News Releases
ShareThis

British Columbia Technology Industry Association Names Avigilon’s Manufacturing Operations Department “Team of the Year”

06/10/2011

Vancouver-based manufacturing operations team dramatically increases Avigilon’s productivity in state-of-the-art facility to meet global customer demand for HD surveillance solutions

VANCOUVER, CANADA – June 10, 2011 – Avigilon, the performance and value leader in high definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance solutions, has earned the 2011 “Team of the Year” award from the British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA.) The 2011 BCTIA “Team of the Year” award, which was presented to Avigilon’s Manufacturing Operations Department, acknowledges a team of individuals at a non-executive level who have made a significant contribution to the overall success of their organization during the past year.

“The BCTIA “Team of the Year” award validates the invaluable contribution that Avigilon’s Manufacturing Operations team has made to our business,” said Alexander Fernandes, president and chief executive officer of Avigilon. “Our manufacturing operation is a tremendous example of the kind of high-quality manufacturing that is taking place locally and proof that Canadian companies can cost effectively manufacture high-quality goods at home.”

BCTIA “Team of the Year” Award
The BCTIA “Team of the Year” award recognizes the crucial role that Avigilon’s Manufacturing Operations team has played in helping Avigilon increase productivity and operational efficiencies. The establishment of Avigilon’s Manufacturing Operations team in 2010 has resulted in the following benefits to the company:

  • Enabled 100 percent ROI on initial investment in manufacturing operations.
  • Reduced product delivery times from weeks to days.
  • Reduced the cost to manufacture the Avigilon HD Surveillance solution by 20 percent and the cost to manufacture circuit boards by 50 percent.
  • Enabled additional savings through increased product quality.

About the BCTIA and the BCTIA Technology Impact Awards
The voice of BC’s technology industry, the British Columbia Technology Industry Association is an industry-funded organization with over 2,700 member companies and 60,000 member employees. The BCTIA is committed to the ongoing growth, sustainability, and prosperity of the technology industry and the transformation of British Columbia to a knowledge-based economy.

BCTIA delivers a broad range of programs and services that provide members with opportunities to connect, learn, and promote their businesses in BC. bctia.org.

Founded in 1994 by the BCTIA, the Technology Impact Awards celebrate the successes of our industry and the companies, people, and innovation that continue to put British Columbia on the map and who serve as role models for others in our province. Submissions are received from companies of all sizes and sectors from across the province.

About Avigilon
Avigilon designs, manufactures, and markets award-winning HD surveillance solutions. The performance and value leader, Avigilon’s solutions protect and monitor thousands of customer sites in more than 60 countries around the world. Avigilon Control Center, the world’s first open HD Network Video Management Software platform, and megapixel cameras deliver full situational awareness and actionable image detail. Campuses, transportation systems, healthcare providers, public venues, infrastructure, and manufacturing sites with security, safety validation, and compliance requirements all benefit from reduced investigation time and more successful investigations by immediately producing indisputable video evidence. Avigilon earned Frost & Sullivan’s HD Surveillance Company of the Year award in 2009, the Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation in 2010, and was ranked among the top five fastest growing technology companies in Canada in the 2010 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking. For further information, please visit www.avigilon.com.