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Sudbury, October 26, 2012 – BESTECH is proud to announce that the company was selected as a finalist in the 2012 Ontario Business Achievement Awards (OBAA). At the 30th annual OBAA held on Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, BESTECH was runner-up in the Desjardins Award for Large Business category.  This honour rewarded two large businesses (over 100 employees) who are forward-thinking in their overall business practice from escalating sales and developing new markets to boosting employee morale and skill acquisition to elevating environmental stewardship and corporate citizenship.

The Ontario Business Achievement Awards were created to celebrate Ontario’s rich history of innovative, ethical and profitable business.  Launched in 1983, the OBAAs shine a spotlight on innovation and entrepreneurial spirit that are at the heart of business in Ontario.

According to a representative at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, “OBAA is the most prestigious industry gala in the province with a single focus on celebrating business success. BESTECH is now part of an exclusive group of Ontario companies who are recognized for their achievements in innovation, market expansion, exports and governance as well as successes in small and large business categories.”

BESTECH continues to strengthen its reputation of excellence as the company’s daily operations are guided by corporate strategic objectives that encompass open communication both internally and externally, ensuring employees have the tools and knowledge required to operate at their highest capacities, staying on top of industry trends, diversification of operations and common performance practices.

Despite falling short of the grand prize, BESTECH representatives were delighted to have made the cut amongst the number of businesses throughout Ontario who are eligible for this esteemed award. “It is a tremendous honour to be chosen as a finalist for an OBAA in the Large Business category”, stated Marc Boudreau, Co-CEO of BESTECH. “Our growth and quest to become recognized as global leaders of innovative products and services has enabled us to be distinguished alongside the other incredible finalists. This achievement was made possible due to the resourcefulness and commitment to quality that is exhibited by all BESTECH employees. They are the foundation of the company’s successes and I am proud of their personal growth and many accomplishments.”

About BESTECH

With offices in Sudbury, Timmins, and Toronto, Ontario, BESTECH is a prominent Canadian firm which specializes in the areas of engineering, automation, software development and environmental monitoring to assist companies in the international mining industry enhance their productivity, profitability and safety. The firm also offers the following innovative solutions that enable mining organizations to increase efficiency, reduce energy costs and improve worker safety: NRG1-ECO™, AQM, PORTAULS® and RopeInspector.

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