Canadian technology company Redline Communications awarded for business excellence

Successful application of international standards help Redline Communications achieve record profits two years ahead of schedule earning them BSI Canada's 2012's Award of Excellence.

(TORONTO – January 28, 2013) – BSI Group Canada Inc., a division of the world's first National Standards Body and a founding member of the International Organization of Standardization (ISO), today announced that Markham-based technology company Redline Communications has been awarded the 2012 BSI Canada Award of Excellence.

Redline Communications, a global producer of specialized outdoor wireless broadband radio systems, successfully transformed its business operations in order to achieve five-year profitability benchmarks in just two years. Now a $50 million a year company that attracts new global customers regularly, Redline has demonstrated business excellence by implementing quality standards that are making a difference on the bottom line.

"Business excellence and a commitment to quality in everything we are integral parts of the Redline culture and winning this prestigious award is a testament to our success and hard work," says Rob Williams, Redline chief operating officer. "Our products have always been known for their outstanding reliability. It is something we are very proud of and our commitment to the ISO quality management system is part of what makes this possible year after year."

"Redline Communications has an impressive track record. Their team achieved perfect audit performance in 2012, they demonstrated continual business improvement over the last three years and senior management continuously shows full support of the quality system, which makes a huge difference," said Gary Robinson, commercial director, BSI Canada. "This year's Award of Excellence nominees were an impressive group of leading Canadian companies but Redline stood out among them as a company that continuously goes above and beyond and for that we commend them."

The award will be presented to Redline Communications next month at their offices in Markham.

The Award of Excellence program was created in 2011 to annually recognize a leading Canadian company that excels in the implementation of international business standards. The inaugural Award of Excellence was given to Neptec Design Group Inc., a Canadian aerospace design company based in Ottawa. The company was recognized for the successful and continually improving implementation of their ISO Quality Management system, which has propelled the firm into global success and recognition.

About Redline Communications

Redline Communications ( is the innovator of Virtual Fiber™, a rugged wireless broadband solution used to cost-effectively deploy and extend secure networks, enable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications, connect digital oil fields and smart grids, facilitate and enhance public safety networks, and bring Internet access wherever and whenever it's needed – regardless of terrain or remote location. For more than a decade Redline has delivered powerful, versatile and reliable wireless systems to governments, militaries, oil and gas companies and telecom service providers through its global network of certified partners.