Ernst & Young 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist: Ernie Lynch

We are proud to announce that our president Ernie Lynch was one of four Finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur OfThe Year 2013 under the Cleantech and Manufacturing category in Ontario. 2013 marked the award’s 20th anniversary of honouring the country’s most impressive entrepreneurs. Ernie Lynch is known as an entrepreneur driven by perfection and can be considered a futuristic visionary in terms of global trends “To continue our growth, we are focusing a large portion of our efforts on our international distributors and partners.” says Ernie. Ernie has been investing new resources and technology to strengthen the company’s state-of-the-art facility. He takes great pride in his employees, stating; “Our employees are a key part of everything that we do and achieve. We hire people with energy, flexibility, adaptability and staff who are not afraid to change.” Ernie also points out that, “The Lynch team knows that we are on the path from good to great and I feel that it is energising for them to belong to a winning team.”

“Our Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists are helping lay the foundation for a better working world”

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award is presented to risk takers who set high standards and demonstrate a desire to be successful through overcoming obstacles. “Our Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists are helping lay the foundation for a better working world,” says Colleen McMorrow, National Entrepreneur Of The Year program director. “In North America, their contributions go well beyond the bottom line — they’re job creators.”

TORONTO, ONTARIO: Oct. 24, 2013 – From left, Gavin Lynch, Ernie Lynch of Lynch Fluid Controls Inc., Kenward Mah are at the 2013 Ontario EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in Toronto, Ontario  (Tim Fraser for Ernst & Young LLP)

Intl. Minister of Trade Ed Fast Visits Lynch: Highlights Government Support for Canada’s Manufacturing Sector

The Canadian Minister of International Trade, the Honourable Edward Fast, Member of Parliament for Abbotsford, British Columbia and Brad Butt, the local Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for the Mississauga-Streetsville riding, visited Lynch Headquarters.

“(Lynch is) one of those companies that we, as a government, are so proud of”

Following a meeting with President Ernie Lynch, the company’s CEO/president, the Minister of International Trade was impressed with Lynch’s ability to export its products to over 50 countries. “(Lynch is) one of those companies that we, as a government, are so proud of,” he said, adding that most small to medium-sized enterprises are reluctant to make the leap to international trade. “Canadians are a cautious lot. For us to venture into something new, we need a bit of a nudge.”

Fast said that the government can help Canadian companies trade with international markets by putting in place policy framework agreements, which overcome barriers such as tariffs and red tape. “We want to make sure that when Canadian companies invest all over the world, those investments are secure,” he said. Along with the Minister, Lynch Fluid Controls was host to numerous media representatives including The Canadian Business Journal, South Asian Weekly, Polish, Italian media, as well as Mississauga News.