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Distech Controls Selected as Provincial Winner at National Bank’s 2015 SME Awards

Company named top laureate, SME Exporter category

June 23, 2015

Brossard, QC, June 23, 2015 - Distech Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, is pleased to announce that the company was recently named the Provincial Laureate, SME Exporter category, at the 21st edition of National Bank’s SME Awards. Distech Controls has the honor and pleasure of being a two-time SME Award recipient, having been named Bronze Laureate in the same category in 2014.

This award celebrates the drive and know-how of business leaders who truly stand out from their peers. It is presented to exceptional companies who have contributed to Quebec's economic growth and prosperity. Seven criteria were used to determine the top candidates in the SME Exporter category, including the management of quality, operations, finances and human resources. Distech Controls is proud to have its achievements recognized through this distinction, affirming that the company’s vision and values continue to guide its success.

"True to its founding mission, National Bank has been committed to promoting the development of local businesses for over 150 years. The SME Awards pay tribute to the exceptional performance of Quebec companies and their leaders, along with their contribution to the economic and social vitality of the communities they serve. I would like to congratulate all the winners of this 21st edition of the Awards for their outstanding work. Your commitment is a great example of our province's entrepreneurial spirit, and is a great source of pride for our institution," said Diane Giard, National Bank’s Executive Vice-President - Personal and Commercial Banking.

 “As green technology advances, the fields of building automation and energy optimization will continue to grow and diversify. Distech Controls is committed to leading the way through innovation, quality, customer satisfaction, and sustainability,” said Etienne Veilleux, President and CEO of Distech Controls. “This award recognizes our successes at home and abroad, highlighting the importance of our company’s global reach and commitment to excellence. We are honored to be included on this list of outstanding companies and look forward to continuing this growth in the years to come with our exceptional network of partners and employees.”


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 National Bank of Canada

With $207 billion in assets as at April 30, 2015, National Bank of Canada (, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups. The Bank has more than 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank’s activities via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at and

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