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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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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Parts Washing • 03 / 09 / 2021
by: Mike Zinger
Nearly all metal components require surface preparation to clean and remove oil, grease or smut from the surface.     Degreasing is an essential step in the surface finishing process of manufacturing automotive parts, appliances, electronics and other applications. As metal components are often coated, painted, plated or welded, it is critical to remove any foreign contaminants that may affect the adhesion of a coating or the quality of a weldment.  ...
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