Congratulations to Artopex – the first office-furniture manufacturer to become a member of the Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies in Canada

Artopex has achieved Platinum Club member status with Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. By retaining its Best Managed designation for six consecutive years, Artopex is the first office furniture manufacturer to be awarded the title.

“Being named a member of the Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies in Canada is an honour that demonstrates our determination, passion and perseverance towards our mission and our goals,” says Artopex president and CEO Daniel Pelletier. “The Artopex family works together every day to ensure the best quality product and service for our clients. And we are committed to the belief that it is still possible to manufacture furniture in Canada and to keep the jobs here.”

Artopex has four manufacturing plants in the province of Quebec and is supported by over 400 employees.

Says John Hughes, national leader of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and managing partner, Growth Enterprises, Deloitte. “I want to congratulate Artopex on becoming a Platinum Club member. This designation exemplifies consistency, commitment and the ability to be flexible in a changing marketplace. These qualities are what make Artopex such a great business success story and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.”

This announcement kicks off a year of highpoints for Artopex, which has 34 years of manufacturing experience under its belt. The company looks forward to the 2014 opening of its new corporate showroom in Montreal and the release of innovative new products.


Artopex is a leading manufacturer of office furniture, offering everything under one roof including wood and laminate casegoods, systems furniture, seating and storage. Through innovation in the manufacturing and design of high-quality products, Artopex ensure the satisfaction of its clients from all spheres of activity across North America. Familyowned and privately held, Artopex is headquartered in Quebec and serves its market through an extensive network of dealers.

For more info about Artopex, visit


Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadianowned 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 four levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Requalified member (repeat winners retain the 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 reapplied for the designation. Companies may requalify for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review; 4) Platinum Club member (winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum of six consecutive years). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen’s School of business and MacKay CEO Forums.

For further information, visit