Three Crown Member
Qlik Technologies was founded on the belief that business intelligence (BI) should be about business users. Traditional BI solutions have become bloated, complex software stacks, leaving users confused and frustrated. For 18 years, QlikTech has focused on simplifying decision making for business users across organizations. We pioneered new approaches to accessing, managing, and interacting with data. Our QlikView Business Discovery platform is recognized as a groundbreaking solution. Combined with a relentless focus on customer success and a vibrant, passionate user community, it’s no wonder more than 16,000 companies in over 100 countries use QlikView, with an industry-leading 96% satisfaction rate.
Two Crown Member
SCA is a global hygiene and paper company that develops and produces personal products, tissue, packaging solutions and forest products. The group has sales in more than 100 countries under many strong brands. SCA creates value by fulfilling the needs of customers and consumers in a spirit of innovation, through continuous efficiency enhancements and with a clear desire to contribute to sustainable development. The Group develops, produces and markets personal care products, tissue, packaging, publication papers and solid-wood products, and has sales in more than 100 countries. In 2010, SCA had annual sales of SEK 109bn and about 45,000 employees.
One Crown Member
As The Leader in Protective Services, Securitas and their 330,000 employees worldwide help companies of all sizes and industries achieve superior security programs and results. Their security solutions incorporate the Six Pillars of Protective Services; specifically: On-Site, Mobile and Remote Guarding; Electronic Security, Fire & Safety, and Corporate Risk Management. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, Wall Street to Main Street – Securitas empowers people, technology and knowledge to advance the industry in general and our clients’ security in particular. Securitas was founded in Sweden in 1934 and has its headquarters in Stockholm.
Briteback Ltd is a software company providing messaging solutions for enterprises. The Briteback app integrates messaging with email, calendar and video calls adapted to larger enterprises. There are also add-ons for secure communication and file sharing. Briteback also provides adapted solutions for partners, allowing the Briteback app to be branded and sold as part of the partner’s product portfolio.
SKF, Svenska Kullager Fabriken, was founded in 1907 and from the very beginning focused intensively on quality, technical development and marketing. The results of the Group’s efforts in the area of research and development have led to a growing number of innovations that has created new standards and new products in the bearing world. The SKF Group is the leading global supplier of products, customer solutions, and services in the business of rolling bearings and seals. The Group’s main competencies include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring and training. SKF also holds an increasingly important position in the market for linear motion products, as well as high precision bearings, spindles and spindle services for the machine tool industry, and is an established producer of bearing steel.
IKEA, is a multinational group of companies that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, appliances, small motor vehicles and home accessories. As of January 2008, it is the world's largest furniture retailer. Founded in Sweden in 1943 by then-17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad. The company is known for its modern architectural designs for various types of appliances and furniture, and its interior design work is often associated with an eco-friendly simplicity. In addition, the firm is known for its attention to cost control, operational details, and continuous product development, corporate attributes that allowed IKEA to lower its prices by an average of two to three percent over the decade to 2010 during a period of global expansion.
Larsson & Scheuritzel is a law firm specializing in commercial real estate, business and construction litigation and general business advice and representation. Their lawyers bring broad experience and expertise to the matters they handle, and they provide cost-effective counsel, skilful negotiating and drafting and vigorous advocacy in a wide variety of commercial settings. Due to its purposely smaller size, the firm places great importance on collegiality, which permits them to offer their clients innovative, sophisticated legal services as well as exceptional accessibility and responsiveness. We look forward to working with you this upcoming year and we hope you will find this membership both beneficial and useful!
Blue and Yellow Members
Founded in 1996, Paramount Transportations Systems is a leading provider of global moving services with strategically located operational facilities and customer service centers throughout the United States, Canada, Asia and Europe .Paramount specializes in the movement of household goods, personal effects, vehicles and pets for employees of multi-national and Fortune 500 corporations. As a licensed global freight forwarder, Paramount manages over 28,000 shipments annually, touching more than 130 countries.
Apell & Detrick believes in providing quality legal services at a fair and reasonable cost. The total combined experience of all the attorneys is more than 70 years. We are a general practice, serving both individuals and businesses. This law office is a full service firm that can handle the majority of your legal needs including matters in Criminal, Housing, Family, Supreme, Traffic, Civil, and small claims matters.
International Industrial Design (IID) was founded 1990 by Bengt Nestell. The company provides product styling and design, product engineering in alliance with Eserv LLC, human factors/ergonomics and graphics design as well as illustrations.
The Law Office of David W. Engstrom was founded on the belief that excellence, efficiency and innovation are integral to the practice of law. When providing legal advice, we strive to understand every client’s business needs and objectives. We advise clients in a wide-variety of business litigation matters involving contract, business tort, financial fraud, antitrust, trade secret, as well as employment disputes. In addition, we counsel clients on business agreements, corporate compliance, internal investigations and liability mitigation. David Engstrom represents and counsels clients in a diversity of industries ranging from technology, software, life sciences, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, investment management, and banking. It is our goal to build a long-standing relationship with every client we represent.
Specops Software Inc. provides market-leading solutions that reduce downtime and cut costs for IT professionals. Their simple solutions for password and desktop management in Windows IT environments help IT deparments in companies, government organizations and education institutions save time and cut costs by eliminating manual tasks. The company was founded in 2001 and opened their American office in Philadelphia December 1, 2011.
Whibco Inc. was founded in 1841 and is America’s first producer of sand for use in the metal casting industry. Whibco owns about 12 thousand acres of land and reserves in Cumberland County, New Jersey, including mine permits on 7 different sites in Maurice River Township alone. The group operates an industrial and construction sand processing plant in Port Elizabeth (Maurice River Township). Today, Whibco produces a wide variety of industrial sands and fine construction aggregates.
Duryea Technologies’ mission is to maximize the energy efficiency of motor and generator-based applications. Products include brushless alternators, compressor drives for electric air conditioning, hydraulic pump drives and other hybrid electric technology for the fleet and consumer vehicles. The Duryea Electric Supercharger and MODE Power System for distributed energy projects are recent developments.
The American Sustainable Business Council is a network of businesses and business associations committed to the triple bottom line of People, Planet, and Profit. Established in 2009, ASBC leads sustainable policy change and advocacy on behalf of 250,000 sustainable business owners, executives and investors. Its members believe that sustainable business is good business, and a sustainable economy is a prosperous and resilient one. Believing that government policy needs to change to reflect the triple bottom line, ASBC provides a platform that enables policy makers and experts to engage with business executives, owners, investors, entrepreneurs, and other business professionals.
The American Swedish Historical Museum in South Philadelphia is the oldest Swedish Museum in the United States. Founded in 1926, the Museum has been dedicated to preserving and promoting Swedish and Swedish-American cultural heritage and traditions for more than 80 years. The Museum is a place where Swedes, Swedish-Americans, and people of all nationalities who appreciate Swedish contributions to history, art, architecture, music, science and technology can come together.
BA Associates specializes in the professional planning of corporate meetings and events as well as unique and creative marketing of businesses and their products and services. Personal attention is the cornerstone of BA Associates, Inc. As an independent planning company we provide the complete attention and service that each of our clients programs need and deserve.
The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based nonprofit organization with a global reach. Their mission is to encourage the expansion of global dialogue and free trade in order to improve cooperation and understanding among nation states, with the goal of reducing international conflicts and improving worldwide living standards. With that focus driving work, GIC provides a forum for the exchange of divergent perspectives. GIC engages experts to identify emerging economic, social and political issues vital to the interdependent global community. GIC organizes country and region-specific meetings, conferences and briefings for educational and networking opportunities. GIC promotes global partnerships among governments, non-governmental organizations, corporations, businesses and academic and research institutions. GIC also prides itself on sharing its findings with policymakers and the press worldwide.
The Historic Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Preservation Corporation (HGDPC) was established to fund, support, and supervise the restoration, renovation, and ongoing maintenance of the Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church buildings, grounds, and graveyard so that future generations may share in this historic and architectural treasure.
Mentor Foundation USA works to prevent drug abuse among youth and help them identify and pursue their professional and personal goals. HM Queen Silvia of Sweden established Mentor International in 1994 in collaboration with The World Health Organization. Since then, the organization has grown to provide support to youth in over 80 countries reaching more than 6 million children.
At the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, we are committed to realizing our organizational values through our work. We recognize that we are setting an unprecedented example for how businesses and communities can coexist, collaborate, and create a more sustainable society. We pledge to champion these values and to model them in our daily work, with the goal of inspiring others to do the same. The mission of the Sustainable Business Network is to build a just, green, and thriving economy in the Greater Philadelphia region. We accomplish this by educating and growing a broad base of local, independent businesses and educating policymakers and the public.
The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting growth and economic development, advocating for sound public policy, and serving our members with outstanding programs and benefits. GPCC is the premier advocate of the region’s business community, representing members in 11 counties across three states with one voice.
Select Greater Philadelphia (Select) is an economic development marketing organization dedicated to attracting companies to Greater Philadelphia. Select assists companies interested in the region by providing detailed information about the 11-county area.
The Swedish Colonial Society, founded in 1909, is the oldest Swedish historical group in the United States dedicated to preserving the legacy of the New Sweden Colony in America.