Speed Composites

Speed Composites

Race car measurement device drives out guesswork CHALLENGE Speed Composites, manufacturers of composite panels for race cars competing at tracks in North America, were looking to expand their product line: an innovative product that provides precise measurements of a vehicle’s chassis prior to a race. Competitive racing requires the measurement of the car’s chassis frame to determine an optimum adjustment for varying track conditions. However, … Continue reading Speed Composites »

Keyframe Studios-Krow VFX

Improving green screen film technology CHALLENGE Keyframe Studios, an award-winning animation and visual effects company created a concept prototype to reduce green-screen post-production compositing time. They needed assistance taking it to the next level, and in making it sophisticated enough to hit the commercial market. Keyframe’s visual effects division, Krow VFX, partnered with the Research & Innovation team in developing a wireless product, a technology … Continue reading Keyframe Studios-Krow VFX »

Seradex – MTechHub

Digital landscape meets the manufacturing world CHALLENGE MTechHub is an association of 400 Canadian Manufacturing SMEs created by Burlington-based software development company Seradex. Their aim is to overcome common industry business challenges through the use and adoption of digital technologies. They came to the Research & Innovation division to develop an Internet of Things (IoT) sensor solution that would measure equipment voltage in an attempt … Continue reading Seradex – MTechHub »



Improving the Design and Functionality of PTLevel’s User Interface   PROJECT TYPE Computer Programming and Web Development CHALLENGE ParemTech is the developer of the PTLevel device to measure the water level of cisterns. A customer dashboard reports water level and usage data to the owner. To develop the market for the PTLevel among water delivery companies, ParemTech desired additional functionality to the customer dashboard while … Continue reading ParemTech »

Haver & Boecker

W.S. Tyler

Going Lean with Raspberry Pi Project Type The use of the Raspberry P1 Computer in an Industrial Lean Manufacturing Application Challenge W.S. Tyler had a need for monitoring and feedback in its assembly operations, but wanted to find a more inexpensive and easier to use solution than the current state-of-the-market technology, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC). Solution In a demonstration project, the research team determined that … Continue reading Haver & Boecker »

ASW Steel

ASW Steel

Creating a Web Portal Project Type Customer Portal Challenge ASW Steel Inc. is among the premier steel-making facilities in North America, offering a unique combination of carbon, stainless, and other specialty steel-making capabilities. This Welland-based SME wanted a secure customer portal on its website but did not have the expertise to allow this deeper connection to its customers, while providing greater business growth opportunities. Solution … Continue reading ASW Steel »