Presentation by Royal Canadian Mint

Breakthrough innovations at the Royal Canadian Mint


Consistent with the reality of today’s business world, sustainability and green manufacturing have increasingly captured the attention of the global minting industry. The Royal Canadian Mint has recently made great efforts and investments in innovations that are renewing manufacturing through safer and more environmentally-friendly processes and technologies.

This presentation will report on the Mint’s most recent advances in metal finishing and refining technologies that exclude the use of toxic chemicals and do not require high temperature or high energy input. It is believed that these innovations will have game-changing effects on the future of metal finishing and refining world-wide.

Speaker: Dr. Xianyao Li

Xianyao Li has been in different technical roles with the Royal Canadian Mint for 26 years, and he is now the Chief Technology Officer, responsible for research and development on new products, processes and technologies.