Automotive & Aerospace

For over 30 years, Preco has provided laser processing systems and services to the automotive and aerospace industries. Laser welding, cutting, cladding and heat treating of component and assemblies are making an impact on the fabrication of power transmission elements. Laser processing maintains product integrity and reduces costs for manufacturers in the automotive and aerospace industries. Laser welding results in high productivity with minimal heat input. Laser heat treating improves wear resistance and extends the life of parts. 



  • Electronics
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Welding of pump housings
  • Special sensors and transducers
  • High-speed heat exchanger housings for spacecraft
  • Defense
  • Marine / Ship building
  • Powertrain 
  • Oil and gas 
  • On and off–highway transportation 
  • Nuclear 
  • Power generation 
  • Alternative energy (fuel cells, solar power, wind turbines) 
  • Aluminum
  • Titanium
  • Platinum
  • Plastic
  • Sheet Metal
  • Sheet Plastic
  • Stainless steels
  • High carbon alloy steels
  • Cast irons 
  • Aluminum alloys 
  • Nickel-based alloys 
  • Dissimilar metals
  • Many others

Welding Advantages

  • Consistent, repeatable welds
  • High degree of accuracy & control
  • Low heat input—low distortion or warpage
  • Ability to weld in difficult to reach areas
  • Faster weld speeds
  • Automation
  • Greater penetration capability
  • Reliably weld dissimilar materials
  • Often overall lower processing costs
  • No filler materials Greater productivity due to increased speeds
  • Eliminates secondary clean-up, machining & straightening

Heat Treating Advantages

  • Precise control
  • Low distortion
  • No quenchants required
  • Achieve maximum hardenability
  • Hard-to-reach areas heat treatable
  • Time efficient process
  • Repeatable 

The applications team at Preco has extensive knowledge in the automotive and aerospace industries. Contact Preco to learn how we can provide an ideal solution to your plastic processing needs.

Contact Preco Inc

Contract Manufacturing
715.338.3946 | Email

Laser Equiment
715.247.3285 | Email

Die Cutting Equipment
913.541.0066 | Email