New Brunswick companies receive Innovation Recognition Awards18 October 2011
FREDERICTON (CNB) – Fifteen New Brunswick companies have been honoured for their innovative business practices.
"The high calibre of small- and medium-sized businesses is impressive," said Economic Development Minister Paul Robichaud. "Our entrepreneurs' leadership will help bring increased prosperity and a brighter economic future for all New Brunswickers."
Award recipients were nominated by community economic development agencies throughout the province. As part of the kickoff to Small Business Week 2011, they were honoured at the seventh annual Innovation Recognition Awards banquet held by Business New Brunswick in Fredericton.
The 2011 winners are:
● Services de Doula Naturella Doula Services (Saint-Ignace), nominated by Enterprise Kent;
● Laforge Bioenvironmental Inc. (Saint-André), nominated by Enterprise Grand Falls;
● Hayward Creations (Jacksonville), nominated by Enterprise Carleton;
● Gaddess Industrial Inc. (Minto), nominated by Enterprise Central;
● Websolutions.ca Inc. (Bathurst), nominated by Enterprise Chaleur;
● Breviro Caviar (Pennfield), nominated by Enterprise Charlotte;
● ClinicServer (Saint John), nominated by Enterprise Saint John;
● Dizolve Group Corp. (Moncton), nominated by Enterprise Moncton;
● Atwood Technology (Miramichi), nominated by Enterprise Miramichi;
● Diversis Inc. (Edmundston), nominated by Enterprise Madawaska;
● Fenêtre Nordist (Shippagan), nominated by Enterprise Peninsula;
● Artisan Café and Brewpub (Dalhousie), nominated by Enterprise Restigouche;
● Air Tech Equipment Ltd. (Boudreau West), nominated by Enterprise South East;
● Streamer Effects International (Salisbury), nominated by Enterprise Fundy; and
● Inversa Systems (Islandview), nominated by Enterprise Fredericton.
"I congratulate the award winners, and all of the successful companies that continue to be innovative in our province," said Robichaud. "Innovation is the cornerstone of a successful business. These companies recognize that, and our government understands it, too. We will continue to support innovation and productivity to create the best competitive advantage we can for our businesses and for New Brunswick."