lists: Top 100 private companies in B.C. in 2013

Top 100 private companies in B.C. in 2013

RANKED BY | 2012 revenue
Rank '13 Company Primary business Year founded B.C. employees
'13/'12
Assets
'12/'11 (000s)
Revenue '12/'11 (000s)
% change
1 Jim Pattison Group
www.jimpattison.com
Diversified 1961 15,706
16,553
NP
NP
$7,500,000
$7,300,000
2.7%
2 Best Buy Canada Ltd
www.bestbuycanadaltd.ca
Consumer electronics retailer and e-tailer (home office, home theatre, entertainment and appliances) 1982 3,6001
4,0422
$341,0003
$432,0003
$4,813,1824
$5,573,0154
-13.6%
3 HY Louie Co Ltd
NP
Wholesale groceries 1933 NP
NP
NP
NP
$4,600,0001
$4,510,0001
2%
4 Westcoast Energy Inc
noms.wei-pipeline.com
Natural gas gathering, processing, transmission and storage and distribution 1957 NP
NP
$13,368,000
$12,703,000
$3,310,000
$3,565,000
-7.2%
5 Ledcor Group of Companies
www.ledcor.com
Diversified construction company 1947 1,417
2,268
NP
NP
$2,900,000
$2,000,000
45%
6 HSBC Bank Canada
www.hsbc.ca
Banking and financial services 1981 NP
3,400
$80,714,000
$80,068,000
$2,393,000
$2,422,000
-1.2%
7 FortisBC5
www.fortisbc.com
Natural gas and electricity utility and provider of alternative energy solutions 1897 NP
2,332
$7,936,100
$7,896,800
$1,749,400
$1,883,700
-7.1%
8 CHC Helicopter Corp6
www.chc.ca
Provider of helicopter services to the global offshore oil and gas industry in more than 30 countries 1987 NP
NP
$2,715,9827
$2,788,1557
$1,691,3074
$1,429,5604
18.3%
9 London Drugs Ltd
www.londondrugs.com
Retail drugs and mass merchandiser 1945 6,000
6,000
NP
NP
$1,650,0001
$1,612,0001
2.4%
10 Univar Canada Ltd
www.univar.com
Wholesale chemical distribution 1950 118
111
NP
NP
$1,490,000
$1,371,000
8.7%
11 Kal Tire
www.kaltire.com
Tire and mechanical sales and service 1953 1,679
1,580
NP
NP
$1,455,000
$1,300,000
11.9%
12 Pharmasave Drugs (National) Ltd
www.pharmasave.com
National retail drug store chain franchiser 1981 70
70
NP
NP
$1,300,0008
$1,300,0008
0%
13 Pacific Blue Cross
www.pac.bluecross.ca
Group and individual products insurance carrier 1997 by merger 1941 713
689
$528,185
$489,960
$1,280,390
$1,249,684
2.5%
14 The Futura Corporation
www.futuracorporation.com
Building materials distribution and manufacturing, investments 1999 435
400
NP
NP
$1,250,000
$1,225,000
2%
15 Colliers International
www.collierscanada.com
Colliers International offers fully integrated commercial real estate services including sales and leasing in the office, industrial and retail asset classes; multifamily, residential land and building sales; project marketing; property management; project management; valuation; and consulting services. 1898 NP
427
NP
NP
$1,169,2574
$983,6394
18.9%
16 Boston Pizza International Inc
www.bostonpizza.com
Casual dining restaurant 1964 NP
NP
NP
NP
$943,0009
$905,0009
4.2%
17 A&W Food Services of Canada Inc
www.aw.ca
Franchiser and operator of quick-service restaurants 1956 5,082
4,961
$62,728
$50,828
$851,000
$825,000
3.2%
18 Providence Health Care
www.providencehealthcare.org
Hospital operator and health-care provider 2000 7,200
NP
$274,899
$265,154
$794,328
$730,307
8.8%
19 Charlwood Pacific Group
www.charlwoodpacificgroup.com
International franchiser of recognized brands in real estate, mortgage brokerage, property management and business travel 1972 NP
NP
NP
NP
$760,0001
$760,0001
0%
20 BC Ferry Services Inc
www.bcferries.com
Ferry services along B.C.'s Pacific Coast 1960 NP
NP
$1,819,527
$1,857,538
$738,200
$739,270
-0.1%
21 Northland Properties Corporation
www.northland.ca
Hotels, real estate, restaurants 1963 5,970
5,850
NP
NP
$713,000
$657,000
8.5%
22 Seaspan ULC10
www.seaspan.com
Marine transportation, ship repair and construction and related services 1898 2,200
2,100
$466,930
$454,152
$689,320
$576,714
19.5%
23 Inland Group
www.inland-group.com
North American truck and heavy equipment dealer 1949 606
595
$376,575
$304,282
$672,781
$532,089
26.4%
24 Corix Group of Companies
www.corix.com
Corix is a leading provider of sustainable utility infrastructure solutions for small to medium-sized communities across North America. Corix provides water, wastewater and energy products and services to municipal, institutional, military and private-sector customers. Corix has over 2,200 employees and operates in 30 states and 6 provinces in the United States and Canada. Corix is privately held, with BC Investment Management Corporation as its primary owner. Please visit www.corix.com for more information. 2006 490
690
$1,400,000
NP
$586,500
$525,600
11.6%
25 The Oppenheimer Group
www.oppyproduce.com
International marketer of fresh produce 1858 105
101
NP
NP
$549,073
$525,235
4.5%
26 Creation Technologies Inc
www.creationtech.com
Contract electronic manufacturing services provider 1991 480
470
NP
NP
$517,000
$462,000
11.9%
27 Keg Restaurants Ltd
www.kegsteakhouse.com
Steakhouse restaurants 1971 NP
NP
NP
NP
$484,568
$475,263
2%
28 Polygon Homes Ltd
www.polyhomes.com
Home building 1980 175
165
NP
NP
$460,000
$490,000
-6.1%
29 Mark Anthony Group Inc
www.markanthony.com
Distributor of alcoholic beverages 1981 NP
NP
NP
NP
$430,0001
$430,0001
0%
30 Shato Holdings Ltd
NP
Restaurant operations, food processing and real estate 1969 NP
3,8752
NP
NP
$425,0002
$425,000
0%
31 Vancouver City Savings Credit Union (Vancity)
www.vancity.com
Full-service financial institution serving B.C. residents in day-to-day banking, lending and investment advice and services including business banking, micro-finance, growth capital and commercial real estate 1946 2,544
2,474
$17,055,828
$16,127,117
$423,14011
$411,37611
2.9%
32 Black Press Ltd
www.blackpress.ca
Newspaper printing and publishing 1969 1,777
1,582
NP
NP
$420,000
$418,000
0.5%
33 OpenRoad Auto Group Ltd
www.openroadautogroup.com
Retail auto dealer with 10 dealerships and an auto body shop in the Lower Mainland 1978 554
517
$262,651
$210,644
$414,394
$351,383
17.9%
34 Vancouver Airport Authority
www.yvr.ca
Airport management 1992 NP
396
$1,845,116
$1,766,954
$403,600
$369,262
9.3%
35 4REFUEL Canada LP
www.4refuel.com
Fuel management 1995 72
66
NP
NP
$398,324
$366,570
8.7%
36 Carter Automotive Group
www.carterauto.com
Automotive dealer 1963 NP
NP
NP
NP
$390,0001
$390,0001
0%
37 Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd
www.dmi.ca
Pulp manufacturing 1969 300
300
NP
NP
$365,0001
$365,0001
0%
38 Versacold International Corp
www.versacold.com
Public refrigerated warehousing and transportation 1946 600
600
$174,579
$214,720
$343,254
$355,865
-3.5%
39 Super Save Group of Companies
www.supersave.ca
Gas and propane retailing, waste recycling and shredding services, propane distribution, fence and portable toilet rentals 1977 625
651
NP
NP
$332,000
$335,000
-0.9%
40 Sunrise Farms
sunrisefarms.ca
Food processing 1983 NP
8252
NP
NP
$327,7592
$327,759
0%
41 Coast Capital Savings Credit Union
www.coastcapitalsavings.com
Full-service financial institution 2000 NP
1,817
$12,599,505
$11,768,237
$315,26011
$303,08711
4%
42 Mountain Equipment Co-op
www.mec.ca
Manufacturer and retailer of outdoor clothing and equipment 1971 NP
6332
$222,423
$193,480
$302,040
$270,200
11.8%
43 Flight Centre (Canada)12
www.flightcentre.ca
Travel agency 1995 598
530
NP
NP
$283,000
$258,000
9.7%
44 Raymond James Ltd
www.raymondjames.ca
Full-service investment firm 1929 378
388
NP
NP
$266,036
$328,843
-19.1%
45 Imperial Parking Corp (Impark)13
www.impark.com
Parking management 1962 805
928
NP
NP
$260,0064
$255,5584
1.7%
46 Golden Boy Foods Ltd
www.goldenboyfoods.com
Private-label manufacturer and distributor of peanut butter, snacking nuts, trail mixes, raisins, dried fruits and raw baking nuts 1973 155
175
NP
NP
$258,000
$199,000
29.6%
47 Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd
www.gatewaycasinos.com
Gaming 1992 2,500
2,500
NP
$928,529
$257,700
$254,000
1.5%
48 Travelers Financial Group
www.travelersfinancial.com
Automotive leasing, aircraft financing, equipment finance and leasing and energy financing 1986 52
57
NP
NP
$251,000
$164,000
53%
49 Aritzia LP
www.aritzia.com
Women's apparel retailer 1984 NP
NP
NP
NP
$250,0001
$250,0001
0%
50 Kelowna Flightcraft Group of Companies
www.flightcraft.ca
Aircraft cargo, heavy maintenance and aircraft modifications, repair and overhaul, avionics, pilot flight training, leasing 1970 630
601
$477,508
$459,000
$238,323
$240,234
-0.8%
51 Concert Properties Ltd
www.ConcertProperties.com
Development and acquisition of commercial and industrial properties, rental housing, multi-family condominium housing, seniors living communities and resort projects in B.C., Alberta and Ontario. 1989 137
NP
$1,648,421
$1,634,517
$230,360
$374,192
-38.4%
52 Nature's Path Foods Inc
www.naturespath.com
Breakfast cereal manufacturer 1985 NP
NP
NP
NP
$230,0001
$225,0001
2.2%
53 Coast Hotels & Resorts
www.coasthotels.com
Hotel ownership, management and franchising 1972 NP
1,500
NP
NP
$225,0001
$215,0001
4.7%
54 Fred Deeley Imports Ltd/ Harley-Davidson Canada
www.harleycanada.com
Motorcycle distribution 1917 NP
NP
NP
NP
$210,8714
$178,0974
18.4%
55 OK Tire Stores Ltd
www.oktire.com
Tire and automotive services 1953 66
712
$150,842
$152,623
$206,594
$194,637
6.1%
56 First West Credit Union
www.firstwestcu.ca
Full-service financial institution providing B.C. residents with personal and business banking, insurance services, wealth-management advice and subordinated debt financing 1946 1,275
1,300
$5,886,683
$5,458,946
$201,29411
$201,29411
0%
57 Central 1 Credit Union
www.central1.com
Wholesale financial services to B.C. and Ontario credit unions 1944 486
424
$14,155
$14,589,000
$200,94711
$139,66011
43.9%
58 Teal Jones Group
www.tealjones.com
Logging, sawmills, planer, shake and shingle mills 1947 970
770
NP
NP
$200,0002
$200,000
0%
59 Alpha Technologies Ltd14
www.alpha.ca
Power electronics manufacturing 1975 490
460
NP
NP
$198,000
$163,000
21.5%
60 Scott Construction Group
www.scottconstructiongroup.com
Industrial, institutional, commercial, residential and special projects 1984 NP
NP
NP
NP
$181,4002
$181,400
0%
61 Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc15
www.angiotech.com
Specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company 1992 NP
NP
$626,84416
$630,43516
$178,52616
$206,2124
-13.4%
62 Sinclair Dental
www.sinclairdental.com
Sales and distribution of dental supplies and equipment 1971 225
204
NP
NP
$171,000
$152,00017
12.5%
63 uniPHARM Wholesale Drugs Ltd
www.unipharm.com
Wholesale distribution of pharmaceuticals 1980 43
66
NP
NP
$170,494
$164,273
3.8%
64 General Paint Corp
www.generalpaint.com
Manufacturing and sales of paint 1911 NP
NP
NP
NP
$170,0001
$160,0001
6.3%
64 Peninsula Consumer Services Co-Op Association Ltd.
www.peninsulaco-op.com
Grocery and gas retail co-op 1977 NP
NP
NP
NP
$170,000
$167,000
1.8%
66 HUB International Insurance Brokers
www.hubtos.com
Insurance brokerage 1998 1,080
974
NP
NP
$169,437
$150,365
12.7%
67 Otter Farm & Home Co-operative Association
www.ottercoop.com
Retailer of Groceries, Clothing, Gasoline as well as both Home and Farm Hardware and Pharmacy. Seller of both Farm and Commercial Fuels as well as Manufacturer of Animal Feeds and Wholesaler of Bagged Animal Feeds and Pet Food. 1922 300
300
$59,169
$54,989
$167,114
$154,917
7.9%
68 Dueck Auto Group
www.dueckgm.com
Auto dealership 1926 330
299
NP
NP
$163,000
$195,800
-16.8%
69 Welco Lumber Corp
www.welcolumber.com
Wholesale lumber distribution 1983 19
22
NP
NP
$161,088
$181,27417
-11.1%
70 ABC Recycling Ltd
www.abcrecycling.com
Scrap-metal processor, exporter and trader 1912 200
175
$50,000
$50,000
$160,000
$173,000
-7.5%
71 Sierra Systems
www.sierrasystems.com
IT and management consulting services, systems integration, and managed services. 1966 315
3372
NP
NP
$158,184
$162,533
-2.7%
72 HRA Group of Companies
www.hrausa.com
Diamond manufacturing and distribution 1982 NP
35
NP
$91,000
$150,0002
$150,000
0%
73 Paladin Security
www.paladinsecurity.com
Guard services, home alarm installation, monitoring, mobile patrol, K9 patrol, emergency preparedness, corporate security training, remote video monitoring 1976 1,875
1,875
NP
NP
$147,600
$127,500
15.8%
74 Golden Valley Foods Ltd
www.goldenvalley.com
Shell egg grading station and wholesaler 1950 125
125
NP
NP
$133,553
$121,560
9.9%
75 Coastal Pacific Xpress Inc
www.cpx.ca
Transportation/warehousing 1986 NP
145
NP
NP
$130,0002
$130,000
0%
76 LMS Reinforcing Steel Group18
www.lmsgroup.ca
Supply, fabrication and installation of reinforcing steel 1999 400
350
NP
NP
$120,000
$120,000
0%
77 Arrow Transportation Systems Inc
www.arrow.ca
Transportation and reload 1919 NP
NP
NP
NP
$119,30017
$119,30017
0%
78 Horizon Distributors
www.horizondistributors.com
Western Canada's largest distributor of organic and natural products in the dry, chill and frozen categories 1976 180
NP
NP
NP
$119,000
NP
NP
79 Omicron
www.omicronaec.com
Projects in the institutional, office, commercial, light industrial, residential, retail and oil and gas sectors 1998 138
140
NP
NP
$115,893
NP
NP
80 Vesta Properties Ltd
www.vestaproperties.com
Integrated land developer and construction 2000 30
NP
NP
NP
$110,790
$103,383
7.2%
81 B&B Contracting Group
www.bbcontracting.com
Utility works, subdivision preparation, road building, aggregate sales and trenchless construction 1948 238
225
NP
NP
$108,000
$86,000
25.6%
82 Mainroad Group
www.mainroad.ca
Highway construction and maintenance 1988 480
450
NP
NP
$107,000
$98,00019
9.2%
83 Gorman Bros Lumber Ltd
www.gormanbros.com
Lumber manufacturer 1951 355
355
NP
NP
$100,000
$100,000
0%
83 Metro-Can Construction Ltd
www.metrocanconstruction.com
General contractor, residential hi-rise, commercial, value engineering 1985 50
50
NP
NP
$100,000
$100,000
0%
85 Western Pacific Enterprises Ltd
www.wpe.bc.ca
Electrical contractor providing utility, commercial, industrial, security and data services 1973 450
350
NP
NP
$95,000
$95,000
0%
86 Wales McLelland Construction
www.walesmclelland.com
General contractor design build, commercial, industrial, retail, institutional 1971 60
50
NP
NP
$90,000
$74,000
21.6%
87 Vision Critical
www.visioncritical.com
Insight community technologies and services 2000 302
289
NP
NP
$85,000
$72,000
18.1%
87 Wolfe Auto Group
www.wolfesauto.com
Auto sales, service and in-house leasing 1987 NP
115
NP
$32,000
$85,00020
$85,000
0%
89 Beedie Group
www.beediegroup.ca
Integrated industrial and residential land development, construction and property management 1954 91
111
NP
NP
$83,100
$54,800
51.6%
90 Interior Savings Credit Union
www.interiorsavings.com
Full-service local credit union 1939 NP
468
$2,077,229
$2,053,307
$76,733
$81,19411
-5.5%
91 Coastal Community Credit Union
www.cccu.ca
Full-service credit union 2005 NP
650
$1,699,758
$1,679,252
$74,07611
$74,16911
-0.1%
92 iQmetrix
www.iQmetrix.com
iQmetrix is the leading provider of retail management solutions for the North American wireless industry. Our products, RQ4 Retail Management and XQ Interactive Retail help retailers manage back-end operations and the front-of-house customer experience. 1999 65
82
NP
NP
$73,230
$62,569
17%
93 Westminster Savings Credit Union
www.wscu.com
Financial institution 1944 410
400
$2,291,097
$2,132,203
$72,69611
$66,39211
9.5%
94 Urban Barn Ltd
www.urbanbarn.com
Retail home furnishings 1990 97
172
$27,545
$31,822
$70,567
$61,429
14.9%
95 STEMCELL Technologies Inc
www.stemcell.com
Cell separation, culture media, antibodies, instruments, education and contract assay services 1993 413
411
NP
NP
$63,600
$54,600
16.5%
96 Prospera Credit Union
www.prospera.ca
Banking and wealth-management services 1942 NP
430
$2,315,951
$2,143,327
$60,99011
$70,13411
-13%
97 North Shore Credit Union
www.nscu.com
Full-service financial institution 1941 317
320
$2,824,671
$2,553,068
$57,79311
$57,59111
0.4%
98 Frontier Power Products Ltd
www.frontierpower.com
Electrical power generation and power transmission equipment manufacturing 1983 50
45
NP
NP
$57,636
$53,465
7.8%
99 Ideaca
www.ideaca.com
Delivers innovative solutions around ERP, business intelligence, portals and collaboration, cloud computing, custom development and integration, CRM, application infrastructure and support services 2000 20
14
NP
NP
$54,059
$26,320
105.4%
100 Island Savings Credit Union
www.iscu.com
Credit union, full financial services 1951 NP
NP
$1,411,423
$1,354,263
$49,74811
$52,32911
-4.9%



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