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Radix Controls Hosts Announcement of Investment by Provincial Ministry into Windsor’s Innovation Capability
AIS Technologies Group (formerly Radix Inc.) Posted 02/21/2011Radix Controls Inc. hosted a press conference to announce the Ministry of Research & Innovation is providing funding of $515,544 over three years to support WETech — to foster collaboration and to nurture local innovative businesses. WETech in an enabling organization dedicated to helping entrepreneurs innovate and commercialize emerging and existing technologies. A founding member of WEtech (formerly Softech Alliance), Ross Rawlings, President of Radix Controls, is on the board of directors of WEtech. Minister of Research and Innovation, Glen Murray and Minister of Economic Development & Trade, Sandra Pupatello, were on hand at Radix Controls to make the announcement.
Welcoming over 100 of Windsor’s public sector & business leaders, Radix Controls was delighted to be chosen as hosts of the announcement. This investment by Ontario’s MRI to foster innovation & commercialization of technology supports Windsor’s emerging success as a technology innovator. In 2011, Windsor was recognized for its technology focus by being designated as one of the top 7 most intelligent communities in the world by the Intelligent Community Forum. A significant portion of economic activities in the Windsor-Essex region (in terms of jobs and dollars) still falls under the manufacturing sector – with a major emphasis on automotive production and related parts/supplies. Many of these companies rely on innovation in order to remain competitive in the global market place and continue to seek opportunities to improve process or expand their markets either domestically or abroad.
Radix Controls continues to be a leader in providing the manufacturing market with high tech automation solutions. In 2007, Radix Controls was recognized by PROFIT magazine in its 19th annual PROFIT 100 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Radix Controls has installed vision-based automation solutions and systems at manufacturers in Canada, the USA & Mexico.
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