Certificates & Awards

2012

  • Selected as one of Hamilton/Niagara’s Top Employers for 2013

2010

  • Selected as one of Sikorsky’s Top 100 Vendors
  • Received second of two US CPAR ratings that are available to all DOD agencies for evaluations for new contract awards ““ COP & Project Liberty
  • High Five Business Award for Business Retention and Expansion awarded by Economic Development – Burlington

2008

  • Named BRONZE MEDALIST – 2008 excellence in government awards program ““ surrounding aims program logistic support

2007

  • United Way 2007 Campaign Quantum Leap Award

2004

  • The Burlington Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award for Manufacturing for providing a tradition of excellence and being a manufacturing leader in the community

2002 

  • Bill Hilson Award presented by the Canadian Society of Cinematographers for outstanding service in the development of the motion picture industry
  • Burlington Economic Development Corporation New Business Investment Award for WESCAM’s contribution to the Burlington and Canadian economies
  • Top 100 Employer – selected from over 30,000 Canadian companies as a leader in attracting and retaining quality employees

2001

  • Canada Export Award presented by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade for export excellence and contribution to the Canadian economy
  • Top 100 Employer – selected from over 30,000 Canadian companies as a leader in attracting and retaining quality employees

2000

  • CB Tech Award – ranked by an independent accounting firm, WESCAM’s business performance was recognized by this Canadian Business magazine award
  • Emmy Award for ESPN NASCAR™ coverage

1996

  • Outstanding Business Achievement Award presented by the Hamilton & District Chamber of Commerce for the most significant progress in large businesses
  • Engineering Project of the Year Award presented by the Hamilton Engineering Institute and Professional Engineers of Ontario for the Atlanta Olympics Project

1995

  • Emmy Award for Sports Coverage (Electronic Camera Extreme Games-ESPN)

1993

  • Emmy Award for Sports Coverage (Special Classification: Technical Achievement, ESPN Speedworld: Race coverage Technology)

1992

  • Emmy Award for Sports Coverage (Technical Team Remote America’s Cup – ESPN)
  • Golden Rings Award for Summer Olympics Contribution
  • Golden Maple Award presented by the Video Festival Canada and ITV International TV Association

1991

  • Prime Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Technical Direction
  • Prime Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Camera/Video for a Mini-Series or Special – Paul Simon Concert in the Park, HBO

1990

  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences – Scientific and Engineering Academy Award for invention of ‘The Wescam’ and for the continuing development of the Wescam stabilized camera system
  • Canada Award for Business Excellence (Bronze) for the development of innovative products and an internationally oriented marketing & sales plan for small businesses

1989

  • Prime Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Technical Direction/Camera/Video for a Mini-Series or Special ““The Magic of David Copperfield XII: The Niagara Falls Challenge, CBS

1988

  • Prime Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development
  • Outstanding Business Achievement Award presented by Hamilton& District Chamber of Commerce for Small Businesses
  • ESPN Emmy Awards for Point of View Technical Achievement
  • 5 x Technical Team, 1 x America’s Cup