Gala AQMAT 2019

Employees and stores from the Lowe’s Canada network win three awards at AQMAT’s 2019 Gala

Photo credit: Studio Ysabelle Forest

Boucherville, QC – March 12, 2019 – Lowe’s Canada, a leading home improvement retailer operating or servicing more than 600 corporate and affiliated dealer stores under the Lowe’s, RONA, Reno-Depot, Ace and Dick’s Lumber banners across the country, congratulates employees and stores from its network that were rewarded by the Quebec Hardware and Building Supply Association (AQMAT) at its 7th annual Gala Reconnaissance held on Saturday, March 9, at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montreal:

  • Prix Ascension (Ascension Award), Mélanie Brown, Store Manager, Réno-Dépôt Saint-Dorothée, Laval
  • Prix Loyauté (Loyalty Award), Daniel Cloutier and Réjean Lindsay, RONA Matériaux Luc Doucet, Normandin
  • Prix Patrimoine (Heritage Award), Giroux family, RONA Giroux & Giroux, Mansonville

“I wish to congratulate the winners for these well-deserved awards. Our corporate and affiliated store network is operated by employees and dealers who are helpful, knowledgeable, and committed to serving the needs of our retail and professional customers. I am proud to see their efforts and achievements rewarded by our industry peers,” said Sylvain Prud’homme, president of Lowe’s Canada.

AQMAT’s Gala Reconnaissance rewards the best companies, innovative products, and the most deserving employees in the Quebec hardware and building materials industry. An independent panel of industry members awards sixteen prizes each year, eight of which are for stores and their employees.

About Lowe’s Canada

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2018 sales of $71.3 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Based in Boucherville, Quebec, Lowe’s Canadian business, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, RONA inc., operates or services more than 600 corporate and independent affiliate dealer stores in a number of complementary formats under different banners. These include Lowe’s, RONA, Réno-Dépôt, Ace and Dick’s Lumber. In Canada, the companies have more than 28,000 associates, in addition to approximately 5,000 employees in the stores of independent affiliate dealers operating under the RONA and Ace banners. For more information, visit