Shearwater Research Inc Rank No.255 on the 2019 Growth 500

Canadian Business unveils annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Richmond, BC (September 12, 2019) For the second year in a row Business and Maclean’s today ranked Shearwater Research Inc on the annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. This year, Shearwater research ranks 255 on a list of 500. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Growth 500 winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at and

Shearwater made the 2019 Growth 500 list with a five-year revenue growth of 350 per cent. This makes Shearwater Research rank No. 255 nationwide among Canadian manufacturing sector.

“It's an honour to have Shearwater recognized during this vital time for the company.” Jim Hartt, Shearwater CEO commented. “Last year, we launched the Teric, a new divewatch with cutting edge computing capabilities for all forms of diving. The reception from the diving community far surpassed anything we could have imagined. As we grow and expand into new markets, Shearwater customers know their products are backed by our exceptional team. Shearwater has earned a trusted relationship with our customers that sets us apart from the competition and we plan on continuing that reputation.”

“The companies on the 2019 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today,” says Beth Fraser, Growth 500 program manager. “As we celebrate over 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”

About the Growth 500
For over 30­­­­­ years, the Growth 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500 profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses. The Growth 500 is produced by Canadian Business. Winners are profiled in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at and For more information on the ranking, visit

About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the countryIt is the country's premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada's business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at

About Shearwater Research Inc
Shearwater Research Inc designs and manufactures scuba diving computers and advanced diving electronics. Based in Richmond, B.C Shearwater holds a leading position among companies and a reputation for the highest quality instruments on the market. Shearwater dive computers feature intuitive menus and interfaces that make them easy to use for divers at all development levels. Shearwater computers are designed to improve the journey for divers everywhere. Find Shearwater on Facebook.