MarsMetal News

  • Case Study: Manufacturing Steel Stackable Test Weights

    Test weights are essential in ensuring and certifying a safe environment for people working with or around crane/hoist equipment. Mars Metal Company, a North American leader in designing and producing test weights, recently worked with an industrial commercial client based in the Midwest USA to meet their custom requirements. Challenge: Rugged, Transportable and Stackable The […]

  • Mars Metal Recognized as a Member of the Canadian Elevator Contractors Association

    Mars Metal, a leading Canadian manufacturer of elevator test cart weights and commercial elevator counterweights, has been recognized as an official member of the Canadian Elevator Contractors Association (CECA). CECA is a non-profit organization of elevator contractors and suppliers. It has been serving the interests of independent elevator contractors and vertical lift suppliers in Canada […]

  • Happy Holidays From the MarsMetal Company

    It’s in the spirit of the holiday that we extend our appreciation to all of those that have supported us. Best wishes for this upcoming year and we look forward to working with you soon. Our Holiday Hours December 24th to January 1st: Closed January 2nd: Open (Regular Hours) Our sales team will be monitoring […]

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    Mars Metal Company Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence in Specialty Casting

    MarsMetal is thrilled to celebrate 40 years of excellence in the specialty casting industry. Established in 1979, Mars Metal Company manufactures specialized lead products for customers in a variety of industries worldwide. Over the years, we have expanded our services across three divisions: MarsMetal, MarShield, and MarsKeel. Our customer-driven focus has allowed us to excel […]

  • How to Solve your Shielding Challenges with Sheet Lead Product Options

    Sheet lead for Radiation Protection in laboratories, clinics, dental and medical application can be a challenge. Many contractors and architects face challenges due to space criteria and the weight of the shielding requirements. We provide Sheet lead in 12 different sizes and thicknesses from 1/32nd to 1/4” for all shielding requirements. In addition, any size sheet […]

  • 25,000 lb Custom All Steel Test Weight Solution Delivered

    MarsMetal Specialty Casting has just delivered 3 sets of Stackable Steel Crane Test Weights (25,000 lbs in total) to a heavy-duty custom winch manufacturer in Ontario. These winches are used in heavy industial, commercial marine and theatre applications, where continuous-duty and adverse conditions are constant considerations and where rigorous testing is required to certify product […]

  • 2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results – 99.4% !

    As part of our ongoing commitment to quality and ISO 9000 certification, we recently conducted our annual 2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey and sent out a questionnaire to our customers. We asked the following questions … 1. How would you rate the Quality of our products ? 2. How would you rate the TIMELINESS of our […]

  • Bridge Counterweights

    “…Custom Bridge Counterweights made to your Exact Specifications” MarsMetal designs and manufactures Bridge Counterweights to satisfy your architectural requirements. We can provided valuable input to architects and engineers in solving the complicated problems associated with the counterweights necessary to counterbalance lift and swing bridges. Sometimes these solutions require large production runs of individual weights that […]

  • Forklift Counterweights

    “…Custom / OEM Forklift Counterweights made to your Exact Specifications” MarsMetal designs and manufactures Forklift Counterweights to satisfy your specific requirements. Counterweights are used to secure a proper weight distribution and maintain stability, to prevent the vehicle from tipping over and to ensure the safety performance of the vehicle. There are two main groups of […]

  • Crane & Hoist Custom Test Weight Systems

    “…Crane & Hoist Test Weights for Certifying a Safe Work Environment” MarsMetal designs and manufactures configurable test weight systems that are an important component of being able to certify a safe working for those operating the crane / hoist equipment and those that may be in the general vicinity. Of equal importance is the periodic […]