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Adia teams up with French staffing firm

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Adia Personnel, the country’s fourth-largest employment services company, will merge with Ecco USA, a French employment company. The merger makes the company, Adecco, the world’s largest personnel services organization in the world, based on consolidated sales. With the merger, Adecco has more than 2,400 offices in 40 countries. Adia has two offices in Colorado Springs… Continue Reading Adia teams up with French staffing firm

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Let speculative building begin

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Denver-based Pacifica Holding Company will begin construction on the area’s largest completely speculative Class "A" office buildings in this decade. The buildings will be constructed in the Briargate Business Park. Financing for the more than $20 million project will come from Apollo Real Estate Advisors in New York with no preleasing. The office space is… Continue Reading Let speculative building begin

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Coupons work for PPCAA

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The Pikes Peak Country Attractions Association began riding the wave on the Internet starting in June with the offer of free coupons to 42 area attractions. The coupon blitz was a successful one with a high return rate, even more than anticipated. According to the PPCAA, the attractions report a return rate of $14,500 because… Continue Reading Coupons work for PPCAA

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Advanced Computing bought

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Advanced Digital Systems of Denver has bought the customer base of Advanced Computing of Colorado Springs for an undisclosed amount. ADS sales manager, David Drumm, said the acquisition will increase the company’s revenue by 35% in 1996. Advanced Computing had approximately 280 customers in Colorado Springs that have been added to ADS’ 400 existing local… Continue Reading Advanced Computing bought

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Banks merge in Springs

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A merger has recently been completed that will create one of El Paso County’s largest locally owned financial institutions. Peoples National Bank and Colorado Springs Savings have merged with combined assets totaling $120 million. The new financial institution, which will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Peoples National Bank, will be named Peoples National Bank… Continue Reading Banks merge in Springs

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Cisco opens office to cater to local clients

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Cisco Systems Inc., a global provider of computer network and Internet solutions, has recently opened in Colorado Springs. Last year, the company posted $50 million in sales to local customers. The company has been inundated with honors in prestigious publications such as <I>Computerworld</I> and <I>Business Week. Business Week</I> named the company number 40 on its… Continue Reading Cisco opens office to cater to local clients

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STA leaps onto

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Systems Technology Associates Inc. is 68th on the <I>Inc. 500</I> list of fastest growing companies in America. It’s 2,626% growth rate between 1991 and 1995 can claim responsibility. "I’m proud that we’re 68th," said Bob Ben, president, CEO, and founder of STA. "My people earned that." The Colorado Springs-based systems engineering services firm plans to… Continue Reading STA leaps onto

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Dog-eat-dog world eats up Pets USA

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Pets USA Inc., which has two stores in Colorado Springs, will no longer minister to the needs of our canine and feline friends. The small chain has been gobbled up by a rival and one of the largest specialty pet food and supplies chains in the nation. PetCo Animal Supplies Inc., based in San Diego,… Continue Reading Dog-eat-dog world eats up Pets USA

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Pinnacle Micro consolidating divisions, growing

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Pinnacle Micro Inc., a manufacturer of optical storage devices, will consolidate manufacturing operating in Colorado Springs. The company is planning to combine its manufacturing facilities from Irvine, Calif., with its Springs’ manufacturing group. Its local R&amp;D office will join the manufacturing group in the same building. The manufacturing division would employ a total of 100… Continue Reading Pinnacle Micro consolidating divisions, growing

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Country Club Completes Remodeling

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Colorado Springs Country Club, at Palmer Park and Templeton Gap Road, celebrated the completion of its remodeled facilities Nov. 1 with the grand opening of its new entrance. During the past year, the club has undergone $2.4 million worth of improvements. Some of the significant improvements include purchasing most of the club grounds and buildings… Continue Reading Country Club Completes Remodeling

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