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“Redstone Gateway was the best relocation option in Huntsville for the Cintel employees and customers due to the park’s amenities and its adjacency and visibility to Redstone Arsenal, the lifeblood of the region,” said Dale Jobes, president & CEO of Cintel, Inc. “We are excited to have Cintel join the Redstone Gateway community and thrilled that another tech and defense contractor tenant has recognized the value inherent in locating at Redstone Gateway,” said COPT Chief Operating Officer Paul Adkins. “We are enthusiastic about the ongoing demand at Redstone Gateway and look forward to expanding our footprint there.” Cintel’s lease absorbed the only remaining office availability in Redstone Gateway. To accommodate on-going demand, COPT plans to commence construction on a new building this quarter. ■

John Blue Company rebrands, transitions to original name On August 5, CDS-John Blue Company announced it is transitioning the company name back to John Blue Company, the name it was founded on in 1886. For more than a century, the name John Blue has been synonymous with legendary, reliable agricultural products. The company is known for being an award-winning pioneer in the agriculture market with a commitment to outstanding design, uncompromising quality, and worldclass customer service.




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“As we continue to grow and evolve with new and innovative products, we remain committed to building on our exceptional reputation,” said Craig Mashburn, director of sales and marketing. “We feel this new look is an accurate representation of what John Blue has been in the past, and where we want to go in the future. We are excited to begin this transition and want to thank all of our customers and industry partners for their continued support,” said Lauren Sanderson, senior marketing specialist. ■

BMSS named one of Best Accounting Firms to Work For Accounting Today recently named BMSS one of the 2019 Best Accounting Firms to Work for. Accounting Today has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in the accounting profession, benefiting its economy, workforce, and businesses. The list is made up of 100 firms. “BMSS’ most valuable asset is our employees,” said BMSS CEO and Managing Member Don Murphy. “We strive to make our firm one that our people will be pleased to invest their career.” Firms from across the United States entered the two-part survey process. The first


Profile for Huntsville/Madison County Chamber

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IO - September 2019