Demers Ambulances receives the 2012 Large Company of the year Méridien Award

BELOEIL, QC, Sept. 24, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Demers Ambulances is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the 2012 Large Company of the year Méridien Award, from the Quebec Ground Transportation Cluster, given to the company that has most distinguished itself during the past year in the Quebec transportation equipment industry.

The award ceremony took place on September 12 in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, during the 5th International Industrial Vehicules and Body Trade Show. The Méridien is the Cluster's highest recognition for companies in the ground transportation equipment industry. It is awarded to the company that has most distinguished itself, either by its performance in terms of its investments, its growth, its influence in the industry, or the quality of its business practices.

"Our company has earned an enviable reputation in the ambulance sector in Canada and the United States, as well as in many other markets around the world," says Alain Brunelle, President and CEO, Demers Ambulances. "This recognition is a testament of the success our company has experienced in the last year, and I want to share it with all employees who actively contribute to it on a daily basis."

About Demers Ambulances

Demers, Ambulance Manufacturer Inc. (Demers Ambulances) is the Canadian leader in ambulance design, manufacture and distribution and one of the largest firms in North America. With 50 years of success, Demers sold more than 15,000 ambulances to customers in over 20 countries. With advanced products that consistently meet and exceed expectations of emergency services specialists around the world, Demers Ambulances is recognized as an innovator in ambulance engineering, introducing and perfecting details that keep paramedics and occupants safe while meeting today's global challenges.

Demers Ambulances is accredited ISO 9001:2008 and by Transport Canada and the USA DOT, by the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) in the USA within their "MEMBER VERIFICATION PROGRAM" and recognized as a "QUALIFIED VEHICLES MODIFIER" (QVM) by the Ford Motor Company and, approved up fitter for Mercedes Benz Sprinter Customer Assurance Program, Demers Ambulances meets the highest standards in the industry. To learn more about Demers Ambulances, visit

SOURCE: Demers-Ambulances inc.

For further information:

Chantal Pouliot
Director, Human Resources
Phone : 514-893-4683, ext 267

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