Small but Mighty in Business 

By Emily Snow

CaseTech, Inc., a distributor of reusable shipping cases, did the impossible during a recession: It increased its revenue by 311 percent in the past three years. This earned CaseTech the #11 spot among Arizona companies on Inc. Magazine’s 2010 Inc. 500 awards for fastest-growing private companies — 958th nationally. The woman-owned company of six people in a small office in … [More]

Staying Power: Survive Economic Downturns

by Sue Kern-Fleischer

Goodmans Interior Structures Adam Goodman credits his father for giving him sound advice when he joined their family-owned business, Goodmans Interior Structures, in 1993: “Stay agile. You want to be able to duck low when the sail’s boom comes around,” Murray Goodman told his son. The older Goodman had seen Arizona weather several economic downturns since their … [More]

Don Smith, SCF Arizona

from Don Smith

I was pleased to be asked to be the first guest editor of In Business Magazine because we at SCF Arizona work with so many wonderful Valley and statewide businesses and businesspeople. It is fitting that I have this outlet to address you and discuss the content of this first issue, since SCF Arizona touches nearly 40 percent of businesses in our state. All businesses have … [More]