Josh McKee, Founder and CEO of Atlas Staffing, explains what his company does the way a professor would: “We grease the wheels of the economy by helping labor move from one company to another depending on demand and who needs it.”
In recent years, manufacturers worldwide have struggled to compete as China and other technically-savvy exporters challenged them on price. But some, such as Compass Trailers in New Zealand, beat the challenge by focusing on markets that the exporters couldn’t serve as well as they could. Founded in 1985, Compass Trailers manufactures high-quality trailers for a variety of purposes, with an emphasis on towing heavy equipment.
Intex Group has provided tools and materials to the New Zealand finishing trades, and especially the drywall trade, for three generations. They’ve been a reliable wholesale business that’s established a stable, long-term clientele accustomed to a high level of expertise and customer service. While some executives might rest upon those laurels, Intex' General Manager, Gerry Suckling, has chosen to take the company to a new level instead.