Location: Richmond Hill, Ont.
Year Established: 1974
Company Description: Hibar Systems Ltd. designs and manufactures custom automated machinery and precision liquid dispensing systems.
With more than 95 per cent of annual sales coming as exports, Hibar services a large international customer base in the food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and technical sectors in markets across the globe.
Top Export Markets: China, the United States, Germany, Japan
Finalist Bona Fides: Hibar successfully completed implementation of a $12.5-million project with a large electronics company located in Sichuan province, China.
The project consisted of two high-speed assembly lines that produce consumer alkaline batteries with throughput of up to 800 batteries-per-minute.