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Impacto Protective Products Ranks No. 451 on the 2014 PROFIT 500

June 19, 2014

Health & Safety

Belleville, Ontario (June 12, 2014) — Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Impacto Protective Products Inc. 451 on the 26th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years.

Impacto Protective Products made the 2014 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 72%.

“The members of the PROFIT 500 are the elite of the country’s entrepreneurial community,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Business and PROFIT. “Their stories are lessons in business strategy, innovation, management excellence and sheer tenacity.”

“Impacto Protective Products Inc. is proud to be on the PROFIT 500 ranking,” says CEO Eric Lehtinen. “The entire team from production, sales, marketing through our executive have worked hard to create a strong brand built on quality, innovation and service”.

Impacto Protective products Inc. (Impacto) is a Canadian based manufacturer of innovative safety products which are sold globally into a wide variety of industries.  Over our 27 year history Impacto has grown via organic sales as well as through acquisition.  By focusing on innovation, quality, and value for money to our customers we have grown and been able to increase employment locally as well as in other parts of the world.  Over the years Impacto has won numerous product awards as well as Quinte Business Achievement Awards in both the small and large manufacturing categories.  We are truly honored to be recognized by Canadian Business and PROFIT on a national stage.

Visit our website www.impacto.ca.

About PROFIT and PROFITguide.com

PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada’s preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 32 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it’s a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at PROFITguide.com.

About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a readership of more than 800,000, it is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy, and management tactics. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.

About Impacto Protective Products Inc.

Impacto Protective Products is a privately owned Canadian company specializing in design, production and distribution of specialized ergonomic products.  The company developed the first gloves and wrist supports to help prevent vibration induced injuries.  The IMPACTO brand name has become synonymous with personal protection from impact and vibration.  The product line has expanded to include personal protection from cumulative trauma and repetitive strain associated with today’s high-speed assembly line processes.  IMPACTO’s success stems from the continued evolution of product design and materials to optimise worker comfort and protection.  As well as major industrial assembly plants IMPACTO products are now found in all manufacturing, office and commercial environments throughout Canada, the United States, Europe and Japan. 

Media Contact

Nelsa Tinoco, Impacto Protective Products Inc., impacto@impacto.ca, 888-232-0031





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