CRC Surface Technologies Named One of 50 Top U.S. Finishing Shops

CRC Surface Technologies Named One of 50 Top U.S. Finishing Shops

Products Finishing magazine names ChemResearch Corporation to “Top Shops” list…making it a three-peat.

CINCINNATI, Ohio – For the third consecutive year, ChemResearch Corporation (re-branded as CRC Surface Technologies) has been named one of the Top 50 special processing operations 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.

“CRC Surface Technologies 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. CRC Surface Technologies is in rare air when it comes to providing special processing services.”

Founded in 1954, CRC Surface Technologies is located at 1101 W Hilton Ave, Phoenix, AZ where their multi-shift 65,000 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, Sulfamate & Zinc Nickel, Grinding (ID/OD), 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.

“For the third consecutive year, we are excited and honored to be recognized by Products Finishing magazine as a ‘Top Shops’,” said James Burriss, President & CEO of CRC Surface Technologies. “All 75 CRC employees, are committed to be the best in the industry and to continuously improve our performance so we may exceed customer expectations and modernize both our business and processing practices.  Congratulations team CRC!!”

Contact information:

ChemResearch Corporation (CRC Surface Technologies)

1101 W Hilton Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85007

James W. Burriss, President & CEO

Direct: 602.288.0394

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