About Thin Metal Parts

Advanced technology, best value, customer satisfaction


Thin Metal Parts is a world leader in custom-manufactured high-precision, thin metal products. Becoming the leader in technologies such as chemical etching, electroforming, laser cutting, as well as hybrid production. The company was originally a product line started in 1985 as the Specialty Products Division of Photo Stencil (established in 1979) specifically to design and manufacture thin metal parts for the electronics industry. In 1997, the Specialty Products Division established global manufacturing capabilities and became the first and only stencil and metal parts supplier to be ISO 9001:2015 qualified for both design and manufacturing.

In 2002, the product line became a separate company – Thin Metal Parts – to focus efforts on the development of specialized thin metal parts for a broader base of industries. The company’s production capabilities are ideal for applications in the medical, automotive, microwave, office and industrial automation, aerospace, consumer products and electronics industries. Above all, Thin Metal Parts provides full-service application support and customized solutions to fit the needs of each customer. Therefore, complete in-house capabilities translate to quick quotes, low-cost tooling and short manufacturing lead times.

The staff works with each customer to collaborate and create the ideal, custom metal part. Thin Metal Parts has a complete range of services to take customer needs and specifications from an idea to a final product. With the experienced staff and ISO 9001 certification, successful solutions for any challenge are achieved.

Full in-house capabilities include:

  • Expert engineering support
  • CAD services
  • Photo-tooling
  • State-of-the-art equipment
  • Post-processing operations
  • Automated inspection
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About Our Core Values

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  • High-Performance Products
    The tolerances, level of detail, and size of products custom created leads to a high-performance product. With years of experience and level of technology, Thin Metal Parts can create tighter tolerances on products than competitors, and create a better level of detail. Products can be created that are 5 micron (that's the size of a human red blood cell, and smaller than a human hair).
  • Application Support
    The customer service team collaboratively works with all customers to find the right part, in the metal, with the right technology for their specific application. With over 15 years of experience serving a variety of industries, the customer service team has the knowledge required to assist customers no matter the application.
  • Quality
    Thin Metal Parts is committed to being the premier supplier of high-precision thin metal, stencil, film and glass products. To achieve this, a thorough understanding of customer expectations must be established. Expectations will be met or exceeded through continuous improvement of processes and systems. The result will be a high quality product manufactured and delivered on time in a cost effective manner.
  • Technology Leadership
    Thin Metal Parts believes in reinvesting into the technology available to service customers. This means adding new technologies, and improved machines. As well as, providing training for staff.
  • About Our Commitment to Customers
    By understanding customers' needs and expectations, the customer service team is able to provide top of the line service for all customers. This commitment shows in relationships with customers, and the quality of product that the customer receives.

Solution Partnering

Throughout Thin Metal Parts' history, a philosophy of collaborating with customers to find a solution has resulted in a myriad of innovations and products. That solution partnering philosophy has been maintained.

A few of the products developed as design of experiment (DOE) projects include:

  • Precision encoder wheels
  • 1250 LPI mesh for medical/analytical applications
  • Innovative tooling rings for applications in the extrusion plastics industry
  • Glass products produced with 50,000 dpi Mylar masters
  • New mandrel rehab process for ultra-smooth applications
About Solution Partnering

4733 Centennial Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Phone: 719.268.8300

Fax: 719.268.8399

E-mail: info@thinmetalparts.com