SiliCycle Ranks No. 439 on the 2017 PROFIT 500

Canadian Business unveils 29th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked SiliCycle No. 439 on the 29th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Maclean’s magazine and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

SiliCycle made the 2017 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 100%.

“It is never easy to earn a spot on the PROFIT 500, but this year’s applicant pool was the most competitive yet”, says Deborah Aarts, PROFIT 500 program manager. “This year’s winners demonstrate the resilience, innovation and sheer management smarts it takes to build a thriving business today. Canada - and the world - needs more entrepreneurial success stories like these.”

Hugo St-Laurent,
President & CEO
of SiliCycle

“SiliCycle is honoured to be on the PROFIT 500 ranking” says Mr. Hugo St-Laurent, President & CEO. “In the past four years, SiliCycle has doubled its turnover. This achievement reflects the strength of our products & services and the dedication of our team.”

Over the past few months, SiliCycle won the "SME" (companies with 500 or fewer employees) Grand Prize as part of the Canada-Europe Economic Chamber's Canada-wide competition and proceed to the official opening of its subsidiary in China located in Shanghai.


About SiliCycle

Founded in 1995, SiliCycle Inc. is a worldwide leader in the development, the manufacturing and the commercialization of silica gel products for chromatography, analytical and organic chemistry. With its multi-ton manufacturing capability, SiliCycle is the partner of choice for all metal removal, catalysis, synthesis, and purification requirements.

SiliCycle's business extends to more than seventy five countries worldwide and its customer portfolio includes companies in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, contract research and manufacturing organizations as well as university laboratories and hospital research centers.

The mission of SiliCycle is to develop and market innovative products and services of high value to customers and make a technical contribution to their work.


About the PROFIT 500

For 29 years, the PROFIT 500 has been Canada's most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and now published in Maclean’s magazine and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth.

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