PRLog - April 14, 2014 - REGINA, Saskatchewan -- REGINA, SK – At the 2014 Paragon Awards on Friday April 4 at the Queensbury Centre, Magna Electric Corp. was named Business of the Year.
Awards were bestowed by the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce.
"We are so very honored by this award and the opportunities we have to serve the electrical maintenance, training and safety needs in Canada," said Kerry Heid, president of MEC, who was recently named to Saskatchewan Business Magazine’s list of ‘Saskatchewan’
The Saskatchewan Roughriders Football Club, winners of the 101st Grey Cup in Regina in 2013 — was named second runner-up.
MEC was recently acquired by Texas-based Shermco Industries to form the largest electrical testing and maintenance company in North America.
"We are so proud of MEC and the leadership of Kerry Heid," said Ron Widup, CEO of Shermco Industries. "For many years before we formally combined forces, we partnered with MEC because of their strong safety culture, industry acumen, depth of capabilities and integrity."
ABOUT MAGNA ELECTRIC
Based in Saskatchewan, Magna Electric Corporation is a leading Canadian electrical power system engineering, testing, construction, manufacturing and commissioning service company. MEC is a division of Shermco Industries, North America’s leading independent provider of electrical services to energy, utility, infrastructure and industrial companies. With service centers located throughout North America, certified technicians and engineers focus on servicing both scheduled and unexpected projects for large commercial, industrial and utility customers. MEC and Shermco, lead in electrical safety and technical training as well as industrial electrical contracting, utility, wind turbine maintenance and disaster recovery services. Both are members in good standing with governing and standards entities such as the CSA, Electrical Apparatus Service Association, American Wind Energy Association, Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League, and the InterNational Electrical Testing Association. For more information, visit www.magnaelectric.com or www.shermco.com