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                                                  Company Profile

Western Metal Materials Co. Ltd. formerly know as Western China Advanced Rare Metal Materials Co. is a leading technology and manufacturing company that engineers refractory metal, nonferrous metal, metallic fibers in the world. Western Metal Materials is located in the Xi'an High Tech Development Zone in Shaanxi Province of China with its  international sales office in the US. The company is the largest industrial production base for refractory metal and metal fiber products in China, consisting seven branches, eight departments, a R&D center and a testing center. Currently the company employs 550 people, among them more than 100 researchers, engineers, and senior technicians. We focus on researching and developing, manufacturing, and marketing of rare and precious metal and their deep-processed products, clad metal and related equipments. Our metal product range covers a wide variety of sizes and shapes - sheet, strip, foil, wire, bar, and tube. Our products are widely used in many industries, such as aviation, metallurgy, petroleum, chemical industry, electronics, and energy.


Company Executives Profile

Zhou Lian,  Chairman

Professor Zhou, a renowned expert on superconductor and rare metal materials, has been with the company since its establishment. He is also the president of Northwest Institute of Nonferrous Metal Research (NIN), which plays a key role in the nonferrous industry in China. His expertise in those areas makes him among the first to become  Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE). Besides being a doctorial supervisor as a  professor at university, he is the president of Chinese Materials Research Society (C-MRS), the director of the Department of Metallurgy, Chemical and Materials of Chinese Academy of Engineering, and the  president of International Union of Materials Research Society (IUMRS).

Jiu Jianhui,  President

Mr Jiu has extensive expertise in the field of welding technology of nonferrous metal and research of clad materials and equipment. Many research projects in which he presides have received awards from the state. He has published dozens of research papers in these areas. Prior to his current position, Mr. Jiu was the director of Pressure Vessel Factory of NIN, vice president of NIN, and vice president of Xi'an Advanced Metal Materials Co., the predecessor of Western Metal Materials Co.

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