal for 2013. The network, comprised of business stakeholders and owners who feel strongly about giving back to the Chatham-Kent...

  • Entegrus moves to purchase a piece of Essex Power Corp.

    Dec 23, 13 • 440 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Entegrus may be increasing its regional energy stewardship with an offer to purchase a minority stake in the Essex Power Corporation. The town of Amherstburg, which owns 14% of Essex Power, has approved a valuation study that will include an offer to...

  • CK wind project gets giant lift

    Dec 18, 13 • 862 Views • BusinessNo Comments

    By Jeff Carter, Special to The Chatham Voice A giant crane now working at a wind farm development just south of Highway 401 in Chatham-Kent is the only one of its kind in North America. According to the CEO of Surespan Wind Energy Services, the Liebherr LG...

  • Leon’s picks up the tree cheque

    Dec 18, 13 • 422 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Unsold Christmas trees from the local Scouts won’t go to waste. Leon’s Chatham will once again pick up the tab on those trees and donate them to families in the community in need, according to the Scouts. Each year, the Scout troop sets up its tree shop...

  • Brother act wins farm award

    Dec 18, 13 • 1166 Views • Business, Feature Story5 Comments

    Bill and Earl Elgie have teamed up to earn the Outstanding Farmer of the Year Award from the Kent Soil and Crop Improvement Association. The honour was presented during the association’s annual meeting at the Links of Kent recently. The Elgies, who farm...