Who we are

Created in 1985, the Québec Metallurgy Centre (formerly CIFM) is a collegiate center of technological transfer affiliated with the Trois-Rivières College. Our focus is to support the technological development of Québec-based manufacturing companies in the metallurgical sector. CMQ provides an incomparable knowledge base on metallic and ceramic materials as well as on metallurgical processes.


“To be a leader in technological transfer and in research and development in order to promote the growth and competitiveness of the metallurgical industry and support college-level professional education”


The CMQ team is commited to providing its clients with customized, specific-need service. Our focus is to offer concrete solutions, promote research and development, and maintain our high standards of quality, added value, and continuing excellence. CMQ ensures a creative environment that stimulates and supports metallurgical companies and also invests in technology and highly qualified personnel by integrating Trois-Rivières College teachers and students in its R & D activities.