SHERWOOD PARK, AB, March 11, 2015 /CNW/ - TerraPro Group Inc., a private family-owned Canadian business, was named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies in 2014 for excellence in business performance. Sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen's School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums, the Best Managed award recognizes Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million for sustained growth, financial performance, management practices and the efforts of the entire organization.
"Today's market place is not just about financial performance; it is also about the investment in the people. TerraPro Group Inc. invests in their team to build up a strong and stable company. Best Managed companies are home grown companies making smart investments to achieve above average returns," says Peter Brown, National Co-Leader of Canada's Best Managed Companies Program and Senior Practice Partner, Deloitte.
TerraPro was selected as a winner because of its focus on creating innovative, win-win solutions for the company and its employees, customers and investors. This has been demonstrated through TerraPro's development of a unique corporate culture which strives to treat each employee, contractor and subcontractor as a member of its extended family resulting in a keen focus on protecting the health and safety of these individuals so that incidents are prevented and people make it home safely every night. It has also been demonstrated through TerraPro's total-company commitment to developing lasting customer relationships through excellent service standards, industry leading field operations and efficiency and reliable and consistent pricing. Further, it has been demonstrated through the development of innovative investment products that have facilitated the company's meteoric growth while driving attractive returns for its investor base. Finally, and in-line with the Company's core value of respect for every person, it has been demonstrated through the Company's objective of operating with the highest level of integrity, character and ethics in all of its interactions.
Established in 1993, Canada's Best Managed Companies is one of the country's leading business awards programs that recognizes Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways. Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel on how they address various business challenges, including new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership, leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information systems, and hiring the right talent to facilitate growth.
Colin Schmidt, TerraPro Co-Founder & Co-CEO stated, "This award is validation of our process and, as a result, is extremely gratifying. We want to assure each of our employees, customers and investors that we will continue to strive to create an awesome workplace that empowers employees to deliver on our brand promise to our customers of providing product where and when they want it, by the best people in the industry at what they do, at prices that are fair and predictable which will thereby continue to drive returns for our investors." Jeff Schellenberg, Co-CEO & CFO stated, "We are thrilled to be named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies in 2014. We are so thankful to each individual who has contributed to TerraPro's success. While many individuals have contributed, we want to specifically mention TerraPro's Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Richard Kulhawe, and COO Rob Kereliuk, without whose efforts this Company would not have reached the heights it has."
About Canada's Best Managed Companies
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 and practices. Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen's School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. For further information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.
About TerraPro Group Inc. (www.terraprogroup.com)
TerraPro Group Inc. was established in 2006 and provides a wide range of environmental solutions for its customers. TerraPro offers terrain protection and remote access solutions, earthworks and reclamation services, well-site services including fluid storage and handling solutions, and distributes and installs Krinner Ground Screw foundation construction products. TerraPro offers its products and services to the energy sector in northern and western Canada while offering certain products globally. TerraPro has a people-centered culture with a focus on being the best-in-class provider of all products and services it offers, driving customer loyalty. The Company strives to create a place to work that makes all those that work at TerraPro feel like family and, by extension, its customers as well. Above all else, operating with integrity, character, and ethics is fundamental to who TerraPro is.
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