Texas Business

Toshiba Adds Purvis Industries to National Distribution Network

13 12 2017

HOUSTON December 13, 2017 Toshiba International Corporation (TIC) today announced the addition of Purvis Industries to their nationwide network of distributors. Purvis now offers the full range of Toshiba motors, adjustable speed drives, and motor control products through their multi-state branch offices. “Purvis is a welcome addition sure to strengthen the quality and reach of the Toshiba distribution network,” said John O’Brien, director of distribution sales at Toshiba. “Their emphasis on quality, and customer satisfaction are well aligned with our values at Toshiba and we look forward to a mutually prosperous future.” Purvis was founded in 1945 and is the largest independent mechanical power transmission distributor in the U.S. Purvis offers a wide variety of products from local inventory. Based in Dallas, Texas, Purvis also shares similar goals as TIC, such as continual improvement and 100% customer satisfaction. Call 800-580-5588 or visit http://www.purvisindustries.com...

Financial Gravity Teams Up with SparkTen for Branding and Integration Services

13 12 2017

ALLEN, Texas, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Financial Gravity Tax, Inc., a subsidiary of Financial Gravity Companies, Inc. (OTCQB:FGCO), has contracted with SparkTen in Frisco, TX to assist with a rebranding and integration initiative.Financial Gravity Chief Technology Officer & Chief Marketing Officer Jim Reggio said, “We have worked with SparkTen on past engagements to help provide strategy and branding. This time they will also provide expertise in operational effectiveness to assist with acquisition integration.”Jon Hanley, Founding Partner of SparkTen commented, “We're excited to work with the Financial Gravity team again. SparkTen was founded on the mission to grow small and mid-sized businesses via innovative solutions. Financial Gravity shares a similar mission to create wealth for individuals and business owners with innovative tax and financial services. It's with a spirit of shared purpose that we'll approach this important initiative to generate value for Financial...

Arizona-based Consultancy Expands Salesforce Commerce Services with a Presence in Michigan

13 12 2017

A key area of focus for our Michigan expansion will be hiring employees within the state and leveraging all of the great local talent here. DETROIT December 13, 2017 Levementum, an Arizona-based Salesforce Platinum Partner with a focus on superior B2C solutions, has announced its expansion of Salesforce Commerce Cloud services into Michigan. Levementum SVP Michael Burton stated, “We've had great success in Indianapolis, and Michigan is the next natural transition for our growth evolution. With our addition of Michael Allinger as practice director along with Michigan's proximity to commerce expertise and higher education institutions, we have established a solid foundation for success.” When Levementum began its Marketing Cloud practice in Indianapolis in 2016, the company was offered up to $3.3 million in performance-based tax credits and up to $200,000 in training grants based on the company’s job creation plans. The company plans to pursue a similar strategy in...

Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen selects xtraCHEF to Streamline Restaurant Accounting

13 12 2017

Doc B's Fresh Kitchen Selects xtraCHEF xtraCHEF gives us the ability to reduce our operating costs while also improving visibility into how we’re spending across each location – both essential to scaling our concept. NEW YORK December 13, 2017 Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen (Doc B’s) chooses xtraCHEF, an automated invoice processing and cost intelligence platform, to streamline restaurant accounting and cost management. Known for their fresh casual concept, the group currently operates 5 active locations in Illinois, Florida, and Texas with plans to open several more in those states. “We are in the process of opening several additional Doc B’s locations. xtraCHEF gives us the ability to reduce our operating costs while also improving visibility into how we’re spending across each location – both essential to scaling our concept,” said Nicole Weinmeier, Corporate Controller for Doc B’s. xtraCHEF gives Doc B’s the ability to simply take a photo or scan paper invoices....

Petroteq Energy Announces Appointment of Joseph Abrams to Board of Advisors of PetroBLOQ

13 12 2017

Co-founder of Inter-Mix Media and The Software Toolworks Brings Expertise in Building Emerging Growth Technology CompaniesLos Angeles, CA, Dec. 13, 2017 -- PetroBLOQ, LLC, a collaboration formed by Petroteq Energy Inc. with First Bitcoin Capital Corp, (“Petroteq Energy” or “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: PQE; OTCQX: PQEFF; FRANKFURT: A2DYWC) announces that it has appointed Joseph Abrams to its Board of Advisors.​Mr. Abrams co-founded Inter-Mix Media Inc., launching an entertainment destination portal with annual revenues of over $100 million. Intermix’s MySpace was sold to NewsCorp in 2005 for $580 million. He also co-founded The Software Toolworks Inc., a software development company where he was responsible for all operational functions in its growth from start-up to $50 million in revenue. Mr. Abrams directed over 10 M&A transactions and negotiated and raised two secondary offerings for over $100 million, opening offices and joint ventures in Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia...

Carvana Launches Fifth Florida Market, Bringing Fort Myers the New Way to Buy a Car

13 12 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carvana (NYSE: CVNA), a leading eCommerce platform for buying used cars boasting a national inventory of more than 8,500 vehicles, launched in Fort Myers, Fla., today. This expands Carvana’s free, as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery to five markets in the state, joining Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa. Fort Myers and Naples area residents can now can shop for, finance, purchase, and schedule as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery, in as little as 10 minutes, completely online. Carvana puts the customer in control of the purchase process, allowing them to shop more than 8,500 vehicles at their desired pace – without the haggling and hassle of the traditional dealership. Carvana owns all of the vehicles on Carvana.com, putting every one through a rigorous 150-point inspection; those vehicles have never been in a reported accident, nor have frame damage. Customers can view all features, imperfections and updated information about open safety...

Pariveda Solutions Selected Winner of 2017 Dallas 100™ Awards

13 12 2017

DALLAS December 13, 2017 Pariveda Solutions, a leading provider of strategic consulting services and technology solutions expertise, is pleased to announce their selection as a winner of the 2017 Dallas 100™ Awards. They were honored on November 16, 2017 at a formal reception and awards ceremony at the Omni Hotel, Dallas Convention Center. The Cox School’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship ranks the top 100 Dallas entrepreneurial companies annually based on percentage growth and absolute dollar growth over the previous three years. The award is presented to the fastest-growing, most dynamic privately held companies in the Dallas Area. Dallas 100™, co-founded by the Caruth Institute, honors the ingenuity, commitment and perseverance of the fastest-growing privately held entrepreneurial businesses in the Dallas area. According to Jerry White, the Linda A. and Kenneth R. Morris Endowed Director of the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, “The entrepreneurial spirit that drives...

Premier Holding Corp. Subsidiary, The Power Company, shows Continued Momentum with Commercial Deregulated Power Contracting

13 12 2017

Tustin, CA, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Premier Holding Corporation (OTCQB: PRHL) today announced that its subsidiary, The Power Company (TPC), supports another large commercial contract indicating its breadth of sales into both the residential and commercial sectors. In this case, TPC continues to help manage and reduce the energy costs for one of the largest and fastest growing physical therapy companies in the country.  TPC recently secured the energy supply for its customer's newest properties in Texas, helping to manage a crucial business expense for its customer, while the company continues to expand via organic growth and acquisitions. With over 700 locations and expanding, TPC's client needed a company that has strong expertise and experience in managing the energy needs of multi-location and geographically dispersed companies.TPC has secured a multitude of energy contracts for this client over a span of several years, utilizing its expertise in electricity and gas negotiations...

Newly Formed Professional Football League (PFL) Launching Spring 2018

13 12 2017

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 13, 2017 -- The "Professional Football League" is pleased to announce its inaugural season for Spring 2018. Football teams from franchise cities throughout the United States will be led onto the field of battle by eight renowned, highly decorated and legendary head coaches, including Dave Campo: "Three Time NFL Champion & National College Champion"; Ted Cottrell: MAC's 2012 Inaugural Hall of Fame Class Inductee, Inaugural Honoree of MAC "ALL-Century" Team, 1969 HOF Inductee Delaware Valley University & Innovator of the "3-4 Defense"; University of Florida & Penn State Living legend Galen Hall: Two-Time National Champion as OC and National Championship Head Coach, recently enshrined into Florida-Georgia Football Hall of Fame; Darren Arbet: Four-time Arena League Champion & 2011 HOF inductee; Norm Chow: Two Time National Champion Offense Coordinator & Coach of four Heisman Trophy winners...

Bluff Manufacturing Awarded MHEDA Most Valuable Supplier Award Third Time in a Row

13 12 2017

Bluff Manufacturing We are honored to receive the MVS Award for a third consecutive year. FORT WORTH, Texas December 13, 2017 Bluff Manufacturing, an international leader in providing material handling and warehouse safety equipment, received the prestigious Most Valuable Supplier (MVS) Award for 2018 from the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) on November 30, 2017. This year marks the third consecutive year that Bluff Manufacturing has earned this award, which recognizes companies who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to their dealer network, employees, and community. To qualify for the MVS Award, every year Bluff Manufacturing must meet a series of criteria that reflect numerous service points important to the distributor companies with whom they do business. Along with encouraging a constant commitment to safety, Bluff, like other MVS winners, has proven that it represents an overall dedication to business excellence by way of documenting programs...

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