Kinova ranked 16th on the 2016 PROFIT 500 list

 PROFIT and Canadian Business unveils 28th annual list of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies 

BOISBRIAND, QC, Sept. 19, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of the 28 edition of its annual list, Canadian Business and the Magazine PROFIT 500 have just announced that Kinova is part of the 500 Canadian companies with the highest growth in revenues in the past five years.

Kinova has achieved a prominent place on the PROFIT 500's ranking, thanks to an extraordinary growth of 4,389% on a 5-year period. The Boisbriand society appears as the 16th fastest-growing company in Canada. Note that only two companies from the province of Québec appear on the top 20.

"It's with great honor that Kinova is part of the top 20 Canadian fastest-growing companies, says Charles Deguire, CEO and co-founder of Kinova. It's been a year filled with challenges and we are very enthusiastic about Kinova's growth perspectives for the future. We are especially pleased to see the increasing number of Kinovians empowering humanity. Besides, we are recruiting!"

Interesting facts on Kinova :

  • Kinova was founded in 2006 by Charles Deguire and Louis-Joseph Caron L'Écuyer, two visionary and passionate engineers
  • Our mission is to push the limits of humanity by amplifying human capacities and making our solutions accessible
  • Soon to be 100 Kinovians
  • Our robots are changing lifes in 35 countries

About PROFIT and
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 34 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at

About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a total brand readership of more than 1.1 million, it is the country's premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada's business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.

About Kinova

Kinova is a Canadian company that pushes the limits of humanity by amplifying human capacities and making its solutions accessible. Located in the heart of Boisbriand, our team included close to 100 Kinovians. We develop and produce robots that change lives, while supporting our users. Our activities rely on excellence, creativity and humanity.

To learn more on Kinova, visit our Web site

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