BURNABY, BC, Nov. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Photon Control Inc. ("Photon Control" or the "Company") (TSX-V: PHO), a leading developer of optical measurement technologies, is proud to announce its recognitions and awards received during the current fiscal year.
Photon Control's President Christopher Weston says, "Photon Control is honoured to receive some very prestigious awards and recognition in 2015. This achievement reflects the ongoing dedication of our entire team, and the strength of our technology and product platform."
Photon Control has been Recognized by Canadian Business and PROFIT on the 27th Annual PROFIT 500
Canadian Business and PROFIT has ranked Photon Control Inc. No. 208 on the 27th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.
"The PROFIT 500 represent the highest tier of entrepreneurialism in Canada," says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. "They should be lauded for the positive economic contributions they've made to their communities - and the entire country. They are examples of what can be accomplished with innovation, discipline and determination."
Photon Control has been Recognized on Business in Vancouver "Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in B.C." and "Top 100 Most Profitable Companies"
Photon Control have been listed on the Business in Vancouver Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in B.C. for the fifth consecutive year, achieving 75th spot, as well as B.C.'s 100 Most Profitable Companies making it to the 66th spot.
Business in Vancouver's list of B.C.'s 100 Fastest Growing and 100 Most Profitable Companies is one of the newspaper's signature annual features, and is ranked by percentage growth in revenue between the years 2010 and 2014, and 2014 net income respectively. Companies on the list represent a wide range of B.C.'s business community, everything from technology startups and service businesses to the largest mining and resource companies in the country. Since 1994, the list has provided an overview of the economy's key growth sectors. It also provides readers with insights about what it takes to build a business in good times and bad.
Photon Control Named as a Finalist for the 2015 Business of the Year (up to 50 Employees) Award Burnaby Business Excellence Awards
Photon Control was named as a finalist for the 2015 Business of the Year (up to 50 employees) award at the 16th Annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards (BBEAs). The Business of the Year (up to 50 employees) award is presented to a local business employing up to fifty people which has made an outstanding contribution in the combined areas of business success, innovation and community service. The BBEAs are a joint initiative of the City of Burnaby and the Burnaby Board of Trade designed to recognize and celebrate business excellence, entrepreneurship and community involvement within our local business community. Awards are handed out in 9 different categories each year plus an annual inductee is named to the Burnaby Business Hall of Fame.
About PROFIT and PROFITguide.com
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About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a readership of more than 800,000, 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 the Burnaby Board of Trade
The Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) is Burnaby's pre-eminent business association and is a key part of the City's economic development strategy. Working closely with the municipality, the BBOT supports the growth of business both locally and internationally, and fosters a sustainable business environment through networking, education, advocacy and development. Through our vision and leadership, we facilitate a collaborative community model involving business, not-for-profits, academia, citizens and all levels of government. Throughout its activities, the BBOT promotes the triple bottom line of economic, social and environmental sustainability.
About Photon Control Inc.
Photon Control Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of optical sensors & instruments to measure temperature, pressure, position, and flow. These products are used by original equipment manufacturers (OEM) as well as end-users in the Semiconductor, Oil and Gas, Power, Life Science, and Manufacturing industries. Photon Control's products provide high accuracy and reliability in extreme conditions and are supported by a team of experts that offer onsite installation, training, and support. Photon Control Inc. also provides engineering services for customized optical measurement systems. Headquartered in an ISO 9001:2008 manufacturing facility in Burnaby, BC, Photon Control Inc. is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, trading under the symbol ''PHO". Additional information about the company can be found at www.photon-control.com/investorrelations.html
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SOURCE Photon Control Inc.
For further information: For Investor Relations Inquiries please contact: Helena Rebec, CPIR, Chief Administrative Officer / IR, Hrebec@photon-control.com, 604.422.8861 Ext 101; For Media Relations Inquires please contact: Jessica Dunn, Sales & Marketing Manager, Jdunn@photon-control.com, 604.422.8861 Ext 103