To Earn Members Like These, We Must Be Offering Something of Value!
- THIS LISTING OF OUR MEMBERS IS NOT FOR SOLICITATION, BUT TO:
- find out who else belongs to the center
- discover what things they do well, that you might emulate
- find win/wins, from using their goods and services, to helping them network (or them you)
- buy them a sandwich (or them you)
- IT GOES WITHOUT SAYING, BUT IF YOU'RE NOT A FBC MEMBER COMPANY, ALSO: NO SOLICITING (THERE, WE SAID IT!)
A-C Motor Express Our specialty is temperature controlled, overnight transportation services for MA (excluding Cape), RI, CT, Albany corridor, VT, southern NH and southern ME. Related services: dry freight, freight consolidation and distribution. We were founded in the mid 1930's by Christy Nekitopoulos as an offshoot of his gas station business (truckers started dropping things off that they were not able to deliver in a timely manner) and we have grown to 50 power units and 80 employees.
Allston Supply is a 3rd generation family business that was founded over 60 years ago, and services nearly all of Western New England. We specialize in providing sustainable solutions to our customers' cleaning needs. We believe in clean, safe, and healthy work environments, and accordingly, we feature the greenest cleaning products possible.
All States Materials Group We believe that a group's strength comes not from its size but rather from its ability to offer a stable environment that fosters teamwork focused on a common goal. Our name - All States Materials Group - represents the unified efforts of our family of companies and their employees to offer high-quality products and services at cost-effective prices. Headquartered in Sunderland, Massachusetts, we have over 50 years of experience in the heavy/highway construction industry. Our capabilities range from contracting to materials supply. With operations located throughout the Northeast, we provide a diverse range of services from road maintenance and construction to bridge rehabilitation. Among the products we offer are aggregates, bituminous concrete, and a full range of liquid asphalts.
Andy's and The Oak Shoppe What started in 1981 as a simple hobby in woodworking for our Dad and founder, Andy Conti, has evolved into your first choice for solid wood furnishings, upholstery and accent pieces for your home. Andy's specializes in woods such as cherry, maple, birch, parawood and pine for its cupboards, hutches, bookcases, dining rooms and bedroom furniture. The Oak Shoppe specializes in oak and ash for its furniture pieces, which include roll-top desks, coffee and end tables, computer furniture, and bedroom pieces. Our web-site is intended to show you some examples of our outstanding lines. It can, in no way, show you every piece of furniture, nor every stain or paint choice! Drop by and see our ever-changing collection!
Aquadro & Cerruti is a general contracting and construction management company located in Northampton, Massachusetts since 1926. Our commitment to quality and client satisfaction has resulted in a reputation for professional excellence. We offer clients skilled construction managers who oversee proven tradesmen and selected contractors to produce the finest possible product. Our commitment to construction excellence has been recognized by the Western Massachusetts chapter of the American Institute of Architects, which has selected several of our projects and staff for special merit awards. Engineers at A&C, Inc. provide start-to-finish control by actively participating in all phases of the construction process. Our hands-on approach allows for efficient and accurate communication between all participating parties, which leads to accurate project estimates and the highest standard of quality control. Our company was established as a family firm to make client concepts a reality. Since A&C's inception, our steadfast dedication has become an integral part of many Valley communities' growth. We understand the need for quality of service and pride ourselves in providing that for our clients.
Ashton Services is an e-services consulting agency providing Internet and Software Solutions to businesses, government agencies, and startup e-businesses. We serve clients throughout New England. Ashton Services is an e-services consulting company, that has been providing Internet and Software Solutions to businesses, government agencies, and organizations since 1995. Over the past 11 years, we have helped hundreds of clients define business and marketing strategies to increase sales, improve communications, lower the cost of delivering services, and create or enhance their business identity.
associated Electro-Mechanics is the largest independent Industrial Service Center in the Northeast, providing industry with services that cover Electrical, Mechanical, Machining, Welding, and Field Services. Our multi-faceted field service crews and a staff of electrical and mechanical engineers compliment the departmentalized staff operations.
Astro Chemicals provides a variety of chemical solutions for municipalities and manufacturers throughout New England. Specialties include water treatment, coatings, electronics, pharmeceuticals, cleaning product compounding, and adhesives. Based in Springfield, Astro has been in business for over 35 years and has 50 employees.
Boston Carpet Flooring America is more than just a flooring specialty store. We are experts trained in flooring sales and design and will help you find the perfect floor for the way you live. As part of America's leading flooring retail group, our 500-store nationwide buying power guarantees you low prices on thousands of carpet types and other flooring options backed by the most solid warranties in the floor covering industry.
Chabot & Burnett Construction Co., Inc. is a union Mason Contractor company serving the New England area. We excel in brick, granite, architectural and load bearing CMU and in meeting the needs of the most challenging designs. We are fully insured and licensed in the state of Massachusetts, and are members of the following unions: International Union of Brick Layers and Allied Craft Workers, and the Laborers International Union of North America.
CMS Landscaping specializes in irrigation (sprinklers) and maintenance. We also provide a 5-step lawn care program, core aeration, lime application, seeding and soil testing. Because one size does not fit all, the CMS Landscaping program includes a tailored approach to your dandelion and other weed problems as well as insect, tick and mole control through Integrated Pest Management (IPM). From the sprinklers to the fertilizer, our full time staff of technicians is armed with the state of the art equipment and the know-how to produce a lush, green lawn, and delivers a level of service you probably thought didn’t exist anymore.
CSW INC With our roots dating back to 1937, CSW, Inc. has a long standing reputation for providing quality products and services for the packaging industry. And now with four manufacturing operations strategically located in the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest, CSW is positioned to handle all of your graphic arts needs. Please visit our Products/Services pages for more details on how our Certified Woman Owned Business can help you deliver perfect packaging every time.
Dion Label Printing is a flexographic company with both digital and conventional printing capabilities specializing in pressure sensitive labels, tags, and tickets.
Environmental Integrity Company is an business located in Holyoke, MA in a 40,000 sq/ft building. We are a minority business enterprise, certified and affiliated with GNEMSDC, the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council, and SOMWBA, the State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance. The company was started in 2007 and we provide “green” solutions for electronic recycling of IT hardware and facilities related to electronic and electro-mechanical products. We also handle secure data destruction in the form of data wiping or shredding of hard drives, including providing a certificate of destruction stating that the material that was sent to us has been destroyed and the date that it was destroyed. We also provide any custom data collection reports that you might require. Whether you’re recycling cell phones, computers, televisions, or any other kind of electronic device, Environmental Integrity has a solution for you — from reuse, recycling, to destruction. Contact Environmental Integrity today for all your electronic recycling and data destruction needs.
Fiscal Training Solutions is the #1 resource for managing your business’s finances. As a certified member of the QuickBooks®, Pro Advisor Program, we help you customize the various options to meet your in-house accounting needs. Our simplified and proven approach to QuickBooks selects the program components needed to equip your business with the appropriate accounting tools. Whatever your experience with QuickBooks, Fiscal Training Solutions will make it an integral and productive part of your business. Learning QuickBooks is easy and fun with our three user-friendly program offerings!
FLN MAR Rubber & Plastics has been a full-line distributor and fabricator of quality industrial products in Holyoke, Massachusetts since its incorporation in 1969. Our commitment has been and continues to be "Commitment to Excellence in Service. We want to be "Your Source for Solutions". More at www.flnmar.com
Forish Construction performs design/build and plan and spec commercial and industrial construction within Western Mass and Ct. Project size is tytpically in the $500,000-$5,000,000+ range.
42 | design fab At 42 | design fab, we offer fresh, innovative answers for out-of-the-ordinary challenges. We're a diverse team of artists, designers and craftsmen who create stunning museum exhibits, special environments, and unique creations.
From simply elegant to whimsical and fascinating, we've transformed spaces and created elements that inspire, educate and entertain. Extensive experience in the museum industry has enabled us to hone our skills to a very high level, and develop innovative approaches to design/build. Whether you're a homeowner, institution, business or organization, we can help create a one-of-a-kind experience for you, your people and your guests. Have a look around. Let the imagination wheels turn. Smile.
H.L. Dempsey Company carries the top line of office equipment : Canon copiers and fax machines This name is immediately recognized in the business community and is synonymous with quality.
Haywire Group and Grand Prix International Since 1978 Grand Prix International has grown to become a leading independent game manufacturer. We offer a wide range of services, from graphic design to project management, manufacturing and freight forwarding. We are truly a turnkey solution to your manufacturing and packaging needs.
Heritage Farm Heritage Farm has been in existence in Easthampton since 1972. We are a family business that currently has three generations of Rauchers involved in the horse business. Our business is buying and selling horses. We travel across the country to find suitable horses to meet our needs. We purchase horses based on suitability, soundness and manners. These horses then are sold to private individuals, lesson programs and show stables to go in both English and Western tack. While we hold approximately six auctions year, one need not wait for an auction to buy a horse from Heritage Farm. We buy and sell horses every day. We always have a nice selection of horses on hand. See the Horses For Sale page. Already have a horse and want to do fun “stuff” with it? Check out our calendar page for upcoming clinics, games nights, shows and more!
Hillside Plastics are blow-molders of plastic containers, inclduing custom blow-molding specializing in high density polyethylene. We are committed tobeing and developing a long-standing, responsible, customer and quality motivated company.
Holyoke Machine manufactures rolls for the paper, textile and non-wovens industry. We handle rolls and other rotating shafts, wheels, weldments, etc. up to 60,000 pounds, 40 feet long, 60” diameter. Services include precision grinding, dynamic balancing, repair of existing parts and fabrication ofnew parts. Materials include steel, chilled iron, bronze, aluminum, rubber, plastic.
Hurley and David, Inc knows the dynamics of air conditioning and heating and is dedicated to providing our customers with the highest quality service at competitive prices. We will service all of your heating and air conditioning needs with our "Fixed Right or It's FREE"™ guarantee. Simply stated, we will repair your system right the first time or you don't pay. That's our guarantee because we know how valuable your Time and Money are--you will never again have to worry about costly trial and error repairs that some companies offer. We offer heating, cooling, indoor air quality, and complete homecomfort systems throughout Hampden county and surrounding areas. We are a family owned business based in Springfield, MA and have been serving our clients for three generations. All of our technicians proudly wear the Technician Seal of Safety™, letting you know that they have passed pre-employment and random drug testing, a thorough criminal background check, and are fully trained and Comfort Qualified™ technicians. You will never have to fear for the safety of your family or your valuables with Hurley and David's technicians.
Hutzler Manufacturing it has been over 100 years since our family started in the housewares busines, when Ludwig Hutzler started producing metal housewares in Germany. His son, Lothar Hutzler, took with him the experience he learned from his father and founded Hutzler Manufacturing Company in the United States in 1938. Because of the scarcity of metal supplies during World War II, Hutzler became a pioneer in plastic housewares. Our first products were plastic cookie cutters, measuring spoons and funnels, and through the years have progressed from molding with Melamine, the highest quality plastic available, to Fiberglass Reinforced Nylon Utensils; to our line of unique baking gadgets: the Cookie Press, Quick Whip and Fun Gun. Wehave added many new products to our line, looking to what is useful and missing from the marketplace while making use of all that technology has to offer. What has never changed throughout the years is our family values and the importance we place on top quality, design and service.
Industrial Transfer & Storage we help our customers succeed by providing superior service with industrial equipment installations, relocations, and related services that exceed expectations.
S&J Jamrog HVAC has been a family owned and operated company since 1965providing expert commercial and residential service and installation to Franklin and Hampshire Counties, Southern Vermont, and New Hampshire. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of service, while all our technicians strive to solve repairs quickly and efficiently. Jamrog, as we are known, offers services to all size jobs and we guarantee that you will receive specific attention to your project, as we will provide you with the best solutions to making your project efficient and effective for your environment. Our customer loyalty is strong and to this date we have retained many of our current customers for over 40 years. We specialize in the complete service and repair of commercial boilers, burners and HVAC systems.Operating seven days a week, fifty-two weeks a year, we pride ourselves on being able to provide a top quality, flexible, professional service to every one of our customers.
Johnson & Hill Staffing Services provides temporary, temp to hire and direct hire employees in Administrative, Clerical, Accounting, Financial, Legal,Professional and Technical positions. Offices in Springfield and Northampton, an independent woman owned regional company that is SOMWBA certified, service is guaranteed, employees receive full benefits.
Joseph Chapdelaine & Sons In 1925, we started a family tradition of building quality homes. It is still a family-owned company that prides itself on managing each project from beginning to completion. Third generation builders, R.J. and David Chapdelaine, still keep their grandfather's attention to detail and quality alive.
Kent Pecoy & Sons We are a design/built custom home builder. A custom home is designed specifically for the homeowner as well as a specific site. No two individuals are exactly alike, therefore we have never built the same house twice.
Kitchens By Curio proudly serves Springfield, MA and the surrounding areas. Through our quality workmanship, attention to detail and prompt service, we have built a solid reputation of customer satisfaction.
Knight Associates Real Estate
Log Cabin / Delaney House THE LOG CABIN Our New England-style facility provides the area's most beautiful setting - atop the Mount Tom Rangewith breathtaking views of the Easthampton Valley, privacy, and relaxing yet elegant ambience. Our banquet rooms, accommodating from 50 to 450 guests, open onto private terraces and the spacious grounds are ideal for outdoor ceremonies and parties. THE DELANEY HOUSE Originally a residence until 1966, The Delaney House has a reputation as being one of the finest restaurants and banquet facilities in the Valley. Thirteen elegant rooms, each with their own theme, are available to you to celebrate your special occasion. Old World charm, attention to detail, exclusive service, and unrivaled menus...all wrapped up in one. The Delaney House welcomes you!
Louis & Clark Drug & Medical Equipment is an independent, locally owned group of 11 locations providing comprehensive pharmacy and medical equipment services to western Massachusetts. We provide extraordinary healthcare solutions by caring a little more.
Marcus Printing From simple business cards to complex pocket folders, Marcus Printing Company can print them all. From proofing to delivery, we are your one-stop resource for all your printing needs. And, we love rush jobs!
Marois Construction Company, Inc. was founded in 1972 by Joseph Marois, as a general construction company specializing in commercial, industrial and institutional construction. Past and existing acounts include; Mt. Holyoke College, Amherst College, Hampshire College, SmithCollege, Baypath College, Western new England College, Spalding International, James River Inc., Peoples Bank, Bank Of America, Bank Of Western Massachusetts, Florence Savings Bank, as well as several other corporations in in Western Massachusetts and Connecticut. We employ upwards of 60 people and our office has architectural, engineering and construction management capabilities.
Michael's Party Rentals You don’t have to look any further because we have the solution to all your event needs. From a basic backyard barbeque to an elegant wedding ceremony, we specialize in making your event just right with our large selection of tents, tables, chairs, lighting, and event accessories. Our first priority is customer service and we strive to make your event memorable by providing you with the best quality rentals, superior reliability and service.
Minuteman Pest Control Pests in your home can be a major inconvenience, not to mention the possibilities of infection and sickness. At Minuteman Pest Control we provide you withenvironmentally responsible and dependable pest control services. Matt Zacarian and Paul DeBettencourt founded Minuteman Pest Control in 1976. Both owners are graduates of the University of Massachusetts, where they majored in Entomology. In addition, Paul and Matt have had extensive training in the principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM). In 2010 the National Pest Management Association awarded Minuteman with the Quality Pro designation, which is a national recognition of excellence in pest management. The Pest Management Professionals, at Minuteman, are continually trained and attend workshops to use the latest techniques in Integrated Pest Management. Minuteman Pest Control is one of the few companies in Massachusetts that is certified in Integrated Pest Management (IPM).
Moss Nutrition is a distributor of high quality nutritional products exclusively available through health care professionals. Founded by Dr. Jeffrey Moss, we have been educating and serving doctors for over 15 years with seminars, teleconferences, newsletters, technical bulletins, and educational CD's. We stock over 700 nutritional products.
Northstar Pulp & Paper Hyman Goodman began to collect rags in Western Massachusetts in 1898. He built his business on the foundation of the highest integrity and reliability in the service of his customers. Integrity and service reliability became the cornerstone to his success and the success of the generations that followed him. Today, in its fifth generation, Northstar continues, in the tradition of the Hyman Goodman Company, to provide superior customer service and foster strong partnerships with its suppliers and customers. Northstar Group also offers the consultation and problem solving capabilities that result in significant improvements to its clients. By devising innovative ways to sort waste generation and monitor the profitability of the various grades of sorted secondary fiber, Northstar reports to its customers the continually improving profit margin on their by-product. Northstar builds ISO quality control standards into the client's customized Standard Operating Procedures as it strives to improve the quality of the waste management procedures for each client's unique operation. When our clients' employees begin to treat their waste as a valuable commodity and we can measure the improvement in their processes, we have succeeded in providing an extremely valuable service. This translates into a high quality, trade marked product with superior marketability to the customer of that recycleable. Northstar has established strong, dependable relationships with paper mills and various end users of plastics, fabric & foam and aluminum to insure a steady market for our clients' waste materials. Our vision is to provide a full service waste management system to our clients, to create the greatest profit margin for them through the development of a highly refined waste stream from their by-product and maintain the most dependable and reliable network for marketing of the output.
Notch Mechanical Constructors is a mechanical contractor specializing in the installation and maintenance of piping systems for process, utility, and building service applications. We provide services to industrial and institutional facilities throughout southern New England. Notch was founded in 1972 and is currently in its second generation of family ownership.
Nourse Farms, located in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, is a premier grower of the finest small fruit plants. We have been producing superior quality, dormant, bare root plants for over 75 years, and serve both the home garden and commercial grower markets with equal enthusiasm. Founded by Tim & Mary Nourse, it now continues into the next generation with Nate & Betsy Nourse.
October Company custom closet accessories, furniture components and more/ Adhesive Applicaitons Pressure sensitive tape and sealing solutions / Chemetal your complete source for decorative high pressure metallic laminate finishes and metal laminate designs
Palmer Paving raw materials, hot mix asphalt and road construction services to Central and Western Massachusetts and Northeastern Connecticut
Peerless Precision has been providing the highest quality precision-machined parts since it was founded in 1976. Since 1978, the machine parts company has been located in Westfield, Massachusetts. Peerless is a flexible job shop with 20 employees. It offers a multitude of precision machining capabilities, taking customers from fixtures and prototypes through production runs. We manufacture individual parts as well as fabricate complex assemblies. And we machine practically any type of material, including ferrous and non-ferrous metals, carbide, ceramic, and engineered plastics. Peerless Precision, Inc. is registered under both ISO9001 and AS9100.*
Present-Ability Video Feedback Coaching and founder Carlyn Saltman are sought out by business professionals when they realize that how they come across is a greater factor in their success than their education or who they know. Just think about how often the way someone expresses him or herself determines how you react, how much support you're inclined to offer, or how well a negotiation or job interview goes. This is exactly why Carlyn researched and developed a method for busy people to quickly boost interpersonal and presentation skills. Called Video Mirror Feedback®, this method saves time and money by creating lasting changes in a fraction of the time required by other methods. Video Mirror Feedback® shows you your strengths and gives you a non-threatening way to practice the communication changes you need to make. Video Mirror Feedback® has been especially effective for • managers who want a more engaging, wholehearted presence, but aren't sure where to start • sales and customer service reps who need to polish their rapport-building skills • leaders who want to turn around communication habits that may be sabotaging their messages • family members who want to get along but keep ending up in conflict.
The greater self-command that results from Video Mirror Feedback® empowers you to contribute to a more productive and harmonious workplace. Key qualities of this short-term coaching method are non-judgment, confidentiality, curiosity, empathy, humor, and creativity. Carlyn's expertise as a Relational Communication Coach is rooted in instincts refined during 25 years as a documentary interviewer and training in several schools of coaching. FBC members and sponsors are welcome to set up a complimentary phone consultation.
Sanderson MacLeod We are the twisted wire brush experts. We will meet your need for the highest quality twisted wire brushes available—from design to delivery—on time, to specification and at competitive prices. As one of the oldest and largest manufacturers specializing in twisted wirebrushes and the inventor of the mascara brush, we are the twisted wire industry leader. We stand ready to help you with your twisted wire brush application. Call us today to begin understanding the Sanderson MacLeod difference.
Sandler Training specializes in helping our clients identify and work with prospects that will actually buy, and spend less time chasing those that won't. They will then be able to ethically and professionally identify and provide the solutions the prospect needs and therefore reap years of referrals. This in turn makes them much more successful and makes selling actually fun! Jim Mumm is CEO of the local Sandler Training Center serving western
Six Point Creative Creating a branding and marketing agency that empowers our clients – a place where great brands find fulfillment – didn't happen by accident. Everything, from our leadership to our relationship structure to our creative process, is designed to meet client demands. We always allow direct access to the creative team. No reps, no AEs, no middlemen. We offer specialized approaches for industrial/B-to-B, nonprofits and consumer product manufacturers, not cookie-cutter creative. Plus, the Six-Point "creategic" partners (yes, creative and strategic thinking can exist together) are regularly involved in all accounts, ensuring that we concentrate on our clients and their potential, not ourselves.
Sullivan Metals manufactures a wide range of custom lead products, from piano weights to lead radiation and x-ray shielding. We are a JIT supplier to many OEM manufacturing operations. Sullivan Metals also works on a number of Government contracted projects.
Ted Ondrick Company is a service company representing the material, construction, aggregate and environmental industries. In today's world, technology, competition, and regulation are constantly changing the way that we do business. We strive to be an industry leader in innovative solutionsby bridging the gap between new technologies and customer's needs.
Trident Alloys is a jobbing foundry providing unsurpassed service in the production of moderate and low quantity sand castings. In most cases, emergency deliveries can be made within 1-2 weeks after receipt of pattern equipment.
Universal Plastics has been a leading force in the custom thermoforming industry since our founding in 1965. We specialize in precision custom thermoforming, a plastic manufacturing process that converts a sheet of plastic into a highly detailed finished product, with less tooling investment than other plastic molding processes. Since our inception, we have refined and advanced the custom thermoforming, pressure forming, and fabrication process to match our customers needs and launch thousands of new products. Our award winning design, modern manufacturing facilities, warehousing and shipping services can bring your product to life in 8 weeks or less, and improve your bottom line with less initial investment and a superior commitment to your needs. We also offer custom plastic clamshell packaging and plastic trays to help your products sell better. As a family run business, we pride ourselves on working collaboratively with our customers to improve our skills and technology to continue to deliver innovative custom thermoformed plastic product solutions that work. From fortune 500 companies to individual business owners, in industries from aerospace, electronics, medical, and outdoor equipment, our customershave placed their trust in us to deliver the right product at the right price, the first time.
Valet Park of America Valet Park of America offers full-service car parking management for all facilities and venues, including hospitals, hotels, restaurants, ski resorts, sporting events, shopping centers and casinos. With many years of experience in valet parking service, our extra attention to detail separates us from other parking management companies. Allow us to handle the parking, while you focus on what matters most. Our unique program of valet parking, parking management and transportation services can provide you with the best solution for your parking needs. Based in Massachusetts, but with reach throughout the United States and worldwide, Valet Park of America specializes in servicing hospitals, hotels and restaurants. Serving healthcare facilities since 1992, Valet Park of America is your trusted source for car parking solutions for all venues - where quality still matters.
Webber & Grinnell Insurance We believe that our role is to help our clients make informed decisions about protecting their assets. By providing practical risk management solutions and competitive insurance products, Webber and Grinnell has grown to become one of the largest and mostrespected agencies in Western Massachusetts. We protect thousands of households and hundreds of businesses and have served our community for over 100 years.
Westside Finishing is a family-owned business, located in Western Massachusetts that has been in the powder coating and finishing industry since 1980. Powder Coating and Silk Screening are our principle areas of work and expertise. Westside Finishing is a service-based company striving to exceed customer's expectations on a daily basis. Many of our key personnel have been in the metal industry for years working as fabricators, welders, grinders, or as machining metal specialists. We know you have spent precious time and money to fabricate the parts you have entrusted to us to finish.