2018 SME OF THE YEAR:
Canadian Extreme Climate Systems
Brian Bassindale & Carolyn Bassindale, Co-owners
(pictured with Innovation Guelph mentors Stacey Curry Gunn & Jeff Campbell)
Canadian Extreme Climate Systems Ltd. provides solutions for vehicles in the climate control and idle reductions spaces for on and off-road vehicles. Their technologies are installed in small to medium OEM companies in several applications such as Utility Trucks, Agriculture, Municipal Vehicles and Heavy Construction as well as aftermarket in most sectors, dominantly in municipal fleet applications such as policing. One of their core products is the patented GRIP Idle Management System which is a fully automated vehicle control system that can be added to vehicles with high idle times reducing and tracking the fuel and emissions reduction.