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Shopping center on Camp Coleman Road offers something for everyone

By Tommi O. Peters TRUSSVILLE — Most in the area are familiar with The Shoppes at Deerfoot, which is home to Trussville’s Publix location. But fewer may be aware that additional businesses are located just across the street, easily accessible away from the more congested areas of town. Deerfoot Parkway experiences a name change to Camp Coleman Road as it crosses over Highway 11. [caption id="attachment_5835 ...

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Bryant Bank is Trussville’s community bank

By Crystal McGough Housed in one of the most beautiful buildings in the heart of downtown Trussville, Bryant Bank has been a staple in the community for over a decade. Bryant Bank’s Trussville location is one of the Alabama-based company’s seven branches in the Birmingham area, and one of 15 in the state. “When we decide on a location, we don’t want to just have a building,” Senior Lender Jeremy Tuggle said ...

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Iron Mountain Construction’s wide range of services creates opportunity for great partnerships

Sponsored content By Tommi O. Peters Owner Jeremy Purvis offers personal experience and flexibility with each opportunity presented to Iron Mountain Construction. “The only thing I’m not flexible on is quality. Every one of the workers we hire is skilled labor through union halls. That way, we get things done right the first time.” He clarified by adding, “Most of the time, that is. Everybody makes mistakes ...

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Buckner Trailers: “Our Word Is Our Bond”

Sponsored content By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune SPRINGVILLE – The Buckner family has long been a staple of the business community in Springville. Buckner Trailers is continuing that legacy. And, although its owner described it as a relatively small company, its reach goes beyond Springville, with customers spanning the United States and Canada.  Buckner Trailers prides itself on building a reputation of ...

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Presently setting records, Amerex looks forward to a bright future

Sponsored content By June Mathews TRUSSVILLE — At 47, Amerex Corporation is rocking middle age. Founded in 1971, Amerex is Trussville’s largest employer by a hair (Trussville City Schools runs a close second) and continues to maintain a worldwide reputation as a leader in the manufacture of portable hand-held extinguishers and other fire suppression products. And in terms of production, Amerex is enjoying a ...

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Oil Equipment Company: a versatile company in the oil, fuel industry

Sponsored Content By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune TRUSSVILLE – Oil Equipment Company is sort of a jack of all trades when it comes to oil-related jobs. From building gas stations to remodeling, OEC is a versatile company that builds relationships with its client base, making it a favorite among customers. The history of the Trussville company stretches back fairly far as Smith estimated that it’s about 70 ...

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Nichols Industrial Construction credits success to a model of “Business as Ministry”

Sponsored content By Tommi O. Peters As owner of Nichols Industrial Construction Company (NICCO) Dave Nichols’ office is as you would expect to find for a successful businessman. In addition to family photos, illustrations of war heroes hang on the walls and replicas of his two personal planes are displayed on a side table. The monitor on his computer shows a map that is virtually infested with pinpoints re ...

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Little things mean big results for clients of Darrell Walker Workforce

Sponsored content By June Mathews When Linda Walker Channell’s father founded Darrell Walker Personnel in 1953, he became a pioneer in the personnel staffing industry. “I’ve always respected him for the fact that this wasn’t a common type of business when he started it,” Channell said. “He paved the way for so many others in the staffing industry and was instrumental in setting the standard for it throughou ...

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SPOC reaches across the earth and helps drill deep inside as well

By Chris Yow Editor TRUSSVILLE – SPOC Automation should probably be located in Texas. That's where any company in the oil and gas industry is traditionally based, but that was never the plan for Bobby Mason and his company. "The people are what makes the difference in any company and the people who work here are phenomenal.," he said. "Obviously, we could be based in Houston or Dallas and be overrun in the ...

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Blalock Building Company runs construction business across the country from Trussville

By Nathan Prewett For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE – “I always liked construction,” said Steven Blalock, founder of Blalock Building Company, headquartered at Gadsden Highway in Trussville. With 251 projects under its belt Blalock has established itself as one of Trussville’s most accomplished local businesses. Growing up in Center Point, Blalock was inspired to get into his line of work by his father, who made a ...

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