TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Levitt-Safety Limited (www.levitt-safety.com), the largest specialist supplier of safety equipment and services in
Canada, has been named as a winner in Canada's 50 Best Managed
Companies Program. Sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC and The National Post,
the program identifies Canadian businesses that have implemented best
business practices across the organization.
"In this era of globalisation, we are proud that after over 75 years in
business we remain a Canadian family owned business. Our decisions are
based on the long-term success of all our key stakeholders. That sense
of stability has provided us the foundation and values that are
fundamental to our team's ability to serve our customers. We are
particularly pleased that our efforts to improve have been recognized -
we are proud to have joined the ranks as one of Canada's 50 Best
Managed Companies," said Bruce Levitt, President and CEO of
Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies award is a national program that
recognizes Canadian companies implementing world-class business
practices and creating value for their customers, employees and
shareholders in innovative and exciting ways. Not only does the
designation reflect recognition, it has become a tool to drive new
business, secure financing for growth, boost morale, and attract the
best talent in the country.
"We would like to congratulate Levitt-Safety Limited and its entire
workforce. Achieving Canada's highest level of Canadian business
excellence takes a united effort and we are privileged to acknowledge
such a strong team," said John Hughes, Partner, Growth Enterprise
Leader, Toronto, Deloitte.
In order to make the 50 Best list, companies must pass an extensive and
in-depth interview process that assesses and examines management
practices. An independent judging panel also evaluates how each
company embraces new technology, globalization, and a new generation of
people entering the workforce, as well as how it recognizes the
importance of leadership, strategy, culture and brand.
About Canada's Best Managed Program
Canada's Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence
for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10
million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds
of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a
rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills
About Levitt-Safety Limited
Born of the determined and entrepreneurial spirit of their founder,
Victor Levitt, Levitt-Safety Limited has grown over the past 75 years
to become the largest specialist supplier of safety equipment and
services in Canada. With fifteen strategically located branches, Levitt-Safety Limited is ideally equipped to serve a large base of
geographic and market sectors. In addition to the distribution of
products, they also offer a complete line of Signature Services that support every aspect of the health and safety in the workplace.
Its Northern Light Technologies division is a global leader in
underground mine lighting and wireless networking solutions.
SOURCE: Levitt-Safety Limited
For further information:
Alan Noble, National Marketing Manager