Calgary, AB, Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Blackline GPS No. 209 on the 26th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years.
Blackline GPS, a designer and manufacturer of employee safety monitoring solutions and location-based portable tracking products, made the 2014 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 275%.
“The members of the PROFIT 500 are the elite of the country’s entrepreneurial community,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Business and PROFIT. “Their stories are lessons in business strategy, innovation, management excellence and sheer tenacity.”
“All of us at Blackline have worked very hard, building a company that can deliver valuable wireless location solutions to businesses in nearly every industry,” says Blackline CEO Cody Slater. “Having our progress recognized by placement within the PROFIT 500 two years in a row speaks to our passion, commitment, and accomplishments.”
Blackline is an award-winning leader in the employee safety monitoring market with the goal of improving the outcome of personnel who have suffered an injury, health incident, or assault. The company’s Loner® brand of lone worker safety products enables an efficient emergency response to an employee’s precise location using GPS and indoor location beacon technology. Blackline also designs and manufactures business-grade tracking solutions for surveillance, asset security, loss prevention, and shipment tracking applications.
About PROFIT and PROFITguide.com
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Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a readership of more than 800,000, it is the country's premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada's business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.
About Blackline: Blackline GPS is a wireless location leader that develops, manufactures, and markets products and services for worker safety monitoring and portable business tracking. Blackline solutions deliver safety, security, and location awareness through innovative wireless hardware and custom user interfaces, including mobile, messaging, and web services. Blackline's vision is to become the leading supplier of wirelessly connected worker safety monitoring and portable business tracking products in the world. Blackline products allow customers to protect their personnel and valued assets, share the conditions of their environment, and connect with emergency services when necessary. Blackline solutions Protect. Share. Connect.®
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