lists: Top 100 private companies in B.C. in 2012

Top 100 private companies in B.C. in 2012

RANKED BY | 2012 revenue
Rank '13CompanyPrimary businessYear foundedB.C. employees
'13/'12
Assets
'12/'11 (000s)
Revenue '12/'11 (000s)
% change
1Jim Pattison Group
www.jimpattison.com
Diversified196115,706
16,553
NP
NP
$7,500,000
$7,300,000
2.7%
2Best Buy Canada Ltd
www.bestbuycanadaltd.ca
Consumer electronics retailer and e-tailer (home office, home theatre, entertainment and appliances)19823,6001
4,0422
$341,0003
$432,0003
$4,813,1824
$5,573,0154
-13.6%
3HY Louie Co Ltd
NP
Wholesale groceries1933NP
NP
NP
NP
$4,600,0001
$4,510,0001
2%
4Westcoast Energy Inc
noms.wei-pipeline.com
Natural gas gathering, processing, transmission and storage and distribution1957NP
NP
$13,368,000
$12,703,000
$3,310,000
$3,565,000
-7.2%
5Ledcor Group of Companies
www.ledcor.com
Diversified construction company19471,417
2,268
NP
NP
$2,900,000
$2,000,000
45%
6HSBC Bank Canada
www.hsbc.ca
Banking and financial services1981NP
3,400
$80,714,000
$80,068,000
$2,393,000
$2,422,000
-1.2%
7FortisBC5
www.fortisbc.com
Natural gas and electricity utility and provider of alternative energy solutions1897NP
2,332
$7,936,100
$7,896,800
$1,749,400
$1,883,700
-7.1%
8CHC Helicopter Corp6
www.chc.ca
Provider of helicopter services to the global offshore oil and gas industry in more than 30 countries1987NP
NP
$2,715,9827
$2,788,1557
$1,691,3074
$1,429,5604
18.3%
9London Drugs Ltd
www.londondrugs.com
Retail drugs and mass merchandiser19456,000
6,000
NP
NP
$1,650,0001
$1,612,0001
2.4%
10Univar Canada Ltd
www.univar.com
Wholesale chemical distribution1950118
111
NP
NP
$1,490,000
$1,371,000
8.7%
11Kal Tire
www.kaltire.com
Tire and mechanical sales and service19531,679
1,580
NP
NP
$1,455,000
$1,300,000
11.9%
12Pharmasave Drugs (National) Ltd
www.pharmasave.com
National retail drug store chain franchiser198170
70
NP
NP
$1,300,0008
$1,300,0008
0%
13Pacific Blue Cross
www.pac.bluecross.ca
Group and individual products insurance carrier1997 by merger 1941713
689
$528,185
$489,960
$1,280,390
$1,249,684
2.5%
14The Futura Corporation
www.futuracorporation.com
Building materials distribution and manufacturing, investments1999435
400
NP
NP
$1,250,000
$1,225,000
2%
15Colliers 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.1898NP
427
NP
NP
$1,169,2574
$983,6394
18.9%
16Boston Pizza International Inc
www.bostonpizza.com
Casual dining restaurant1964NP
NP
NP
NP
$943,0009
$905,0009
4.2%
17A&W Food Services of Canada Inc
www.aw.ca
Franchiser and operator of quick-service restaurants19565,082
4,961
$62,728
$50,828
$851,000
$825,000
3.2%
18Providence Health Care
www.providencehealthcare.org
Hospital operator and health-care provider20007,200
NP
$274,899
$265,154
$794,328
$730,307
8.8%
19Charlwood Pacific Group
www.charlwoodpacificgroup.com
International franchiser of recognized brands in real estate, mortgage brokerage, property management and business travel1972NP
NP
NP
NP
$760,0001
$760,0001
0%
20BC Ferry Services Inc
www.bcferries.com
Ferry services along B.C.'s Pacific Coast1960NP
NP
$1,819,527
$1,857,538
$738,200
$739,270
-0.1%
21Northland Properties Corporation
www.northland.ca
Hotels, real estate, restaurants19635,970
5,850
NP
NP
$713,000
$657,000
8.5%
22Seaspan ULC10
www.seaspan.com
Marine transportation, ship repair and construction and related services18982,200
2,100
$466,930
$454,152
$689,320
$576,714
19.5%
23Inland Group
www.inland-group.com
North American truck and heavy equipment dealer1949606
595
$376,575
$304,282
$672,781
$532,089
26.4%
24Corix 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.2006490
690
$1,400,000
NP
$586,500
$525,600
11.6%
25The Oppenheimer Group
www.oppyproduce.com
International marketer of fresh produce1858105
101
NP
NP
$549,073
$525,235
4.5%
26Creation Technologies Inc
www.creationtech.com
Contract electronic manufacturing services provider1991480
470
NP
NP
$517,000
$462,000
11.9%
27Keg Restaurants Ltd
www.kegsteakhouse.com
Steakhouse restaurants1971NP
NP
NP
NP
$484,568
$475,263
2%
28Polygon Homes Ltd
www.polyhomes.com
Home building1980175
165
NP
NP
$460,000
$490,000
-6.1%
29Mark Anthony Group Inc
www.markanthony.com
Distributor of alcoholic beverages1981NP
NP
NP
NP
$430,0001
$430,0001
0%
30Shato Holdings Ltd
NP
Restaurant operations, food processing and real estate1969NP
3,8752
NP
NP
$425,0002
$425,000
0%
31Vancouver 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 estate19462,544
2,474
$17,055,828
$16,127,117
$423,14011
$411,37611
2.9%
32Black Press Ltd
www.blackpress.ca
Newspaper printing and publishing19691,777
1,582
NP
NP
$420,000
$418,000
0.5%
33OpenRoad Auto Group Ltd
www.openroadautogroup.com
Retail auto dealer with 10 dealerships and an auto body shop in the Lower Mainland1978554
517
$262,651
$210,644
$414,394
$351,383
17.9%
34Vancouver Airport Authority
www.yvr.ca
Airport management1992NP
396
$1,845,116
$1,766,954
$403,600
$369,262
9.3%
354REFUEL Canada LP
www.4refuel.com
Fuel management199572
66
NP
NP
$398,324
$366,570
8.7%
36Carter Automotive Group
www.carterauto.com
Automotive dealer1963NP
NP
NP
NP
$390,0001
$390,0001
0%
37Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd
www.dmi.ca
Pulp manufacturing1969300
300
NP
NP
$365,0001
$365,0001
0%
38Versacold International Corp
www.versacold.com
Public refrigerated warehousing and transportation1946600
600
$174,579
$214,720
$343,254
$355,865
-3.5%
39Super Save Group of Companies
www.supersave.ca
Gas and propane retailing, waste recycling and shredding services, propane distribution, fence and portable toilet rentals1977625
651
NP
NP
$332,000
$335,000
-0.9%
40Sunrise Farms
sunrisefarms.ca
Food processing1983NP
8252
NP
NP
$327,7592
$327,759
0%
41Coast Capital Savings Credit Union
www.coastcapitalsavings.com
Full-service financial institution2000NP
1,817
$12,599,505
$11,768,237
$315,26011
$303,08711
4%
42Mountain Equipment Co-op
www.mec.ca
Manufacturer and retailer of outdoor clothing and equipment1971NP
6332
$222,423
$193,480
$302,040
$270,200
11.8%
43Flight Centre (Canada)12
www.flightcentre.ca
Travel agency1995598
530
NP
NP
$283,000
$258,000
9.7%
44Raymond James Ltd
www.raymondjames.ca
Full-service investment firm1929378
388
NP
NP
$266,036
$328,843
-19.1%
45Imperial Parking Corp (Impark)13
www.impark.com
Parking management1962805
928
NP
NP
$260,0064
$255,5584
1.7%
46Golden Boy Foods Ltd
www.goldenboyfoods.com
Private-label manufacturer and distributor of peanut butter, snacking nuts, trail mixes, raisins, dried fruits and raw baking nuts1973155
175
NP
NP
$258,000
$199,000
29.6%
47Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd
www.gatewaycasinos.com
Gaming19922,500
2,500
NP
$928,529
$257,700
$254,000
1.5%
48Travelers Financial Group
www.travelersfinancial.com
Automotive leasing, aircraft financing, equipment finance and leasing and energy financing198652
57
NP
NP
$251,000
$164,000
53%
49Aritzia LP
www.aritzia.com
Women's apparel retailer1984NP
NP
NP
NP
$250,0001
$250,0001
0%
50Kelowna Flightcraft Group of Companies
www.flightcraft.ca
Aircraft cargo, heavy maintenance and aircraft modifications, repair and overhaul, avionics, pilot flight training, leasing1970630
601
$477,508
$459,000
$238,323
$240,234
-0.8%
51Concert 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.1989137
NP
$1,648,421
$1,634,517
$230,360
$374,192
-38.4%
52Nature's Path Foods Inc
www.naturespath.com
Breakfast cereal manufacturer1985NP
NP
NP
NP
$230,0001
$225,0001
2.2%
53Coast Hotels & Resorts
www.coasthotels.com
Hotel ownership, management and franchising1972NP
1,500
NP
NP
$225,0001
$215,0001
4.7%
54Fred Deeley Imports Ltd/ Harley-Davidson Canada
www.harleycanada.com
Motorcycle distribution1917NP
NP
NP
NP
$210,8714
$178,0974
18.4%
55OK Tire Stores Ltd
www.oktire.com
Tire and automotive services195366
712
$150,842
$152,623
$206,594
$194,637
6.1%
56First 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 financing19461,275
1,300
$5,886,683
$5,458,946
$201,29411
$201,29411
0%
57Central 1 Credit Union
www.central1.com
Wholesale financial services to B.C. and Ontario credit unions1944486
424
$14,155
$14,589,000
$200,94711
$139,66011
43.9%
58Teal Jones Group
www.tealjones.com
Logging, sawmills, planer, shake and shingle mills1947970
770
NP
NP
$200,0002
$200,000
0%
59Alpha Technologies Ltd14
www.alpha.ca
Power electronics manufacturing1975490
460
NP
NP
$198,000
$163,000
21.5%
60Scott Construction Group
www.scottconstructiongroup.com
Industrial, institutional, commercial, residential and special projects1984NP
NP
NP
NP
$181,4002
$181,400
0%
61Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc15
www.angiotech.com
Specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company1992NP
NP
$626,84416
$630,43516
$178,52616
$206,2124
-13.4%
62Sinclair Dental
www.sinclairdental.com
Sales and distribution of dental supplies and equipment1971225
204
NP
NP
$171,000
$152,00017
12.5%
63uniPHARM Wholesale Drugs Ltd
www.unipharm.com
Wholesale distribution of pharmaceuticals198043
66
NP
NP
$170,494
$164,273
3.8%
64General Paint Corp
www.generalpaint.com
Manufacturing and sales of paint1911NP
NP
NP
NP
$170,0001
$160,0001
6.3%
64Peninsula Consumer Services Co-Op Association Ltd.
www.peninsulaco-op.com
Grocery and gas retail co-op1977NP
NP
NP
NP
$170,000
$167,000
1.8%
66HUB International Insurance Brokers
www.hubtos.com
Insurance brokerage19981,080
974
NP
NP
$169,437
$150,365
12.7%
67Otter 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.1922300
300
$59,169
$54,989
$167,114
$154,917
7.9%
68Dueck Auto Group
www.dueckgm.com
Auto dealership1926330
299
NP
NP
$163,000
$195,800
-16.8%
69Welco Lumber Corp
www.welcolumber.com
Wholesale lumber distribution198319
22
NP
NP
$161,088
$181,27417
-11.1%
70ABC Recycling Ltd
www.abcrecycling.com
Scrap-metal processor, exporter and trader1912200
175
$50,000
$50,000
$160,000
$173,000
-7.5%
71Sierra Systems
www.sierrasystems.com
IT and management consulting services, systems integration, and managed services.1966315
3372
NP
NP
$158,184
$162,533
-2.7%
72HRA Group of Companies
www.hrausa.com
Diamond manufacturing and distribution1982NP
35
NP
$91,000
$150,0002
$150,000
0%
73Paladin Security
www.paladinsecurity.com
Guard services, home alarm installation, monitoring, mobile patrol, K9 patrol, emergency preparedness, corporate security training, remote video monitoring19761,875
1,875
NP
NP
$147,600
$127,500
15.8%
74Golden Valley Foods Ltd
www.goldenvalley.com
Shell egg grading station and wholesaler1950125
125
NP
NP
$133,553
$121,560
9.9%
75Coastal Pacific Xpress Inc
www.cpx.ca
Transportation/warehousing1986NP
145
NP
NP
$130,0002
$130,000
0%
76LMS Reinforcing Steel Group18
www.lmsgroup.ca
Supply, fabrication and installation of reinforcing steel1999400
350
NP
NP
$120,000
$120,000
0%
77Arrow Transportation Systems Inc
www.arrow.ca
Transportation and reload1919NP
NP
NP
NP
$119,30017
$119,30017
0%
78Horizon Distributors
www.horizondistributors.com
Western Canada's largest distributor of organic and natural products in the dry, chill and frozen categories1976180
NP
NP
NP
$119,000
NP
NP
79Omicron
www.omicronaec.com
Projects in the institutional, office, commercial, light industrial, residential, retail and oil and gas sectors1998138
140
NP
NP
$115,893
NP
NP
80Vesta Properties Ltd
www.vestaproperties.com
Integrated land developer and construction200030
NP
NP
NP
$110,790
$103,383
7.2%
81B&B Contracting Group
www.bbcontracting.com
Utility works, subdivision preparation, road building, aggregate sales and trenchless construction1948238
225
NP
NP
$108,000
$86,000
25.6%
82Mainroad Group
www.mainroad.ca
Highway construction and maintenance1988480
450
NP
NP
$107,000
$98,00019
9.2%
83Gorman Bros Lumber Ltd
www.gormanbros.com
Lumber manufacturer1951355
355
NP
NP
$100,000
$100,000
0%
83Metro-Can Construction Ltd
www.metrocanconstruction.com
General contractor, residential hi-rise, commercial, value engineering198550
50
NP
NP
$100,000
$100,000
0%
85Western Pacific Enterprises Ltd
www.wpe.bc.ca
Electrical contractor providing utility, commercial, industrial, security and data services1973450
350
NP
NP
$95,000
$95,000
0%
86Wales McLelland Construction
www.walesmclelland.com
General contractor design build, commercial, industrial, retail, institutional197160
50
NP
NP
$90,000
$74,000
21.6%
87Vision Critical
www.visioncritical.com
Insight community technologies and services2000302
289
NP
NP
$85,000
$72,000
18.1%
87Wolfe Auto Group
www.wolfesauto.com
Auto sales, service and in-house leasing1987NP
115
NP
$32,000
$85,00020
$85,000
0%
89Beedie Group
www.beediegroup.ca
Integrated industrial and residential land development, construction and property management195491
111
NP
NP
$83,100
$54,800
51.6%
90Interior Savings Credit Union
www.interiorsavings.com
Full-service local credit union1939NP
468
$2,077,229
$2,053,307
$76,733
$81,19411
-5.5%
91Coastal Community Credit Union
www.cccu.ca
Full-service credit union2005NP
650
$1,699,758
$1,679,252
$74,07611
$74,16911
-0.1%
92iQmetrix
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.199965
82
NP
NP
$73,230
$62,569
17%
93Westminster Savings Credit Union
www.wscu.com
Financial institution1944410
400
$2,291,097
$2,132,203
$72,69611
$66,39211
9.5%
94Urban Barn Ltd
www.urbanbarn.com
Retail home furnishings199097
172
$27,545
$31,822
$70,567
$61,429
14.9%
95STEMCELL Technologies Inc
www.stemcell.com
Cell separation, culture media, antibodies, instruments, education and contract assay services1993413
411
NP
NP
$63,600
$54,600
16.5%
96Prospera Credit Union
www.prospera.ca
Banking and wealth-management services1942NP
430
$2,315,951
$2,143,327
$60,99011
$70,13411
-13%
97North Shore Credit Union
www.nscu.com
Full-service financial institution1941317
320
$2,824,671
$2,553,068
$57,79311
$57,59111
0.4%
98Frontier Power Products Ltd
www.frontierpower.com
Electrical power generation and power transmission equipment manufacturing198350
45
NP
NP
$57,636
$53,465
7.8%
99Ideaca
www.ideaca.com
Delivers innovative solutions around ERP, business intelligence, portals and collaboration, cloud computing, custom development and integration, CRM, application infrastructure and support services200020
14
NP
NP
$54,059
$26,320
105.4%
100Island Savings Credit Union
www.iscu.com
Credit union, full financial services1951NP
NP
$1,411,423
$1,354,263
$49,74811
$52,32911
-4.9%



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