Since 1962 with aluminium
in our DNA

We have been producing casement and sliding windows and doors, entrance doors, shading systems, curtain walls, balconies, interior doors and partition walls for over 60 years. With aluminium in our DNA, we have used our know-how to develop technologies and innovative, sustainable, modern products with essential design.

Our divisions

Systems

OUR PRODUCTS

The Systems division, thanks to the experience and expertise acquired over the years, provides our customers with integrated systems of aluminium casement and sliding windows and doors, entrance and interior doors, shading systems, curtain walls and balconies studied and designed in detail, complete with everything. From accessories to finishes, METRA Building aluminium windows and doors guarantee high thermal performance, soundproofing power, burglary resistance and cutting-edge design.

Architectural solutions

CUSTOM PROJECTS

The Architectural Solutions division offers know-how, experience and the highest technology for the design and extrusion of aluminium systems for the building, architecture and construction world. METRA Building provides customers with the skills of specialized technicians and designers to provide support from the early stages of architectural design to the definition of the structural solution.

A dedicated team
for each challenge

Close-knit, experienced, capable and with a shared mission: METRA Building’s teams know how to respond to the needs of the market because they have the know-how resulting from 60 years of experience.

Technical R&D
department
It consists of more than 30 staff members. This is where the design development of the products in the METRA Building catalogue, the co-engineering of architectural projects of the Architectural Solutions division and the coordination of the entire industrialisation phase of the product take place, passing through the certifications and the testing laboratory. There is also a specific IT section for the development of technical software for design support.
Extrusion
The heart of business made in METRA. For years we have been a trusted reference for industry, architecture and beyond. Our aluminium specialists have more than 60 years of projects and successes behind them and are prepared to meet the strictest standards respecting the strictest international regulations. The plant produces 50,000 tons per year of cast aluminium and 55,000 tons of extruded aluminium, thanks to 9 presses with a capacity of up to 7,000 tons. Numerous dies are used for the most diverse architectural projects.
Surface
finishes
Over 6,000 tons per year of powder coatings used and 11,000 tons per year of anodic oxidation. METRA aluminium is forever: with our tested finishes we aim to extend the life cycle of the product. Oxidised finishes, matt, glossy, extra glossy and wood effect treatments under the Qualanod - Qualicoat - Seaside - Qualideco brand, also with antibacterial option. Customized colours, treatments that guarantee maximum resistance to corrosion, stains and scratches for high aesthetic performance. The range embraces a world of colours to satisfy the ideas of every designer. Guaranteed durability up to 30 years.
Mechanical
processing
We manage mechanical processing on request of the customer to support his own production. With our machinery we carry out specific operations able to modify the extruded material, shortening the time and lightening the customer's commitment in many phases of the production process. Size and complexity are our challenges: thanks to our 9 presses we offer a wide range of extrusions from 0.5 kg/m to 70 kg/m. We specialize in the use of structural alloys.
Logistics hub
12,500 square metres of automated system are completed with two high-performance central transelevators. The system has over 5,000 locations - each containing over 800 kg of products - and is able to provide an immediate response to just-in-time supply requests. The storage system includes 8 product families, for a total of 1,500 profile codes and 4,000 accessories.
Finished
product
An even more complete service - turnkey - for designers and window and door fabricators that includes the creation of the finished product in every detail. Every machining carried out is aimed at simplifying and speeding up the subsequent work of the customer, who will recognize METRA Building as an increasingly indispensable partner.
Sales department
The sales team joins the specialists in the Architectural Solutions area to support the customer at every stage of design and implementation. The needs of the construction site are respected in every detail to ensure the success of each order.

METRA Building,
from Dubai to New York

We are present with production sites and representative offices all over the world. The quality of the METRA Building supply chain is guaranteed and approved in each of our development centres in Europe, Canada and the USA.

The performance of our extrusions meets the highest international standards from every point of view. Our aluminium profiles are an integral part of some of the most prestigious architectural systems in the world: from the iconic Louvre Pyramid to the towers of New York and the futuristic skyscrapers of Dubai.