Medicom named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
MONTREAL, May 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Quebec AMD Medicom Inc. (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of respiratory and procedural masks, has been selected as one of the From Canada Best Managed Companies. This award recognizes Canadian companies whose revenues exceed $ 25 million which demonstrate the best performance in its class.
Each year, hundreds of companies go through a rigorous application process and are assessed by an independent jury based on four key areas: strategy, culture and engagement, capabilities and innovation, governance and finance.
“On behalf of the leaders of Medicom, we are honored to receive this prestigious award,” said John Tourlas, President, North America. “This recognition comes at a time when our company has experienced massive growth in the midst of a global pandemic, and it is a testament to our ability to successfully pivot under extraordinary circumstances.”
Medicom’s personal protective equipment (PPE) and infection control solutions were already manufactured on three continents and sold in more than 95 countries when unprecedented demand from COVID-19 forced the company to open 6 factories. additional masks around the world in just 6 months.
“Medicom has been able to provide much needed PPE, including medical grade face masks and N95 type respirators, to frontline workers around the world despite export bans, material shortages. raw materials and severe labor shortages. We are extremely proud of our staff and how their dedication has enabled us to quickly and cost effectively adapt our strategy and build our capacity while maintaining a culture of collaboration and a shared commitment to our mission of protecting healthcare workers. and their patients, ”said Guillaume Laverdure, Medicom COO.
“The past year has posed many challenges for Canadian businesses and touched every one in one form or another, including this year’s Best Managed winners,” said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte Private and Co-Leader, Canada Best Managed Companies Program. “They should be extremely proud of this designation and use it as a catalyst to continue the work they do each day. Their unwavering commitment to their people and their ability to adapt in the midst of a year of turmoil has led them to to this achievement and it should not go unnoticed. “
Medicom’s leadership remains firmly committed to pursuing the company’s strategy to ensure sustained performance, growth and industry leadership through 2021 and beyond.
About Medicom Group
The Medicom Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of high quality, single-use, preventive and infection control products for the medical, dental, industrial, animal health, laboratory, retail and consumer markets. retail and health and wellness. Medicom has been named one of the From Canada Best Managed Companies in 2021 and received the Mercure award in the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton – Large Business Entrepreneurship category at the Mercuriades 2021.
Medicom distributes infection control products under the brands Medicom, Ritmed, Kolmi, Hopen, Ocean Pacific and Hedy. Medicom subsidiaries include Kolmi-Hopen in France, Medicom Asia in Hong Kong, United Medical Enterprise in the United States, KHM Engineering in Singapore and Medicom HealthPro Limited in the UK
Medicom has extensive experience in responding to the demand for personal protective equipment in the event of a pandemic. Medicom was founded in 1988 in response to the urgent need for medical gloves for healthcare professionals during the global HIV crisis. Since then, the company has been a reliable provider of infection control solutions during multiple outbreaks, including avian flu, SARS, H1N1 and Ebola, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information on Medicom and its comprehensive portfolio of infection control solutions, including a wide range of medical masks, please visit Medicom.com, Follow us on Twitter @MedicomNA or visit the pages on Facebook or LinkedIn.
About Canada’s Best Managed Companies From Canada Best Managed Companies continue to be the hallmark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues in excess of $ 25 million. Each year since the program began in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that assesses their management skills and practices. Prizes are awarded at four levels: 1) the new winner from Canada’s Best Managed Companies (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Company Award Winner (winners who have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for an additional two 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 have successfully held their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (winners who have maintained their best-managed status for seven years or more). The program sponsors are Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business and TMX Group. For more information please contact: [email protected] or consult www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca