Rio Tinto Metal Powders prides itself in contributing to the development of innovative new products

February 14, 2010

000126Rio Tinto Metal Powders(1) (QMP) is a world leader in the manufacture of iron and steel powders supplying customers throughout the world. Our product lines serve all major fields of application: PM parts manufacturing for automotive, appliance, electric tool, and lawn and garden industries, welding and alloying, reprography, and the food industry.

000149RTMP prides itself in contributing to the development of innovative new products that are constantly being introduced to meet the evolving market. RTMP sales and technical teams work closely with our clients to develop optimum specifications in manufacturing the component design objectives and properties using the best suited QMP products. Our mission is to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations through a total quality system.  As such, RTMP is registered to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO/TS 16949.

000148RTMP has two facilities – the head office and world scale manufacturing plant is strategically located on the St. Lawrence River, in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada. Easy access by ship, rail and truck make it a year round gateway to our global markets. The other facility is located in Suzhou, China. This blending and distribution facility is well equipped to provide customer technical support and efficiently respond to the growth in metal powder demand in the Asia-Pacific region.

A worldwide network of sales and service offices are dedicated to deliver the products you need, wherever you need them. RTMP is committed to satisfy your particular application and delivery objectives in the most cost effective manner.

Let us know how we can improve our products and services, as continuous improvement is an integral part of our culture.

Please visit us at our website at

(1) Rio Tinto Metal Powders, trading under Quebec Metal Powders Ltd. This name (RTMP) is used for branding purposes only and is not a legal entity by itself.

February 14, 2010

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