FEX Central Ontario 2019 Family Enterprise of the Year Award Fin

FEX Central Ontario 2019 Family Enterprise of the Year Award Finalists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Oakville, ON - March 25, 2019 - The Family Enterprise Xchange (FEX) is proud to announce the four family finalists for the Central Ontario Fmaily Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA): Alpha Poly Corporation, Camp Arowhan, MCL Sustainable Cleaning Solutions and Predictive Success.

Alpha Poly Corp: Based in Brampton, Ontario, Alpha Poly is a family owned and operated business now in it's 2nd generation, serving customers in Canada, USA and International markets. From their beginnings in polyethylene solutions for the highly competitive waste management industry, they have become industry leading solution providers in most of the popular flexible packaging categories including CPG, Food Service,Pet Care and Packer-Processor industries. Their commitment to exceptional quality, state of the art HD Technology and outstanding customer service has been the foundation of the business for 30 years.

Camp Arowhan is a co-ed overnight summer camp for children in the heart of Algonquin Park. Started in 1932 bu Lillian Kates, it is now in its 4th generation of family ownership and management and welcomes up to 600 children each summer. Arowhan's mission is to nurture and challenge youth both physically and emotionally while fostering community values and environmental stewardship. Arowhan employs 170 staff each summer who receive professional training and supervision that set them up to be leaders of the future.

MCL Sustainable Cleaning Solutions provides cleaning products, innovation strategies, sustainable programs and training and leadership assistance to our clients throughout Canada. Starting out in the basement of the Jacobs' home in 1973 and now in it's 2nd generation, the business has grown consistently over the years. What began as a small distributor of cleaning supplies has become a national provider of training, process, leadership, and empowerment strategies for all of its partners. The Corporate Headquarters and Distribution Centre is located in Vaughan, where it warehouses over 8,000 products and employs over 45 dedicated industry experts on site.

Located in Whitby, Ontario, Predictive Success Corporation™ is a Certified Partner of The Predictive Index®, a privately held international management consulting company with headquarters in Massachusetts, USA. Predictive Success empowers leaders with the data and skills to maximize their investments in their people. Through a comprehensive solution of proven talent management methodologies, knowledge sharing programs, and an integrated technology platform, they enable individuals and organizations to optimize their performance. The business is now in its 2nd generation.

The FEX Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA) recognizes significant achievements made by a Central Ontario Family Enterprise. The Award enables us to publicly celebrate the success of family businesses- ones that can inspire others. These stories showcase family businesses that demonstrate many layers of success through drive, dedication and commitment to employees and the community at large.

The FEYA finalists will be honoured at the FEYA gala luncheon at the Bellagio Boutique Event Space in Concord, Ontario, held on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019. This event is open to FEX members and non-members. Pieerre Morrissette, Founder and Executive Chairman of Pelmorex Corp, will MC the event. Visit the FEX events page located here for more details.

FAMILY ENTERPRISE XCHANGE

The Family Enterprise Xchange (FEX) is an independent association of business families and family enterprise professional advisors, consisting of over 1500 members from across Canada. The supportive community provides shared wisdom, world-class expertise, and education to address the realities and opportunities unique to family enterprise.

FEX provides a safe harbour community for members to share insights and experiences, as swell as giving business families and advisors a voice that will be heard in the most influential political and economic circles in Canada. The Organization is dedicated to ensuring that they'll receive a unique blend of shared wisdom as well as experience, and the world's best, leading-edge thinking and knowledge.

CHAPTER & AWARD CONTACT:
Ashleigh Blackmore
Manager, Membership Community Engagement
Family Enterprise Xchange Central Ontario
T: 905.337.8375 ext. 222
E: centralontario@family-enterprise-xchange.com

FEX MEDIA CONTACT:
Michelle West
National Director, Communications & Marketing
Family Enterprise Xchange
T: 905.337.8375 ext. 223
E:mwest@family-enterprise-xchange.com

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