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Tech Met, Inc

15 Allegheny Square

Glassport, PA 15045

412-678-8277

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In the News

November 25, 2019

Tech Met Expansion Supports New Technology Development in Western Pennsylvania

Donora, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver toured the latest expansion of Tech Met, Inc., in Washington County. Tech Met’s Donora location was announced by Governor Tom Wolf in 2016, and brought 41 new, full-time jobs to the area.   “Tech Met’s new location not only brings family-sustaining jobs to Donora, but it supports the needs of their increasing customer base and allows a space for process development initiatives for new technologies,” said Executive Deputy Secretary Weaver.   Read the full  press release

Tech Met President, Mike Vidra welcomes Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver to the Donora Expansion

June 17, 2019

Tech Met, Inc. featured in Pittsburgh Post Gazette's Business News

"When the workers call the shots: Employee-owned businesses having a moment in Pittsburgh" by Daniel Moore. Four years ago, Gary Reed was reflecting on three decades of growing his nearly 30-year-old Glassport business providing chemical milling services to the aerospace industry and other industrial manufacturers.    Read the full article

April 17, 2019

Pennsylvania Center for Employee Ownership (PaCEO) features Tech Met, Inc

The Pennsylvania Center for Employee Ownership (PaCEO) promotes better understanding of the values of employee ownership among business leaders, public officials, employees, members of the media, students, teachers, nonprofit leaders, consumers, and other persons and organizations in Pennsylvania.  PaCEO highligts Tech Met's transition to an ESOP in 2015, and their success... Read the News

January 15, 2019

Tech Met, Inc to be spotlighted in the Manufacturing Marvel® production on The Fox Business Network®

Glassport, PA – January 15, 2019, Tech Met, Inc, a leading service provider for the Aerospace, defense and medical industries will be spotlighted in a nationally televised production called “Manufacturing Marvels” produced by (Marvel Production Group, LLC) between  10:30-10:44pm EST on Monday January, 21, 2019 on The Fox Business Network. The two-minute production.. Read the full Press Release

September 2018

Tech Met, Inc. hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to officially open Donora Expansion Site

Glassport, PA – September 20, 2018, Tech Met, Inc, a leading service provider for the Aerospace, defense and medical industries is pleased to announce the official opening of its new facility in Washington county. The President of the Washington county chamber of Commerce, Jeff Kotula, Donora Mayor James McDonough II, and Tech Met President, Mike Vidra cut the ceremonial ribbon today marking the official opening of the Donora Expansion facility located at 79 East 8th street, Donora, PA.. Read the full Press Release

Tech Met, Inc. receives a $1,000,000 grant from Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program

Glassport, PA – September 2018, Tech Met, Inc, an employee-owned manufacturing business specializing in standard and custom milling, received a $1,000,000 grant administered by Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP). . . . Read the full Press Release

Inside Washington County - September/October Issue

Tech Met Expands into Washington Country.  ESOP is no fable at Tech Met Inc. The company has been operating under an employee stock ownership plan since 2015 – a plan that is not common in the work place. “We refer to our employees as employee owners,” said Jim Ringer, vice president of the Glassport-based manufacturer, which provides chemical milling services
on components fabricated by other companies. Tech Met services high-temperature titanium and ferrous alloys and works primarily with the aerospace and medical industries. It is a major player in the aerospace engine fabricating market in the eastern United States. . . . Read the full Article

Inside Washington County Cover - Tech Met President, Mike Vidra and General Manager, Jim Ringer pictured

October 2017

Tech Met, Inc. welcomes Senator Bartolotta and Donora officials to tour new Donora Facility

October 20, 2017 Glassport, PA, Tech Met, Inc. a provider of Custom and Standard Chemical Milling Services welcomed Senator Camera Bartolotta, Mayor Donald Pavelko and several Donora officials to tour the Tech Met Expansion facility in Donora, PA.  The 88,000+ square foot . . . Read the full Press Release

Tech Met President Mike Vidra with Senator Bartolotta at Tech Met's Donora site

June 2017

Keystone Edge: From Steel City to Roboburgh: Pittsburgh still has its manufacturing mojo

The story of Pittsburgh’s role in the Industrial Revolution is undisputed. So is the well-worn, late 20th-century narrative of the city’s declining manufacturing base.  So it might come as a surprise that manufacturing is once again strong in Steel City and its environs, and has been for much of the last decade. But make no mistake: Today’s industry bears little resemblance to your grandparents’ shift at the plant.  Tech Met, an employee-owned, precision chemical milling company, is another new manufacturer in Donora. The company, founded in 1988 . . . Read the full article

October 2016

Tech Met, Inc Seals the Deal for Donora Industrial Site

A longtime Mon Valley manufacturer with ties to the aerospace industry has landed – officially – at Donora Industrial Park.

Tech Met Inc., a Glassport company since 1988, is expanding its operations to a second location. It closed a deal Friday afternoon to purchase the property at 79 E. Eighth St., a building previously . . .Read the full article

July 2016

Tech Met, Inc. Announces Management and Ownership Changes, Now 100% Employee Owned

Glassport, PA, Tech Met, Inc. a provider of Custom and Standard Chemical Milling Services announced today the following changes to ownership and management:  Tech Met Inc. is now officially employee-owned. Gary Reed, former owner and President, sold the company to his employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Trust, making Tech Met, Inc. a 100% employee-owned business. . .  Read the full Press Release

May 2016

Tech Met, Inc Donates Three 3D Printers to Penn Trafford Middle School

News Release. Tech Met, Inc. a provider of Custom and Standard Chemical Milling Services announced today their donation of three 3D Printers to Penn Trafford’s Middle School Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program.  
STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics . . . Read the full Press Release

Rick Steele, STEM Educator and Mike Vidra, President Tech Met at Penn Middle STEM Open House

April 2016

Governor Wolf Announces Tech Met Expansion, New Jobs in Washington County

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Tech Met, Inc., a custom and standard chemical milling company, will expand operations in Donora Borough, Washington County, a move that will result in 41 new, full-time jobs.

“We commend this employee-owned business for its renewed commitment to manufacturing in Pennsylvania,” Governor Wolf said. “Tech Met’s success as a niche manufacturer will lead to new jobs and the reuse of an old facility and we look forward to its continued growth.”  Read the full article

January 2016

Tech Met, Inc receives Community Recognition Award

Family Services of Western Pennsylvania presented Mike Vidra, President and Jim Ringer, General Manager of Tech Met, Inc. with a Community Recognition Award for outstanding volunteer efforts by assisting our nation’s military veterans and families through support of the Veterans Helping Hand Fund.  The Veterans Helping Hand fund provides housing, employment, counseling, and other suppor for Military Veterans and their families. 

Mike Vidra, President, and Jim Ringer, General Manager, receive recognition on behalf of Tech Met, Inc.