PROFIT 500

#81 Years on PROFIT 200: 1

Alpha Technologies Ltd.

Manufactures backup-power systems for phone and cable companies

Inside track

Spotted the need for cable companies to have backup power when cable subscribers in Delta, B.C., missed the end of the Grey Cup due to a power outage

Company Profile

Founded: 1975 Chief Executive(s): Mark Schnarr  
Website: www.alpha.ca Head Office: Burnaby, B.C.  

Company Financials

Growth 2006-11 (%): 620 Revenue 2011: 160,189,428 Revenue 2006: 22,262,489
Profit Margin 2011: 0-10% Employees 2011: 443 Employees 2006: 108
Exports as % of Sales: 70 Reporting $: CAD