KMS Industries


Located in Woodside Industrial Park, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, KMS Industries specializes in marine vessel maintenance, fabrication and HVAC Repair.

  • Marine Vessel Maintenance
  • Emergency on-site repairs
  • Custom Fabrication
  • Quayside Refits


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Coast Guard Refits – KMS Client: Canadian Coast Guard
KMS has completed multiple Coast Guard vessel refits, showcasing our expertise in maritime projects.
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Installation Sea Fastenings Client: BBC Topaz
DF Barnes conducts marine maintenance and repair for the BBC Topaz.
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KMS Industries Overview

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KMS Industries operates from the Woodside Industrial Park in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The fully equipped workshop spans 12,000 square feet and is furnished with two 10-ton overhead cranes, a fully equipped machine shop, plasma cutting table, and complemented by a secure one-acre lay-down yard.

Why Choose KMS Industries?

Our full-service fabrication and welding shop is equipped to handle any fabrication or repair task with precision and efficiency. Additionally, our portable units stand ready to address your welding needs on-site. Backed by a team of dedicated and well-trained tradespeople, we ensure quality and expert service while maintaining rigorous adherence to our quality management system.


  • Marine maintenance, Welding, Machining & Mechanical

  • Offshore Service and Repair

  • Vessel Mobilization and Demobilization

  • Ship refits (Government, Transportation, Energy, and Fishing)

  • Offshore certified welders and mechanics

  • Emergency in-situ repairs

  • Maintenance

  • HVAC Unit Repair

  • Fabrication

  • Steel and Aluminum

  • Pressure Piping

  • Compression, Extension and Torsion Springs

  • 8’ x 20’ Plasma Cutting Table

  • Two 10T overhead cranes

  • Extensive WPS Catalogue

  • Steel and Aluminum Structures

  • Carbon and Exotic Pipe

  • 12,000 sq ft workshop

  • 1 acre laydown space

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