Richmond Business News – October 2019

MS Roald Amundsen

October was a month full of awards and recognition for Richmond businesses. Major local business news and successes include the following stories:

World’s First Hybrid Cruise Ship, MS Roald Amundsen Launches in Vancouver

The battery packs on board are made in Richmond B.C. by Norwegian-Canadian company Corvus Energy.
Travel Pulse Canada •  September 30

2019 BC CEO Awards: Craig Richmond

Sky’s the limit: The president and CEO of the Vancouver Airport Authority focuses on fostering culture, embracing diversity to drive success.
Business in Vancouver • October 1

Whitewater West Industries Founder, President and CEO Wins Entrepreneur of the Year 2019: Business to Business Award

Geoff Chutter, Founder, President and CEO of Richmond, B.C. company Whitewater West Industries was named the 2019 Business to Business winner.

BC Business • October 3

Clevest President and CEO Wins Entrepreneur of the Year 2019: Environmental Products + Services Award

Thomas Ligocki, President and CEO of Richmond, B.C. company Clevest was named the 2019 Environmental Products + Services winner.

BC Business • October 3

T&T Supermarket Now Accepting Alipay and WeChat Pay

Richmond-based AlphaPay announced the national integration of its mobile payment technology into T&T Supermarket, Canada’s largest Asian supermarket chain.
Markets Insider • October 4

FLIR Announces Industry’s First Multi-Gas Detector for Unmanned Aerial Systems

Revolutionary FLIR MUVE C360 drone-mounted gas monitor provides faster, safer way to remotely sense gas and chemical incidents.
BC Tech News • October 9

ZE PowerGroup Named a Global Leader in Cloud Computing for the 2019 STRATUS AWARDS

The Business Intelligence Group of New Jersey, has announced ZE PowerGroup a 2019 Stratus Award winner for Cloud Computing in their annual business award program.
BC Tech News • October 9

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