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Distech Controls Ranks #68 in 2015 Edition of the Branham300

Recognition as one of the top Canadian ICT firms comes shortly after being selected as one of the country’s best managed companies

April 30, 2015

Brossard, QC, April 30, 2015 - Distech Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, announced that the company has recently ranked 68th in the 2015 edition of the Branham300, a listing of the Top 250 Canadian Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies.

This is the sixth appearance on the list for Distech Controls since its debut in the 2010 edition, where the company continues to consistently move up in the rankings. To access the 2015 Edition of the Branham300, click here.

Distech Controls is also proud to announce that the company has, for the first time, ranked in Branham300’s list of the Top 25 Canadian ICT Professional Services Companies, coming in at #22.

This most recent accolade comes on the heels of the announcement that Distech Controls was selected as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2014 for its excellence in business performance. Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business award programs that recognizes Canadian companies that have implemented world-class business practices and created value in innovative ways.

“Today’s market place is not just about financial performance; it is also about the investment in the people. Distech Controls invests in their team to build up a strong and stable company. Best Managed companies are home grown companies making smart investments to achieve above average returns,” said Peter Brown, National Co-Leader of Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program and Senior Practice Partner, Deloitte.

“To be recognized by these two distinct and renowned Canadian programs, just weeks apart, is quite an incredible feeling for the Distech Controls team,” said Etienne Veilleux, President and CEO of Distech Controls. “The commitment of each and every employee to our company’s vision is already remarkable, so to be awarded for this passion and dedication is truly an honor,” added Veilleux.

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, all the while reducing operating costs.  We deliver Innovative Solutions for Greener Buildings™ through our passion for innovation, quality, customer satisfaction, and sustainability.  Distech Controls serves multiple market segments through its worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorized Partners.


About the Branham300

Over the past 23 years, the Branham300 has grown to become known as the most comprehensive and trusted source of information on the health of the Canadian ICT Industry. As a well-respected ranking of both publicly traded and privately held companies, the Branham300 receives tremendous attention with comprehensive details on its website ( and through national media outlets. Recognition on the Branham300 listing has provided both up-and-coming firms and established ICT veterans with increased market exposure and brand awareness, while in many cases also opening the door to new business opportunities, both domestically and abroad.


About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada's Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on five levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Requalified winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (After three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for their 4th consecutive year); 4) Gold Standard requalified winner (Award recipients that have applied and successfully retained their Gold Standard designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 5) Platinum Club member (Winners have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen's School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums.

Caroline Cadieux

Director of Marketing and Communications

450-444-9898 ext. 237

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