VMAC Accomplishments

VMAC is an award-winning manufacturer. We take pride not only in our engineering and design accomplishments, but in our outstanding company culture. VMAC continues to strive to grow and improve and the recognition we receive is confirmation that this is a successful strategy.

Contractors’ Top 50 New Products – Equipment Today Magazine
The 2016 Contractors’ Top 50 New Products Awards hosted by Equipment Today and ForConstructionPros.com recognizes industry innovators – showcasing the new equipment and products that construction industry owners and end-users identify as the most intriguing.  VMAC received this 2016 award after introducing the most affordable gas driven rotary screw air compressor available, the VMAC RAPTAIR-G30 Gas Drive Air Compressor.

Best Workplaces in Canada
The Best Workplaces in Canada list showcases businesses that scored highest according to employee surveys and human resources practices. The list uses trust as a key indicator, including the workplace’s credibility, fairness, camaraderie, sense of pride and level of respect. Organizations on the 2009 list came from a variety of industries, ranging in size from 54 to 55,000 employees, and are located all across Canada. VMAC is the only Vancouver Island business, and one of only 12 British Columbia businesses to make the list of the 75 best workplaces.

B.C. Export Award – Manufactured Products
(2001 – top 3 finalist, 2002)
These prestigious awards are presented each year by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Association to a few of BC’s finest companies, representing 12 main export categories. The Manufactured Products Award is presented to a company that has built an innovative system or value-added components, machinery or equipment for industrial and commercial use.

Vancouver Island Business Excellence Award – Manufacturer of the Year
(2000, 2001, 2003, 2004)
The Business Examiner awards companies for Business Excellence in Manufacturing on Vancouver Island.

Sterling Award – Manufacturer of the Year/High Tech Innovator Business of the Year
(2003, 2004)
The Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce awards companies with the Sterling Award to recognize the special contributions that they have been made in the business community over the calendar year.

Profit Magazine
(1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
Profit Magazine recognized VMAC as one of the ‘Next 100′ fastest growing companies in Canada.