Company history

Company timeline

  • 2018

    Precision Micro acquired by its management team, backed by LDC

  • 2015

    Titanium etching facility opens

  • 2014

    German sales office opens

  • 2012

    Precision Micro acquired by Meggitt PLC

  • 2011

    Netherlands sales office opens

  • 2009

    Laser direct imaging technology introduced, digitising photo-imaging

  • 2007

    Precision Micro move to new, purpose-built photo etching plant

  • 2004

    Microponents and Micro Metallic become Precision Micro

  • 2002

    Microponents merge with Micro Metallic, a UK based photo-etch competitor

  • 2000

    Further expansion of photo etching capacity

  • 1997

    High volume PCHE etching facility opens

  • 1995

    In-house forming and finishing introduced

  • 1989

    Precision Micro pioneer the recycling of etchant chemistry

  • 1989

    First ERP system introduced

  • 1985

    Automated resist coating developed

  • 1980

    Stainless steel etching process developed

  • 1970

    Norman Marrett acquires Microponent Development

  • 1962

    Microponent Development established

  • 1950

    Adoption of DOW Chemical engraving process

  • 1907

    V Siviter Smith Engravers established

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