Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Coating, Engraving, Cold and Heat Treating and Allied Activities - 33281

Definition

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in coating, engraving, heat treating and similarly processing metal. These activities often involve heating the metal, and the purpose is often to harden it.

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    In general, the hardening of metal is included. Other activities of this industry include tempering, brazing, plating (including electroplating and re-chroming), polishing, sand-blasting and colouring metal and metal products. Establishments that perform these processes on other materials, such as plastics, in addition to metals, as well as establishments primarily engaged in plating with precious metal for the trade are included.

    Example Activities:
    Brazing (i.e., hardening) metals and metal products, for the trade
    Buffing metals and metal products, for the trade
    Burning metals and metal products, for the trade
    Chasing metals and metal products (except printing plates), for the trade
    Coating metals and metal products, for the trade
    Coating products of metal combined with other materials, for the trade
    Colouring metals and metal products, for the trade
    Depolishing metals and metal products, for the trade
    Electroplating metals and metal products, for the trade
    Enameling metals and metal products, for the trade
    Engraving metals and metal products (except printing plates, precious metal jewellery and flatware), for the trade
    Etching metals and metal products (except printing plates, precious metal jewellery and flatware), for the trade
    Galvanizing metals and metal products, for the trade
    Heat treating metals and metal products, for the trade
    Hot dip galvanizing metals and metal products, for the trade
    Lacquering metals and metal products, for the trade
    Painting metals and metal products, for the trade
    Plating metals and metal products, for the trade
    Polishing metals and metal products, for the trade
    Powder coating metals and metal products, for the trade
    Precious metal plating of metals and metal products, for the trade
    Rust proofing metals and metal products, for the trade
    Sandblasting metals and metal products, for the trade
    Teflon (TM) coating metals and metal products, for the trade
    Tempering metals and metal products, for the trade
    Varnishing metals and metal products, for the trade

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    manufacturing internal combustion valves for diesel engines (33361, Engine, Turbine and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing)
    manufacturing internal combustion valves for gasoline engine

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

855

0-99 Employees

96.3%

View financial data for 2016 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$1.0
million

Profitable

71.8%

Salaries and wages

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Manufacturing

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Access 2017 trade information on imports and exports.

Exports

$216.7
thousand

Imports

$2.6
million
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