Fredericton, NB: Fredericton-headquartered Bulletproof has been named Foreign-Owned Exporter at the New Brunswick Export Awards Gala that took place last week in Moncton at Casino NB. The Foreign-Owned Export Award recognizes foreign-owned companies who are successfully exporting New Brunswick products and/or services.
The majority of Bulletproof’s growth can be attributed to the Company’s success in exporting its services across Canada and into the US. This was propelled by Bulletproof’s acquisition by Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) in 2016; making the homegrown Atlantic Canadian business a foreign-owned company.
“We’re proud to accept the 2018 Foreign-Owned Export award. It’s great to be recognized by the local community and partners that Bulletproof has developed strong relationships and roots with for the past 17 years in New Brunswick” says Bulletproof Founder and CEO, Steve Burns. “With only 2 years under our belt in the US market, we’re gaining significant ground across all 50 states and happy to see such strong results in a short period. This award presents a great opportunity for our teams to celebrate a win, recognize all the progress we’ve made as a company and our impact on both a local & global scale as an exporter.”
Bulletproof was also a finalist in the “Innovative Exporter of the Year” and “Exporter of the Year – over $5 million in export sales” categories. Now in their 52nd year, the Awards were hosted by Opportunities NB in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). Winners are selected by a judging panel consisting of business experts from academia and the private sector. Judges are chosen based on their knowledge of the New Brunswick business community and understanding of international trade.
Bulletproof was founded in Fredericton, NB in 2000. A year later the company began operating as a Security Consulting Firm before quickly diversifying to offer a broader array of world-class IT services with a focus on Managed Services. Growth experienced over the past 17 years has resulted in offices in Moncton, Saint John, Halifax and Charlottetown as well as an on-the-ground US presence in five states.
Today, more than 70,000 users on 6 continents trust Bulletproof to secure their networks, data and people. From 24/7 threat monitoring to employee training and emergency incident response the now 170-strong Bulletproof team is passionate about helping organizations gain a competitive edge to enable their growth and reach new heights of productivity and efficiency, securely. In contrast with IT service providers who plug technology in and go, Bulletproof’s approach prioritizes both the people and technical aspects of a productive IT environment—bringing a high-touch, personalized element to implementation that bridges any physical distance. For more info: www.bulletproofsi.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.
ABOUT NEW BRUNSWICK EXPORT AWARDS:
The New Brunswick Export Awards recognize excellence in exporting. The Awards celebrate the business savvy, entrepreneurship and innovation of businesses operating in New Brunswick and achieving local and global success. www.onbcanada.ca/export-awards
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