CINCINNATI, Ohio – ChemResearch Corporation re-branded as CRC Surface Technologies has been named one of the best finishing shops in the U.S., according to an industry benchmarking survey conducted by Products Finishing magazine, a trade publication which has covered the industry since 1938.
The magazine conducted an extensive benchmarking survey that analyzed a company in several different areas, including Current Finishing Technology, Finishing Practices and Performances, Business Strategies and Performances, and Training and Human Resources.
Only the top 50 shops were given the honor of being a Products Finishing magazine ‘Top Shop’ based on a scoring matrix of those four criteria.
“ChemResearch Corporation has established itself as one of the best finishing operations in the industry,” said Tim Pennington, editor of Products Finishing magazine. “The criteria we used was very stringent, and only the finishing shops that excelled in all four areas made the list. ChemResearch Corporation is in rare air when it comes to finishing operations.”
ChemResearch Corporation is located at 1101 W Hilton Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007, their multi-shift 60,000 square foot special processing facility provides metal finishing services to the aerospace, defense, medical, semiconductor/electronics, space and heavy equipment industries. Services include Anodize, Cadmium, Chem-Film, Chrome, Copper, Dow 7, Dryfilm Lube, Electroless Nickel, Grinding (ID/OD), Nickel, Nital Etch, Non-Destructive Testing, Wet & CARC Paint, Passivate, Phosphate Coatings, Shot Peening and Silver plating. Customer base range from regional to national machine shops including OEMs such as Boeing, BAE Systems, Bombardier Aerospace, Eaton, General Electric, Honeywell, UTC, Parker Aerospace, Bell Helicopter, Rolls Royce, Northrup Grumman, Spirit AeroSystems, Space X and Woodward.
“We are excited and honored to be named in back to back years (2016 & 2017) one of Products Finishing magazine’s ‘Top Shops’,” said James Burriss, President & CEO of ChemResearch Corporation. “Team CRC, all 75 employees, are committed to be the best in the industry and to continuously improve our performance so we may exceed customer expectations and modernize our business practices.”
CRC Surface Technologies – ChemResearch Corporation
1101 W Hilton Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85007
James W. Burriss, President & CEO