– For the fourth consecutive year, ASTOUND makes the PROFIT and Canadian Business 28th annual list of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies –
OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - ASTOUND Group, a world-leading design and fabrication agency, is pleased to announce it has leaped 53 spots up the 28th annual PROFIT 500 to no. 146. This is the fourth consecutive year ASTOUND has made this prestigious list. PROFIT 500 is 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.
ASTOUND made the 2016 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 474 per cent.
"I'm proud of my team for once again moving us up this year in the PROFIT 500 ranking," said Dale Morgan, Founder and CEO, ASTOUND Group. "We've been working diligently at growing our global clients' portfolio while putting Canada on the map in the design and fabricate category. PROFIT 500 is a wonderful way to see our efforts recognized and reflects the team's love of creating awe-inspiring experiences for our clients."
ASTOUND is a turnkey design and fabrication group working with Fortune 500 companies, world-class architects, agencies and designers. Supported by its two state-of-the-art production facilities, ASTOUND specializes in creating unforgettable branded environments and interactive experiences. Working with some of the world's most iconic brands over its 15-year history, the agency has produced memorable projects in more than 30 countries around the globe. From converting a city street car into a moving retail experience, building a massive floating yoga studio on Lake Ontario, to designing and engineering a globe-trotting art exhibit in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Coke bottle, ASTOUND takes on projects that require collaboration and highly skilled project management, on sometimes impossible deadlines.
"Companies become a part of the PROFIT 500 through innovative thinking, smart strategy and sheer grit," says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. "These firms demonstrate what Canadian entrepreneurs can achieve, both at home and across the globe."
For more information about ASTOUND Group's credentials, visit www.astoundgroup.com.
About PROFIT and PROFITguide.com
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 PROFITguide.com.
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 ASTOUND Group
ASTOUND is a global design and fabrication house, building end-to-end solutions for trade show exhibits, events and architectural projects around the world. With offices in Toronto, Oakville, Las Vegas and San Francisco, ASTOUND has developed, designed and deployed projects for Fortune 500 brands in more than 30 countries around the world. Established in 2001, ASTOUND has been awarded as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, a Fab 50 company, one of the Best Places to Work in Events and a multi-year winner of Profit 500's Fastest Growing Companies. For more information, visit www.astoundgroup.com.
SOURCE ASTOUND Group Inc.
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For further information: Media contact: Elliott Chun, Director of Marketing and Communications, ASTOUND Group, E: [email protected], P: 905-465-0474, ext. 7110