Welcome to the October 30, 2020 Midlands Business Journal
Here is brief summary of our feature stories.
Renze pivots production to protection products
by Richard D. Brown The top executives at Omaha-based Renze, a 125-year-old firm that creates and produces company displays and graphics for events, exhibits and environments, credit their continued investment in updated technology and the longevity of their staff with enabling the company to shift at least a third of its work in rolling out pandemic-related products to an expanded group of customers.
Together buys adjacent 11-Worth Café property to meet community’s record food, housing needs
by Becky McCarville The No. 1 priority of Together, a nonprofit founded in 1975 that focuses on food and housing insecurity, is to double the size of its food pantry so that the operation can move back indoors and resume face-to-face interactions. Since March with the declaration of the pandemic, the organization switched to a drive-through model to safely distribute food.
CATCH Intelligence grows, thrives even during challenging times
by Dwain Hebda Since its founding in 2001, Omaha-based CATCH Intelligence has grown to 70 employees and offices in Lincoln, Denver, Kansas City, Topeka and a thriving operation in Des Moines, which has seen particularly robust growth.
Ferguson Fire & Fabrication enhances Nebraska presence with services, scope of projects
by Richard D. Brown The six-year-old Omaha branch of Ferguson Fire & Fabrication is enhancing the depth of its Nebraska services at a time when the scope of its projects is on the increase. The firm, with the support of nearly 70 locations across 31 states, fabricates sprinkler pipe and supplies products for fire protection systems in commercial, public, governmental and residential buildings.