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Exergy Solutions joins Canada Makes

Canada Makes is pleased to welcome Calgary based Exergy Solutions to its network of experts in 3D Printing. Exergy is a leader in 3D modelling, 3D printing, engineering and research to the energy, utilities and mining sectors.

“Adoption of additive manufacturing to help increase productivity and capability is about to take off for the oil & gas sector. Exergy, partnering with the Canada Makes network of experts, will be ready for the upcoming opportunities,” said Frank Defalco Manager Canada Makes.

“We have leveraged additive manufacturing to study revolutionary technology aimed at improving the competitiveness and environmental performance of the Oil Sands industry. Many of these technologies are game changers. Well positioned to drastically lower GHG emissions and eliminate tailing ponds. Canada Makes has already helped us to instantly build a network of additive experts across Canada. This gives us the opportunity to engage knowledge and experience coast to coast in improving an industry that is vital to the Canadian economy.” said Billy Rideout, President Exergy Solutions.

About Exergy Solutions
Exergy Solutions is focused on delivering innovation and step-change technological improvement to their customers. The creative team at Exergy has experience leveraging disruptive technologies and agile project management methods. Exergy believes in the enormous talent and technological know-how across Canada that can be used to accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing. Together with their business partners network enable project development and effective integration of complete technology solutions. This wide-range of services include as-build drawings, drafting, 3D modelling, engineering design, 3D scanning, 3D printing, virtual reality and turn-key R&D projects. exergysolutions.com

St. Clair College Joins Canada Makes

Canada Makes is pleased to announce St. Clair College as our newest academic partner. The College plays a vital role in the Windsor-Essex economy by helping to develop a skilled workforce. St. Clair provides local businesses with the opportunity to take part in applied research projects with low risk investment to help test and justify the adoption of 3D printing and 3D scanning technologies. These projects help companies to discover technology return on investments and identify unique customer value and competitive advantages.

“St. Clair College is happy to be part of a national network like Canada Makes, which provides us with an avenue to contribute to the adoption and development of additive manufacturing,” said Peter Wawrow, Director Applied Research and Development, St. Clair College

“Canada Makes is excited about working with St. Clair College in helping companies learn about the advantages of adopting additive manufacturing (AM) with their recent acquisition of the Markforged Metal X machine, the first installed in Canada” said Frank Defalco, Manager Canada Makes. “We look forward to having them as part of our AM network.”

St. Clair College includes the Ford Centre for Excellence in Manufacturing, located at St. Clair College’s Windsor campus. The Centre delivers high quality training in engineering and manufacturing technology. This state-of-the-art teaching facility gives students hands-on training using some of the world’s most sophisticated technology offered in a single college setting. This includes 5-axis CNC machines, 6-axis ABB robots, bench top ABB robots with vision systems, Hexagon romer arm with 3D scanner, Hexagon AICON SmartScan structured light scanner, and more.

The Government of Canada recently announced a $150k investment in the St. Clair College 3D Innovation Lab for Advanced Manufacturing. Learn more at: http://www.stclaircollege.ca/news/2018/government-invests-in-local-innovation-at-stclair.html

About St. Clair College
Founded in 1966 and located primarily in Windsor Ontario, St. Clair College is one of the top ranked colleges in Ontario and has over 10,000 full time students. St. Clair College embraces the very best in a college education – excellence in teaching, applied learning in our state-of-the-art labs, and numerous student support services. The College provides over 120 advanced diplomas, degrees, and graduate certificates focused in Technology & Trades, Health, Business & I.T., Media Arts and Social Services. http://www.stclaircollege.ca