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These growth-minded Northern companies stay on the move

Sunwire, Gincor Werx make their mark on national list
Sunwire 2015
Sunwire's Alex Levesque hands off a modem to a new residential Internet customer. The Sudbury-based company launched its residential home phone and Internet service in 2015. (Supplied photo.)

Two Northern Ontario companies made the list of Canada's fastest-growing companies.

Formerly known as the Growth 500, the list of 415 firms is put together by Canadian Business and Maclean's magazines. Those companies on the list are measured by their revenue growth over the last five years.

Sunwire of Sudbury placed 75th. The Sudbury telecommunications company was founded by Jason Legault in 2009.

The privately-owned company of 46 employees has achieved at five-year revenue growth of 1225 per cent, according to the list. Sunwire's 2019 revenue was listed as $10 million to $20 million.

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Placing 215th is Gincor Werx, headquartered in North Bay.

The manufacturer of vocational work trucks and trailers was founded in Mattawa, east of North Bay, in 1978.

Helmed by Luc Stang, the privately owned company's financials over the last five years indicates 340 per cent growth. The acquisition-minded builder employs 230 with revenues for 2019 listed as between $50 million and $100 million.