One of the most transformative times in history, the Industrial Revolution forever changed the course of how the world lives and works. Starting in 18th century Britain and spreading to other countries, the Industrial Revolution resulted in small-scale workshop manufacturing of goods like clothing and pottery shifting to mass production.
ESBE ScientificInnovation, Sustainability, and Customer Care
Since its founding in 1968 as a clinical laboratory supplies distributor for the Southern Ontario market, ESBE Scientific has expanded steadily and significantly and is widely known as one of the largest 100 percent Canadian-owned distributors serving the clinical, research, industrial, and biotechnology laboratories.
Medtech CanadaGetting More Done When You Do It Together
Canada’s medical technology sector is one of the finest in the world. With more than 35,000 men and women working in the industry and over 2,000 companies operating in the nation, Canada’s medtech market is the eighth largest globally, representing a total Canadian market value of $7.8 billion and growing.
ARxIUMGame Changer: Making Medication Dispensing Easier, Faster, Safer
Focused on enhancing safety, productivity, and efficiency by combining category-leading automation solutions, intuitive workflow software, and unsurpassed industry expertise, ARxIUM™ partners with health systems and pharmacies of all types with best-in-class technology and unmatched experience.
iWALKFreeWalk This Way – Taking Injuries and Accidents in Stride
It’s a product you don’t want to need, but sometime, maybe, you’ll be grateful it exists.
Think-PLCAutomated Control Systems, Human Relationships
Think-PLC designs and builds new automation control systems and keeps legacy control systems running long after they were installed. Among key services offered by this Lexington, North Carolina-based company are installation, fabrication, manufacturing, consultation, training, maintenance, and repairs. The company is also a solutions partner with German technology giant Siemens, and works with clients worldwide in manufacturing, machine building and other sectors.
Samuel Automation Solutions GroupStronger Together
Things are booming at Samuel Automation Solutions Group (Samuel ASG) of Waterloo, Ontario. “We’ve gotten stronger. We have a greater reach and expertise. Being part of a much larger organization demonstrates stability that the smaller independents don’t always have,” states President Robert Lague.
Innovative Machining28 Years of Top Quality Machining
With Innovative Machining, LLC, securing comprehensive custom solutions and component fabrication services is as easy as setting up a call. Over a nearly three-decade legacy of putting independence first, this company has been focused on the future from the day John Milanowski first opened the doors of its original 3,000-foot facility twenty-eight years ago. Today, the result of that vision has culminated in an offering so complete that customers needn’t even think of turning elsewhere to fulfill any part of their fabrication process.
Peninsula PlasticsNew Products, New Ownership for This Family Firm
Big changes have taken place at Peninsula Plastics Ltd., a start-to-finish custom injection moulding company in Fort Erie, Ontario, since it was profiled in February 2021’s Resource in Focus magazine. There has been a change of ownership in this family firm and some exciting new products—including a cutting-edge plastic garbage can.
The story of 3DXTECH began when, after thirty years of working for global leaders in the high-performance plastics and composites industry, the emerging technology of three-dimensional (3D) printing caught Matt Howlett’s eye. He bought a 3D printer, quickly recognized the untapped potential, and launched 3DXTECH in 2014.
Blade AirMaking Clean Air a Priority
Coming through three years of a pandemic has made us all more sensitive to things we would otherwise take for granted. One of the biggest of these is the air that we breathe—especially in our buildings. When you consider that we spend up to 90 percent of our time indoors and make water quality a necessity, why not air quality as well?
Barclay MechanicalA Fantastic Place to Work – And It’s Growing
Barclay Mechanical is a leader in industrial mechanical construction that is taking safety management to an entirely new level on projects across America. By becoming the positive change they want to see in the industry, and by implementing all-encompassing safety protocols, the team is proving that injuries are preventable, and that the construction industry can be a much safer, more humane place to work than it used to be. As a result, people love working here, and they demonstrate it by staying.
Creating Smart SustainabilityForce of Nature
“When sustainability is viewed as being a matter of survival for your business, I believe you can create massive change.”
— Cameron Sinclair, Open Architecture Network
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