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We are always keen to include PCM related news and events, that would be of interest and benefit to other members and visitors to this website.

If you would like your news to be published on our news page, please contact our Executive Director, Catherine Flaherty by phone: (508) 385-0085 or email: cflaherty@pcmi.org.

PCMI Wishes Jan Kilén A Happy Retirement

Jan Kilén, the previous owner of HPEtch and ParaTech Coating has sold both of his companies and will be retiring.  Jan has served on the PCMi Board of  Directors since 2014. He also recently served on the PCMI Sweden Conference Committee

HP Etch was established the summer of 1995 and now has between 25 and 45 employees.

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2018 PCMI Short Course

Hilton Long Beach Hotel
Long Beach, CA, USA
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The A-Z of Photochemical Machining

Presented by: David Allen, Emeritus Professor, Cranfield University

Photochemical Machining (PCM) is a multi-stage process involving photoresist imaging and chemical etching technology that requires strict control at all stages for the successful manufacturing of high quality products at prices.

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Fall 2018 Conference

PCMI FALL 2018 International Technical Conference
Hilton Long Beach
October 6 – 11, 2018

The PCMI Fall International Conference Committee will be held at the Hilton Long Beach in Long Beach, California from October 6 – 11, 2018.

PCMI expects approximately 75 people from around the globe to attend the PCMI Conference in California.

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Spring 2019 International Technical Conference

 

The Spring 2019 International Technical Conference will be held in France from May 18 – 22.

If you are interested in making a technical presentation or joining the conference planning committee, please contact Cathy Flaherty at cflaherty@pcmi.org.

Facility tours will include visits to Mecachimique and Altix.

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Photochemical etching: A sound approach to precision speaker grille manufacture

Precision Micro’s market-leading photo etching services enables automotive OEMs to add aesthetic and functional advantages to their precision metal parts.

(Birmingham U.K., July 2018) Today, in the field of photochemical etching, Precision Micro is the leading European practitioner, and one of the world’s most cutting-edge and innovative suppliers of precision metal parts and components.

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PCMI Spring 2018 International Technical Conference

The PCMI Spring International Conference was held from May 12 – 16, 2018 at the Elite Grand Hotel in Gävle, Sweden.

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Below is a list of the technical presentations made at the conference.  The presentations listed in red are linked to an abstract.  The presentations will be published in the Summer 2018 PCMI Journal and distributed to members.

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