Bryton Marine Group Earns Gold Standard as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for Consecutive Year

Bryton Marine Group Earns Gold Standard as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for Consecutive Year

Vernon, BC – Family-owned Bryton Marine Group has once again been awarded Gold Standard for Canada’s Best Managed Companies, solidifying its position as a leading business in the country. This award celebrates Bryton among the top Canadian owned and managed companies demonstrating industry-leading performance, global business practices, and sustainable growth. 


Established in 1992, Bryton Marine Group is North America’s largest privately owned welded aluminum boat builder, consisting of five business units and six brands, including All American Marine, BRIX Marine, Duckworth, EagleCraft, KingFisher Boats, and Weldcraft. Each business unit operates independently but collaborates by sharing best practices, strategic planning initiatives, and identifying market trends to drive innovation within each diverse market segment. 


Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing innovative and world-class businesses. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent evaluation process. 


“We are truly honoured to be awarded one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for another year,” said Byron Bolton, CEO of Bryton Marine Group. “This is a testament to our companies’ hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence. We remain intentional and strategic in our planning, true to our values, and committed to being the best place to work in every community we operate in. I’m proud of our team of 500+ people striving to grow our enterprise for the future.”  


Bryton Marine Group’s success can be attributed to its management structure, which fosters a strong culture of collaboration and sharing of best practices. This approach ensures the highest levels of safety and quality while meeting customer demand. The company also places a strong emphasis on company culture, encouraging ongoing education and training for its team members. This investment in its workforce enables Bryton to attract and retain top talent, which is essential to its continued success as a leading provider of marine products. 


Bryton Marine Group remains dedicated to driving innovation and sustainable growth in the marine industry. With its commitment to its customers, team members, and communities, Bryton is well-positioned to continue its legacy of excellence and drive the industry forward for years to come. 


About Canada’s Best Managed Companies 

Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $50 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte Private, CIBC, The Globe and Mail, Saleforce, and TMX Group. For more information, visit 


About Bryton 

Family-owned Bryton is the largest privately owned builder of welded aluminum boats for commercial and recreational markets in North America. Bryton Marine Group includes; All American Marine, BRIX Marine, EagleCraft, Renaissance Marine Group and KingFisher Boats. Bryton holds sacred its entrepreneurial spirit while taking advantage of its diverse portfolio. Each company operates independently while sharing common principles, planning guidelines and goals. Bryton strives for excellence in advanced tooling, engineering, design, and naval architecture. Bryton’s overarching purpose is to “enrich lives while spending time on the water.” Headquartered in Vernon B.C., Bryton has grown to over 500 employees, with the #1 market share for welded aluminum boats in North America. 


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