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Grundfos Canada celebrates 20 years of business


May 3, 2012
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May 3, 2012, Oakville, Ont. – Grundfos Canada celebrated its 20th year in business on May 1.

May 3, 2012, Oakville, Ont. – Grundfos Canada celebrated its 20th year in business on May 1.

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To commemorate this milestone, customers, partners, and industry leaders gathered together with employees on March 27. Dinner and speeches were held at the St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre in Oakville, which was hosted and MC'd by Lee Smart of Second City Comedy troupe. Guests were also treated to the musical entertainment of Danny Marks Trio and Alter Ego.

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Reflection, exploration and celebration was the theme of the evening, with several presentations by Grundfos officials and political leaders focusing on the subject. The roots of Grundfos Canada were examined and the history of the company and its partnerships with both local entities and global counterparts
were explored. Future development, partnership growth and contributions to a more sustainable way of conducting business were also highlighted.

"With roots in Denmark, Grundfos continues to show itself as a well established Canadian company that has shown great success in applying its energy saving products to the advantage of society, the environment and the bottom line," said Erik Vilstrup Lorenzen, the Danish Ambassador to Canada.

Simon Feddema, Grundfos Canada president, reflected on the roots of the company and spoke of the accomplishments and trials that Grundfos Canada has experienced over the past two decades. He also thanked Grundfos partners and employees and invited them to focus on carrying out the Grundfos values in all aspects of their lives. Guests were also addressed by the Rob Burton, the mayor of Oakville, and Søren Ø. Sørensen, executive group vice-president. Both congratulated Grundfos on its success over the past twenty years and expressed their expectations of a prosperous future for the company.