January 2017 | Business View Magazine

88 89 million in streets; in 2015, we did $2.3 million in streets; and in 2016, we did $2.7 million in streets. With our sewers, we did $330,000 in 2014; $390,000 in 2015; and over $550,000 in 2016. Vircik adds that over the last few years, the city has also gotten 21 miles of new gas mains put in by the Elizabethtown Gas Company, the private firm that supplies natural gas to residents and businesses. Mayor Armstead believes that Linden has a very good mix of industry, residential, and commercial attributes. “And we have a very diverse community as far as race is con- cerned,”he adds. “27percent African-American; 23 percent Hispanic; 5 percent Asian; and the rest, Cau- casian. So, it’s a very unique city, in that regard.” linden, New jersey Preferred vendors n Phillips 66 www.phillips66.com The Phillips 66 Company is an American, multinational energy company headquartered in, Houston, Texas. With a portfolio of Mid- stream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company pro- cesses, transports, stores, and markets fuels and products globally. The company has ap- proximately 14,000 employees worldwide and is active in more than 65 countries. Phillips 66 had $50 billion of assets as of June 30, 2016. n Foley Power Systems www.foleyinc.com Foley Power Systems is a division of Foley, Inc. It provides emergency and prime power generator sets, power generation rentals, temperature control rentals, compressed air rentals, marine engines, and industrial engines. Its fleet of Cat commercial generators in NJ is the most modern in the industry, and it’s made up of units with brand new equipment, exclusively for power generator rental. Its emergency com- mercial power systems can stand up to heat, cold, moisture, salt air, chemicals, and dust. n Commercial Utility Consultants www.commercialutility.com Commercial Utility Consultants has been providing energy savings for commercial and industrial businesses, as well as private and governmental agencies, since 1975. Its mission is to ensure that its clients’ utility purchases are at the lowest possible cost. The company’s team of analysts includes utility professionals and engineers who are experts in utility rates, tariff analysis, and deregulation. n Verizon Wireless www.verizonwireless.com Verizon Wireless is an American, wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon Communications, offering wireless telecommuni- cations products and services. With 142.8 million subscrib- ers as of July 2016, Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless telecommunications provider in the United States. It operates a national 4G LTE network covering about 98 percent of the U.S. population. n Greener by Design www.gbdtoday.com n Fai-Gon Electric www.fai-gon.com n Appraisal Consultants Corp. rmc@appcon.com n Business & Governmental Insurance Agency (BGIA) www.bgiains.com