Lapointe stands out in business recognition program

The people at Lapointe Engineering Ltd. say they are honoured to receive the best overall award.

The people at Lapointe Engineering Ltd. say they are honoured to receive the best overall award as part of the Kitimat Business Recognition Program.

Improvements from the company include a new office building, newly paved parking lot, new signs and a new front garden and picnic area. Their new office building opened in November 2011 and holds the project management division.

“We are proud of our new facility and of being able to show our continuation of growth as we continue to meet the economic growth demands in Northwest B.C.,” the company said in a media release.

Lapointe went up against 17 other businesses, and won against runners up Envision Credit Union, Envision Insurance, A&W Restaurant, Pacific Northern Gas and the 323 block of the City Centre, which includes McElhanney, Comstock and Instaloans.

Meanwhile the Most Improved award went to the entire 400 block of Enterprise Avenue in the Service Centre. Those businesses include Cor’s Place, Fred’s Equipment, Kitimat Chop Suey Kitchen, Fortune Kitchen, Paul’s Place, Kitimat Hotel, Kitimat Mini Storage, Kitimat Bottle Depot, and KNH Automotic and Industrial Supply.