Senstar Wins 2017 Ontario Export Award

Ottawa and Waterloo-based physical security company honoured in the Manufacturing & Resources (Medium Manufacturer) Category

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – November 21, 2017 – Senstar, a world leader in perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) and video management solutions (VMS), today announced it has been awarded a 2017 Ontario Export Award in the Manufacturing & Resources (Medium Manufacturer) Category. Awards were presented at a gala luncheon today in Toronto, ON.

“Senstar is honoured to receive this recognition,” said Vice-President, Operations Eleanor Hodgson. “We are proud of our Ontario roots and we look forward to continuing to expand our footprint in the province and grow into an even more influential player in the global security market.”

Senstar began as a three-person operation in 1981 and has since grown to 70+ employees, with its headquarters, manufacturing facilities, and the world’s largest private test facility of its kind located in Ottawa, ON. Recently, Senstar added to its Ontario base when it acquired Waterloo-founded Aimetis Inc., a 70+-employee software company offering integrated intelligent video management solutions for security surveillance and business intelligence applications.

The Ontario Export Awards are the province’s most prestigious awards paying tribute to the success and innovative approaches of Ontario export companies.  Extending across industries and including both rural and urban representation, the awards are a celebration of the contributions exporters have made to both the provincial and national economy. Presented by and Plant, the Ontario Export Awards are a division of the Canada Export Awards, which have been hosting provincial ceremonies in B.C. and Alberta for more than a decade.

“Businesses on the 2017 Ontario Export Awards finalist list represent(ed) some of the province’s most successful and intrepid exporters,” said Tim Dimopoulos, vice-president at Annex Business Media, organizer of the awards. “From food manufacturing to transportation to consumer technology, these companies are excelling in markets in the U.S. and far beyond, using innovative approaches to overcome a range of exporting challenges.”

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About Senstar Corporation
Senstar has been safeguarding people, places and property with the world’s largest portfolio of perimeter intrusion detection sensors for over 35 years. Now combined with world-class video management systems and analytics (formerly Aimetis), Senstar offers a comprehensive suite of proven technologies that work together to reduce complexity, improve performance and unify support.  Twitter: @SenstarCorp

For more information, please contact:
Miriam Rautiainen
Director of Marketing
+1 613 839 5572 ext. 4357
Cell: +1 613 878 3905
[email protected]

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