INKAS® Wins the Ontario Business Achievement Awards

INKAS® is proud to be a winner of the Ontario Business Achievement Awards (OBAA) for its distinguished global expansion and increasing the company’s recognition. Hosted by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), the OBAAs is a yearly event that showcases some of the province’s most successful businesses and the positive impact they have had on Ontario’s economy.

“We are thrilled to receive the Ontario Going Global Medium Business Awards. We would like to thank the government of Ontario for its valuable input in supporting businesses by arranging relevant trade missions. Ontario is famous for exceptional product quality delivered by its highly skilled labour. We believe skilled workforce is one of the key factors of success so we actively support newcomers and strive to provide them with a challenging and fulfilling work environment,” said David Khazanski, CEO, INKAS® Group of Companies. “Our goal is to further grow business by investing in our people, production facilities, R&D and technological innovation.”

The OCC is an Ontario’s business advocate that provides exclusive support, networking opportunities, and access to innovative insight and analysis for its members. For over 30 years, the OBAAs have acknowledged and celebrated Ontario’s achievements in business – awarding organizations that representing sustainability, market expansion, export excellence and innovations. To learn more about Ontario Chamber of Commerce, please visit

INKAS® wins the respected Ontario Export Awards

INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing accepted the Ontario Export Awards in the transportation category for its invaluable contribution to the provincial economy as a result of its stable growth from both revenue and workforce standpoints. This is the second time INKAS® has been recognized as a winner in the awards history.

The winners of the 2016 Awards were announced at a gala event at the International Centre in Mississauga, on November 22. More than 200 manufacturing executives and representatives from trade, government and industry attended the event.

The Ontario Export Awards are the province’s most prestigious awards paying tribute to the success and innovative approaches of Ontario export companies.  Extending across industries and including both rural and urban representation, the awards are a celebration of the contributions exporters have made to both the provincial and national economy.

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INKAS® is named as a Marketer of the Year

INKAS® is honoured to be recognized as a Corporate Marketer of the Year by the Canadian Association of Marketing Professionals

The Canadian Association of Marketing Professionals (CAMP) is a not-for-profit organization for marketers to connect and grow, which helps them building their careers and businesses, keeping them relevant in a changing world, and ultimately, making them better marketers. CAMP provides many opportunities to be recognized as leaders in the marketing community, through speaking and blogging opportunities, participation in Mastermind Sessions, and Marketing Awards.

INKAS® Group of Companies becomes a Title Sponsor of the 2016 Exceptional Abilities Gala

INKAS® Group of Companies will be the Title Event Sponsor of the 2016 Exceptional Abilities Gala held by Reena Foundation.

Reena Foundation is hosting the 2016 Exceptional Abilities Gala to honour Chief Mark Saunders, who has been appointed the 10th Chief of the Toronto Police Service on May 20, 2015. During his 32-plus year policing career, Chief Saunders has had extensive investigative experience in Professional Standards, Urban Street Gang Unit, Intelligence Services, Drug Squad, Community Safety Command, and the Emergency Task Force and served as the Unit Commander of the largest Homicide Squad in Canada. “INKAS® is privileged to be a part of this great event” – said David Khazanski, CEO, INKAS® Group of Companies. “We are honoured to support Reena Foundation as it provides a major contribution to our society”.

The 2016 Exceptional Abilities Gala will also feature a live performance by Paul Hoffert from Lighthouse. The event will take place on September 29th at the Fontana Primavera Event Center, Vaughan, ON, Canada.


INKAS® Has Been Announced as a Finalist of the Ontario Business Achievement Awards

INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing is honoured to announce that it has been named as a finalist of the Ontario Business Achievement Award (OBAA), Going Global category. The award recognizes excellence, innovation and leadership in Ontario’s export sector.

Focusing on the export strategies, in 2016 INKAS® developed new innovative products and opened new territories as well as strengthen its presence in the existing markets in order to bring more business to Ontario. While participating at the Ontario Business Mission to Israel led by Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, the company has signed a multi-million agreement to build armored vehicles. In the nearest future, together with its partners INKAS® aims to expand into CIS countries such as Ukraine and Azerbaijan. In September 2016, the company launches its new line of vehicles at the 2nd Azerbaijan International Defence Exhibition.

“We believe that export missions as well as participation in the exhibitions worldwide are great opportunities to leverage the strong economic and cultural ties between Ontario and other countries in order to develop new commercial partnerships that will lead to economic growth and job creation in Ontario,” said David Khazanski, CEO, INKAS® Armored Vehicle Manufacturing.

Hosted by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), the OBAAs is a unique event that showcases some of the province’s most successful businesses and the positive impact they have had on Ontario’s economy. For 34 years, the OBAAs have acknowledged and celebrated Ontario’s best in business – awarding organizations that personifying integrity, hard work, innovation, entrepreneurship, and export excellence. This year’s gala will be held on November 29, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.


INKAS® Professional Vehicle Manufacturing Introduces a new Special Mobility Vehicle (SMV) line of products

INKAS® Professional Vehicle Manufacturing has officially announced the launch of a new line of Accessible Mobility Solution Vehicles to join its already-extensive roster of multi-purpose vehicles.
The new INKAS® Special Mobility Vehicle (SMV) will be introduced to the market within the next month. Constructed to meet the most stringent standards, the design and engineering of the SMV are specifically customized for people with special needs offering them a level of comfort and accessibility unparalleled in other vehicles. INKAS® has signed an agreement in order to customize and modify a batch of 85 units by extending the body without sacrificing the vehicles safety or reliability. The INKAS® SMV has been stretched to fit up to three wheelchair passengers offering them both spacious and comfortable transportation. The hand-crafted and quality upholstered interior includes hydraulic-powered hidden LED panels, modified ecoHVAC systems, improved air quality and purification systems and seat-integrated remote controls. INKAS® aims to deliver exceptional products and service by ensuring that any technological or functional request is taken into account when manufacturing its professional vehicles.
“The SMV is the world’s first accessible van designed and built specifically for wheelchair users. At INKAS®, we are proud to provide high-quality conversions to vehicles that simplify mobility challenges,” – said Leo Bodenstein, VP, INKAS® Professional Vehicle Manufacturing. “INKAS® master technicians are able to efficiently build out a world-class mobility vehicle in a very short time frame while maintaining a level of quality and craftsmanship, which supports our high position in the industry. We anticipate to enter the market and expand our strong presence by offering quality mobility vehicles with unique capabilities and competitive pricing”.
INKAS® aims to further grow its SMV line of products that is set to include Dodge ProMaster, Mercedes-Benz Metris, Chrysler Pacifica and Toyota Sienna vehicles. As an innovative technological feature, INKAS® skilled engineers have designed a subfloor ramp that facilitates easy and comfortable access to the van for any wheelchair passenger without assistance.
Security, safety, quality, performance – all words used to describe the guiding principle at INKAS® Professional Vehicle Manufacturing. The Accessible SMV meets all required standards for registration within The Ministry of transportation of Canada and The U.S. Department of Transportation.


INKAS® showcased its upgraded Sentry APC at CANSEC 2016

INKAS® demonstrated the new generation of its Sentry APC to the global defense and security industry leaders at this year’s CANSEC show hosted by CADSI on May 25-26 at the EY Center in Ottawa, Canada. The new INKAS® Sentry has been upgraded and optimized for even better performance with riot control features including a powerful acoustic hailing and warning device as well as a durable body frame with a high ballistic protection level.

Apart from that, INKAS® introduced its special vehicle-mounted Gunfire Detection System that instantly detects the gunfire source location in case of attack. Developed by INKAS® , this unique system provides a complete 360-degree area of coverage.

As Canada’s largest defence and security show, CANSEC 2016 featured more than 350 Canada’s foremost defence companies showcasing their latest equipment, systems and innovations to a wide range of customers including government stakeholders from Canada and abroad. The event welcomed over 11,000 registrants and more than 60 foreign delegations.