MRO Magazine

Winner of 2014 PEM Maintenance Award — City of Barrie Corporate Facilities

The winner of the 2014 PEM Maintenance Awards for Best Maintenance – Large Plant or Facility goes to the City of Barrie Corporate Facilities, located in Barrie, Ontario.


April 14, 2015
By PEM Magazine

The City of Barrie’s corporate facilities embarked on a reorganization of its maintenance and facilities services. Led by Ryan Thompson, manager of Corporate Facilities, the team has achieved its goal of setting up a strategic maintenance plan that is built around maintaining critical infrastructure.

PEM, along with category sponsor, Siemens Canada Ltd., congratulates the City of Barrie Corporate Facilities team.

PEM would like to thank the 2014 sponsors – Siemens Canada Ltd. and Flir Systems and Loctite – and join them in applauding the winners, as well as all of the finalists for their commitment to maintenance best practices.

The PEM Maintenance Award recognizes Canadian manufacturing facilities for their maintenance excellence and asset management professionalism and rewards facilities for unique initiatives in their maintenance and reliability practices.


Category winners were announced in the March/April 2015 issue of PEM magazine. Read all of their success stories:

2014 Best Maintenance Large Plant/Facility
Companies over 50 Employees
City of Barrie Corporate Facilities

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2014 Best Maintenance Small Plant/Facility
Companies under 50 Employees

Ontario Clean Water Agency, Ottawa Valley Hub
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2014 Best Use of Technology/Maintenance Innovation
All Companies

Gemalto, Burlington, Ont.
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