Richmond Business News – November 2020

 Photo: bioLytical Laboratories

November’s Business in Richmond monthly e-newsletter covers a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience.

Richmond-based bioLytical Laboratories announces launch of INSTI 1-Minute COVID-19 Antibody Test

bioLytical Laboratories announced the release in Europe of a new one-minute antibody test for COVID-19 following the notification of CE approval, which signifies the product meets European safety standards.
BC Tech News • October 21

ZE PowerGroup CEO Dr. Zak El-Ramly selected as finalist for Lifetime Achievement Award of the 2020 SS&P Global Platts Global Awards

Dr. Zak El-Ramly, President & CEO, ZE PowerGroup (ZE), has been named a finalist in the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards, an annual program recognizing exemplary corporate and individual innovation, leadership, and superior performance.
BC Tech News •  October 19

Family support key to Sandhar Trucking – a transportation and warehousing company based in Richmond, B.C.

Like many local, family-owned businesses, Sandhar Trucking—a transportation and warehousing company based in Richmond, B.C.—has its own story.
Richmond News  • October 23

Accent Inns Vancouver Airport hotel pivoted to office spaces to cut losses

Hotels become more than a place to sleep amid the pandemic.

Richmond News • November 3

Metro Vancouver Tourism Task Force highlights the Gulf of Georgia Cannery for #WeAreTourism social media movement

A museum, an attraction, a community gathering place, a field trip destination, and a piece of British Columbia’s history.
Metro Vancouver Tourism Task Force • November 2020

Sierra Wireless announces world’s first multi-network 5G vehicle router

Sierra Wireless announced the availability of the AirLink® MG90 5G platform, the industry’s first multi-network 5G vehicle networking solution that provides secure, always-on mobile connectivity for mission-critical first responders, field service, and transit applications.
BC Tech News • October 19

‘Workforce Automation Software’ developer Clevest Solutions acquired by US-based Enterprise Software Vendor IFS

US-based Enterprise Software VendorIFS announced it has acquired Richmond, BC-based Clevest Solutions Inc., a leading provider of mobile workforce management and advanced network deployment solutions in the utilities vertical.
BC Tech News • November 3

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