WESTON FOREST NAMED ONE OF CANADA’S 10 MOST ADMIRED CORPORATE CULTURES
Mississauga, Ontario- December 2, 2016. Weston Forest is honoured to be recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures. The annual award, presented by Waterstone Human Capital, identifies best-in-class Canadian organizations for having cultures that have helped them enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.
WESTON FOREST RECOGNIZED FOR ENERGY INNOVATION
Mississauga, Ontario – September 22, 2016. Weston Forest is pleased to be recognized at the Energy into Action conference with an Energy Innovation Award for the Industrial category between 251-999 KW. This is the first year these acknowledgments have been awarded.
WESTON FOREST ONCE AGAIN NAMED ONE OF CANADA’S FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES
Mississauga, Ontario – September 15, 2016. Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Weston Forest No. 344 on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. This is the second consecutive year that Weston Forest has achieved this honour.
Weston Forest posted a five-year revenue growth rate of 150%.
WESTON FOREST ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW PRESIDENT
Mississauga – November 23, 2015. Today, Rick Ekstein, current President and CEO of Weston Forest, is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Rhone to the position of President, effective January 1, 2016.
In an exclusive interview, Ariella Kimmel sat down with Rick Ekstein to discuss this decision and what it means for the Weston family. Read full story here.
WESTON FOREST NAMED ONE OF CANADA’S FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES
Rick Ekstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, is pleased to announce that Weston Forest has just been recognized by Canadian Business magazine’s PROFIT 500 report, as one of the fastest growing companies in Canada. Weston Forest had a five year revenue growth of 72%.
“These 500 companies represent the highest tier of entrepreneurialism in Canada,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-Chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “They should be lauded for the positive economic contributions they’ve made to their communities – and the entire country. They are examples of what can be accomplished with innovation, discipline and determination.”
Mississauga, Ontario – May 26, 2015. For many years, our industry suffered from a huge image problem. We were perceived as a “low tech” business that destroyed the environment, did not offer opportunities for young people, and was simply “not cool.” Those days are over. Help us find the next “Weston Lumbersexual”!
Chicago, Illinois – April 1, 2015. Phil Duke, NAWLA’s 2014 Membership Committee Chairman, established “The Outram Award” to recognize the outstanding recruitment efforts of the dedicated members of the NAWLA Membership Committee.