Precision Castparts Corp.    



4650 SW Macadam Ave., Ste. 440

Portland, OR 97239-4262

United States

(503) 417-4800

(503) 417-4817

Company description

Precision Castparts Corporation is a worldwide manufacturer of complex metal components and products. The company provides high-quality investment castings, forgings, fasteners specialty alloys, waxes, metal processing solutions, refiner plates, screen cylinders, metal-injection-molded and ThixoFormed parts, low-pressure sewer systems, gas monitoring systems and metalworking tools. Precision Castparts has three principal business segments: investment cast products, forged products and fastener products. The investment cast products segment includes PCC Structurals, PCC Airfoils and Specialty Materials and Alloys Group. These operations manufacture investment castings for aircraft engines, IGT engines, airframes, medical prostheses and armament applications. The forged products segment manufactures high performance, nickel-based alloys used to produce forged components for aerospace and non-aerospace markets, which include products for oil and gas, chemical processing and pollution control applications. The fastener products segment works through SPS Technologies Inc. and includes the manufacture of farm machinery, construction equipment, machine tools, medical equipment, appliances and recreation equipment. The company's alloys are sold under such trademarks as Inconel, Incoloy, Monel, Nimonic, Udimet, Brightray and Nilo. The company has developed several high-strength alloys that include Multiphase, Aerex and SPS Titan. Some of the company's other branded products include Flexloc, Durlok, Torx, Tru-Flex, Taptite and MAThread.

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News and information about Precision Castparts Corp.

Inside Buffett's Deal Machine; Schumpeter
The Economist (US); March 10, 2018; 700+ words
...into industry has risen from a third to over half. The largest deals include BNSF, a North American railway, Precision Castparts (PC), a manufacturer, various utilities, and Lubrizol, a chemicals business. Further transactions are likely...
Rally to Support Oregon Precision Castparts Workers
States News Service; December 14, 2017; 335 words
...Machinists Union members at Precision Castparts Corp. Join us to tell the company...Monday, December 18, 2017 Precision Castparts Corp. 5001 Southeast Johnson...Blvd. Milwaukie, OR 97222 Precision Castparts has refused to recognize...
Research and Markets Offers Report: Growth Opportunities in the Global Automotive Fastener Market
Entertainment Close-up; September 15, 2017; 581 words
...Koninklijke Nedschroef Holding B.V. -Penn Engineering & Manufacturing Corp. -Phillips Screw Company -Precision Castparts Corp. -Rocknel Fastener Inc. -Stanley Engineered Fastening -Sundarm Fasteners Limited -Trifast plc Report Information...
H-D Advanced Manufacturing Elevates Michael Vincent to President & CEO
Manufacturing Close-Up; September 12, 2017; 455 words
...Hicks.Vincent has a leadership background in manufacturing. Prior to joining HDAM, he was General Manager of Precision Castparts' Energy Group. His other leadership roles include serving as President of Trump Equipment, Chief Financial...
Warren Buffett's $100 Billion Problem: Finding Something Big to Buy
The Washington Post; September 10, 2017; 700+ words
...doesn't really move the needle. To do something like Precision Castparts or Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation, that' of them. Buffett in recent years bought all of Precision Castparts for $32 billion, Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad...
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The Boston Globe (Boston, MA); September 5, 2017; 700+ words
...of Goodrich Corp. in 2012. Last year, Berkshire Hathaway completed the biggest aerospace acquisition, of Precision Castparts Corp. for $37 billion, including debt. — BLOOMBERG NEWSTHEME PARKSSeaWorld seeks to restrain activistsSeaWorld...
United Technologies to Buy Rockwell Collins for $23 Billion, Creating Aerospace Giant
Daily News (Los Angeles, CA); September 4, 2017; 700+ words
...Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. completed the biggest aerospace acquisition last year when it bought Precision Castparts Corp. for $37 billion, including debt.In the latest deal, United Technologies is increasing its bet on aerospace...
Research and Markets Adds Report: Global Non-Ferrous Castings Market 2017-2021
Health & Beauty Close-Up; August 28, 2017; 635 words
...production volume of manufacturers. Key vendors -Alcoa -Dynacast -Hitachi Metals -Minerals Technologies -Precision Castparts Other prominent vendors -Alcast Technologies -Bodine Aluminum -CAF Innovative Shapecasting -Castwel Foundries...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 331512 - Steel Investment Foundries

336412 - Aircraft Engine and Engine Parts Manufacturing


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 3324 - Steel Investment Foundries industry report

3724 - Aircraft Engines and Engine Parts industry report