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The 2015 PROFIT 500: Canada's Fastest-Growing Industrial Services Firms

The jobs may not be glamorous, but they're crucial. Meet some of the industry's fastest-growing businesses

Written by PROFIT Staff

Without the support and assistance provided by industrial services firms, Canada’s manufacturing and heavy industries would grind to a halt. So it’s no wonder that the sector is so well-represented on the 2015 PROFIT 500 Ranking of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies.

The 16 industrial services services firms on this year’s list grew their revenues an average of 742% between 2009 and 2014, creating an additional 1,866 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs over that period. Collectively they employed 2,071 full-time and 1,598 part-time employees in 2014.

Here is the complete list of the Canada’s Fastest Growing Industrial Services Companies for 2015.

1. TerraPro

PROFIT 500 Rank: 7
Head Office: Sherwood Park, Alta.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 5,607%
Chief Executive(s): Jeff Schellenberg & Colin Schmidt
FTE Employees: 120

Provides environmental protection supplies and services to oil and gas companies

2. Canruss Medical & Safety

PROFIT 500 Rank: 47
Head Office: Surrey, B.C.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 1,494%
Chief Executive(s): Steven Ryder
FTE Employees: 12

Provides medical and safety services to remote workers

3. Connect Control Systems

PROFIT 500 Rank: 84
Head Office: St. Albert, Alta.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 832%
Chief Executive(s): Ian Taylor
FTE Employees: 32

Delivers industrial automation products and services

4. Redrock Camps

PROFIT 500 Rank: 86
Head Office: Calgary
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 787%
Chief Executive(s): Troy Ferguson
FTE Employees: 276

Provides remote worker accommodations and hospitality

5. Talon Energy Services

PROFIT 500 Rank: 106
Head Office: St. John’s, Nfld.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 665%
Chief Executive(s): Terry King & Greg Drodge
FTE Employees: 320

Provides services and solutions to the resource sector

6. SolutionCorp

PROFIT 500 Rank: 127
Head Office: Stettler, Alta.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 539%
Chief Executive(s): Dean Lovell
FTE Employees: 12

Develops environmental compliance solutions for upstream oil and gas producers

7. Dynamysk Automation

PROFIT 500 Rank: 162
Head Office: Calgary
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 389%
Chief Executive(s): John Lisoway
FTE Employees: 215

Provides automation and electrical engineering services

8. Energold Drilling

PROFIT 500 Rank: 188
Head Office: Vancouver
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 327%
Chief Executive(s): Frederick Davidson
FTE Employees: 835

Conducts contract drilling for mining and energy sectors and manufactures drilling equipment

9. Accès Location d’Équipement

PROFIT 500 Rank: 214
Head Office: Sainte-Julie, Que.
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 275%
Chief Executive(s): Harold Dubé & Luc Betrand
FTE Employees: 38

Sells and rents lifting equipment for manufacturing and construction

10. Eurocontrol Technics Group

PROFIT 500 Rank: 221
Head Office: Toronto
Five-year revenue growth (2009€“2014): 267%
Chief Executive(s): Bruce Rowlands
FTE Employees: 33

Develops and commercializes energy security, authentication, verification and certification technology

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Other fast-growing industrial services companies on the 2015 PROFIT 500:

11. CWC Energy Services (PROFIT 500 Rank: 299), 12. Bison Fire Protection (PROFIT 500 Rank: 337), 13. Rescue 7 (PROFIT 500 Rank: 373), 14. Liberty Security (PROFIT 500 Rank: 414), 15. Kilmarnock Enterprise (PROFIT 500 Rank: 451), 16. Cogent Industrial Technologies (PROFIT 500 Rank: 493).

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Originally appeared on PROFITguide.com