Deloitte recognizes Mr. Lube as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies

VANCOUVER, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Mr. Lube, Canada's leading quick lube provider, is proud to announce that it has been named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for 2012 by Deloitte. Mr. Lube was chosen based on their proven ability to create sustainable growth, expand market share and maintain corporate health in a challenging industry landscape.

"We're incredibly honoured to be recognized by Deloitte in this way," stated Stuart Suls, President and CEO, Mr. Lube Canada. "We've worked hard over the past several years to strengthen our culture and business practices, and it's gratifying to be recognized for the work our entire company has put in to ensure that our franchisee family is successful."

Established in 1993, Canada's Best Managed Companies is the country's leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and -managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of a company's management abilities and practices. They focus on Canadian-owned and managed companies, recognizing overall business performance and sustained growth.

"We certainly could not have gotten to this point without the ongoing engagement of our entire network," added Suls. "We are fortunate to have the opportunity to learn, and to integrate knowledge and best practices, from our franchisees, partners and suppliers to continually improve our business."

The award will be presented to Mr. Lube at Canada's Best Managed Companies Gala the evening of April 16, 2013, in Toronto, Ontario. For more information on Canada's Best Managed Companies, please visit: https://www.canadas50best.com/.

About Mr. Lube Canada

Mr. Lube Canada is Canada's leading quick lube provider in the routine automotive maintenance sector. The company was founded in 1976 by the Giese family in Edmonton, pioneering a category of automotive servicing that focused on convenience and no appointment necessary. With 121 locations across the country, Mr. Lube is operated by a national network of franchisees. The Canadian owned and operated company maintains corporate offices in Delta, BC and Mississauga, ON to support its national franchise network.

In 2002, Mr. Lube Canada founded the Mr. Lube Foundation to support its corporate goals of giving back to the community. It was the company's belief that supporting those in need in the communities in which they operated was vital to the success of the organization. Today, the Foundation has donated over $4.0 million dollars to national and local charities across the country. For more information about the company, please visit www.mrlube.com.

SOURCE: Mr. Lube Canada

For further information:

Diane Campbell
Director, Human Resources
Mr. Lube Canada
Phone: 604 759 4321
Email: dcampbell@mrlube.com