Our History

  • Founded by Brent McPhail

    As a one-man operation out of his home office in the midst of the recession.

    2008
  • First employee hired

    September 2009
  • Profit HOT 50 #8

    Brave makes #8 on Profit Guide’s HOT 50 listing of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies.

    September 2011
  • Profit HOT 50 #17

    September 2012
  • BEA Small Business Award 2014

    Brave wins Small Business of the Year award at the Windsor-Essex regional Business Excellence Awards.

    April 2014
  • 30 Employees

    June 2014
  • Acquired Engauge Controls

    Brave acquires Lakeshore based industrial engineering firm Engauge Controls Inc. adding additional capacity and engineering capabilities.

    Press Release (PDF)

    July 2014
  • Profit 500 #15

    September 2014
  • Profit 500 #30

    September 2015
  • Siemens Solution Partner

    Brave officially becomes certified as a Siemens Solutions Partner signifying quality, experience and expertise with Siemens systems integration.

    July 2015
  • 40 employees

    December 2015
  • 7 million in sales

    December 2015