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Avigilon Ranks No. 1 on the 2013 PROFIT 500


PROFIT magazine unveils 25th annual list of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies

VANCOUVER, June 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Avigilon (TSX:AVO), a leader in high-definition (HD) and megapixel video surveillance solutions, was ranked No. 1 on PROFIT Magazine's 25th annual PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada's fastest-growing companies. Published in the summer issue of PROFIT Magazine and online at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years. Avigilon topped the PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 49,908%.

"To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Fastest-Growing Companies in Canada, the PROFIT 500 has expanded to recognize the entrepreneurial achievements of more than 500 Canadian companies," says Ian Portsmouth, editor-in-chief of PROFIT magazine. "PROFIT is proud to now showcase Canada's forward-thinking businesses and honour their talents and innovations."

"Our team is honoured to be recognized as the fastest-growing company on the PROFIT 500. I want to thank our team, customers and partners for the success we've had to date," said Alexander Fernandes, president and CEO of Avigilon. "The caliber of companies on the list point to the strength of the Canadian business community and the innovation that we bring to the global marketplace."

Avigilon designs and manufactures high-definition surveillance solutions that deliver the best evidence. Our award-winning Avigilon Control Center (ACC) software with High-Definition Stream Managementâ„¢ (HDSM) technology delivers the best image detail in the industry, leading to faster response times, reduced investigation times and superior overall protection.

About PROFIT Magazine and
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's preeminent publication dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 31 years, Canadian entrepreneurs and senior managers across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at

About Avigilon
Avigilon (TSX:AVO) is defining the future of protection through innovative high-definition surveillance solutions. Delivering the world's best image quality, our industry-leading HD network video management software and megapixel cameras are reinventing surveillance. Information about Avigilon can be found at

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