2010 Winners

Exporter of the Year
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is the world's largest industrial auctioneer, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world. They operate over 110 locations in over 25 countries, including 42 auction sites. A redesigned website communicates in 21 languages, provides customer access to specific or unique pieces of equipment where they do not regularly hold auctions and offers online bidding in seven languages.

Advancing Technologies
Elastic Path Software Inc
Elastic Path Software is a leading enterprise ecommerce solutions provider servicing the unique needs of the software, media, telco, online services and digital reseller markets in Canada, USA and Europe. Their blog called "Get Elastic" is hailed by the Wall Street Journal as "one of 15 entrepreneur blogs worth reading". For the past 3 years, they have been listed on the PROFIT 100 ranking of Canada's fastest-growing companies.

Consumer Products
Dr. Battery
Dr. Battery is a leading battery distributor serving customers with high quality lithium-ion battery packs and ac adaptors. The name Dr. Battery has become one of the most respected names in the mobile power industry. The first and only exporters of the Green Series pack which offers three year long lasting cycles, Dr. Battery exports to customers in USA, Chile, Argentina and Mexico.

New Exporter
Avigilon
Avigilon designs, manufactures, and markets award-winning HD surveillance systems that capture and preserve surveillance evidence. Operating in over 60 countries around the world, Avigilon was listed on the Red Herring 2010's 100 North America list. They were awarded "Emerging Company of the Year" award from the British Columbia Technical Industry Association (BCTIA) in 2010 and recognized with the 2010 Global New Product Innovation Award in the Video Surveillance Market.

Northern BC Exporter
Pioneer Log Homes of British Columbia
Pioneer Log Homes of Williams Lake is the largest handcrafted log home company in the world. Since 1983, they have used BC cedar logs for all homes, and their renowned craftsmanship can be seen on four continents; Europe, Australia, Asia and North America. Their current project is being hailed as the world's largest log cabin - located on a 7,000 acre ranch near Steamboat Springs, Colorado. It is being engineered to last 400 years.

Manufactured Products
Advanced Cyclotron Systems Inc
Advanced Cyclotron Systems is a world leader in manufacturing high output cyclotrons for leading hospitals and research facilities that engage in nuclear medicine and research. They produce the TR cyclotron series which are the most powerful and versatile commercial cyclotrons in the world. These systems are delivered and installed on site to Asia, Europe, USA and Canada.

New Media & Entertainment
PNI Digital Media Inc.
PNI is a leading provider of a transactional software platform that enables the world's largest retailers to offer products like photo prints, photo books and photo calendars. Their technology is reaching the world's leading retailers and has evolved to include an in-store kiosk and new mobile solutions for both the iPhone and Google Android. In 2009 and 2010, PNI was ranked as one of the fastest-growing companies by PROFIT Magazine.

Primary Products & Resources
SPF Precut Lumber
SPF Precut Lumber produces and exports precut pallet stock and Canadian softwood. With their innovative and large-scale inventory and logistics management systems they have advanced positive reputational gains for the BC forestry sector in markets that were unfamiliar with BC products. They export to the Middle and Far East. SPF was the winner of the Primary Products and Resources category at the 2008 BC Export Awards.

Professional & Services
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers is the world's largest industrial auctioneer, selling more equipment to on-site and online bidders than any other company in the world. They operate over 110 locations in over 25 countries, including 42 auction sites. A redesigned website communicates in 21 languages, provides customer access to specific or unique pieces of equipment where they do not regularly hold auctions and offers online bidding in seven languages.

Sustainability
Singer Valve
For over fifty years, Singer Valve has designed and manufactured automatic control valves for water control and conservation. Their valves are world renowned in the water industry for their superior quality and reliability. Singer's valve technology assists communities to conserve water usage. They have operations in the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and the USA.

Leadership
John A. F. Furlong
The 2010 BC Export Awards is pleased to honour Mr. John A. F. Furlong, the leader behind the team that organized and staged the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

International Business Students Award
Amritpal Randhawa
Amrit is a second year MBA student at the University of Victoria (UVIC), specializing in International Business. He completed his undergraduate degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering in India and also holds certification in Digital Signal Processing (DSP).