Technical Development Centre

Intellectual Property & Technology Development Centre, Laval, Quebec

AEM's intellectual property is founded on its patented and proprietary technology related to world leading chemical processes for producing a range of high-value industrial minerals, including high purity alumina (HPA) and rare earths.

The company's patent portfolio comprises 51 granted patents and 8 pending patent applications in 15 patent families that cover 10 different countries and regions.

AEM's state of the art Technology Development Centre (TDC) in Laval, Quebec, with $6 million invested in specialized equipment, leads the creation and development of the group's intellectual property. Work at the TDC includes research into process development and optimization, product customisation and pre-purchase testing of equipment.