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August 2, 2011

American International Industries is celebrating a major milestone this year—its 40th anniversary. Terri Cooper, executive vice president, spoke to Happi about the company’s successes, its plans for the future, and how we need to rethink communication in today’s fast-paced digital age.

It is a classic tale. Small start-up finds its niche, works hard and grows into a multimillion-dollar business almost over night—well, make that over a few decades. That’s the story of many a business, American International Industries (AII) included, which is marking its 40th anniversary this year.

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