BRAMPTON, ON - Exp, a global engineering firm headquartered in Brampton has won the Schreyer Award at the 2012 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards, held on October 23 in Ottawa.
The award was presented for the Photocatalytic Gas Treatment (PGT) project that exp’s Quebec team developed in collaboration with Uniboard Pfleiderer for its wood panel manufacturing plant inMoncure, North Carolina, USA. As part of the project, exp and Uniboard produced an oxidation process to destroy volatile organic compounds.
The Schreyer Award is the most prestigious of the Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards and is presented to the most technically innovative project. Held jointly by the Association of Consulting
Engineering Companies - Canada and Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine, the Canadian
Consulting Engineering Awards are Canada’s highest recognition for projects by Canadian consulting
“The innovative technology created for this project is ground breaking,” said Marc Tremblay, Executive Vice President and General Manager of exp’s Quebec region. “In addition to being compact, economic and clean, this technology only uses the energy required to destroy polluting compounds found in industrial gas emissions, and it does so without generating any additional greenhouse gases, asincinerators do.”
“We’re very proud of this prestigious award from the ACEC, as it recognizes the sustained efforts and
know-how of our team, at all levels. This technological innovation will remain a milestone in the
professional and personal lives of everyone on our team,” said Yves Charest, Senior Manager of
Buildings, Industry and R&D for exp’s Quebec region.
With a mission to understand, innovate, partner and deliver, exp provides professional, technical and
strategic advisory services related to the world's built and natural environments in six key practice areas: Buildings, Earth & Environment, Energy, Industrial, Infrastructure, and Sustainability. Our heritage dates back to 1928, and today more than 3,400 creative professionals across North America and the globe provide the expertise and experience needed to deliver successful projects for clients.
Uniboard Canada Inc. is a leading North American manufacturer of engineered wood products, with
installed capacity of over 1.1 billion square feet of raw particleboard, high-density and medium-density fiberboard, of which over 50% is converted into value-added melamine and laminated flooring products. Its products are sold to retailers, distributors and finished goods manufacturers, which cater to the kitchen cabinet industry, the furniture industry, the renovation and construction industries, as well as to the floor covering industry. Uniboard® is the largest supplier of thermofused melamine panels in North America.
The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies, founded in 1925, is a member-governed
association of nearly 500 independent consulting engineering companies, and 12 provincial and territorial member organizations. Consulting engineering in Canada is a $21.4 billion a year industry that employs more than 100,000 Canadians.
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