Our New Sign!

Fabricator, designer and welder extrodinaire, Skip Burkart conceived, designed and built the portable sign to allow Pro Metal’s entrance to be more visible Wow, do we have a talented team at Pro Metal! Thanks Skip! #metalfabrication #fabrication #PFNGroup #regina #YQR #creative #design #engineering #leadership

Pro Metal Donates Equipment to First Nation School in Preparation for Return to School

Pro Metal Industries Ltd., 100% First Nations owned by Pasqua First Nation donated a Portable Field Sink to the Piapot First Nation on Friday July 24th to give back during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The portable sink will be used by the Chief Payepot K – 12 School for use and handwashing when students return to […]

Regina company lands major defence manufacturer’s first Indigenous parts contract

REGINA (February 20, 2019) – Regina-based Pro Metal Industries has become the first 100 per cent Indigenous-owned supplier to General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada (GDLS-C) — one of the country’s largest defence contractors. Acquired by Pasqua First Nation in 2015, Pro Metal will be producing roughly $1 million in fabricated and machined components that […]

Five questions about manufacturing and Indigenous Peoples

A little over a year ago, Pasqua First Nation acquired Pro Metal Industries in Regina — the band’s first investment in manufacturing. Why manufacturing and why now? For starters, Saskatchewan has led Canada in manufacturing growth over the past decade, outpacing the national average more than 13 times over. Wages have kept pace as well, […]

Here’s what really drives business performance

If you were to ask a member of your team to dig a square pit — 10 feet wide by 10 feet deep — using only a spoon and measuring tape, could they? Of course they could! The real questions are: In how much time, and at what cost? The answers have little to do […]

The Myth Around Motivation

Let’s address an age-old business question: How do you motivate your people? Contrary to public opinion, the reality is simple — you can’t. First, let’s get the terminology straight so we understand each other. ‘Motivation’ is inherent to everyone. If you are ‘motivated’ to do a particular task, it means you find it enjoyable. The […]