(Regina, SK) – Pasqua First Nation (PFN) and Alexander First Nation (AFN) are resurrecting the traditional trade practices of their ancestors by collaborating to expand their services and product offerings in Saskatchewan. Pro Metal Industries, owned by Pasqua First Nation will sell and distribute Alexander Valves and Supplies (AVS) in Regina, Saskatchewan.
AVS, owned by Alexander First Nation, offers several trusted valve brands including PK Valve, DHV, Valvitalia, Smith, Choada, Zwick and for the first time ever, Indigenous designed and manufactured brands of Falcon and Alexander. The valves are offered in a wide range of sizes and pressure ratings in Cast Gates, Globes and Checks as well as Pressure Seal Bonnet Valves. AVS and PFN can supply any kind of valve for any kind of service and all valves and complimentary services will carry a 60-month warranty.
“We identified a gap in Indigenous valve suppliers in the Saskatchewan market and saw this as an opportunity for us to work with our partner Alexander Valve and Supply to meet the needs of Saskatchewan producers in mining, agriculture, and other industries” said Mark Brown, COO of PFN Group of Companies.
“Alexander Valve & Supply is extremely excited to partner with PFN Group of Companies and to resurrect the traditional trade practices of our ancestors. Together we can take a holistic approach to building pathways into prosperity for both of our Nations.” said Chief George Arcand.
Pro Metal Industries is located in Regina Saskatchewan and is 100% owned by Pasqua First Nation’s, PFN Group of Companies. Pro Metal provides full-service metal fabrication, machining, drafting and design. It currently serves the agriculture, mining and resources, renewable energy, and military and defence industries, among others. Pro Metal is Canadian Controlled Goods Registered.