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MDS Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 12th Consecutive Year

Toronto, ON—14 May 2024—MDS Aero Support was recognized for its industry-leading performance, its global business practices, and its sustained growth by receiving the prestigious 2024 Canada’s Best Managed Companies award. Celebrating over 30 years, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program awards excellence in private Canadian-owned companies with revenues of $50 million or greater. To attain the designation, companies are evaluated on their leadership in the areas of strategy, culture and commitment, capabilities, and innovation, governance, and financial performance.  

The 2024 cohort of Best Managed companies share common themes such as having a people-centric culture, targeting effective ESG strategies, and accelerating operational digitization. 

“To become a Best Managed Platinum Club winner is nothing short of remarkable. Their continued adaptability in an era of uncertainty sets the standard for how to overcome new barriers and demonstrate resiliency at the highest levels,” said Derrick Dempster, Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “These companies truly impact how Canada is viewed on the world stage when it comes to the success of private business.” 

“We are delighted and honoured to be named as a platinum winner in Canada’s Best Managed Program. This designation underscores the MDS commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainable growth. The best managed designation signals trustworthiness, stability, and the long-term viability of our organization to our global clients and stakeholders.”

John Jastremski, President & CEO   

At MDS, we believe that strong leadership with a focus on continuous innovation, talent management, and operational excellence are directly tied to financial performance and the long-term sustainability of our business. This correlation is clear to our staff that continue to bring their best along with the latest in measurement and testing technologies to our world class clients. It is a privilege to be part of a team that is shaping the future of how we power, move, and connect the planet in a more sustainable manner.      

Our test facilities validate that gas turbine engines can endure realistic and extreme conditions. World-leading engine original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the aviation, industrial, and marine sectors have relied on us at MDS to carry out the designs of these innovative and unique test facilities all over the world since 1985. 

We provide the complete solution for full engine and engine module testing. Our designs and products are the trusted solutions for next generation development engines, current production engines, and in-service engines. 

For engine developers, MDS technology provides better data faster. For facility operators, we recognize the value inherent in limiting cell time to test time and provide flexible test solutions that maximize facility efficiency and minimize operating costs. 


For more information, contact Stephen Finlay • Director of Global Business Development • 613-618 8937 • • 

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