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IoT developer Laipac Technology named Ontario Exporter of the Year

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Ontario Export Awards presented to 10 innovative businesses at Toronto gala

Laipac Technology Inc., a developer of Internet of Things (IOT) products and solutions, was among the winners announced during the 2018 Ontario Export Awards  gala event at the International Centre in Mississauga this week.

Laipac Technology created LOOK, an IoT integrated standalone smartwatch with cellphone connectivity, built-in SOS button, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, heart rate sensor, advanced quad core processor with GPS, water resistance, multiple motion sensors, high-grade stainless-steel body, and AMOLED display.

Named Exporter of the Year, Richmond Hill, ON-based Laipac Technology is a leader in IoT development, creators of GPS asset trackers and geolocators, as well as the LOOK-brand smartwatch. The firm also distributes a line of OEM electronic components including RF modules, and RF & GPS antennas. Laipac Technology was chosen for successfully expanding its business to more than 100 countries and for its commitment to growing its Ontario footprint.

More than 150 manufacturing executives and representatives from trade, government and industry attended the prestigious event. The awards recognize leadership, exporting growth and the creation of local jobs across a diverse range of sectors of Ontario’s economy.

Jeff Brownlee, publisher, Canadian Manufacturing.com and Plant Magazine, says, “Ontario companies are proving you can take on the world and win. This year’s export award winners each share incredible international success stories and are models for others to emulate.”


Winners and finalists represent a wide range of Ontario’s economy, from transportation equipment and services, to consumer products, food, beverage and agriculture, and manufacturing and resources.

Recipients of 2018 Ontario Export Awards were recognized at a gala event at the International Centre in Mississauga on Nov 20th. Winners represent a wide range of Ontario’s economy, from transportation equipment and services, to consumer products, food, beverage and agriculture, and manufacturing and resources.

The full list of winners is as follows:

Clean Technology: Hydrogenics Corporation
Consumer Products & Technology: Laipac Technology Inc.
Food, Beverage, & Agriculture: Viva Naturals Inc.
Manufacturing & Resources: Concours Mold Inc.
Services: Switch Video
Transportation Equipment: INKAS Corp.
Emerging Exporter: Thornhill Research
Leadership: Innovative Automation Inc.
Export Excellence: Trade Accelerator Program (TAP)
Machines Italia Global Reach Award: BGI Retail Inc.


About the Ontario Export Awards
Presented by CanadianManufacturing.com and Plant Magazine, divisions of Annex Business Media, the Ontario Export Awards are the province’s most prestigious awards paying tribute to the innovative approaches of Ontario’s top exporting companies.

The 2018 Ontario Export Awards are sponsored by Machines Italia/Italian Trade Commission, Export Development Canada (EDC), Invest Buffalo Niagara, and Wells Fargo.


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