Three Burnaby businesses are in the running to be B.C.’s next top exporter.
Each company is a finalist in a different category of the B.C. Export Awards, which is co-hosted by Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters and the B.C. government.
Creation Technologies, a global electronics manufacturing services provider, is a finalists in the Premier’s Award for Job Creation category; Greenlight Innovations, a manufacturer of fuel cell, electrolyser and battery pack test equipment, is a finalist in the Sustainability category; and Alpha Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of AC and DC power, is a finalist in the Advancing Technology and Innovation category, according to a press release from Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters.
The winners will be announced at the awards reception and luncheon on Nov. 15 at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver.
For more information, go to www.bcexportawards.com.
Celebrating 25 years in motion in Burnaby
Motion Specialties recently celebrated 25 years in Burnaby with the grand opening of its new store.
The new 20,000-square-foot home medical equipment store is at 101-8255 North Fraser Way.
“We believe strongly in giving back to the community in which we operate,” Rick Nori, B.C. regional manager for Motion Specialties’ parent company, Centric Health HME Division, said in a press release. “That’s one of the reasons why we built a 12-seat boardroom for local community groups and health-care professionals to use free of charge. Our employees are proud of our new store, and we want the local community to meet our staff, see our new space and learn about the latest products and services available in the home medical equipment sector.”
The grand opening for the new location took place on Oct. 22.
The store carries medical equipment for the home such as elevators, lift chairs, wheelchairs, scooters, bathroom safety products and more.
Metropolis preparing its holiday street team
Are you outgoing, motivated and looking for part-time work for the holidays?
Metropolis at Metrotown is hiring for its holiday street team. The positions run from Nov. 22 until Christmas Eve.
The primary duties, according to the mall’s website, are promoting the Black Friday weekend sales event and the holiday gift card promotion in high-traffic areas in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.
For more information, go to metropolisatmetrotown.com/blogs/were-hiring-holiday-2013.
Business excellence awards gala coming up
And the winners are…
Find out the winners of this year’s Burnaby Business Excellence Awards at the awards gala on Nov. 14.
The annual gala takes place at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown. To register, call 604-412-0100, email email@example.com or go to the board’s website at bbot.ca and click on events.
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