Metal 7 stands out in the industry by its unique expertise in material and surface engineering. Enhancement of the performance of materials in service is one of its central strengths.
It differentiates itself by its innovative solutions and desire to continuously push forward the boundaries. Its solutions address specific industry needs, particularly those of iron ore pelletizing plants and those of the mining and aluminum industry in general.
Total quality, fast delivery and the best total solution are its quest.
In summary, our strengths are:
Our surface engineering expertise and technologies
Our iron ore pelletizing experience and expertise
Our manufacturing processes
Our innovation culture
Our international sales network
Our solutions for our targeted market segments
Commitment of our employees
Our strategic location
Metal7 is known for its unique expertise in surface engineering. This expertise is used to enhance the performance of our products and equipment, adding properties such as abrasion resistance, corrosion resistance, sticking resistance, impact resistance, pellet transportability and many others.
Our research and development engineers develop new thermal spray coatings to continuously improve our manufactured metal products and develop new highly engineered metal composites designed to address specific industry needs.
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This is what we do for living for over 20 years. We are fully dedicated to the iron ore pelletizing industry. We are highly concentrated to be able to serve it. Finally, Metal 7 is the preferred technology for over 50% of the plants worldwide, ex-China. We have manufactured over 50,000 rolls and over 250 screens over the last 20 years.
Our integrated and automated technology to manufacture Metal 7’s equipment and products ensures quality and repeatability, while dedicated production line and our skilled employees ensure a quick turnaround for our customers’ orders.
We have a worldwide network of partners and suppliers to better serve our customers and to better provide the best solutions with the best total operational cost.
Our quality assurance system makes sure each product meets the highest standards of the industry. Metal 7 is one of the few which has his own lab facilities and his own testing equipment.
• A culture driven by creativity and solutions has been the rule at Metal 7 for over 40 years.
• Our leaders has always supported R&D and they have provided resources to continuously make investment in R&D. Metal 7 invest about 5% of its revenue in R&D
• Creativity is everywhere at Metal 7: in our way of doing business, in our products and in our manufacturing processes. Regarding R&D, Metal 7 has one goal: to increase the productivity of our customers. Our innovations are disruptive innovations. We like to change the course of our industry.
• Be the first, not the follower, develop new solutions needed by the market and support customers with strong business cases and technical / financial evaluation
We develop exportable products with already more than 75 % of our sales out of Canada in over 20 countries. Of those exports, 80% are on market outside North America. We target segments in all geographic regions.
Metal 7 is the preferred technology for over 50% of plants worldwide, ex-China. We have manufactured over 50,000 rolls and over 250 screens over the last 20 years
We have sales office and representation in most major iron ore processing locations, including: USA, India, Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, Iran, USA, Canada and soon in China.
We serve our clients in French, English, German, Spanish and in other languages through our representatives.
We also acquire and maintain skills of our human resources to do business on the global market: International sales, logistics, finance, markets, etc. We speak French, English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, etc. in Sept-Iles and abroad, we have employees from India, Mexico, Venezuela, Germany, Brasil, Ukraine and even Canada
We have the largest and deepest product line of the industry. We are able to provide our customers with customized solutions that fit their requirements. We have the best technologies and the technical and financial documentation to support it.
Our workforce is fully dedicated to their tasks and adheres to our values.
The development of innovative and cost-effective solutions for our clients is their main focus.
Metal 7 is located in the main hub for iron ore processing and shipping in Canada. They have easy access to world class iron ore processing plants and one of the largest aluminum smelter. Those plants are well known worldwide for their high productivity and their continuous improvement approach.
Proximity with those large plants has been a key asset in the development of solutions offered by Metal 7.