Precision Castparts Corp.
For over 60 years, Precision Castparts Corp. has been in Portland, Oregon. Growing from a small manufacturing company of investment castings for many different applications to a Fortune 500 company producing castings, and fasteners for aerospace, power and industrial companies in general, Precision Castparts' growth has resulted in an increased market share, as well as many acquisitions that have been strategic in their overall execution. Precision Castparts has made significant contributions over the course of the company's history with their three chairmen's contributions ("Company Overview," 2011). Precision Castparts Corp. is a world-class organization relentless in their dedication to exemplary quality, low-cost and on-time production of products ensuring that each customer is satisfied and that there is continual growth in profit and overall customers. Every production facility within the company is focused continually on improvement and meeting the corporate objectives set forth. Precision Castparts Corp. adheres to high standards within the manufacturing base and all employees excel in the fast-paced, dynamic environment that the company prides itself in having. Each employee is challenged to perform to their utmost potential in spite of a demanding marketplace. Precision Castparts Corp. is committed to maintaining a safe workplace for all employees and visitors ("Company Overview," 2011). The company's strengths lie in the marketplace performance and product line. Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings and the leading manufacturer of airfoil investment castings used in jet aircraft engines. Due to the complexity of the manufacturing process and the application of proprietary technologies, Precision Castparts Corp. is currently one of the few manufacturers that can consistently produce the largest and most complex structural investment castings in...
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