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How North Vancouver businesses stepped up to COVID challenges
How North Vancouver businesses stepped up to COVID challenges
The Star Covid Awards articleOct 29, 2020  - In challenging times, North Vancouver businesses have proven to be resilient, innovative, and overwhelmingly inspirational.

To shine a light on some of the many businesses that have kept thriving and gone the extra mile to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Vancouver Chamber initiated a new awards series.

The North Shore News and national news site, The Star, have drawn national attention to the awards and the businesses who received them.
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Thomas FX Awarded Innovation/Switching Gears Award by North Vancouver Chamber
Thomas FX Awarded Innovation/Switching Gears Award by North Vancouver Chamber
OCT 20, 2020   The North Vancouver Chamber is proud to announce the Winners of the 2020 COVID-19 Local Leaders Awards in recognition of excellence in the North Vancouver business community during the pandemic.

These awards showcase a few of the many members of our business community who deserve our recognition for demonstrating initiative, community support and local leadership during these challenging times.

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What’s COVID-19 doing to the value of your small business? - Editorial
What’s COVID-19 doing to the value of your small business? - Editorial
OCTOBER 14, 2020 - The Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ (CFIB) data for August found that for almost half of small businesses, monthly revenues were 75% or more of the prior year. Businesses that are surviving the impacts of COVID-19 demonstrate resiliency and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances.

Some businesses have added new product lines and expanded their customer base. Thomas FX Group Inc., a North Vancouver-based supplier of specialty products to the movie industry, best known for biodegradable snow and ash products (used in The Revenant, Avengers: Infinity War, Star Trek: Into the Darkness, etc.) became the exclusive distributor of a line of high-intensity UV lights and sanitizing chemicals, and now has added doctors, dentists, and gyms as customers.

Read the full editorial on bccpa.ca
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Special effects products from Thomas FX entertain hundreds of millions of people every year in films, television, live events, and themed attractions. Our products are also distributed by many of the world's leading retailers and used frequently for seasonal displays in malls, stores, hotels, including many of the corporate sponsors facilities and businesses that participated in 2010 Olympic Games celebrations.

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"We achieved fantastic results while using your paper sand products on Vikings after flying it from Canada to Ireland where it was loaded on a truck and traveled by ship all the way down to the Sahara desert for a sandstorm scene. Our director and designer were both very happy with the effect. Always a pleasure dealing with Thomas Fx."

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Thomas FX is a renowned manufacturer and distributor of the world's finest artificial snow and special effects production supplies including SNO-FX!, Red Hot Snow, and winter snow effects. We support display designers, special effects technicians, and entertainment professionals working on six continents.

"Thomas FX pulled out all the stops to help me get through our two and a half month long blizzard shoot in Telluride Colorado, on The Hateful Eight film. They worked around the clock to make and ship snow to us. I can’t thank Thomas FX enough, no one else could have pulled this off."

Bruno VanZeebroeck,
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The Hateful Eight, Academy Award Winner

 

 

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