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16/09/2016 - News
POLYKAR RECEIVES 2016 BALPEX SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD, FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Montréal, Canada– Les Industries Polykar is proud to share the news that for the second year in a row, it has been voted Balpex Supplier of the Year 2016, in recognition of Outstanding Supplier Performance in the Industrial Category.

The award was presented to Polykar at the annual Balpex Convention, held in Montréal from September 11 - September 14, 2016. 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, Chief Operating Officer, Randy Shermet, Vice President of Sales and Business Development, and Rasul Abdoullakhi, Account Manager and Special Projects, accepted the award on behalf of the entire Polykar team and expressed their gratitude to all fellow Balpex members for their confidence in awarding Polykar this accolade two years in a row.
 
Once again, Polykar’s management team humbly takes this opportunity to acknowledge and thank its loyal customers, as well as a deep appreciation for the 100+ dedicated and quality-driven staff that make such industry recognition possible.

Polykar is honored to be a Balpex member since the early 1990s.

For further information please contact:
Randy Shermet
Vice-President, Sales and Business Development
randy.shermet@polykar.com
 
 
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 100+ employees and annual sales of $40 million, Polykar has become one of the leading manufacturers of polyethylene film, garbage bags, certified compostable bags and 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-recognized 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 organizations:

- 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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