Edmonton, AB – March 7, 2019 – Almita Piling was recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The 2019 Best Managed program award 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.
Almita has demonstrated a diligent approach to strategic and business planning that has proven to be effective and sustainable in all market cycles. Supported by a strong leadership team, Almita’s employees have demonstrated strong alignment and commitment to the business while building an industry leading culture to support its customers.
“Best Managed companies are elevating Canada’s place on the world-stage,” said Lorrie King, Partner, Deloitte Private and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “By broadcasting 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 a clear strategy and vision, investment in capability and commitment to talent.
“It is with pleasure and pride that I shared with our employees at Almita that we had been selected as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies,” said Jeff Lloyd, President. “This recognition is truly a reflection of the great things that our employees at Almita do as a team on an ongoing basis. Being granted this recognition gives us another opportunity to share our story and all of the great things about Almita!”
2019 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award will be honoured at the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on April 17, 2019. On the same date, the Best Managed symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today’s business leaders.
The Best Managed program is sponsored by Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group.
About Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Canada's Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group. For more information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.
About Almita Piling (www.almita.com)
Almita is the largest and most experienced helical pile provider in North America. We’re constantly pushing the limits of foundation technology and finding new applications for helical piles. At Almita we are proud to be shaping communities by providing smart foundation solutions.
Almita is a world leader in the design, fabrication and installation of helical piles. We specialize in foundations for Oil & Gas facilities and Power Transmission lines. In addition, a portion of our business is dedicated to supporting and selling piles to our Installer Network. The Installer Network is a network of small businesses who install helical piles as part of their service offering. Our core strengths include our ability to deliver a professionally designed solution in a professional and customer focused manner. We focus on making our customers (typically general contractors and project managers) look good in front of their customers (typically infrastructure owners). We focus steadfastly on execution!