FSD Robotics

Building the best

There’s an old proverb that says, “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow.” That adage is the perfect way to describe the success of an international parts distributor like Niagara’s own Factory Surplus Direct Inc. Over the past decade, this innovative technical firm has grown from a modest online parts business into a world leader in the field of industrial automation and robotics parts, service and integration.

Purchasing a home with an in-law suite/rental unit

By Matt Leask

With increasing housing prices throughout Niagara Region and beyond, the idea of a home with rental potential is probably attractive to some home buyers. The addition of an income producing unit in a residential area can be a great way to supplement the cost of home ownership. But there are several things buyers should consider before making an offer. Chief among these is making sure a rental unit is permitted under municipal zoning by-laws.

Business Links to niagara's events

Your guide to the regions business events

BizConX Niagara is a business-to-business networking event that takes place on the last Wednesday of every month at Cat’s Kitchen + Bar on 6788 Thorold Stone Road in Niagara Falls. Presented by Business Link Media Group, BizConX Niagara is a great opportunity for you to connect with like-minded professionals, entrepreneurs and business owners. Serving the entire Niagara Region, this event is sponsored by Cat’s Kitchen + Bar which provides great appetizers for networkers to enjoy. For more information or to register for the next BizConX Niagara, please go to www.meetup.com/bizconxniagara.

your talent is like a wild horse - put a saddle on it to cross the finish line.

By Jessica Potts

Donald O. Clifton, Ph.D. was a psychologist and business executive whose life’s work was based on a single question: “What will happen when we think about what is right with people rather than fixating on what is wrong with them?” Clifton believed that everyone has talent – special abilities that come naturally to us in our innate ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving – and that those unique talents are the key to finding our purpose and maximizing our potential in both work and life.