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Top Tech Companies

Rank Company (Year End) Revenue Profit Return on Capital R&D % of Sales Major Product / Business
$000 % Change $000 % Change One-Year % Five-Year %
1 Bombardier Inc. (Ja03) 23,798,900 8 -615,200 nm -4.01 7.11 1.20 Aero-trans. equip., recreational prod.
2 Nortel Networks Corp. (De02)1 10,621,000 -38 -3,535,000 87 -50.54 -40.63 20.45 Wireless, wireline & enterprise networks
3 Celestica Inc. (De02)1 8,288,800 -17 -445,200 nm -11.43 1.95 0.22 Manufacturing services
4 General Electric Canada (De02) 3,379,318 0 172,545 11 22.23 24.33 0.84 Hydro generators, appliances, plastics
5 Siemens Canada (Se02) 3,100,000 -6 na na na na na Electrical & electronic prod.
6 Pratt & Whitney Canada (De01) 2,600,000 5 na na na na na Gas turbines & aftermarket services
7 Teleglobe Inc. (De01)1 1,309,000 10 -1,961,000 -89 -26.72 -3.44 na Intercontinental telecommunications services
8 Rogers Wireless Communications (De02) 1,972,754 14 -90,705 60 4.09 3.51 na Wireless communications prod. & services
9 Hewlett-Packard (Canada) (Oc01) 1,800,000 0 na na na na na Printers, computer prod. & systems
10 ATI Technologies (Au02)1 1,022,454 -5 -47,465 10 -5.87 20.09 16.11 Graphics & multimedia accelerators
11 Xerox Canada (De01) 1,518,586 -9 99,930 0 10.82 11.28 na Reprographics & multifunction services
12 AT&T Canada (De02) 1,497,338 -4 -1,831,659 -146 -325.14 -66.99 na Frame relay, ATM data services & internet
13 EDS Canada (De01) 1,427,148 -13 na na na na na Information technology services
14 Linamar Corp. (De02) 1,360,103 13 57,003 36 12.48 18.90 na Auto components
15 Honeywell Canada (De02) 1,323,000 2 166,854 -4 20.31 na na Control tech., auto prod., chemicals, fibres
16 CAE Inc. (Ma03) 1,130,500 0 117,200 -22 13.41 21.17 na Advanced simulation & controls equip.
17 Telesystem Intl. Wireless (De02)1 698,789 33 -127,174 50 1.08 -6.63 na Cellular operator in Eastern Europe
18 Creo Inc. (Se02)1 545,249 -17 -24,302 94 -8.44 -6.55 13.59 Output devices, printing workflow solutions
19 Cognos Inc.(Fe02)1 500,224 -2 14,599 -42 16.95 39.48 17.29 Business intelligence software
20 Sun Microsystems of Canada (Ju01) 750,000 497 na na na na na Workstations & servers
21 Geac Computer Corp. (Ap02) 721,583 -14 51,845 120 227.57 28.20 12.90 Enterprise software & services
22 NexInnovations Inc. (My02) 689,000 0 na na na na na Infrastructure consulting & integration
23 Softchoice Corporation (De02)4 665,487 24 15,081 120 71.47 19.77 na Hardware & software sales
24 Rolls-Royce Canada (De02) 603,574 -3 na na na na 3.25 Gas turbine engines
25 Microcell Telecommunications (De02) 597,467 9 -570,501 -14 -44.38 -36.29 na PCS services
26 MacDonald, Dettwiler and Assoc. (De02) 570,485 19 37,003 98 24.54 25.08 1.06 Land-oriented information systems
27 BCE Emergis (De02) 544,000 -18 -110,300 73 -18.29 -48.33 13.35 E-commerce solutions
28 Cdn. Satellite Communications (Au02) 520,997 25 na na na na na Satellite communications systems
29 Cognicase Inc. (Se02) 514,819 27 -471,331 nm -116.82 -13.92 1.85 Software & e-business solutions
30 Research In Motion (Ma02)1 319,791 37 -28,479 -380 -4.30 2.62 12.73 Two-way pagers, wireless PC cards
31 Magellan Aerospace (De02) 460,141 -25 -8,186 -120 -0.63 12.09 0.17 Aircraft components & engines
32 xwave Solutions (De02) 425,048 14 -32,318 -205 na na na Information technology services
33 Zarlink Semiconductor (Ma02)1 223,300 -47 -150,300 22 -46.18 -8.93 37.56 Semiconductors
34 SAP Canada (De02) 337,558 -4 40,194 37 na na na E-business solutions
35 Telesat Canada (De02) 330,516 3 56,225 8 11.74 10.20 na Satellite telecommunications
36 Rand A Technology (De02) 328,758 -10 -22,574 51 -27.53 -7.48 1.29 CAD/CAM/CAE systems & services
37 General Dynamics Canada (De02) 327,164 18 na na na na na Displays & communications systems
38 Heroux-Devtek (Ma02) 316,280 21 17,424 40 16.72 11.73 0.37 Aircraft landing gear & gas turbine parts
39 IMP Group Int'l (Ma01) 292,105 7 na na na na na Aircraft maintenance & marine supplies
40 Hummingbird Ltd. (Se02)1 182,630 -14 -6,398 -258 -0.69 8.50 15.25 Connectivity & business intelligence software
41 Genesis Microchip (Ma02)1,5 164,833 150 17,996 576 10.64 9.17 16.20 Semiconductors
42 Apple Canada (Se02) 246,508 9 na na na na na Personal computers & peripherals
43 Open Text Corp. (Ju02)1 154,330 1 16,291 56 11.23 10.10 15.79 Collaboration & knowledge mgmt. software
44 GT Group Telecom (Se01) 238,317 128 -378,693 -174 -11.22 na na Data & voice applications
45 Fujitsu Consulting (Canada) (Ma02) 232,900 6 na na na na na Information technology services
46 Compugen Inc. (De02) 230,000 1 na na na na na Integration services
47 Aastra Technologies (De02) 214,988 47 29,184 57 30.76 44.62 10.40 Video encoder/decoders & remote access
48 Corel Corp.(No02)1 130,288 -7 -96,424 nm -79.62 -26.91 23.67 Productivity & graphics applications
49 SR Telecom (De02) 197,893 22 -20,885 -30 -3.20 -1.48 10.84 Telecommunications equipment
50 Airboss of America (De02) 182,685 7 3,557 11 8.60 12.14 0.66 Rubber compound & protective footwear

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Footnotes

  1. Figures are reported in U.S. Dollars.
  2. Figures are reported in U.K. Pounds and converted to Canadian Dollars.
  3. Figures have been annualized in the latest year.
  4. Figures have been annualized in previous year.
  5. Figures have been annualized in previous 3 through 5 years.
  6. Foreign Currencies are converted into Canadian dollars at the relevant period end for balance sheet items and the average for the relevant period for earnings items.
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not available,
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no debt,
nm:
not meaningful,
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not ranked.

Figures for fiscal periods other than 12 months are annualized for rankings and calculating returns. Foreign currencies are converted into Canadian dollars at the end of the relevant period for balance sheet items and at the average exchange rate for the relevant period for earnings items.