Alaska Business Monthly's 2006 corporate 100.

 
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ALASKA BUSINESS MONTHLY'S 2006 CORPORATE 100 [A] Agrium Kenai Nitrogen Operations P.O. Box 575 Kenai, AK 99611 Phone: 776-8121 Fax: 776-5579 Web Site: www.agrium.com Top Executive: Bill Boycott, Kenai Gen. Mgr. Parent Company: Agrium Inc. Calgary, Alberta Stock Symbol: AGU Business Type: Oil & Gas Business Description: Anhydrous ammonia; urea. Community Involvement: Caring for the Kenai, Challenger Learning Center of Alaska, Boys and Girls Club and United Way. Year Founded: 1931 Estab. in Alaska: 2000 Branches in AK: 1 Alaska Employees: 175 Worldwide Employees: 5,000 Airport Equipment Rentals 10460 Old Seward Hwy. Anchorage, AK 99515 Phone: 522-6466 Fax: 522-6467 Web Site: www.aer-inc.net Top Executive: Jerry Sadler, Pres. Parent Company: Airport Equipment Rentals Fairbanks, AK Business Type: Industrial Services Business Description: Construction equipment sales, rentals and services. Multiple lines and companies represented, including John Deere, Genie, Iron Wolf, Hilti, Wacker. Zoomboom, ASV Chihook Heaters and Dewalt. Community Involvement: Anchorage Concert Association, Anchorage Police Department, Alaska Motor Mushers, Boy Scouts of America, Anchorage Fire Department, Special Olympics and little league. Year Founded: 1986 Estab. in Alaska: 1986 Alaska Employees: 104 Worldwide Employees: 104 Alaska Airlines Inc. 4750 Old Int'l Airport Rd. Anchorage, AK 99502 Phone: 266-7230 Fax: 266-7229 Web Site: www.alaskaair.com Top Executive: Bill Ayer, Chairman/Pres./CEO Parent Company: Alaska Air Group Seattle, Wash. Stock Symbol: ALK Business Type: Transportation Business Description: Alaska Airlines and its sister carrier, Horizon Air, together provide passenger and cargo service to more than 80 cities in Alaska Lower 48, Canada and Mexico. Community Involvement: Donates more than $2 million in air transportation yearly to organizations in Alaska that include: Make-a-Wish, Angel Flight West, University of Alaska Foundation, Shriners, Nature Conservancy of Alaska, Sitka Summer Music Festival, March of Dimes and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Alaska. Year Founded: 1932 Estab. in Alaska: 1932 Branches in AK: 20 Alaska Employees: 1,500 Worldwide Employees: 11,000 Super Players in Alaska Business Alaska Commercial Co. 550 W. 64th Ave. Anchorage, AK 99518 Phone: 273-4600 Fax: 273-4800 E-Mail: rwilhelm@northwest.ca Web Site: www.alaskacommercial.com Top Executive: Rex Wilhelm. Pres./COO Parent Company: The North West Co. Winnipeg, Manitoba Business Type: Retail/Wholesale Trade Business Description: Largest rural retailer of merchandise and groceries in Alaska, including a wholesale division that sells groceries to more than 150 rural grocery stores, and a meat-packing plant that sells pounds weekly. Community Involvement: Major sponsor Girl Scouts of Alaska, ASAA, BBNC leadership workshop, Junior Achievement Alaska, Food Bank of Alaska, American Cancer Society and many other regional and local events. Year Founded: 1867 Estab. in Alaska: 1867 Branches in AK: 28 60,000-Alaska Rev. ($ Mil.): 138.90 Alaska Employees: 750 Alaska Distributors Co. 3840 Spenard Rd. Anchorage, AK 99517 Phone: 279-3511 Fax: 276-1325 Web Site: www.alaskadistributors.com Top Executive: Walter John, VP/Gen. Mgr. Parent Company: Alaska Distributors Co. Seattle, Wash. Business Type: Wholesale Trade Business Description: Wine, spirits, beer and nonalcoholic beverage wholesaler. Community Involvement: Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling, AEDC, chamber of commerce, Pillars of America Services and Nature Conservancy. Estab. in Alaska: 1934 Alaska Employees: 115 Alaska Industrial Hardware Inc. 2192 Viking Dr. Anchorage, AK 99501 Phone: 276-7201 Fax: 276-0051 E-Mail: aih@aihalaska.com Web Site: www.aihalaska.com Top Executive: Mike Kangas, Pres./Gen. Mgr. Business Type: Retail/Wholesale Business Description: Tools, hardware, construction supplies, small equipment, safety equipment, ladders, industrial supplies, fasteners. Community Involvement: United Way and Boy Scouts of America. Year Founded: 1959 Estab. in Alaska: 1959 Branches in AK: 10 Alaska Rev. ($ Mil.): 48.49 Alaska Employees: 241 Worldwide Employees: 266 Worldwide Rev. ($ Mil.): 51.00 Alaska Interstate Construction LLC 601 W. Fifth Ave., Suite 400 Anchorage, AK 99523 Phone: 562-2792 Fax: 562-4179 E-Mail: info@aicilc.com Web Site: www.aicllc.com Top Executive: Dave Thomas, Pres. Parent Company: CIRI/Nabors Industrial Ltd. Anchorage, AK Business Type: Construction Business Description: Ice and snow roads, well-site pads, gravel roads, bridges and culverts, structures, airstrips and helipads, gravel islands, dock and port facilities, excavation, communications, pipeline installation and environmental remediation. Community Involvement: Alaska Peace Officers, Covenant House, Boys and Girls Club of Alaska, Challenge Alaska and Shriners Hospitals. Year Founded: 1987 Estab. in Alaska: 1987 Alaska Rev. ($ Mil.): 60.00 Alaska Employees: 300 Alaska Railroad Corp. P.O. Box 107500 Anchorage, AK 99510 Phone: 265-2300 Fax: 265-2312 E-Mail: corpinfo@akrr.com Web Site: www.alaskarailroad.com Top Executive: Patrick Gamble, Pres./CEO Business Type: Transportation Business Description: Freight and passenger services. Real estate. Community Involvement: School Business Partnerships, Anchorage: Downtown Partnership, member of all Railbelt chambers of commerce, member of Resource Development Council, the Alliance, Commonwealth North. Participate in Rotary clubs and sponsor of the Women's Run. Community involvement from Seward to North Pole in the Interior. Year Founded: 1914 Estab. in Alaska: 1914 Branches in AK: 2 Alaska Rev. ($ Mil.): 129.50 Alaska Employees: 754 Alaska Regional Hospital 2801 Debarr Rd. Anchorage, AK 99508 Phone: 276-1131 Fax: 264-1143 Web Site: www.alaskaregional.com Top Executive: Edward Lamb, Pres./CEO Parent Company: HCA Nashville, Tenn. Stock Symbol: HCA Business Type: Health Care Business Description: 24-hour ER department, Lifeflight Air Ambulance, cancer treatment, critical-care units, heart center diagnostic imaging, women's and children's services, orthopedic and spine center, health management center, Alaska House, rehab unit and sleep laboratory. Community Involvement: Special Olympics Team Alaska, Blood Bank, of Alaska, Red Cross, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, free monthly immunization clinics, Shriners' and MDA clinics, and free prostate cancer screenings. Estab. in Alaska: 1963 Branches in AK: 1 Alaska Employees: 800 Worldwide Employees: 123,000 Alaska USA Federal Credit Union P.0. Box 196613 Anchorage, AK 99502 Phone: 563-4567 Fax: 561-4857 Web Site: www.alaskausa.org Top Executive: William Eckhardt, Pres. Business Type: Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Business Description: Financial deposit and lending services for individuals and Alaska businesses. Mortgage lending, investments and trust services and insurance. Community Involvement: Donated to more than 200 community and service organizations statewide. Assisted in founding Alaska USA Foundation, which provides funds for services for children and veterans. Year Founded: 1948 Estab. in Alaska: 1948 Branches in AK: 38 Alaska Rev. ($ Mil.): 140.00 Alaska Employees: 900 Worldwide Employees: 943 Alaska Waste 6301 Rosewood Anchorage. AK 99518 Phone: 563-3717 Fax: 273-2797 Top Executive: Craig Gales, Sr. Mgr. Business Type: Industrial Services Business Description: Utility company serving commercial, residential and recycle customers in Alaska. Estab. in Alaska: 1997 Alaska Employees: 160 Alcan Electrical & Engineering 6670 Arctic Spur Rd. Anchorage, AK 99518 Phone: 563-3787 Fax: 562-6286 Web Site: www.alcanelectric.com Top Executive: Scott Bringmann. Pres. Business Type: Services Business Description: Electrical and telecommunications, outside line construction, telecommunications division-Alcantel, electrical design-build. Projects to include Providence Hospital expansion and Bassett Hospital, Elmendorf housing, Ted Stevens Research Center and For Wainwright whole barracks. Community Involvement: Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Boy Scouts of America, Boys and Girls Club, Little League baseball and youth sports-sponsor. Year Founded: 1972 Estab. in Alaska: 1972 Alaska Rev. ($ Mil.): 36.00 Alaska Employees: 210 Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. P.O. Box 19660, MS 542 Anchorage, AK 99519-6660 Phone: 787-8700 Fax: 787-8240 E-Mail: alyeskamail@alyeska-pipeline.com Web Site: www.alyeska-pipe.com Top Executive: Kevin Hostler, Pres./CEO Business Type: Oil & Gas Business Description: Designed, built, operates and maintains the Trans-Alaska oil pipeline, pump stations and Valdez Marine Terminal on behalf of five owner companies: BP Pipeline (Alaska) Inc.. ExxonMobil Pipeline Co., ConocoPhillips Transportation Alaska Inc., Unocal Pipeline Co. and Koch, Alaska Pipeline Co. LLC. Year Founded: 1970 Estab. in Alaska: 1970 Branches in AK: 3 Alaska Employees: 837 Alyeska Resort P.O. Box 249 Girdwood, AK 99587 Phone: 754-1111 Fax: 754-2200 E-Mail: info@alyeskaresort.com Web Site: www.alyeskaresort.com Top Executive: Chris von Imhof, VP/Managing Dir. Parent Company: Seibu Alaska Inc. Girdwood, AK Business Type: Tourism Business Description: Alaska's premier year-round destination resort. The 307-room, four-diamond Alyeska Prince Hotel is the resort's centerpiece. Facilities include more than 30,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space for groups as large as 500. World-class skiing and snow boarding. Golfing is available at the nearby Anchorage Golf Course. In 2003, Alyeska Resort invested more than $200,000 in guest comfort amenities, including the addition of a business center salt-water pool and hot tub, and summit and prime room upgrades. Community Involvement: Supporter of community organizations in Girdwood, Anchorage, Alaska and beyond. Contributes through cash and in-kind services to more than a dozen local Girdwood nonprofits and more. Year Founded: 1959 Estab. In Alaska: 1959 Branches in AK: 2 Alaska Rev. ($...

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