Best Chemical Engineering Companies in Canada (2021)

February 2, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based Chemical Engineering companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Chemical Engineering industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada Chemical Engineering Companies

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Sixth Wave Innovations

Sixth Wave Innovations

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Sixth Wave is a nanotechnology company focused on developing detection and extraction solutions that meet the highly specialized needs of its clients. The company utilizes advanced polymeric and non-polymeric chemistry to develop detection and extraction media that is powered by the specific molecular structure of the target substance.

Since every substance has a unique size, shape, and chemical properties these attributes can be utilized at the individual molecule level to create highly efficient adsorption/detection media to solve problems that cannot be solved with conventional means.. .

Avalon Advanced Materials

Avalon Advanced Materials

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Avalon Advanced Materials is a Canadian mineral development company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Avalon specializes in critical metals and minerals with growing demand in new technology.

The company has five critical minerals project across Canada, providing investors with exposure to lithium, rare earths, cesium, tantalum, feldspars, tin and indium. Avalon is currently focusing on its Separation Rapids Lithium Project near Kenora, Ontario and its Lilypad Cesium-Tantalum Project near Fort Hope, Ontario.

Avalon is also evaluating opportunities to apply new extraction technology to recover rare earths and other metals from acid mine drainage at closed mine sites across North America, remediating outstanding environmental liability. The principles of sustainability are core values.

Avalon is a leader among junior miners in adopting best practices to reduce its environmental footprint, prevent water contamination and engage with local communities. In November 2019, Avalon published its eighth annual sustainability report in accordance to GRI guidelines..

A3 Surfaces inc

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A3 Surfaces Inc. offers a surface treatment service incorporating various antimicrobial agents directly into the anodized aluminum layer.

The antimicrobial effect of these surfaces prevents the transmission of hospital-acquired infections. The technology used by A3 Surfaces offers antibacterial products that eradicate pathogens and can be used on all commercial, industrial or institutional surfaces.

Founded in 2015, this Chicoutimi company employs 5 people.. .

Solid Industrial Solutions, Ltd.

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Solid Industrial Solutions Ltd. is an Alberta based field service provider that caters to the energy sector spanning the oil, gas, pulp & paper industries in Canada & abroad.

Located in Nisku, Alberta; Solid Industrial Solutions is well placed to provide pre-commissioning & post production services for plants, refineries & pipelines. Solid Industrial Solutions holds all the pertinent insurance and coverage that is required to execute work in Canada and abroad.

We realize that the ability to mobilize quickly is crucial and Solid is tailored to do just that. With our foundation of experienced individuals, coupled with our commitment to “Honesty & Integrity”; you can rest assured your project will be completed in a safe & timely manner..

NanoIntegris

NanoIntegris

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NanoIntegris is the world’s leading supplier of electronically pure semiconducting and metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs). Our parent company- Raymor Industries- is one of the world’s largest suppliers of high-purity, unseparated carbon nanotubes.

Our materials are used by leading electronics companies as well as universities from around the world to develop transistors, transparent conductive films, chemical sensors, biological sensors, composite materials, and a broad range of electronic devices.. .

KPM-Accelerate

KPM-Accelerate

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KPM-Accelerate’s mandate is to support chem-tech start-ups to accelerate their development on the road to commercialization. Technologies based on chemical processes can help resolve a wide range of issues but face unique barriers to commercialization.

KPM-Accelerate is the only accelerator that focuses on chemical processing and provides the 30,000+ sq. ft.

of purpose-built infrastructure, flexible labor from 35+ full-time chemists and engineers, deep process 20 years of experience, and a long history of moving incubated projects to the pilot stage. This unique blend of support allows founders the opportunity to advance the business side of their company while the key development milestones are met by an integrated and experienced team that is dedicated to chemical processing..

Chemaphor Chemical Services

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Chemaphor Chemical Services is a Canadian company that prides itself on offering customers deuterated vitamins and other deuterated chemicals of the highest possible quality, at the lowest possible price. Chemaphor was originally created in 1997 under the name Occell Inc., which was a spin-off from the National Research Council of Canada.

In 2005 the company went public and changed its name to Chemaphor. Chemaphor is currently a division of Avivagen Inc., a publically listed Canadian Company, and along with its headquarters, is located in Ottawa, Ontario.

Synthetic chemistry has always been the cornerstone of their expertise, and their team of chemists, all of whom have Ph.D. degrees, contribute decades of experience in this area.

They look forward to helping you with your next project.. .

Polymer Research Technologies

Polymer Research Technologies

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Polymer Research Technologies specializes in recycling polyurethane industrial scrap and waste foam.

ChemRoutes

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ChemRoutes Corporation is a private drug discovery technology provider operating at the interface of organic chemistry, chemical biology, drug discovery and nanotechnology. It was established in 1999 and is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

ChemRoutes Corporation has a thorough understanding of the drug discovery and development process, and an experienced scientific advisory board. We focus on early stage drug discovery to pre-clinical research.

Our proprietary and novel small molecule based scaffolds, building blocks, templates, chemical arrays and new chemical target research and infectious, neurodegenerative and metabolic diseases, pain, inflammation and oncology. We have consistently delivered results, leading to global partnerships with over 80 pharmaceutical, agrochemical and biotech companies accessing our novel chemistry driven platforms for new molecular targets and biochemical pathways..

Pharma Inventor

Pharma Inventor

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Pharma Inventor offers medicinal chemistry, custom synthesis, organic process research and development services.

Designer Microbes

Designer Microbes

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Designer Microbes is a biotechnology company that focuses on creating custom microbial strains through the use of rational design and/or directed evolution. The company was established with the goal of developing innovative methods to enable the engineering of microbes, especially ones that are not currently established as model systems.

Designer Microbes was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in London, Ontario, Canada.. .

Acero Engineering

Acero Engineering

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Acero Engineering has developed and implemented in-house mechanical specifications for Domestic and International energy companies.

Odorchem

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Odorchem is involved in the production of powerful and non-toxic odour control solutions to destroy odour at the molecular level.

Industrial Thermo Polymers

Industrial Thermo Polymers

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Industrial Thermo Polymers is provides flexible insulation foams for the equipment insulation market. The high-tech insulation products of Armacell increase the global energy efficiency and are used in many high-end facilities, including the Empire State Building and the International Space Station.

They are an integral part of everyday life: beyond thermal insulation, Armacell products are used as acoustic insulation, as gaskets and seals in a variety of modern car models or as central components of wind turbine blades.. .

Double R Steel

Double R Steel

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Double R Steel is a medium-size shop, located in Ontario, Canada.

Kaliber Chemicals

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Kaliber serves Canadian and US clients in the petroleum, industrial, agriculture, and water treatment sectors.

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