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Pacific Precision Metals Inc.

Crusher," remains the market leader in
its category, the company says. "[Customers can] find it at many hardware
retail chains," it adds.
"Aluminum cans are worth money,
which makes recycling them a case in
which doing the right thing can also generate hard cash," Pacific Precision Metals continues. "Programs such as Cans
for Habitat, run by Habitat for Humanity, already sponsor aluminum can recycling as a revenue source."
The company adds that charitable
organizations, schools and municipalities also find that collection drives with
The Crusher can assist in funding. "We
strongly support these efforts and sponsor them in our own communities," Pacific Precision Metals says.
"Pacific Precision Metals actively con-

serves energy use in its own facilities
and is among the highest-volume material recyclers in our local area," it adds.
"We're proud to be making a difference."

Best of Both Worlds
Pacific Precision Metals operates a plant
in Mexico adjacent to Highway 1, which
it says is ideal for clients who need lowcost manufacturing as unit volumes rise.
"Our U.S. engineers remain in control
of the design and process, and the transition is seamless for our customers,
who are uniformly delighted with the
results," it says.
Several purchasing managers, it notes,
have found that manufacturing in Mexico's industrial parks surpassed Asian
alternatives in terms of cost, quality and
control. "A 2009 Businessweek cover sto-

West

ry concluded, 'While China was around 5
percent cheaper on average than Mexico
in 2005, China is now 20 percent more
expensive,'" it says.
This gives it the ability to combine
low-cost offshore manufacturing with
the flexibility and engineering of domestic suppliers. "For our customers, it's
the best of both worlds," it says. mt
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