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the Photo Chemical Machining Institute

The source for tracking PCM trends, business developments and competitive factors

The Photo Chemical Machining Institute (PCMI) is a collaborative, not for profit organization for manufacturers, suppliers and customers of the photochemical machining and electroforming industry.

PCMI represents a broad cross-section of all segments of the photochemical machining and electroforming industry’s technology. It includes companies that are manufacturers and companies that are users of photo chemically machined parts, as well as companies that supply raw materials, equipment and services used to produce its products.

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The Next PCMI Event

Meetings and Conferences

PCMI will hold its Fall International Technical Conference from October 6 – 10, 2018.  The Conference will be held at the Hilton Long Beach in Long Beach California, US.

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PCMI Short Course Added to Fall Conference Schedule

The A-Z of Photochemical Machining

The course will cover both technical and economic aspects of PCM and the “buzz words” of PCM from A to Z in an informative but light-hearted approach, as the course is intended as an enjoyable experience in addition to being an educational exercise.


pcmi event

An events program that enables those interested in the PCM process to meet PCM specialists.

pcmi etched panels

The online library which gives members access to key information on technologies and processes, to help improve their products and services.

pcmi service directory

The online service directory which is an invaluable source of PCM specialists and suppliers to the PCM industry.