July 11, 2014
LOCWELD, providing steel structures for transmission and distribution utilities all over North America, announces that their President and CEO, Michael Cyr, has been nominated among the top 3 finalists for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of The Year 2014 award in Québec in the Manufacturing category.
''It's a great day at LOCWELD'all made possible through the dedication, support and participation of 255 individuals that make up this great team,'' Michael Cyr said. The EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2014 award is the second that LOCWELD has received in the past 3 months. The latest award which LOCWELD won was the 2013-2014 Prix Excellence contest organized by the South Shore Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the Manufacturing category. We will know if history repeats itself at the gala on the 23rd of October 2014, where the Québec winners will be announced.
LOCWELD is the largest transmission tower and substation structure manufacturer in North America. Since 1947, they have focused on providing top level service to our customers. The facility located in Candiac, Québec has 30 acres of land, 220,000 square feet of manufacturing space, a 50,000 ton annual capacity, state of the art equipment, in house galvanizing and a design team. The main products and services provided are lattice and tubular poles, as well as substation structures, bridges, anchors and custom fabrications.
About EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2014's contest
Entrepreneur of The Year is a ''Canadian program' in its 21st year of honouring the country's most impressive entrepreneurs from all areas of business. Award finalists are chosen based on their vision, leadership, financial success and social responsibility.'' The Entrepreneur of the Year contest includes companies across Canada, which is divided into 5 regions; Pacific (BC and the territories), Prairies (Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba), Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. For more information on Entrepreneur of The Year, please visit ey.com/ca/Entrepreneurs.
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