Canadian Music Trade - April / May 2018 - Page 11

JAM Industries has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2018 by Deloitte. Award winners are recognized for overall business perfor- mance and sustained growth and are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues exceeding $15 million. Founded in 1972 and based in Montreal, JAM Industries is made up of 16 divisions that serve the pro and commercial audio, lighting, musical products, and consumer electronics markets. With 250,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space in Canada and an additional 350,000 sq. ft. in the U.S., JAM Industries has become a dominant distribution company across Canada and North America. Its full-service capabilities include marketing and sales support, in-house techni- cians, after-sale service and repairs, in-house graphic and printing departments, and more. “We are honoured to be one of the 2018 winners … This is a reflection of the hard work and determination of our staff and we look forward to continued growth and success,” says JAM President and CEO Martin Szpiro. “Our unique business model has allowed us to maintain that entrepreneurial spirit and flexibility needed to reac