Gentek Ranks Number 244 on the 2016 PROFIT 500

PROFIT and Canadian Business unveil 28th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Concord (September 15, 2016) – Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Gentek No. 244  on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and online at, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

Gentek made the 2016 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 224%.

“Companies become a part of the PROFIT 500 through innovative thinking, smart strategy and sheer grit,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “These firms demonstrate what Canadian entrepreneurs can achieve, both at home and across the globe.”

“Gentek is extremely proud to be included in the PROFIT 500 ranking and this recognition is the result of the hard work and dedication of the entire team at Gentek,” says CEO Mitchel Freedman.  “We are very excited and honoured by this prestigious ranking and we feel privileged to be named among these great companies.”

“Gentek is a Canadian leader in the distribution of Broadband, Network and VoIP products, and value added services. We have over 30 years of experience distributing products in the IT industry, and we have partnered with the leading brands in each of these categories.  We continue to focus on serving our customers through our extensive sales knowledge, product training and outstanding customer support.”

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About PROFIT and

PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada’s preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 34 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it’s a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at

About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a total brand readership of more than 1.1 million, 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. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.

About Gentek

Gentek is a Canadian leader in the distribution of Broadband, Network and VoIP products, and value added services, headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Gentek distributes UC/VoIP telephony systems, desk & conference VoIP phones, VoIP cameras, headsets, paging devices, ADSL & cable modems, PoE switches, VPN routers and security appliances. Gentek has a 30-year track record of success providing leading products to the SMB/SME markets, unsurpassed technical support and superior service.

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