Who We Are
Preco, Inc. is a premier provider of solutions for material processing needs. We are a leading designer and manufacturer of precision automated processing systems for high speed and high accuracy cutting, perforating, welding, and other specialized industrial processing applications. With our proprietary die cutting and laser-based manufacturing capabilities, we’ve also become one of the largest contract manufacturing service (CMS) providers in North America.
Preco is a premier provider of solutions for material processing that is completely unique with the combination of systems and services offered. We are a leading designer and manufacturer of precision automated processing systems for high speed and high accuracy cutting, perforating, welding, and other specialized industrial processing applications. With engineered systems, contract manufacturing, an applications development team and a multitude of resources within our company, we are capable of providing solutions unlike any other manufacturer in the industry. Our laser and die cutting contract manufacturing capabilities make us one of the largest contract manufacturing service providers in North America.
Jack Pierson bought Gramling Tool and Die in 1976, changing the name to Preco Industries, Inc. The company was known at that time as a hydraulic die cutting press manufacturer. Then, fiber optic photocell capabilities enabled registration of imaged materials to a die, and CCD machine vision systems soon allowed registration in three axes simultaneously. The company maintained a loyal customer base even in difficult economic times, providing automated die cutting and screen printing equipment for non-metallic materials processing.
For years, Preco has built upon its reputation for setting industry standards in precision, and customers bank on our depth of knowledge in material processing. No matter how unique the requirement, our customers count on us to help them compete in the world market with solutions that:
- Maximize yield
- Allow closer
Preco is proud to be an active member of several industry associations, allowing us to have access to the latest information across our rapidly changing markets.
When you invest in a Preco system, you get more than a piece of equipment. You get the benefits of our Research and Development team, the experience of over five decades of improving labor efficiency, increasing material yields, and reducing set-up times. You get consultative solutions, education on how to better the process, and the integrity of the company behind the system. You can rely on us for expert installation, training and field service. We have a direct service line, a customer service coordinator and after hours technical support, all to insure every customer is supported every hour, every day.
We understand that every company requires unique capabilities. Over fifty percent of Preco systems are custom designed specifically to meet the performance criteria of the customer. We will assist you in developing your ideal system design, tailored to reach your goals. When other manufacturers say it can’t be done, Preco finds a way to say, “yes, it can.” The versatile capabilities of Preco systems open new market opportunities for our customers.
Our solid intellectual property portfolio of material processing and equipment innovations from patents, designs and know how enables us to be a valuable resource for manufacturers looking for a knowledgeable partner. Preco has over 50 years of experience in developing laser-based systems, die cutting systems, screen printing systems, lamination systems and material handling systems to provide our customers with an optimal solution for their unique application requirements.
Progressive and innovative development never ceases at Preco. We value the search for knowledge, which enhances our ability to provide the best material processing solutions for our customers. Our engineers, technicians, and sales force are continually developing new product ideas or improving existing products. It is evident in our mission, motto and goals.
Create for others.
I hold that man in the right who is most in league with the future. - Henrik Ibsen
To conceive of, design, fabricate, acquire and sell unique systems and processing services which convert raw material into controlled, processed, counted, inspected, and packaged products – automatically – in a way that gives our customer a distinct competitive advantage.