BOISBRIAND, Que., Sept. 14, 2017 — Canadian Business and PROFIT announced today that Kinova® has been named No. 91 on the 29th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s fastest-growing companies.


Kinova made this year’s list with five-year revenue growth rate of 798%.


PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth and publishes the results in the October issue of Maclean’s magazine, as well as at


“We’re thrilled to be part of the PROFIT 500 list for the fourth consecutive year,” says François Boucher, Executive Vice President of Kinova. “This accomplishment highlights our entire team’s passion and commitment for developing, manufacturing and supporting our innovations in robotics and, as a result, changing the lives of our clients. Without our team, we could not have established such excellence in every aspect of our business and culture.”

“It is never easy to earn a spot on the PROFIT 500, but this year’s applicant pool was the most competitive yet,” says Deborah Aarts, PROFIT 500 program manager. “This year’s winners demonstrate the resilience, innovation and sheer management smarts it takes to build a thriving business today. Canada and the world need more entrepreneurial success stories like these.”


About Kinova

Kinova is a Canadian company that operates worldwide. Kinova designs and manufactures robotic solutions that are lightweight, compact and versatile — made for robot-human interaction. We empower people living with upper-body mobility impairments to have freedom of movement, professionals and universities to drive their research forward, and health-care professionals to provide better outcomes for their patients.

About PROFIT 500

For 29 years, the PROFIT 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Developed by PROFIT and now published in Maclean’s magazine and at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian companies on five-year revenue growth. For more information on the ranking visit or

About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the country. It is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at


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