Awards

Health, Safety and Environmental Award Nomination

2015 Outstanding Business Award Nominee LEHDER Environmental is honoured to have been nominated in the category of Health, Safety and Environmental for the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce 2015 Outstanding Business Achievement Awards.  HSE is an integral part of LEHDER's business and we are proud of our outstanding health and safety performance and the dedication our employees demonstrate every day to work responsibly and safely.

Our congratulations go out to the winner in the Health, Safety and Environmental category, Anderson-Webb.  The Awards Gala was an exciting night and as sponsors of the Social Profit (Not for Profit) of the Year award, LEHDER President Sid Lethbridge was on hand to present The Inn of the Good Shepherd with the award in this category.  To view a video of the presentation of the award, please click here!

Matthew S. DeVito Award

Mike Denomme receives the SES Matthew S. DeVito AwardIn 2013, Mike Denomme received the Matthew S. DeVito Award from the Source Evaluation Society (SES).  This award recognizes an individual's superior ethical conduct and major contributions towards ensuring measurement data quality and representativeness, and the safe implementation of source testing

An SES member nominates a candidate however, the candidate does not need to be an SES member.  The nomination justification must describe the nominee and how this person embodies the principles of quality, integrity, safety and an ethical approach toward stack sampling. 

Mr. Denomme is only one of seven people in the industry to have received this honour since the inception of the award. 

Large Business of the Year Award

Large Business of the Year AwardLEHDER is honoured to be the recipient of the Large Business of the Year Award presented by the Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce at the 2008 Outstanding Business Achievement Awards. The gala event was held at the Imperial Theatre in Sarnia. 

Sid Lethbridge, President of LEHDER says “When LEHDER Environmental Services was created 13 years ago; the Founders chose to remain in Sarnia-Lambton because we recognized that it is a great place to live and work. We have grown from a company consisting solely of the four founding partners of LEHDER to being one of the largest Air Quality Management companies in Canada. It has been quite a journey! We extend a sincere “Thank You” to our employees and our clients; we appreciate both employee and client loyalty and look forward to continued success in meeting the needs of industry."

Established in 1995, LEHDER provides integrated environmental solutions to industrial clients throughout North America and is recognized by Canadian and U.S. regulatory agencies. 

LEHDER has a multidisciplinary team of consulting professionals which includes engineers, scientists, toxicologists, information management specialists, hydrogeologists, biologists and technologists. 

With its head office in Point Edward, Ontario and divisional office in Edmonton, Alberta, LEHDER provides industrial services to companies across North America in the petroleum and petrochemical sectors, automotive manufacturers/suppliers, glass industries, inorganic/organic chemical manufacturers, food processors, pharmaceutical manufacturers and the pulp and paper industry. 

The LEHDER name is pronounced "leader", and comes from the surnames of the original founding partners of the company; Sid Lethbridge, Des Hayles, Mike Denomme and Mark Roehler. 

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Sid Lethbridge, President

Outstanding Business Achievement Award

Outstanding Business Achievement AwardLEHDER is the recipient of the Outstanding Business Achievement Award for the "Most Innovative Business" presented by the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, January 25, 2003 at the Imperial Oil Theatre for the Performing Arts.

Principal Michael Denomme received the award on behalf of the Company and made the following comments: "We are very pleased to win the Outstanding Business Achievement award for the "Most Innovative Business" because it reflects the company's priority in staying ahead of the technology curve. We are an information oriented company and information technology is constantly changing. Maintaining our edge in technology involves a continuous investment in new hardware, software, and training. When these resources are provided to smart, self-starting individuals in the workplace, it creates a very positive and productive environment where anything is possible."