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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2011/10/31 - Avigilon recognized for superior innovation and service and its significant contribution to the BC economy through economic growth, new investment, and job creation - Avigilon.com. TSX: AVO
Avigilon Corporation today announced that it has earned two BC Export Awards: 'Exporter of the Year' and 'Top Exporter' in the Advancing Technologies category. Co-hosted annually by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, BC Division, and the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation, the BC Export Awards celebrate the valuable role that the export industry plays in the economy in British Columbia.
These two BC Export Awards are that latest in a string of awards that Avigilon has earned in recognition of its impressive growth. Most recently, Avigilon was ranked number four on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM—a ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America. The company also ranked third among the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Canada.
“With products developed and manufactured right here in Vancouver, Avigilon has steadily gained a reputation around the world for delivering innovative, quality, surveillance solutions. We are honored to receive the Best Exporter Award in recognition of our contribution to the BC economy,” said Alexander Fernandes, President & CEO of Avigilon. “We are also very proud to receive the Advancing Technologies Award, which reinforces our deep commitment to innovation and research and development and our success in creating leading-edge technology for high-definition surveillance systems.”
“Avigilon demonstrates the innovation and leadership needed to compete in the global marketplace,” said Peter Jeffrey, Vice President, CME, BC Division. “These awards recognize the tremendous contribution that the company’s growth, investment, and job creation has had on the local economy.”
For additional detail on the BC Export Awards including selection and qualifying criteria, visit bcexportawards.com/.
About Avigilon Corporation
Avigilon (avigilon.com) is a leader in the design, manufacturing, and marketing of high-definition, network-based video surveillance systems and equipment for the global security market. The Avigilon surveillance system has been designed to provide high quality video capture, transmission, recording, and playback. The components of the Avigilon system include cameras, recording hardware, and software which may be sold separately or in combination to provide customers with a customizable end-to-end video surveillance solution.