INNOVATION BORN ON THE PRAIRIES

Plainsman Mfg. Inc  is excited to bring you the Gridline Project!
A Community platform to commercialize new products and new businesses right here on the prairies, and we want you to be a part of it!

INNOVATION BORN ON THE PRAIRIES

Plainsman Mfg. Inc   is excited to bring you the Gridline Project! A Community platform to commercialize new products and new businesses right here on the prairies, and we want you to be a part of it!

AREAS OF FOCUS

To be more effective at commercializing solutions, the current focus is on emerging trends and current problems in local industry.

OUR GOAL

To get people working together to innovate and advance local industry. We’ve created a safe place to share ideas, work together and guide innovation.

GET INVOLVED

Participate as you are: big, small,startup or industry veteran. We have a system to help guide innovation, collaboration and connect you with like-minded individuals bringing your opportunity to the next level.

What does The Gridline Project do for me?

  • Royalties or commissions on your ideas
  • Peer review of your idea
  • Joint business ventures
  • Financial investment
  • Expanded network
  • Be a part of supply chain for new products and businesses
  • Expansion potential
  • Business Diversification
  • Helping support local industry
  • Solve irritating technical and business problems
  • Royalties or commissions on your ideas
  • Peer review of your idea
  • Joint business ventures
  • Financial investment
  • Expanded network
  • Be a part of supply chain for new products and businesses
  • Expansion potential
  • Business Diversification
  • Helping support local industry
  • Solve irritating technical and business problems

Areas of Focus

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Safety

Digital Technology

Production Efficiency

Operational Costs

Automation of Supply Chain

Project Opportunities

These are being actively pursued and are seeking collaboration from people like you

Degradable Frac Tech

Description

We developed degradable frac tool technology, that will remove the need to need to drill out after the frac. The frac industry will benefit.

Goal

We are lacking funding to get going. What our goal for the Gridline community is to find an investor to invest to develop our latest tool

Natural Fibre Products

Description

Using renewable resources to make alternatives to conventional products: rig-mats and oil absorbents. At it for 20 years. With sales

Goal

#1 obstacle is lack of funds to match grants to scale up our pilot facilities. Also need to hire an experienced sales/marketing manager

Point to Point Streaming Solution

Description

Our services enable head offices to get a clear, low latency (almost no delay) high definition view of what is happening on a job site or shop location

Goal

We would benefit from networking and meeting others in this industry  

Well Diagnostic Tool

Description

“Listen” and record to the sounds above and below ground to look for events such as harmonics, valves opening/closing, frac stages, etc

Goal

We need help with market partnerships to make our products come to life   

Rod and Tubing Pressure Washer

Description

Clean wellbore equipment while tripping out of the well

Goal

Looking for interested end users, distributors and field trials in Canada

Down Hole Wax Build Up

Description

Wax content in liquids-rich gas wells south of Grande Prairie. As wells age, wax builds up, which can plug off tubing

Goal

Looking for economic solutions with zero or positive environmental impact and is easy to install

 

Coal Seam Gas Wear

Description

Solids produced in coal seam gas wells (sometimes called Coal Bed Methane or CBM) cause severe wear on down hole components. Some partial solutions have be partially developed with varying degrees of success

Goal

Looking for end users to sponsor a holistic collaborative look at various solutions working in concert (e.g. sucker rod centralization, coatings, water injection, high flow pumps, etc)

Liquid Capable Gas Compressor

Description

Developed for remote gas wells that employ field compressors, to eliminate liquid separators and pumps

Goal

Looking for money and an industry partner

Torque Machine

Description

We have a torque machine to replace pipe wrenches in certain applications. It makes things safer, more productive, repeatable and measurable

Goal

We are looking for customers and/or industry partners to grow sales for our product

Thread Protector Washer

Description

Our device washes the protective caps commonly found on oilfield connections. The unit washes the inside and outside 1 cap at a time

Goal

We need help getting market penetration for sales. The unit is developed and proven

 

CNC Machine Design

Description

Custom machine design utilizing CNC, robotics, and latest technology. Can automate certain tasks to improve safety, and decrease costs.

Goal

Seeking: Joint ventures, Networking.
End result: Purpose built machine to do task
Obstacles: Lack of exposure and contacts.

CNC & Automation Technology

Description

Complex industrial technology products design, customization and manufacturing associated with Mechanical, Electrical, Automation & CNC

Goal

Establish a network and develop a strategic path to be taken

Development & Manufacturing Services

Description

We specialize in helping Albertan’s bring new innovative technologies to light through design and manufacturing support

Goal

We are always looking for individuals to work with and assist in their ventures to bring new products and solutions to the market

Design | Engineer | Draw | Fabricate

Description

We take problems or ideas and turn them into real products. 3-D models, engineering and help to build

Goal

We have capacity to continue to help clients bring their products to life

 

Talent Management | HR | Recruiter

Description

We get the right people, in the right roles, at the right time. We successfully identify top talent using unique assessment tools

Goal

Awareness about our services. Adding 15 new clients this fiscal year plus 2 recruitment campaigns per month is our goal. We want momentum

 

IP Expert & Advisor

Description

Nearly a decade of intellectual property experience (patents, licensing, etc) has given me expertise that many companies could benefit from.

Goal

Looking to connect with more entrepreneurs and businesses to help demystify IP and advance their IP pursuits.m

 

Discover Projects

If you are interested in participating in any of these projects, please contact us via email today!

Our Goal

To create a community platform that guides innovation, creates a safe place to share ideas, cultivates teamwork and advances our industry by commercializing new products and businesses.

How can I be involved?

I HAVE AN IDEA

Have an idea that is worth commercializing?

I HAVE A PROBLEM

Experiencing a problem or issue?

I HAVE A UNIQUE CAPABILITY

Have a capability or technology that could benefit many situations?

Start your journey today

We invite you to submit a little bit of information about your idea, problem or capability. This will help us connect you with the right people, and help start the conversation on where the commercialization gaps are. By working together, we can do great things.

With the Gridline Project, your intellectual property remains your property.