Top 100 manufacturers in Metro Vancouver in 2017

Ranked by total numbers of employees in B.C.

Published February 14, 2017. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '17FootnotesCompanyHead officeProductsTop local executive(s)Year foundedNo. of B.C. staff '16No. of B.C. staff '17
1 Local staff 2017: As of December 31 of previous year; BC staff 2016: As of December 31 of previous year Seaspan ULC
10 Pemberton Ave
North Vancouver, BC V7P 2R1
Phone: 604-988-3111
North Vancouver Association of Canadian companies primarily involved in coastal and deep-sea transportation, bunkering, ship repair and shipbuilding services in western North America Jonathan Whitworth (CEO) 1970 2,200 2,419
2 Local staff 2017: 515 employees specific to manufacturing Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics
8680 Cambie St
Vancouver, BC V6P 6M9
Poole, U.K. Bath and beauty products Mark Wolverton (CEO, Lush North America) 1995 1,654
3 Outside of Canada : Does not include distribution centres; Local staff 2017: 2016 figure; Worldwide 2016: 2015 figure Premium Brands Holdings Corp
10991 Shellbridge Way Suite 100
Richmond, BC V6X 3C6
Phone: 604-656-3100
Richmond Broad range of food products: artisan breads and baked goods, meat snack and deli meats, salads, soups, sauces, seafood, sandwiches, pasta George Paleologou (president and CEO); Will Kalutycz (CFO) 2009 1,500 1,500
4 Starline Windows Group
19091 36 Ave
Surrey, BC V3Z 0P6
Phone: 604-882-5100
Langley Glass, vinyl and aluminum windows Ron Martini (president) 1970 1,400 1,400
5 Worldwide 2016: Total of parent company, LafargeHolcim Lafarge Canada Inc
7455 132 St Suite 200
Surrey, BC V3W 1J8
Phone: 604-521-8811
Calgary − Western Canada; Zurich − worldwide Diversified supplier of construction materials; produces and sells cement, ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, asphalt, paving and construction, precast solutions and pipe products David Redfern (vice-president, Greater Vancouver area) 1833 France; 1956 Canada 1,157 1,080

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