MONTREAL, Feb. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - Phipps Dickson Integria (PDI), a leading
commercial printer, has been recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed
Companies for 2007. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Canada's 50 Best Managed
Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and
managed companies with revenues over $10 million.
Over 10,000 companies were invited to compete in this year's competition
representing a multitude of industries from across Canada. The rigorous
selection process first identifies 250 finalists and culminates with the
unveiling of the 50 winning companies who have demonstrated a capacity to
focus on their core vision and to achieve high performance and sustained
growth that reaches beyond financial performance.
"Companies are always judged by profitability, as they should be," says
John Hughes, Partner, Private Company Services group with Deloitte, a national
sponsor of the Best Managed program. "But Best Managed companies like PDI have
been singled out for qualities that promise long term growth. They've made
rigorous investments in their own potential."
Jeff Mahar, Chief Executive Officer of PDI, commented: "The print
industry has witnessed many upheavals in the last 3 years , but PDI's hands-on
management approach, not only solidified our position as a leader in the print
industry, but as a leader across all industries."
"PDI is very honored to have obtained this recognition from the Canadian
business community" said Gaetano DiTrapani, Chief Operating Officer of PDI.
"This achievement is due to the wonderful support that we receive from our
valued clients, to a group of employees that is without parallel in our
industry, to our loyal and reliable suppliers and to our professional and
"We are very proud to represent our industry in this winner's circle.
This highly coveted prize, combined with a new branding for Phipps Dickson
Integria is a great start to 2008 and this is just the beginning. Keep PDI on
your radar for many more good things to come..."stated Jamie Barbieri,
President of PDI.
Phipps Dickson Integria (PDI) is the largest independent sheet-fed
printing company in Quebec, providing pre-media, offset and digital print
production, as well as multimedia and internet services to clients in Quebec,
across Canada and in the United States.
Established in 1993, Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies is one of the
country's leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in
Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every
year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a
rigorous and independent process that evaluates the caliber of their
management abilities and practices. For further information, visit
For further information:
For further information: Mr. Gaetano DiTrapani, Chief Operating officer,
PDI LaSalle, (514) 365-1222, International: 1-800-761-5766; Mr. Jamie
Barbieri, President, PDI St-Laurent, (514) 337-3311, International: