Upper Canada named best managed company for the sixth year with Deloitte Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program
May 10, 2022
Upper Canada Forest Products is proud to be recognized as a 2022 Best Managed Gold Standard Winner by Deloitte Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program for the quality and integrity of our management and resulting business performance.
The prestigious Deloitte program honours excellence in Canadian, privately-owned, and managed companies in private Canadian-owned companies. The award marks the sixth consecutive year that Upper Canada has won Best Managed status and our third consecutive year requalifying with the Gold Standard designation.
“We are honoured to be recognized as a Best Managed Company for our sixth year. Our culture of care is critical to our success and nurtured by our values —professionalism, integrity, commitment, innovation and sustainability,” said Warren Spitz, President and CEO of the UCS Forest Group of Companies. “Achieving the Best Managed Gold Standard award level speaks to our an unwavering commitment towards to innovation, culture and client customer success that began the day I started Upper Canada 35 years ago. As we always say, ‘None of us has the all the answers, but together we do.’ By working as a team, we continue to Deliver The Difference.”
Each year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Award in a rigorous and independent process. The 2022 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Award are being honoured at a virtual symposium on May 11, 2022, as well as at Gala events in Calgary, Halifax, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.
About Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Canada’s Best Managed Companies is Canada’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in private Canadian-owned companies. The award celebrates companies that are demonstrating leadership in the areas of strategy, capabilities and innovation, culture and commitment, and financials to achieve sustainable growth. The Best Managed program is sponsored by Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group.
About Upper Canada Forest Products
Upper Canada Forest Products is part of the UCS Forest Group of Companies, which includes Sierra Forest Products in the US and A&M Wood Speciality in Ontario. As an industry leading distributor and importer of high-quality hardwood lumber, specialty softwoods and decorative surfaces, Upper Canada has been serving Canadian customers for more than 35 years, with facilities in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, Victoria, Kelowna, Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto.