B & W Technologies

1990 Winner: Commercial Achievement in Alberta Science and Technology

Company Finds Global Market For Gas Monitoring Devices

Established in 1986 B & W Technologies has in four years developed from a company having three employees and annual sales of $40,500 to a corporation of 46 and annual sales in excess of $1.7M.

Reaching a Global Market

B & W manufactures and designs gas monitoring devices. It’s initial product was targeted to the oil industry for use in the field on drilling rigs and in the gas production plant. Today their units can be found in use in Western Canada, California, Texas, Louisiana, Holland, Singapore and the North Sea. Their first product, named ‘Rig Rats’ became the predominant system used on drilling rigs in Western Canada.

Exciting Expansion

New products soon to be released will see B & W move into other industries such as chemical, pulp and paper, mining and the municipal sector. Cody Slater of B & W Technologies has achieved an outstanding commercial success in turning his technological advances in sour gas monitoring device into a multi-product, multi-industry, manufacturing and marketing company in the environmental and gas sensing sectors.