Rubber Machine Shop in Akron, Ohio- Established in 1972.
Progressive Metallizing and Machine was established in January of 1972, and is located in Akron, OH. It was the dream of a maintenance machinist working at General Tire and Rubber Co. His vision was to build a maintenance job-shop that would service the booming rubber industry at the time.
Although many rubber companies have moved from the area or have gone out of business, Progressive Metallizing and Machine still thrives. We carry on the tradition of high-standard quality, value and service- and take pride in meeting the needs of our customers. Our goal is to maintain the positive relationships we have built in our over 46 years in business.
From the beginning
We have been in business for over 46 years and our customer base has grown to include both large and small companies alike. We service customers in the rubber, plastics, automotive, laminating and braking industries- along with many others. Some of these include: Goodyear, General Motors, Continental Tire, Little Tykes, Westinghouse Braking and Morton Salt.
Due to our competitive prices and quality workmanship we are happy to provide services to companies from Connecticut to California, as well as Mexico, Canada, and as far as Bolivia and India.
Properly functioning Process Equipment is what makes companies profitable. We are here to serve you and ensure that your machines are up in running in the shortest time possible.
our equipment & Capacities
Engine Lathes- Max O.D. to 48" and length to 264"
Vertical Boring Mills- Max swing 120", height 84" Horizontal Boring Mills-120" x 60" x 48" O.D. Grinding- Max O.D. to 48", length to 120" Surface Grinding-Blanchard Rotary: 54"
I.D. Keyway Cutting-up to 2" wide
Sawing-up to 18" round Surface Prep-28' by 36' Sandblasting and Paint Room
Material Handling-30 ton overhead crane, (3) 10 ton cranes, 36,000 lb forklift and (2) 10,000 lb forklifts