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Nexmow website on a computer monitor

 

About

URSROBOT is a creative company concentrating on the development of service robots. Its team is passionate about creating a world living with “smart” gadgets and providing impressive experiences in using service robots, with a total-solution approach combining products and services. NEXMOW is our flagship solution for the landscape service professional, providing a fully autonomous robot lawn mower with a simple goal: to make lawn maintenance smarter.

 

Nexmow's Main Contact: Alok Sarna, VP, Business Development, URSROBOT

No. of Employees: Approx. 30

Established: Our parent company was founded in 2019 and we established our North America headquarters in Dallas, Texas in 2021

Location: We have locations in Dallas, Texas and San Jose, California and Taipei, Taiwan

 

Visit Nexmow's website

 

 

 

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Why did you choose REM?

 

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REM provided a well-defined process that gave us confidence in their time-to-market. Their proven structure and flexibility have proven to be very valuable.

 

 


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What was it like working with REM?

 

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Friendly and knowledgeable, REM has guided our site development with care and understanding.

 

 

 

Friendly and knowledgeable, REM has guided our site development with care and understanding.

 

-- Alok Sarna, VP, Business Development

 


 

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Blue Canoe Consulting website on a computer monitor

 

About

Blue Canoe Consulting is an organizational strategy and leadership development firm. We partner with organizational leadership teams to clarify vision, develop strategy, and empower leaders to enable growth and success.

 

Our name, Blue Canoe Consulting, is a reminder that success in business, as in back country canoe tripping, is contingent on good planning, competent leadership, effective execution, and the ability to respond to unexpected challenges.

 

Murray Smith is the president and principal consultant. He has been helping businesses improve their conditions dramatically for more than a decade with vision, strategy, and leadership consulting services and training. 

 

Murray is an avid canoeist, with a blue canoe, of course…

 

Main Contact Person:

Murray Smith, President
[email protected]
(519) 572-5977

 

Established:

  • Murray has been self-employed in the consulting and training space since 2011
  • The Blue Canoe Consulting business name and brand was launched in August 2021

 

Location:

Located in Ayr ON. Serving Waterloo region and surrounding communities.

 

Visit Blue Canoe Consulting's website

 

 

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Why did you choose REM?

 

A:

I needed a website. I knew REM from the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce and REM was recommended by a friend, so I reached out to REM.

 


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What was it like working with REM?

 

A:

It was easy. REM’s step-by-step process helped me articulate my vision for the website and develop the content for them to construct the website. I am very pleased with what they delivered.

 

 

It was easy. REM’s step-by-step process helped me articulate my vision for the website and develop the content for them to construct the website. I am very pleased with what they delivered.

 

-- Murray Smith, President

 


 

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Connors and Associates website on a computer monitor

 

About

 

Executive Search

For over 20 years, Barry has been building client relationships and direct recruiting mid to senior level management. His search skills include finding high performance individuals and creating partnerships together with his clients, who are some of the strongest companies in the manufacturing/engineering/service arenas.

 

Value for Money

Our clients often express concerns about the high cost of executive search. Barry’s model is highly cost effective and identifies higher qualified candidates. Other Executive search firms often work on a commission in the 18 – 25% range of base salary for each successful placement, some even 30%. Predominantly they work on a contingency basis, meaning they are paid contingent upon them successfully filling a position. Consequently, lower commissioned or difficult, time-consuming placements are neglected in favour of high salaried or easier to fill placements.

 

Connors & Associates Overview

Barry’s approach is unique since he actually headhunts to fill your available positions.
I use a headhunting methodology drastically reducing the placement cycle, expanding the pool of qualified and vetted candidates at less than half the cost ensuring that those presented are properly qualified and of the highest quality.
Here’s a brief summary of my methods.

  • Non-exclusive
  • No Limit on Number or Type of Searches for Twelve Months
  • Only 10% of Hiring Salary
  • 100% – 6 Month Replacement Guarantee
  • Full Interviews / References / Detailed Presentations
  • Direct Headhunting – No Job Boards
  • Offer Management

 

Main Contact: Barry Connors, President

 

Experience: 33 years total

Location: Waterloo ON. We also serve Canada, predominantly Southwestern Ontario.

 

Visit Connors and Associates' website

 

 

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Why did you choose REM?

 

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I took my time a researched three different companies to build my site. Rob Matlow made me feel REM was the best choice for me. Once on board, I got the feeling from everyone involved in building my site that I was special, not just another job. They worked patiently with me, and built something I am very proud of. Thanks Rob and all at REM!! Great job!!

 


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What was it like working with REM?

 

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Working with REM was one of the best experiences I had in business. The courtesy, the professionalism was unmatched has well as I’ve developed a new group of friends. Thanks REM.

 

 

Working with REM was one of the best experiences I had in business. The courtesy, the professionalism was unmatched has well as I’ve developed a new group of friends.

 

- Barry Connors

 


 

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Holliss Fine Arts website on a computer monitor

 

About

Holliss Fine Arts offers beautifully handcrafted pieces, including commissioned customer requested fine art. The available art specifically falls into two categories: soapstone animal carvings and oil landscapes.

 

Main Contact: Roger Holliss

Established: March 2021

 

Visit Holliss Fine Arts' website

 

 

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Why did you choose REM?

 

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I was looking for a web firm with a bit of “critical mass” relative to the size of their operation. I sensed that REM was well run and organized but not at the sacrifice of creativity. I also equated slightly larger size with a larger experience gene pool, and greater likelihood of being a viable entity in the future should my business grow.

 


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What was it like working with REM?

 

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The two gentlemen I worked with (Sean S. and Todd) were very accommodating and managed the fine line well between providing tangible, experienced-based technical input while still allowing me maximum input relative creativity and esthetics. Meeting time commitments was better than I was anticipating.  I also sensed that they were invested like I was, in making my website a unique interesting site. They seemed genuinely proud of what we were creating. This made working with the both of them actually quite enjoyable which I think shows up within the web site.

 

 

They seemed genuinely proud of what we were creating. This made working with the both of them actually quite enjoyable which I think shows up within the web site.

 

- Roger Holliss

 


 

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NV Piping Systems website on a computer monitor

 

About

NV Piping Systems is a specialist in the fabrication of custom stainless steel pressure piping within the industrial water segment. They supply class-leading water treatment companies with high-quality finished products to meet the ever-growing demand for clean water.

 

Main Contact: Vuk Vujevic, Owner

 

No. of Employees: 20

Established: 2007

Location: Guelph, ON

 

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Why did you choose REM?

 

A:

We had a very positive initial conversation with Rob Matlow on the general concept idea for our new website that led us to choose REM Web Solutions.

 


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What was it like working with REM?

 

A:

It was a fantastic experience working with REM from both a creative standpoint with Christine for both our new logo and website and a technical overview with Todd with using WebWizard – I was impressed with their customer focus and attention to detail, great job!

 

 

I was impressed with their customer focus and attention to detail, great job!

 

- Vuk Vujevic, Owner

 


 

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Matbridge Investments website on a computer monitor

 

About

Matbridge is a forward-thinking and nimble invest firm with a diversified portfolio, intent on supporting small businesses, acquiring established businesses and investing in real estate developments. In addition to providing financial support, Matbridge’s unique approach includes a focus on enhancing their business relationships through supportive value-added expertise and leadership support. With an extremely successful business pedigree, the active role they take in the companies and projects they undertake, including guidance support, management oversight, strategic development and financial support, has continued to deliver financially sound and successful investments and projects.

 

Main Contact: Matt Schlotzhauer, Vice President

 

No. of Employees: 5

Established: 1996

Location: 20 Erb Street West, Suite 1202
Waterloo, ON N2J 1R1

 

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Why did you choose REM?

 

A:

We chose REM after an online search and an initial introductory meeting with Rob Matlow. REM did our first website, which we were very happy with, so it was a very easy decision to use REM again for our latest website update. The quality of websites REM produces is second to none and as passionate KW residents we love to support local small businesses.

 


Q:

What was it like working with REM?

 

A:

Working with REM is awesome. The whole process is so organized and stress free for the client with the client dashboard and very clear communication on timelines. The REM staff is phenomenal. Rob, Christine and Shauna have all been very accommodating and are extremely skilled in their respective positions. We would recommend REM to anyone looking for web design services.

 

 

Working with REM is awesome. The whole process is so organized and stress free for the client with the client dashboard and very clear communication on timelines.

 

- Matt Schlotzhauer, Vice President

 


 

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Sunbeam Lodge website on a computer monitor

 

About

Sunbeam Lodge provides a high level of medical and therapeutic care to infants, children, and young adults with multiple complex medical and developmental needs. Our facility is specifically designed to provide the warmth of a home-like environment incorporating many attributes of a nurturing and caring place for our residents to feel at home. We are proud of our professional nurses, personal support workers who provide the necessary resources with up-to-date technology and medical equipment in meeting the complex needs of technologically dependent children and young adults, especially those with Lifetime Neuro-Developmental Disorders requiring specialized professional care.


We are licensed by the Ministry of Children Community and Social Services, under the legislation of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act and Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act.

 

Sunbeam Lodge's Main Contacts:

  • John & Shabnam Vos – Administrators

  • Angela Gossman – Residential Coordinator

 

No. of Employees: 65

Established: 1956

Location: 389 Pinnacle Dr, Kitchener, ON

 

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Why did you choose REM?

 

A:

We selected REM WEB SOLUTIONS after searching and scrutinizing several websites of firms that build websites. We were impressed with the content of their website and the various clients who they built websites for. Our initial conversations developed a sense of confidence that this was a company we would like to work with.

 


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What was it like working with REM?

 

A:

Developing our website from the initial conversations to the launch date took more time than we expected, totally due to our own circumstances. Nevertheless, we appreciated the patience and concern for detail by the team at REM Web Solutions, resulting in the production of a website we are very proud to show off. The site is truly representative of who we are and what we do. The development process of strict timelines was impressive.

 

Thank you to the multi-disciplinary team at REM Web Solutions for a job well done and for making the process positive and enjoyable. We would highly recommend any company to make REM Web Solutions their resources of choice to build them a quality and attractive website.

 

 

Thank you to the multi-disciplinary team at REM Web Solutions for a job well done and for making the process positive and enjoyable. We would highly recommend any company to make REM Web Solutions their resources of choice to build them a quality and attractive website.

 


 

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Byma’s Tire & Auto website on a computer monitor

 

About

Byma’s Tire & Auto is a family owned and operated Full Service Automotive Repair Facility that has been proudly serving the Kitchener Ontario community for over 30 years. We service all makes and models, including Hybrids and Electric Vehicles.

 

Byma’s Tire & Auto's Main Contact Person: Dave Byma, Owner

 

No. of Employees: 14

Established: 1987

Location: 10-1170 Fischer-Hallman Rd Kitchener

 

Visit Byma’s Tire & Auto website

 

 

 

Q:

Why did you choose REM?

 

A:

We love finding small local businesses to support, and we were very happy with the quality we saw when we found their site.

 


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What was it like working with REM?

 

A:

Amazing.  From the get-go, it was super friendly and easy, they were able to make our vision come to life and were so accommodating with all the changes we made. Support is fantastic and fast.  Everyone is so accommodating and willing to help.

 

 

Everyone is so accommodating and willing to help.

 

-- Dave Byma, Owner

 


 

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SMWIA Local 562 website on a computer monitor

 

About

Here at Sheet Metal Workers International Association Local 562 (SMWIA 562) we are a group of members who do sheet metal work.  Primarily in the Industrial, Commercial and Institutional side of the construction industry; factories, schools, hospitals etc.  We have a group of signatory contractors that draw their workforce from our hall.  The contractors call the hall and draw from “available for hire” skilled workers.  We do regular training and upgrading for our members, welding, safety training etc.  Apprentices that we take in now and again come into the hall and take an aptitude test, 70% passing grade puts them on the “available to start an apprenticeship” list.  Before they can start their apprenticeship, they will come to the hall, fill put all necessary paperwork and receive a work permit.

 

SMWIA Local 562's Main Contact Person: Lawrence Coulis, Business Manager

 

Established: Local 562 was Chartered in 1956

Location: 100 Campbell Ave. Unit 3 in Kitchener

 

Visit SMWIA Local 562 website

 

 

 

Q:

Why did you choose REM?

 

A:

Our website was in poor condition, both in usability and esthetics.  Drop down buttons not working and unable to make any updates ourselves.  Our selection to use REM was based on other companies that we had asked regarding service and ease of use.  REM was the answer to our website issues.

 


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What was it like working with REM?

 

A:

Christine started our website, putting together a very clean look.  After the draft was finalized, Shauna took over and worked with the developers at REM to get everything working smoothly.  Any issues that we had were addressed promptly and corrected to our satisfaction.  The last part of the design was getting the Members Only section set up.  The Office Administrator needed to put in a section that would allow her to upload CSV files.  The training that was provided by Shauna was very easy to follow, anything that came up she had corrected in a timely manor. Communication in dealing with the team was excellent.  The WebWizard Control Panel is very easy to use, if we have any questions the support team is there to assist.  Having control over our website makes it very easy to communicate with our members, and manage content.  All being said we are very happy with the results of our new website and would not hesitate to recommend REM Web Solutions to any company looking to create or update a website.  The price that we agreed to, was excellent for the amount of work the team did for us.

 

 

All being said we are very happy with the results of our new website and would not hesitate to recommend REM Web Solutions to any company looking to create or update a website.

 


 

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Contender Logistics website on a computer monitor

 

About

Contender Logistics is a 3PL company based out of KW. We’re a dedicated, customer driven group of individuals who have a passion for transport and customer service. We ensure that our clients shipments run smoothly from A to B, regardless of the size, or location of the shipment.

 

Contender Logistics' Main Contact Person: Alex Seegmiller

 

No. of Employees: 9 employees

Established: 2019

Location: Waterloo, ON

 

Visit Contender Logistics website

 

 

 

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Why did you choose REM?

 

A:

We chose REM because of their strong reviews and the previous jobs they had done.

 


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What was it like working with REM?

 

A:

Our experience working with REM was great, very professional the whole way and exceeded our expectations. Would definitely recommend them.

 

 

Our experience working with REM was great, very professional the whole way and exceeded our expectations. Would definitely recommend them.

 

-- Alex Seegmiller

 


 

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