Kinetic Process Innovation Award

Centris Technoloiges and PcVue win the “Kinetic Process Innovation Award” for the smart line system deployed at Home Hardware Beauti-Tone Paints in Burford, Ontario. These awards, given by High Tech Views, honor companies whose solutions have made a significant contribution to supporting the growth and success of their customers in industries such as medical, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and chemical.

“This year’s applications were on the cutting edge, ranging from innovative ways to manage the health of the population to technological advances using visual form recognition to enable a sort of Google of the Process Industry. This reflects the ongoing focus on best practices for streamlining business and regulatory processes in the delivery of new and innovative products and services, “said Drew Barrows, Associate Editor of High Tech Views.

The system designed and developed by Centris Technologies integrates the components of the paint filling lines and gives operators complete visibility into the status and performance of the components. The downtimes are listed, and the devices are configured automatically. The customer has moved from a paper-based and responsive management approach to paperless and proactive management.

About Home Hardware Beauti-Tone Paints: Home Hardware Beauti-Tones is the # 1 Canadian manufacturer of Canadian-made retail paints. Home Hardware’s Beauti-Tone paint division and Home brand products are located in southwestern Ontario. The plant and laboratories are one of North America’s most modern paint manufacturing facilities. The Division provides a range of water-based and solvent-based paint products. They also offer a wide range of aerosol products and cleaning products, including their popular range and much appreciated Natura products. They also produce their own waterproofing coatings, including acrylic latex caulking and drywall compound. All of their products are sold exclusively at Home Hardware in more than 1,000 Home Hardware stores across Canada and are developed in their own modern, fully-equipped research and development laboratories. Their product range includes the Designer Series, Signature Series, Weather Shield, Wood Shield and Professional Paint.

About Kinetic Process Innovation Awards: The awards program, founded by Kinetic Information LLC in 1996, is sponsored by High Tech Views to recognize innovation in the application of information technology. Prices focus on the business benefits that user organizations derive from their technology systems. The winners are selected by a panel of experts composed of independent professionals who are recognized authorities in their fields. The evaluation process is free from any vendor or other bias, so that the focus remains on the business benefits of each winning achievement.


April 9, 2019

It is with pleasure that we learned last March 14th our nomination as a finalist in the category “Succession and business transfer” for the 35th South Shore Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Prize of Excellence. We are indeed very proud of the fluid and pleasant process that made it possible to ensure the transition between …

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Centris Technologies will present the impacts of a vertical integration at the February 2019 «Rencontre de génie – Genium 360»

December 3, 2018

On February 26, 2019, at the next conference day of the « Rencontres de génie, Genium 360 », several experts and entrepreneurs will gather to present how the 4th industrial revolution is reinventing business models. Catherine Bouchard, president of Centris Technologies, will present at 10:45 the conference “Implementation of a vertical integration system: comparison of impacts on …

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November 8, 2018

Catherine Bouchard, President, will testify Centris Technologies’ experience as an integrator by being part of an experts’ panel who will discuss different 4.0 implementation projects in entreprise. This exchange will be held as part of the event “4.0 for Every Business” which is organized by the firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton in partnership with CEFRIO …

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Centris Technologies wins 2nd prize for “Work Environment – SME” at the 2018 Distinction Awards Gala

November 2, 2018

On October 25th, the Groupe Entreprises en Santé organized the 2018 Distinction Awards Gala. 18 companies have been recognized for their efforts to create work environments that enable overall health and well-being. A 13-members jury evaluated the various initiatives put forward by the companies, employee involvement, management commitment and other criteria, in order to identify …

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The results of the 2018 Quebec Industrial Barometer unveiled

May 7, 2018

We were at the presentation of the results of the 9th edition of STIQ’s Quebec Industrial Barometer. The study demonstrates more than ever that innovation remains a condition of survival for Quebec companies and that the shift towards Industry 4.0 must accelerate. Read the following article outlining the results obtained by the Quebec Industrial Barometer …

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Conference at the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show

March 31, 2018

Catherine Bouchard, president of Centris Technologies, will give a conference on digital transformation project applications that we have realized. Her conference will demonstrate the complete cycle of two very different projects, from the identification of the problem or the opportunity to the realization. Here is an opportunity to learn about concrete cases by noting the …

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New member of the ADICQ

March 23, 2018

Centris Technologies is proud to be a new member of the ADICQ (Association for Development and Innovation in Chemistry in Quebec). Having realized several projects for the implementation of control systems and software supervision in chemical manufacturing companies, Centris wants to help chemical companies to take the shift to 4.0.

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15th anniversary

February 15, 2018

Centris Technologies team met to celebrate the 15 years of the company. Founded by Michel Kakos and John Moseley, Centris has distinguished itself over the past 15 years with several automation and industrial software integration projects. Over the years, the Centris team has been able to implement concrete solutions in several companies in Quebec, Ontario …

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Finalist Innovation Award ADRIQ

October 12, 2017

Centris Technologies is proud to announce that it has been selected as a finalist in the Innovation Award Automation category of ADRIQ (Association of Industrial Research Managers of Quebec). Thanks to his candidacy to join the jury members, Centris is on the list to possibly win the honors at the gala that will take place …

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Joint presentation with Tangerine and R2I

October 6, 2017

We will present the trends and issues represented by the advent of INDUSTRY 4.0 and its impacts on the production floor. You will see an integrated demonstration between Sage X3, Opera and PCVue. The seminar lasts one day and takes place either in Boucherville on October 24th or in Laval on October 25th. For details, complete …

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