VMAC Awards & Certifications

ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015

VMAC holds certifications in ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015, reflecting our dedication to excellence. Our ISO 9001:2015 certification reflects our outstanding attention to quality management, standardization, and continuous quality improvements, while our ISO 14001:2015 certification recognizes VMAC’s exceptional attention to environmental management systems in accordance to international standards.

Occupational Safety Standard Of Excellence (OSSE)2022 - 2023

Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence emblemVMAC obtained its Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence (OSSE) Certificate of Recognition (COR) in 2022, and received the OSSE Safety Pinnacle Sapphire Award in 2023, proving an exceptional commitment to workplace health and safety. OSSE certification is granted by the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of British Columbia in cooperation with WorkSafeBC. VMAC is proud to put the safety of coworkers above all else and utilize a safety management system that meets the highest standard.

Canada’s Best Managed Companies2019-2023

Tod Gilbert and Gord Duval accepting Best Managed Companies awardVMAC was recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the fifth consecutive year, and is a Gold Standard winner. VMAC won its initial Best Managed award in 2019 and has successfully retained its status through 2023. Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $50 million. Hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation yearly in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The Best Managed program then awards winners who demonstrate leadership in strategy, innovation, capabilities, culture and commitment, and financials to achieve sustainable growth. Read more.

Great Place To Work Certified2023-2024

Great-Place-To-Work_badgeVMAC has earned the Great Place To Work® Canada Certification for the fourth year in a row, based on the confidential responses from VMAC’s coworkers in a Trust Index© Survey. The survey focuses on five key dimensions: credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie. At the core of every great place to work is a high level of trust that coworkers have in each other and their organization’s leaders. The Great Place To Work® Certification is held by organizations in over 50 countries and is recognized as the global standard of what it takes to be a great workplace.

VMAC was also recognized in 2021 by Great Place To Work as a Best Workplace™ in Canada and a Best Workplace in Manufacturing.

BC ExportAwards

Exporter of The Year & Manufactured Products Award

bc-export-awards-brentThe BC Export Awards recognizes the achievements of British Columbia-based companies in eight different categories, celebrating their products, services, and innovations that are in demand worldwide. VMAC was recognized in two award-categories: “Manufactured Products” and the top award, BC “Exporter Of The Year.”  The Manufactured Products and Exporter Of The Year awards recognize VMAC’s local economic impact and commitment to in-house manufacturing excellence.


Business ExcellenceAwards

Manufacturing Business of the Year (2022)

VMAC was named the Manufacturing Business of the Year at the 2022 Business Excellence Awards.

Business of the Year (2020)

Stuart Coker and Tod Gilbert accepting Business Excellence awardVMAC was named sole Business of the Year at the 2020 Business Excellence Awards.

The Business Excellence Awards require businesses to highlight their employee and sales growth over the previous year. Candidates must also describe the innovations and changes made in the last year that contributed to the business operations year over year. Read more here and here.