Dempsey Corporation national finalist for the Canadian Family Enterprise of the Year Achievement Award.

Dempsey Corporation was selected by the Canadian Association of Family Enterprises (CAFE) as one of the two national finalists for the Family Enterprise of the Year Achievement award. The award was presented at a gala dinner held at the Sheraton Toronto Hotel & Conference Centre in Toronto on June 8th 2013.

Established in 1986, the Family Enterprise of the Year Achievement award (FEYA) is given annually by CAFE to recognize, celebrate and promote the achievements of Canadian family businesses and the considerable contribution they make to both their local communities and our national economy. Prior recipients of this prestigious award include companies such as E.D. Smith & Sons Ltd. and Rogers Communications.

Dempsey Corporation also won this year’s Family Enterprise of the Year Achievement award for the Central Ontario Chapter of CAFE. "I am very proud to be receiving these prestigious
recognitions from CAFE. They are a testament to the exceptional dedication and hard work the three generations of family members as well as Dempsey employees have shown over the 60 years of the company's successful history”, Bowes Dempsey, President.

Today, with over 70 employees, Dempsey Corporation is a full-service distributor of specialty chemical products, food additives and promotional gift items. Their headquarters is located in Toronto with branch offices across Canada and wholly owned subsidiaries in the USA and France. The family's active involvement in the operation of the business continues to this day
with members from the third generation currently contributing to the success and future growth of the company.

To view more details of this event by CAFE, please visit their website:
http://www.cafecanada.ca/events/feya2013