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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What is Nylon? • 05 / 11 / 2021
by: Mike Zinger
Nylons have been around since the early 1940's and were the first commercially successful synthetic thermoplastic polymers. Nylon falls under the category of polyamides which include both natural substances (silk) and synthetic materials (thermoplastics). Due to their characteristics, nylon is widely used in such fields as Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and many others. In 3D printing, nylon has become the most widely used material. As for the numbers that follow the abbreviation PA (which stand...
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Shot blasting/peening, Stainless Steel and Passivation • 04 / 08 / 2021
by: Mike Zinger
What is the difference between shot blasting and shot peening?   Shot blasting is used primarily to improve a surface finish, whether that improvement means removing rust or preparing a part for coating. Shot peening is used primarily to remove residual stresses from a part, therefore strengthening it, and enhancing the shelf life.   Shot blasting or peening Stainless Steel?   Parts can be blasted with glass, ceramic, organic material, plastic and steel media. &#...
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