SureWerx, a leading supplier of professional tool, equipment, and safety products for workers across North America, has been selected as one of Canada’s Best Managed Gold Standard Winners and represents the fourth consecutive year as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
Brand name acquisitions, the expansion of product portfolios, continuous and significant investment in its talent and the digitization of its services were key components of SureWerx’s corporate growth strategy, all of which contributed to milestone company achievements in 2018. The 2019 Best Managed program winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth.
Now in its 26th year, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices.
Product and company expansion due to a number of acquisitions in the United States and Canada were key accomplishments in SureWerx’s efforts to improve its services and product offerings in the North American safety market. Last year, SureWerx announced acquisitions such as Jackson Safety and WILSON Safety brands which expanded SureWerx’s reach globally. SureWerx continues to engage customers and employees digitally through digital methods and works to enable all workers to be safe and productive at work by providing exceptional tools, equipment and safety products while ensuring that SureWerx employs excellent safety practices within the organization. SureWerx continues to be recognized for their work around their internal safety practices and advancements and strives to be the global leader in worker safety and productivity.
“It is a proud moment for the entire SureWerx team to be named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the fourth year in a row and to be awarded as a Gold Standard winner this year,” says Clive Shepherd, General Manager, SureWerx Canada. “This award is a true testament to the hard work and dedication from our team to consistently provide unparalleled customer service and industry leading products to the professional workers in Canada.”
“Best Managed companies are elevating Canada’s place on the world-stage,” says Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte Private and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “By broadening their network, and thinking globally, the Best Managed program is honouring these winners for their achievements in Canadian business, and growing influence worldwide.”
Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel comprised of representatives from program sponsors in addition to special guest judges. 2019 Best Managed companies share commonalities that include clear strategy, vision, invest in capability and commitment to talent.
“This is a true reflection of the dedication every SureWerx employee has contributed to ensuring we are always striving to find a better way,” says Anna-Maria Parente, Global Vice President of Human Resources, SureWerx. “We aim to find the best of the best, who challenge us to go above and beyond. Our commitment to professional development, education and collaboration are the foundational elements of our corporate culture and we are proud to invest in our employees who are truly pushing boundaries for a bold and better way.”