ATCO Wood Products wins BC Export Award in Natural Resource Category!

A big congratulations to local company ATCO Wood Products, winner of the 2017 BC Export Awards in the Natural Resources Category!

ATCO Wood Products is well known for their continuous investment and commitment to the region. In addition to the BC Export Awards nomination, the company was also recently nominated for the Community Impact Award at this year’s Business Excellence Awards held by the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce in September 2017. Learn more about ATCO Wood Products and their services here.

The BC Export Awards are the province’s most-prestigious awards paying tribute to the success, economic impact and innovative approaches of B.C. export companies. They celebrate the valuable role that the export industry plays in the B.C. economy. Since their debut in 1982, the awards have recognized more than 300 B.C. companies.

The awards were presented by the B.C. division of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, and the Government of British Columbia, and produced by Business in Vancouver.

“This year’s finalists and award winners represent the cream of the crop in B.C. exports, and their contribution to B.C.’s economy is significant,” said Jobs, Trade and Technology Minister Bruce Ralston. “Companies that export are job creators, and we are proud to support their success. We encourage them to continue expanding their businesses through trade.”

Other B.C. companies have been recognized for their accomplishments in exporting at the 35th-annual B.C. Export Awards:

  • Advanced Technology and Innovation – LMI Technologies
  • Clean Technology – Saltworks Technologies Inc.
  • Consumer Products – Prepac Manufacturing Ltd.
  • Digital Media and Entertainment – Finger Food Studios
  • Manufactured Products – Vehicle Mounted Air Compressors (VMAC)
  • Professional Services – Ayogo Health Inc.
  • Leadership Award – Robert Allen Ltd.
  • Emerging Exporter Award – VRX Ventures Ltd.
  • Exporter of the Year – Finger Foods Studios

Representatives from the Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology are members of the steering committee for the event and participated on the judging panel along with the B.C. division of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC), SYSPRO and Export Development Canada (EDC).

The B.C. Export Awards provides a platform for municipalities, professional services companies, sponsors and media to support local exporters through nomination and local recognition. Companies can be nominated at the B.C. Export Awards website and companies can nominate themselves.

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