Latem Industries


THE POWER TO SURPRISE, THE KNOWLEDGE TO SURPASS YOUR METAL FINISHING REQUIREMENTS

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Experienced Problem Solvers

When Ontario's top manufacturers find rust, excess oils, unwanted sharp edges, and/or scaling on their parts, they turn to Latem Industries, Ontario's top single-source metal finishing supplier.


We're the equivalent of a 'household name' when it comes to methodical, yet quick solutions to both common and uncommon problems in the manufacturing industry. Latem’s expert teams reliably deliver the high-quality Shot Blasting, Metal Finishing, and Metal Polishing services that help to ensure your processed parts are consistently effective.


Exclusive Methods

Our proprietary techniques are designed to improve the appearance of your parts, making them ready for assembly, and to promote better adhesion, if coating is the next stage in your process.  


A Facility That Can Meet Your Needs

Together with our sister company Plastico Industries, we operate an 80,000 sq ft, 18-bay facility, directly off of Highway 401 in Cambridge, Ontario. That puts Latem Industries at the center of Ontario’s manufacturing sector and allows us to process more than 15 million parts each month. 


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Surface Finishing of Steel and Aluminum • 11 / 03 / 2020
by: Mike Zinger
What are the two most commonly used metals in the automotive industry?   Steel and aluminum.    Manufacturers use steel because it is the strongest, most affordable material out there for the application and can be engineered in a lot of different ways to meet the needs of crash safety and the performance of the vehicle.  Aluminum is lighter and is as strong or stronger than steel.   However, both aluminum and steel parts often requir...
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Centrifugal Barrel Finishing • 10 / 08 / 2020
by: Mike Zinger
Centrifugal Barrel Finishing (CBF) is a high-energy finishing method where Centrifugal Barrel Machines are used. These machines are typically made up of two or four individual barrels (or drums) mounted on the outer edge of a turret. The turret is rotated in one direction, causing the barrels to rotate in the opposite direction creating very high G-forces or pressures, as well as considerable media sliding action within the drums. The movement mimics that of a ferris wheel. This action is d...
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