Fotofab Press Release - July 30, 2009
Fotofab Enhances Stamping Capabilities
New 4-Slide Equipment is Latest Addition to Capabilities List
IL – July 30, 2009 - Fotofab, a leading supplier of precision thin-metal parts, has further expanded its
capabilities with new 4-slide presses. Fotofab is known for its Chemical Etching capabilities, making custom metal
parts in as little as 1 day without high tooling costs. Fotofab has also been a preferred supplied of stamped
parts for decades. These new presses add to the range of designs and quantities Fotofab can produce.
chemical etching is often an ideal production solution, there are also situations where a hard tool provides an
economic advantage. By offering both options, Fotofab is able to evaluate each customer’s unique requirements and
offer the best solution in consideration of lead time, cost, and tolerances. In many cases, the ideal solution is
a combination of the two. The Fotofab process offers the speed and flexibility for the beginning of a part’s
lifecycle while a stamping tool offers the low unit cost needed at very high volumes. Customers appreciate the
option of having a single supplier from start to finish, knowing that all parts have passed through the same
quality controls. Fotofab continues to offer a complete list of value added services including plating, soldering,
tape & reel packaging, passivation, and many more.
is ISO 9001:2000 and ITAR registered and representatives are ready to assist with any size project. A typical
quote is turned around in less than 24 hours. Contact Fotofab at 773-463-6211 or send a print via email to
Founded in 1967, Fotofab continues to refine
the photochemical machining process, (also known as chemical etching or milling) to produce custom precision metal
parts in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner. A veteran supplier to the aerospace, automotive,
defense, electronics, telecommunications, and medical manufacturing industries, Fotofab is the leading supplier of
precision metal parts including RF/EMI shields, electrical contacts, screens, connector housings, and application
engineered components and assemblies.
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