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Boa-Franc receives the prestigious Gold Trophy Award at the 2018 Canada Awards for Excellence for the second straight time

Saint-Georges, November 17, 2018 – For the second time in a row, Boa-Franc, manufacturer of superior quality prefinished hardwood floors, has received the Canadian government's most prestigious award for businesses and organizations that successfully apply best business practices.

A Gold Trophy Award was presented to Boa-Franc in the Quality (Private and Public Sectors) category during the Canada Awards for Excellence ceremony at the Carlu in Toronto on November 6, 2018. Well-known Ontario author and radio personality Erin Davis emceed the event.

In addition to being recognized for its organizational excellence, achievements, and outstanding results, Boa-Franc stood out during the judging panel's review for the quality of its planning and internal processes and as an organization devoted to economic progress in the Canadian market.

“We accept this prestigious award for the second time in a row on behalf of President Pierre Thabet, all our employees, clients, and suppliers who share the same dedication to quality that's been driving our organization since it was founded 35 years ago. What better way to celebrate our 35th anniversary this year,” said Boa-Franc executive Vice-President and CEO Jacques Beaudoin.

The company has garnered many distinctions for quality in recent years. Retailers and other flooring professionals have ranked Boa-Franc number one in terms of quality more than 34 times over the past decade in surveys conducted by trade publications Floor Covering Weekly, Floor Covering News, and Floor Focus. Last year, Boa-Franc also received the highest honor for the second time in a row at the Grand Prix québécois de la qualité awards.

Located in Saint-Georges, Boa-Franc designs and manufactures Mirage hardwood floors, which are distributed in Canada and the United States. The company is celebrating its thirty-fifth anniversary this year.


About Boa-Franc
Headquartered in Saint-Georges, Quebec, Boa-Franc has been a leader in the manufacturing of superior quality hardwood flooring since 1983. The company, which is dedicated to the environment, is committed to manufacturing top quality products and supporting the sustainable development of the world's forests and raw materials.


About the Canada Awards for Excellence(CAE)
The Canada Awards for Excellence (CAE) is the highest level of recognition an organization can receive in Canada. The annual program aims to reward business excellence in quality, customer service, and workplace health. Since 1984 awards have been conferred on world-class public and private sector organizations of all sizes as tangible proof of their accomplishments. The Governor General of Canada is the patron of the Canada Awards for Excellence, making this Canada's most prestigious award program.


For more information, please contact:

Anne-Marie Quirion
Marketing communications manager
Tel.: 418-227-1182, ext. 2304

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