Regional Police report a manufacturing company, Valley Blades on Phillip Street, in Waterloo is missing some metal.

“Sometime over the past year, a large amount of tungsten carbide metal used in the manufacture of industrial machinery had been taken from the company’s location,” North Division Staff Sergeant Paul Driedger said.

He added “Tungsten carbide is a very dense and heavy metal.”

According the the website for Valley Blades, the company makes blades for heavy construction equipment.

Police confirm as many as 100,000 pieces of tungsten carbide have been stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Waterloo Regional Police North Division Crime Management team at (519) 653-7000 3303.

You may also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).