Good companies change; great companies evolve. And few have adapted over the years like Schmalz, starting in 1910 as a razor blade business in Germany. Founder Johannes Schmalz was an entrepreneur far ahead of his time—how many businesses establish their own hydroelectric plant on a river to power their machinery?
Early illness detection is a precious tool for maintaining health and making rapid, well-informed health decisions. And it’s something bioLytical Laboratories Inc. has honed via its leading-edge solutions for infectious illness diagnosis, the first step in connecting patients with proper care and treatment and even saving their lives.
Back in March, Congressman Colin Allred toured Photodigm’s facilities in Richardson, Texas, and liked what he saw. A member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas’s 32nd district, Congressman Allred’s visit underscored the importance of America’s CHIPS and Science Act.
Creating and Collaborating Ahead of the Curve
A leading company in the design and production of products for medical and scientific sectors, Torvan Medical employs exemplary craftsmanship with a focus on creating and marketing cutting-edge products for infection control and preventing cross-contamination. Whether it’s ergonomic decontamination devices such as sinks, height-adjustable workstations, or endoscopic cabinets, Torvan continually stays ahead of the curve.
PAMA Manufacturing and Sterilization
Canada’s Medical Manufacturing and Sterilization Specialists
In little more than a decade, PAMA has grown into one of Canada’s top specialists in ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization and the manufacture of medical devices. Focused on single-use custom medical kits and accessories for other businesses through its private label, PAMA (short for Production of Advanced Medical Accessories) also meets the needs of customers through its own brand.
Unlocking the Secret to Beating Superbugs
Catheter lock solutions are medically tested and approved liquids used to promote the anti-coagulation of blood and to provide antimicrobial protection inside catheter tubing while it is not in use. But not all lock solutions are equal. Canadian SterileCare Inc.’s patented KiteLock 4%, a non-antibiotic antimicrobial catheter solution, is destroying superbugs on home soil and beyond.
Changing the Paradigm of Dialysis Treatment
Our bodies are truly amazing, with various organs performing specific housekeeping tasks to keep us healthy and alive. Like the kidneys—functioning properly, these paired organs remove waste products from the blood and regulate the amount of fluid in our bodies.
Life Sciences BC
Advancing the Health of the Sector and the Community
Life Sciences British Columbia (BC) is a membership-based, not-for-profit, non-government industry association that has represented, supported, and advanced the life sciences ecosystem in the province through a focus on collaboration, entrepreneurship, and innovation for over thirty years.
Automated Work Trucks
Moving Forward Without a Driver
On November 8, 2021, Walmart—the largest grocery retailer in America—made high-tech history in its hometown of Bentonville, Arkansas. Walmart announced it had successfully used fully autonomous vehicles (AVs) to transport goods along a two-mile route. This driverless pilot program, which saw Walmart partnering with AV firm, Gatik, began in August 2021.
Rogers Brothers Corporation
Four Generations & Still Trucking
The year 1905 was a landmark one. Albert Einstein unveiled what became known as his Theory of Relativity, which changed the course of the world. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published The Return of Sherlock Holmes to appease a public still disappointed by the fictional death of his detective a dozen years earlier.
Dawson Metal Company
Thermal Broken Doors to Transcend Trends
When designing buildings that leave a lasting impression, the look and quality of entrance doors can make or break the look of any façade. Building codes are becoming increasingly strict concerning energy preservation and safety, so installing architectural doors that perform optimally is a necessity rather than a luxury. Dawson Metal Company’s answer to this modern construction demand is its Transcend thermally broken entrance, launched this March.
Disrupting the Industry
‘Disruptive by design’ is SyBridge Technologies’ tagline. The Southfield, Michigan-based business is an industry pioneer in transforming the design and manufacturing journey, combining deep expertise in tooling and manufacturability with the latest digital advances. Constantly evolving to stay one step ahead, its goal is to help customers maintain leadership in their markets.
Industrial Robotics on the Factory Floor
A Better Workspace
With all of the recent advances in AI and machine learning, modern speculative fiction has us poised for either robotic-enhanced utopias or machine-overlord dystopias, depending on an author’s level of optimism. But the reality in the manufacturing world is a shift from floor space largely filled with people to production and warehouse spaces being shared with robots in a variety of roles.
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