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23/11/2015 - News

Toronto, Canada – Les Industries Polykar is proud to announce it has been voted Balpex Supplier of the Year 2015, in recognition of Outstanding Supplier Performance in the Industrial Category.

The award was presented to Polykar at the annual Balpex Convention, held in Toronto from August 30 to September 2, 2015. The annual event brings together independent industry professionals and companies from the sanitation industry and industrial and food service packaging product industries from across Canada.
Amir Karim, Vice President, and Randy Shermet, Director of Sales and Development, accepted the award at the Balpex Convention on behalf of the entire Polykar team and expressed their pride and gratitude to all fellow Balpex members.  The award comes at a poignant time for Polykar, which has undergone significant expansion in the last 12 months.
Polykar’s management team takes this opportunity to acknowledge and thank its loyal customers, as well as its deep appreciation for the 100+ dedicated and quality-driven staff who make such industry recognition possible.

Polykar is honored to be a Balpex member since the early 1990s. For further information please contact:
Amir Karim
Vice-President, Business Development
Co-founded by Elyse Damdjee and Aziz Karim in 1987, Polykar is a family business based in Saint-Laurent, Quebec.
The company began as a manufacturer of industrial garbage bags. Today, with 80+ employees and annual sales of $30 million, Polykar has become one of the leading manufacturers of polyethylene film, garbage bags, certified compostable bags and bulk food packaging in Canada. It has also developed expertise in plastics recycling. Working alongside global partners, Polykar is proud to be at the helm of technical and environmental innovation, working to improve quality and production, as well as safeguarding the environment. The company holds both ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 certifications. Polykar’s manufacturing facility and offices also carry silver certification under the internationally-recognised Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. As an engaged industry participant and contributor to civil society, Polykar is a member of the following organisations:

- Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA)
- Canadian Sanitation Supply Association (CSSA)
- Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)
- Compost Council of Canada (CCC)

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