ADDISON, Ill.—Precision metal finishing specialist CRW Finishing, Inc. recently marked its 40th anniversary as a provider of advanced finishing processes. Founded in 1977, CRW Finishing operates a 15,000-square-foot plant in Addison, Illinois, that offers a range of job shop metal finishing services. The company also sells metal finishing equipment and supplies.

The company’s longevity is a testament to CRW’s team of dedicated professionals. Their customer-first and forward-thinking attitudes have contributed to four decades of innovation and steady growth, the company said in a press release.

In 1977, three young entrepreneurs opened a small machine shop.  By 1979, the company’s founder and president, Charles Calbeck Sr., had bought out his partners and continued operations under the name of  Concentric Reliable Works, Inc.  Since then, the business has naturally evolved to what it is today—a dedicated provider of metal finishing services, equipment, and supplies.

Today, CRW Finishing, Inc. ( operates some of the most advanced finishing equipment and process techniques available for deburring, shot blasting, and parts washing services and equipment. The company guides customers through complex projects, including 3D printed parts, medical devices, and all parts with critical dimensions, using its drag finishing, barrel finishing, and centrifugal disk machines.

The company said that its continual investment in supply, equipment, and service improvements reflect its ongoing commitment to delivering “innovative, robust solutions” for customers’ metal finishing needs.

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