PROFIT 500 2016: Atlantic Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Meet the 7 firms from the eastern seaboard that made our annual list of rapidly-expanding businesses

 
Written by Murad Hemmadi

Canada’s eastern seaboard is home to some of the country’s most dynamic and successful firms, and the Atlantic Canadian companies on the 2016 PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

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Here is the complete list of Atlantic Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies for 2016.

1. Bluedrop Performance Learning

PROFIT 500: No. 138
Head Office: St. John’s, Nfld.
Growth (2010–2015): 519%
Revenue (2015): $20–50 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 157

What it does: Develops e-learning and simulation software for employee training

2. STI Technologies

PROFIT 500: No. 154
Head Office: Halifax, N.S.
Growth (2010–2015): 435%
Revenue (2015): $20–50 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 80

What it does: Operates a card-based pharmacy payment and reimbursement program

3. Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling

PROFIT 500: No. 221
Head Office: Penobsquis, N.B.
Growth (2010–2015): 254%
Revenue (2015): $10–20 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 158

What it does: Delivers mining services to natural resource extractors

4. Premiere Mortgage Centre

PROFIT 500: No. 426
Head Office: Dartmouth, N.S.
Growth (2010–2015): 105%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 85

What it does: Brokers mortgages for home buyers and commercial clients

5. Full Throttle Power Sports

PROFIT 500: No. 471
Head Office: Dartmouth, N.S.
Growth (2010–2015): 81%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 14

What it does: Sells power sports vehicles, including snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles

6. PQA Testing

PROFIT 500: No. 482
Head Office: Fredericton, N.B.
Growth (2010–2015): 76%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 87

What it does: Provides software testing and quality assurance consulting

7. Centre Transmed

PROFIT 500: No. 484
Head Office: Campbellton, N.B.
Growth (2010–2015): 75%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 51

What it does: Transcribes medical reports for clients in health care and offers translation services

Originally appeared on PROFITguide.com

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