Founded in Chris’ solarium in 2000, 6S Marketing became a full service digital marketing agency providing services to a wide range of clientèle. The company had experienced incredible growth in the emerging area of online marketing, and the owners were remarkably successful at tracking the ever-changing technology landscape while simultaneously teaching themselves how to be business owners and leaders.
Houston Landscapes is landscape construction company with a reputation for high-quality work. Jeremy Miller became a partner in 2004 and bought out his business partner to become the sole owner five years later. Jeremy did an outstanding job of building Houston’s reputation and client list in the Vancouver marketplace. Revenues had grown quickly, but so had the challenges associated with growth.
A food processor founded in the 1980s, Rouster Foods entered a crucial transition period by mid-’09. The company self-financed a new, purpose-built manufacturing facility in anticipation of a large contract that had not yet materialized. Rouster had also purchased, but only partially implemented, a new Materials Resource Planning software system – bearing all costs, and few rewards of the software.
A Vancouver décor and design business addresses the demands of a growing business while ensuring enough time for both professional creativity and family life.
Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd. is an employee owned environmental consulting firm that provides aquatics and fisheries expertise to industry and government throughout Western Canada. Learn how they grew from 45 employees to over 160.
Trustlane Metals was established in 1981 as a mom and pop metal working shop. When Bellrock met Trustlane, its three owners had grown the company to become North America’s number one supplier in their industry, with over 19,000 clients worldwide. The owners/operators had enormous talent and capacity, but had not found enough time to develop their management team to take the reins in certain areas of the business.
Williams and White is a Vancouver-based machine and equipment manufacturing shop founded in 1957. Over 50 years later, it was a family business in transition from the second generation to the third, with brothers Matt and Justin Williams taking control. The business had largely been built around the forestry industry, selling saw guides to BC’s lumber mills.