Private Business Growth Award
2018 National Finalist
In October 2018, Targray was named one of 10 national finalists for the Private Business Growth Award, a joint initiative by Grant Thornton LLC and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce recognizing and celebrating the successful growth of private businesses in Canada. Finalists were selected by a panel of high-profile business leaders, based on the following criteria: innovation, market development, people and culture, strategic leadership, and improvements in financial measures.
In September 2017, Targray earned Delta Management‘s 2018 Clean50 Award, an annual award recognizing Canada’s leaders in sustainability for their contributions over the prior two years. The award was accepted by Targray President Andrew Richardson on behalf of the company. Clean50 Honourees have throughout the years banded together to make collective statements encouraging Canadians citizens and leaders to take action on Climate Change and carbon pricing.
S&P Platts Global Energy Awards
In October 2017, Targray was selected as a finalist for the 2017 S&P Platts Global Energy Awards, in the bio-energy category. The Global Energy Awards program recognizes top performers and clean technology pioneers in 19 categories, for both for business and individual achievement. The 2017 finalists were selected by program host S&P Global Platts, the leading global provider of energy and commodities information and spot market benchmarks.
V2R Innovator of the Year Award
2017 National Finalist
In 2017, Targray was named a finalist for PwC Canada‘s Vision to Reality (V2R) Innovator of the Year Award. The nomination highlights the success of the Biofuels Division’s innovative biodiesel solution, which allows fuel retailers and transport fleets to enhance their profits while helping to create a sustainable economy for future generations.
EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award
In 2016, Targray’s long-time President Andrew Richardson was honored with the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award (category: manufacturing) for the province of Quebec, where the company is headquartered. The award highlighted Targray’s evolution from a 19 million US$ optical disc material distributor to one of the fastest-growing renewable commodity suppliers in the world, with revenues of 400 million US$ in 2016.
HSBC International Business Award
2012 Leadership in International Trade
In 2012, Targray was honored with HSBC’s Leadership in International Trade award for the Asia-Pacific region. The award, developed by HSBC Bank Canada in partnership with Business without Borders, was created to recognize Canadian organizations that “have made a real difference in taking their products and services to the world”. The honor was given in recognition of the Targray Solar Division, which today generates over 80% of its revenues overseas.
Profit 100 Fastest-Growing Companies
2006, 2009 Lists
In 2006, Profit Magazine named Targray to the 18th edition of the Profit 100 List. Profit 100 is an annual publication that features the 100 fastest growing companies in Canada over the course of the five previous years. The company would go on to be named to the list for a second time in 2009, after posting a five-year growth rate 1,155%.
L’Actualité Leaders de la Croissance
2006, 2009 Lists
Targray has appeared twice on the Leaders de la Croissance (Growth Leaders) rankings, an annual publication by french-language Canadian news magazine L’Actualité which lists the fastest-growing businesses in Quebec over the five previous years. The company’s robust growth earned it a top 20 ranking in both 2006 and 2009.
Leveraging three decades of experience in supply chain management, Targray is one of the world’s fastest-growing renewable energy commodity suppliers in the world. The company’s Solar, Biofuels and Battery Divisions work with partners around the world to commercialize cutting-edge technologies aimed at creating new business efficiencies and fostering growth in the clean energy marketplace.