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Spartan Controls Named One of Canada's Best Managed Companies

March 3, 2020

CALGARY, ALBERTA Spartan Controls Ltd. has been recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for excellence in business performance. The 2019 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies demonstrating strategy, capability and a commitment to achieve sustainable growth.

Since winning its first award in 2001, Spartan Controls has been recognized for 18 consecutive years with this honor, and the last 11 years as a member of Canada’s Best Managed Platinum Club, a recognition limited to companies who have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more.

"This year's Best Managed winners are a testament to the success found when businesses invest in talent, innovate intentionally, and think long-term," said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte and Co-Leader. "Companies that earn Platinum Club status, exemplify exceptional vision and leadership and a sustained commitment to growth and innovation," added Dino Medves, Senior VP and Head, CIBC Commercial Banking.

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 creating value through innovative, world-class business practices.

"We are extremely pleased to once again be selected as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies,"; said Grant Wilde, President & CEO of Spartan Controls. "We continue to earn this recognition through effective strategy development, business planning and development processes enabling us to consistently deliver exceptional customer experiences."

Applicants for the award are evaluated by an independent national judging panel on overall business performance, including leadership, strategy, core competencies, cross-functional collaboration throughout the organization, and talent.

About Spartan Controls 

Spartan Controls is the leading provider of automation, valves, measurement and process control solutions in Western Canada. For over 55 years, Spartan has provided customers with high performance solutions, industry expertise, lifecycle support, and technical training — delivering value our customers want.

Our automation solutions are used in all process industries including oil and gas, oil sands, mining, pulp and paper, power, pipeline, and municipal. We are dedicated to providing exceptional customer experiences where expertise and collaboration come together.

About Canada's Best Managed Companies

Established in 1993, Canada's Best Managed Companies is the country's leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million. 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. Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group. For further information, please visit