Richmond Business News – June 2021

(Photo: Boston Pizza)

Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories.

Richmond health-food business makes Financial Times list of fastest-growing companies

Richmond-based Organika Health Products Inc. has been listed on the Financial Times 2021 list of fastest-growing companies in North America.

Coast Reporter • May 14

Richmond-based Saltworks enjoys a clean-tech renaissance

B.C. clean-tech companies landed $200 million in first-quarter investment funding.
Business in Vancouver • May 19

Richmond software CEO pledges to quadruple employees’ donations to COVAX vaccine-sharing program

Milton Carrasco, CEO of Transoft Solutions, says he hopes to make a ‘big dent’ in fundraising to help COVID-19 vaccine uptake.
CBC • May 24

Scene Ideas Inc. expands print services with Caliper Print & Signage Solutions Inc.

Scene Ideas Inc., a local supplier for the live event industry, has announced the expansion of their in-house print services under a new entity, Caliper Print & Signage Solutions Inc.

Scene Ideas • June 2021

ZE PowerGroup Partners with MRC to Further Expand its Data Ecosystem

ZE PowerGroup Inc.(ZE), a global leader in data integration and analytics, announced that it has joined hands with the Market Report Company (MRC) to provide customers with greater choice in petrochemical and energy market data.

BC Tech News • June 10

Luxury hotel a keystone in proposed development near Richmond’s Olympic Oval 

British Columbia’s hotel industry emergence from its most brutal year is showing proof of life with at least two major hotels planned, one each in Richmond and Coquitlam, and both by blue-chip developers.

Western Investor • June 9

Mama’s Dumpling Review – Dumpling House in Richmond Ironwood

Mama’s Dumplings in Richmond is known for their house-made dumplings, xiao long baos, fried pork buns, and more.

Foodgressing • May 25

Boston Pizza fires up its ovens – and share units – with the prospect of reopening

This week’s announcement that B.C. is entering stage two of its pandemic reopening plan—with expanded indoor dining and bar service—must have been music to the ears of investors in Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund (TSX:BPF.UN).

BC Business • June 16

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