TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 2017 Ontario Export Awards finalists have been announced. The judging committee selected a diverse range of manufacturers and technology companies for their innovative approaches to expanding in global markets.

Award winners will be announced at a luncheon gala on November 21, 2017 at the International Centre in Toronto. The event is expected to draw more than 200 manufacturing executives and representatives from trade, finance, government and industry. Tickets are still available for this premier networking event, but space is filling up. To reserve your ticket now, visit the Ontario Export Awards site.

The 2017 finalists are:

Clean Technology:

  • GreenMantra Recycling Technologies Ltd.
  • Silfab Solar Inc.
  • TECTA-PDS

Consumer Products & Technology:

  • Brouwer Kesmac Inc.
  • Gracious Living Innovations Inc.
  • SRB Technologies (Canada) Inc.

Food, Beverage, & Agriculture:

  • Kii Naturals
  • Surati Sweet Mart Ltd.
  • TWI Foods Inc.

Manufacturing & Resources (Small Manufacturer):

  • Dyna Metro Inc.
  • Pack-Smart Inc.
  • WOLF Advanced Technology

Manufacturing & Resources (Medium-sized Manufacturer):

  • Macrodyne Technologies Inc.
  • Pliteq Inc.
  • Senstar Corp.

Manufacturing & Resources (Large Manufacturer):

  • Cyclone Manufacturing Inc.
  • OZ Optics Ltd.
  • Paradigm Electronics Inc.

Services:

  • Jesse Garant Metrology Center
  • kubik inc.
  • Switch Video

Transportation Equipment:

  • Cyclone Manufacturing Inc.
  • FleetCarma
  • Polycorp Ltd.

Emerging Exporter:

  • Everspring Farms Ltd.
  • Greenlid Envirosciences
  • Interaxon Inc.
  • Parking BOXX Corp.

The Exporter of the Year Award will be presented to one of the finalists, along with a Global Reach Award to a company demonstrating success with forging international trade links, and a Leadership Award to the company deemed to be an example of continued export success.

About the Ontario Export Awards
Presented by CanadianManufacturing.com and Plant Magazine, divisions of Annex Business Media, the Ontario Export Awards are the province's most prestigious awards paying tribute to the innovative approaches of Ontario's top exporting companies.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 21, 11:00 am (Networking Reception and Lunch)
WHERE: International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, Ont.-ORION A
PURCHASE TICKETS: https://www.ontarioexportawards.com/awards-gala

The 2017 Ontario Export Awards are sponsored by HSBC Bank Canada and SYSPRO Canada, along with Grant Thornton LLP, Machines Italia/Italian Trade Commission, Export Development Canada (EDC), Invest Buffalo Niagara, and the Province of Ontario.

Association and nomination partnerships include Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium, the Canadian Food Exporters Association, Forum for International Trade Training, The Vaughan Chamber of Commerce and, Sanford Holshouser.

For more information visit: www.ontarioexportawards.com 

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