About Us

For over 50 years, Inproheat Industries has combined innovation and reliability with loyal partnerships and dedicated customer service for clients across industries and borders.

Since its inception, the Applied Materials Group division has adopted Inproheat’s “people helping people” philosophy by putting service and value at the forefront of its operation.

Our team is technically-minded and driven by knowledge and strong industry relationships. Each AMG representative is strategically-based to help customers across Western Canada optimize their business operations with regional support that understands their unique markets and the challenges that come with them.

We probably won't bring you donuts, but we will always work hard to be "more than just a distributor" and earn your business through problem-solving using the latest in affordable new technologies – keeping your operation both cost-effective and current.

Let us know how we can help you. 

Dale Wilson
Manager AMG

The stars aligned in the fall of 2008 when Dale Wilson made the transition from Inproheat customer to Inproheat Applied Materials Prairie Manager. 18 years of foundry experience emphasizing process and product problem resolution has provided Dale with a strong base of solution-based industry and product knowledge. With the Applied Materials Group team, Dale’s primary focus areas are steel mill, foundry, and abrasive applications. When he’s not at work, this empty-nester enjoys golf, archery and all the wilds that Saskatchewan has to offer.

Dave Popovich
Sales Representative AMG

Dave Popovich began his career with Inproheat Industries almost a decade ago, pouring castable, installing ceramic fibre and cutting gaskets. Since then, he has progressed to managing Inproheat's Vancouver warehouse and then moving into Technical Sales. With the Applied Materials Group group, he uses his hands-on experience with high temperature materials to troubleshoot process-related problems with customers. Outside of his work with Inproheat, he enjoys golfing, cooking, and spending time away in his second home in the Kootenays.

Graham Kelly
Branch Manager AMG

Graham Kelly is a Patternmaker by trade who has held several progressive positions in both the European and Western Canadian metal casting industry. With a large global foundry group, he earned a reputation as a tooling guru and was tasked with troubleshooting process bottlenecks and driving continuous improvement throughout the plant. As part of Inproheat’s Applied Materials Group family, his success comes from his unique ability to consistently find and conscientiously solve root causes of recurring manufacturing issues. In his spare time, Graham is a busy dad, has a nerdy interest in high performance HiFi, enjoys great food, and is fan of live Jazz.

Miguel Zuniga
Technical Sales AMG

Miguel Zuniga is a mechanical engineer with significant field experience in commissioning large capital equipment. He also possesses production expertise in refining precious metals. At Inproheat Industries, Miguel is a proven problem solver, driven by a strong technical aptitude for analyzing and overcoming manufacturing obstacles. In his spare time he enjoys travelling, various outdoor activities and refining his culinary prowess.

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