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North Wind Ranked 40th on the Nation’s Small Business Top 500 List

Jan 23, 2008

Idaho Falls, ID. January 23, 2008 – In recognition of the economic power of multicultural businesses, Diversity Business.com, the nation’s leading multicultural internet site, recently named North Wind, Inc., as the “Top Small Business in the state of Idaho” and number 40 in the United States. “Small businesses and...

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Idaho Falls Business Owner Opposes Proposed SBA Rule

Jan 7, 2008

Idaho Falls, ID. January 7, 2008 – Recently, Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), the nation’s largest bipartisan women’s business group, spoke out against a Small Business Administration proposed rule, released December 26, that reduces federal contracts protected status for women-owned businesses to only four of over 2,300 business categories....

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North Wind, Inc., Names Employees and Managers of the Year

Idaho Falls, ID, January 7, 2008 – North Wind President Sylvia Medina announced the winners of the company’s 2007 employees and managers of the year awards. North Wind senior staff and Ms. Medina selected the winners, who were nominated from the 2007 monthly winners. The final selection was based...

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Mentor-Protégé Agreement Penned with EDi

Nov 5, 2007

Idaho Falls, ID, November 5, 2007 – North Wind, Inc., an Idaho Falls based environmental services company, today announced a Mentor-Protégé agreement with Environmental Dimensions, inc. (EDi), under the U.S. Department of Energy Mentor-Protégé program. The Mentor-Protégé program was developed to provide professional teaming relationships between established contractors and...

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North Wind President Receives National Entrepreneurial Award

Oct 24, 2007

Idaho Falls, ID, October 24, 2007. Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), the nation’s largest bi-partisan women’s business group, recently honored North Wind President Sylvia Medina with the 2007 WIPP President’s Award. The award was presented during a ceremony at WIPP’s POWERful Policy and Politics Conference held September 18 in...

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Pete Maggiore Attends New Mexico Business Symposium

Oct 22, 2007

LANL’s Acquisition Services Management Division recently sponsored a New Mexico Business Symposium directed at suppliers of goods and services. Attendees met LANL procurement and technical personnel and learned about subcontracting, purchasing, and property provisions. The Oct 10 conference, held in Pojoaque, connected local businesses with lab procurement experts. Discussions...

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NWI’s new COO – John Law, P.E.

Oct 8, 2007

North Wind welcomes its new Chief Operations Officer, Mr. John E. Law. John comes to North Wind from Washington Group International, where he was Operations Manager for Project Solutions. As such, he was responsible for managing and overseeing the financial performance of federal projects (primarily for the DOE and...

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North Wind, Inc. Teams on $100M Navy Clean-Up Contract

Aug 11, 2007

Idaho Falls, ID., August 11, 2007 – North Wind, Inc., announced today that it is part of a team awarded a $100M Environmental Remediation Services contract from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest Division. Other team members include the prime contract holder, T N & Associates, headquartered in...

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2007 Golf Tournament Sets Fund-Raising Record

Jul 31, 2007

The Idaho State University scholarship endowment received a boost from this year’s Tom Sherwood Memorial Golf Scramble. North Wind, Inc. and the ISU Foundation announced today that the earnings raised at this year’s event exceeded $12,800. The sum doubles the highest ever attained at any of the previous six...

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U.S. Department of Energy Recognizes Idaho Firm

Jul 23, 2007

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (July 23, 2007) —The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Bechtel BWXT Idaho for its efforts to help a small successful business grow. Through the Department of Energy’s Mentor-Protégé program, Bechtel BWXT Idaho helped North Wind, Inc. develop into a business with 2006 revenues of more...

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