Custom Manufacturing, Assembly, and Fabrication Specialist
For 25 years, Pro Metal Industries has been Western Canada’s premier precision and custom manufacturing, assembly, and fabrication specialist. The Regina-based team has an established history of providing valued support to clients with a diverse set of needs specific to their industry, which include oil and gas, mining, government, utilities, military and defence, agriculture, clean technology, private business, and natural resource-based organizations.
Wholly owned by the Pasqua First Nation, Pro Metal has expanded its footprint through a stalwart focus on the its core expertise. By relying on a proven, process-based approach to service, Pro Metal clients trust in high-quality metal components and welded and non-welded subassemblies for global OEM markets and other contract manufacturers.
“Pro Metal has evolved over time from focusing on metal fabrication and welding services for a local clientele, to now focusing on global markets,” says CEO Richard Missens. Adds Jada Yee, General Manager, “Our clients choose us because of our value proposition. Pro Metal is starting to become a global competitor in some industries and its extremely exciting to see this for a 100 per cent Aboriginal-owned metal fabrication company from Regina, Saskatchewan.”
The name Pro Metal is synonymous with be responsiveness, agility, and scalability. “Our approach is to align the capability of our processes with the voice and needs of our customers,” says Missens. “We believe that quality, reliability, efficiency, on-time delivery, and cost reductions are what our customers deserve.”
Through Pro Metal’s 40,000 square-foot facility, clients benefit from a wide range of equipment that suits the company’s diverse clientele, including CWB/AWS Certified Welding, Ballistic steel welding/fabrication, CNC 5 Axis Hi Def Plasma Table, CNC Water jet cutting, CNC Multi axis milling and turning, and four overhead cranes, to name a few, making Pro Metal the preferred, one-stop solution for outsourced support. As Yee says, “No job is too big or too small for the talented staff to handle.”
Pasqua First Nation
Located 60km northeast of Regina and 15 km west of Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan, Pasqua First Nation (PFN) #79 is a proud Saulteaux/Cree First Nation. Based on 22,141 acres, Pasqua First Nation has approximately 2,000 band members, and is a member of the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council, a part of Treaty 4 Territory. It is also is seen as one of the most economically developed First Nations in the province. Pro Metal is part of the PFN Group of Companies.
Leading the Industry
When asked how Pro Metal maintains such a high level of customer services, Yee says it starts with every interaction the sales team and staff members have with each client. “Our staff understands that every time they come in contact with a client, it is our “moment of truth”, meaning that our staff understand to seize that moment and “wow” that client with our service. A happy client is a returning client.”
Going forward, the Pro Metal executive team is undertaking a strategic redevelopment, currently working with the staff to update the vision, mission, business, and marketing plans to determine how to evolve alongside its clients.
“These are exciting times for Pro Metal and our team, since this is a true collaboration between Pro Metal, its team, and PFN,” says Yee. “We want to continue Pro Metal’s lead as an industry leader that other organizations across our nation will come to for expertise. We guarantee that Pro Metal will stand out against our competitors due to our never-ending commitment towards 5-Star Service and Quality in everything we do.”