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We are pleased to invite you to the 2017 edition of the Best Business Practices Show at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal. Centris Technologies will be present on November 16 at Booth # 4. We would be delighted to meet with you to discuss our industry software development services related to Industry 4.0. In addition, we will be able to inform you about the new technologies available!

 

You can register at the following link:

http://www.salonmpa.com/fr/infos-pratiques

Centris Technologies is proud to announce that it has been selected as a finalist in the Automation category of the ADRIQ (Association of Industrial Research Directors of Quebec) Innovation Awards. Thanks to his candidature which touched the members of the jury, Centris is on the list to win the honors at the gala to be held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal on November 30th.

 

We are very proud of this recognition, attributable to the excellent team at Centris and their willingness to go further.

 

Congratulations to the Centris team and to all the finalists!

We will present trends and challenges represented by the advent of the 4.0 INDUSTRY and its impact on the production floor. You will attend an integrated demonstration between Sage X3, Opera and PCVue. The seminar is a one-day event and is held either in Boucherville on October 24th or in Laval on October 25th, both times in French only.

 

For details, complete programming and registration, please refer to the following link:

 

http://www.tangerinesoftware.com/newsletters/roadshow2017/invitation-evenement-MES-24octobre.html

We are pleased to invite you to the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show in Toronto. Our President, Michel Kakos, will give a conference on the industry 4.0 September 27 to 14 h 30.
The conference will focus on two concrete examples of projects that have followed the flow of smart factories.
Centris has been working in industry 4.0 for several years now. Recently, Centris won the Kinetic Process Innovation Award for its Industry 4.0 deployment at Home Hardware Beauti-tone in Burford, Ontario.
You can register as an exhibitor by following the link:

Centris Technoloiges and PcVue win the Kinetic Process Innovation Award for the Intelligent Line System deployed at Home Hardware Beauti-Tone Paints in Burford, Ontario. These awards, handed out by High Tech Views, honor companies whose solutions have contributed significantly to supporting the growth and success of their customers in industrial sectors such as medical, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and chemical.

 


"This year's applications were state-of-the-art, ranging from innovative ways of managing population health to technological advances using visual shape recognition to allow for a kind of" Google of the Process Industry ". This reflects the continued focus on best practices to streamline business and regulatory processes in delivering innovative new products and services, "said Drew Barrows, deputy editor of High Tech Views.

 


The system designed and developed by Centris Technologies integrates the components of paint filling lines and gives operators complete visibility into the state and performance of the components. Down times are tracked, and the various components are configured automatically. The client has moved from a paper-based ad reactive management approach to paperless and proactive management.

 


About Home Hardware Beauti-Tone Paints: Home Hardware Beauti-Tones is Canada's #1 Canadian owned and Canadian made retail paint brand. Home Hardware's Beauti-Tone Paint & Home Products is located in South Western Ontario. The plant and laboratory constitute one of the most modern paint manufacturing facilities in North America. Beauti-Tone paint and Home Products manufactures a full range of paint products in both water based and solvent based formulations. They also supply a wide range of aerosol and cleaning products, including our most popular and highly regarded line of Natura products. All of their products are exclusive to Home Hardware, available in more than 1000 Home Stores all across Canada and are developed in their own modern, fully equipped Research and Development laboratory. Beauti-Tone is part of a family of products that also includes Designer Series, Signature Series, Natura, Weather Shield, Wood Shield, and Professional Paint. All are exclusively available at the more than 1000 Home Stores across Canada.

 


About Kinetic Process Inovation Awards: The Award program, founded by Kinetic Information LLC in 1996, is sponsered by High Tech Views to recognized innovation in the alication of information technology. Prices foncus on the business benefits that user organizations derive from their technology systems. The winners are selected by a pannel of experts composed of independent professionals who are recognized authorities in their fields. The judgment process is free from any vendor or other bias, so the focus remains on the business benefits offered by each winning  implementation.

Again this year, Centris Technologies has the pleasure of inviting you to the Advanced Design and Manufacturing Expo. This year, the event taking place at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal, the 19 and 20th of November. We will be present at booth #1319. It would be a pleasure to discuss about our industrial software developmetn services and inform you of the new available technologies!

For a free admission ticket, please follow the link : Inscription 

For all other deatails, please follow the link : http://admmontreal.com/en


It will be a pleasure to meet you!

Centris Technologies is proud to announce it has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 Technology and Innovation Excellence Awards from the South Shore Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  Due to it's strong candidacy that has convinced the jury panel, Centris is in line to hopefully win the high honors at the gala Dominic Rollin, May 3 2016 .

 

A big thank you to our sponsors, Hélène Morazain from Blain, Joyal, Charbonneau and Antoine Aubry Duperré, from Bernard & Brassard for their support and all the Centris team who are at the heart of this recognition.

Centris Technologies is proud to announce that it finished fifth in the 2015 world-wide rankings for ISaGRAF products sales, as a Master distributors and ISaGRAF expertise center . It consolidates its position as the ideal partner for customers in the Americas that seek assistance to develop their IEC 61131-3 and 61499 standardized automation products.

Centris Technologies is proud to be the title sponsor, for a period of three years, of the new Robotics Club of the Collège Saint-Paul de Varennes. Anxious to participate in promoting the general field of automation, Centris will provide financial support and coaching to young students who are aspiring to carrers in this booming expertise field.

 

Centris Technologies will be happy to meet you at the Advanced Manufacturing Canada tradeshow, in Montreal, November 18th and 19th, at booth #916. Moreover, Catherine Bouchard, engineering manager, will give a conference on the benefits of automating a production. To register: http://www.advancedmfg.ca/get-involved/attend-register-now/. To see the conference schedule and description: http://www.advancedmfg.ca/knowledge-education/.

 

Centris Technologies is selected as a finalist for the Excellence in Innovation and Technologies award, from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the South Shore (CCIRS).

The company was chosen among a dozen candidates, in order to receive the award handed at the gala Dominique Rollin, May 9, 2013. The three finalists in the Innovation and Technology category, were able to demonstrate to the jury their excellent services and sustained efforts to get there.

We are very proud of this recognition, due to the excellent team in place within Centris and their willingness to go further.


Congratulations to the Centris team and to all the finalists!

http://www.ccirs.qc.ca/la-ccirs/les-prix-excellence-2012-2013/les-finalistes-2012-2013.html

 

 


Bottom row, from left to right
Hugo Bouchard-Beaulieu, Café Expert, Angélique Renaudot, Climatisation Novatrix inc., Stéphane Lortie,Groupe SL, Silvy Niquet,  Automobiles Niquet, Claire Tremblay, Énergie Cardio Groupe Claire Tremblay, Stéphane Élie, Symbiose Centre Contact Client,  Annie Chantelois, Prochute Sécurité, Ali Hamrah, POWER-LineUPS.


Middle row, from left to right
Gilles Labre, Boutique Courir, Johanne Guertin, Constructions Bâtiments Québec (BQ) inc.,  Jean-François Audet, V.A. inc., Toby Gauld, Optima Aero inc.,  François Fortier, Mécanique industrielle Fortier & Fils,  Patrice Jodoin, J.L. Brique & Pierre inc., Eddy Petaccia, Produits Grisspasta ltée.


Top row, from left to right
Patrice Fortier, Manutention Rive-Sud, Grégory Slogar et Stéphane Slogar, Slogar2sst inc., Luc Bertrand,Accès Location d'équipement inc.,  Frédéric Gauthier, L'Atelier Automobile Tony inc., Belkacem Zaouali,Maçonnerie Pro-Conseil,  Michel Kakos, Centris Technologies.

An article from TVA Nouvelles covers the new control and command center of the Montreal Subway system.  Centris Technologies supplied over 75,000 hours of consultation in real-time software development, SCADA systems, sonftware inegration and validation.  During the video, we can see the new ultra-modern control room, the operator workstations and a few functions of the new Integrated Control and Command system.




http://tvanouvelles.ca/lcn/infos/regional/montreal/archives/2012/10/20121017-225501.html

(French-language video)
(Photo credit: TVA Nouvelles)

Enjoy!!













Centris Technologies is proud to announce it has signed a partnership agreement with CGO Mécanique, a company specialized in the design and fabrication of mechanical components and assemblies. This agreement is in fact a formalization of collaboration between the two companies, which dates back to 2009.

The two companies have complementary offerings, CGO Mécanique specializes in custom machine design, using hydraulic, pneumatic, and other mechanical components, as required, while Centris Technologies is specialized in industrial automation and machine control.

Combining their forces allows the two companies to maximize growth opportunities and ensure at the same time they will better serve existing customers, and potential new customers that the partnership can now address.


For more information on this agreement, please contact us and visit CGO Mécanique's website at:  www.cgomecanique.com

Centris Technologies is awarded 66th position of the 24th annual ranking of the 200 Fastest Growing Canadian companies by PROFIT Magazine.


Ranking the Canadian companies that maintained the highest revenue growth for the last five (5) years, PROFIT 200 underlines the most prosperous Canadian businesses. Published in the summer copy of the PROFIT magazine and online at PROFITguide.com, the Canadian PROFIT 200 ranking is the most recognized annual celebration of entrepreneurial excellence.


Centris Technologies is proud to have attained 66th position of the 200 most prosperous Canadian companies in this 24th installment of the event. «This recognition is a direct homage to Centris’ philosophy of Total Quality that it has put in place since its founding», explains Michel Kakos, ing., president of Centris Technologies. «The company and its employees are proud to have received our clientele’s confidence, and we are ready to maintain this success growth by supplying quality systems and innovative ideas in all our projects.»


«The two hundred PROFIT 200  enterprises are a source of inspiration for Canadian entrepreneurs and those in the making», declared Ian Portsmouth, head writer of PROFIT magazine. «PROFIT is proud to celebrate the success of these business people who, despite a difficult economical context, obtained remarkable success over a wide spectrum of business sectors. »


About Centris Technologies: Centris Technologies is a supplier of cutting-edge control systems, with particular emphasis on production floor integration right up to enterprise management. The company supplies design, controller and SCADA programming and ERP integration services – relying on outside-the-box thinking , rigorous following of standards and tight collaboration with clients.


About PROFIT magazine: « PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success » is the Canadian authority when it comes to management and small to medium business issues. For thirty years, Canadian entrepreneurs and management personnel from a multitude of different economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT, since it is a trustworthy source of information helping them attain financial success and the recognition they deserve in order to provoke social and economic change. Visit PROFIT online at www.PROFITguide.com.

Dunn Edwards Paints receives the ‘Operational Excellence’ award for its control/command system designed and built by Centris Technologies. The award, given out by Manufacturing Executive, honors companies and individuals that pioneer the future of manufacturing processes.  The system designed by Centris, in operation at Dunn Edwards since mid-2011, received an award in the ‘Operational Excellence’ category.  

Winners in this category undertook projects that fundamentally changed production systems and processes, with particular emphasis on cost reduction and increases in flexibility.  Winning projects, for example, will have made use of principe d’amélioration continue, such as the ‘lean’ approach for production optimization, or have implanted new systems that raise overall efficiency and traceability.

The control/command system for Dunn Edwards was designed, built and deployed by Centris Technologies. The system took close to 2 years for complete deployment and installation, requiring over 20,000 hours of work.

The system is composed of 6 APC controllers developed by Centris.  These industrial controllers communicate with more than 6,000 I/Os in real-time by way of a TCP/IP network. 

A pair of SCADA (PCVue) servers, 14 tactile operator stations, 9 giant screens and mobility access for production reports are also part of the final deliverable.  Also, the main SCADA communicates more than 50,000 distinct data packets through a SAP system for recipe management, production reports, inventory and maintenance requirements.

For more information on this system, please click here, and visit the Dunn Edwards website at: www.dunnedwards.com.

Centris Technologies has provided more than 100,000 hours of consultation in several vertical markets.







TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

     - Electrical Engineering;

     - Project management;

     - Software development (C, C #, C + +. NET, VB, IEC-61131-3)

     - Software validation;

     - Software integration;

     - Programming of PLCs and SCADA systems;

     - Design and production of custom electronic assemblies.

 

 

VERTICAL MARKETS:

     - Manufacturers of machines;

     - Chemical production;

     - Intelligent Transportation Systems;

     - Medical Equipment;

     - Manufacture of circuits and systems.

In development since 2009, and now installed in a dozen systems, Centris Technologies is proud to finally launch its APC - Advanced Process Controller.

The APC consists of an industrial-grade processor, solid state disk, an Intel Core 2 Duo, QNX6 as the operating system and finally,ISaGRAF as the real-time execution engine.


The APC is currently offered with three communication protocols:
     - Modbus TCP / IP
     - CANopen, using ESD Electronics cards.
     - Profibus DP, using Woodhead cards.


For information on prices and availability, please contact us.

Since May 2006, Centris Technologies engineers are involved in the design and development of key components of the new ICC (Integrated Command Center) for the Montreal subway system. The first deliverable of this system was met, namely the operation in 2007 of the new Laval line 2 expansion.

Technical management of the control system, human-machine interfaces development and simulation are some of the systems where Centris Technologies participated. We would like to thank the people who made ​​our participation possible in this showcase project. We are proud to have contributed to the team of professionals that have successfully deliverred this unique, paradigm-shifting project.