Fine Line Stencil and Metal Etching Technology announce merger
Fine Line Stencil (FLS) and Metal Etching Technology (MET) Associates announce they are merging. The new company will be known as BlueRing Stencils. BlueRing Stencils will maintain 8 manufacturing locations across the USA (TX, NJ, NH, CA, FL, IN, MN & NC). Fred Cox of MET has been appointed President of BlueRing Stencils. Mr. Cox said, “We look forward to providing improved technology and greater service to all of our stencil customers. Our combined companies will allow us to offer the latest innovations in SMT stencil printing.”
Brent Nolan of Fine Line Stencil had this to say; “FLS and MET are a perfect match. We have different technical solutions that will now be combined. Additionally, our new geography will allow us to reach 90% of the demanding stencil market in 1 day using ground freight.”
BlueRing Stencils will provide laser cut and electroformed stencil solutions. They will offer NanoSlic Gold and Microshield coatings, EZ-Step laser welded steps, Mesh-Weld foil bonding, Root Cause Analysis and CAD-matic software solutions, as well as other stencil printing technologies.