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Robotics and automated welding processes result in reduced production costs while ensuring repeatable quality from one welded part to another.

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Reprise progressive des activités au CMQ | CMQ activities resume gradually

(English version below) Tel qu’autorisé par le gouvernement du Québec et le Cégep de Trois-Rivières, les activités du Centre de métallurgie du Québec reprennent de façon progressive et ce, en... View Article

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CMQ, vital industrial partner

An experienced team of scientists, engineers, and teachers. Highly motivated students. Unparalleled expertise in metal materials and metallurgical processes. Serving Québec manufacturers both here and abroad.

With its advanced equipment in additive manufacturing, non-destructive testing, casting, welding, and corrosion, as well as thermal spraying and treatment, the focus of CMQ is meeting the needs of industry with pro-active solutions, optimized fabrication and transformation processes, quality control, and constant updating of products in Central Québec’s manufacturing sectors of activity, within established norms ISO 9001 :2015 et ISO 17025 :2005.


In addition to providing specialized training opportunities in the field of metallurgy and non-destructive testing in compliance with ONGC 48.9712-2014, CMQ offers a wide variety of professional business services and support using advanced technologies:

  • R&D: technical information research, development of novel alloys, optimisation and enhancement of metallurgical processes, design and development of metallic products, short-run production, etc.
  • Expert evaluations: failure/degradation testing, comparative product analysis, materials selection, client/manufacturer intermediary
  • Laboratory: metallographic studies, chemical analyses, mechanical testing (hardness, traction, etc.), Jominy testing, corrosion resistance assessments, etc.

Various government programs are also available for businesses looking to undertake initiatives in R&D, innovation, and technological transfer.

Launched in 1985 and now a leader in applied R&D, CMQ is a college centre for technological transfer (CCTT) associated with the Cegep de Trois-Rivières.

*For more information: 1-819-376-8707, 1 819 376-8695 (END and Training) or visit our website.

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