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Distech Controls Honoured with “Grand Prix québécois de la qualité”

Highest distinction awarded by the government of Quebec

November 25, 2015

Brossard, QC, November 25, 2015 - Distech Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, is proud to announce that the company was recently recognized at the “Grands Prix québécois de la qualité” (GPQQ) as a grand prize laureate, SME Independent Manufacturer category.

This award, the highest distinction given annually by the government of Quebec, recognizes the province’s private and public organizations that truly stand out with regards to the quality of their management and their global performance.

Distech Controls was evaluated on, and rewarded for, its superior performance in the following categories: strategic planning; client and market focus; information measurement, analysis and management; attention paid to human resources; operational performance; and financial results.

“The vision of Distech Controls is to deliver innovative solutions for greener buildings through our passion for innovation, customer satisfaction, sustainability and, of course, quality,” said Etienne Veilleux, President and CEO, Distech Controls. “We work diligently to ensure that superior products and services are provided via our total quality system and 100% customer satisfaction program. To have this commitment be recognized with such a prestigious award is truly an honor for the entire team,” added Veilleux.

"Whether small, medium or large, Quebec companies understand the importance of implementing best business practices and strengthening their organizational performance in all activities, and at all levels of management. I therefore wish to congratulate each of the organizations that applied to the “Grands Prix québécois de la qualité” as well as the winners, who set the standard in quality and are inspiring role models for all Quebecers," said Jacques Daoust, Minister of Economy, Innovation and Exports.

The “Grands Prix québécois de la qualité”, with their rigorous evaluation criteria, are comparable to internationally recognized awards such as the Deming (Japan), the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (USA) and the European Quality Award.

About Distech Controls:

An innovation leader in energy management solutions, Distech Controls provides unique building management technologies and services that optimize energy efficiency and comfort in buildings, while reducing operating costs.  We deliver Innovative Solutions for Greener Buildings™ through our passion for innovation, quality, customer satisfaction, and sustainability. The company serves multiple market segments through its worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorized Partners. Distech Controls Inc. is a subsidiary of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. 


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