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CMT Rickenbach SA


CMT Rickenbach SA is a manufacturer of precision chemically milled metal components for any industrial and decorative application.

Ätztechnik Herz GmbH & Co KG


Driven by the philosophy that innovative laser- and contour etching creates new and diverse possibilities, we have become the initiator and trendsetter in this production technique for a large number of companies in Europe.

PCM Products, Inc.

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PCM Products etches all alloys of metals from .100" to .0001" thick and also ?parts as wide as 54" to hundreds of inches long.

Suron Precision Technology

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Surons experience and know-how in manufacturing and processing precision metal parts leverages a variety of cutting-edge technologies: photo chemical etching, laser-cutting and welding, micro-machining, photolithography, and more.

Tech-Etch, Inc.

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Registered to ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100:2004, Tech-Etch manufactures light gauge parts from .0005" and up in prototype to production quantities. Complete in-house operations include heat treating, laminating, forming, and plating.

United Western Enterprises

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Certified to ISO 9001:2008 and ITAR Registered,-Photochemical Etching thin metals to customer specifications. In-house forming, heat treating, laser welding and plating. Aluminum, copper, nickel, stainless, stainless steel alloys.

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