Power Generation / OEM Supplier

MTI is an OEM supplier serving the growing Power Generation industry. MTI prides itself on product quality, safety and project execution. Our metal fabrication experience and past performance projects and products include:


  • Over 1100 Core Tanks, 8+ Shell Tanks
  • Conservators
  • Tank Covers
  • Core Clamps
  • Shunt installation
  • Terminal Boxes



  • ISO 9001 Compliant Quality Management
  • All inspectors certified in accordance with Recommended Practice SNT-TC-1A
  • Welding & Inspection in accordance with AWS D1.1; Certified Welding Inspectors on Staff
  • NACE Certified Paint Inspection


Tested, Trained, Skilled Workforce

  • Extensively test, train and hire best of trade
    • Welders, Pipe fitters, Machinists, Painters, etc.
  • Certify in multiple weld processes; Submerged Arc Welding (SAW) Process is utilized on 75% of all welds
  • Have a full time dedicated staff for Tanks and Strive to form loyal, long lasting relationships with our customers and deliver a high quality product under strict deadlines

Metal Trades, Inc. (MTI) is a family owned business located just south of Charleston, South Carolina operating with deep water access on the intracoastal waterway. We have been in business since 1962 and have extensive past performance in Heavy Steel Fabrication, Manufacturing, Machining, Vessel Construction and Vessel Maintenance and Repair for both commercial and Government customers.

” J.E. Corbin, Jr. founded Metal Trades, Inc. in 1962 with a pickup truck, a welding machine, and years of metal fabricating experience. Since that time MTI established a solid reputation for its multi-skilled work force and strong commitment to high quality.”


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