Our Late Co-Founder

The company was founded by Vern Kreckel III and his father Vern Kreckel Jr. Vern Kreckel Jr. was a Class A Tool and Die Maker for Powder Metal Products on Washington Road in St. Marys for over 45 years, and in 1970 he established (with one of his co-workers at Powder Metal) one of the first secondary machining operations in the area which was located on West Creek Road. Vern Kreckel III worked for him at Powder Metal until 1997 when they decided to start a new venture. He worked here after he retired in 2008 from PMP right up to 2 weeks before he passed away.