Canton-based Ohio Gratings, Inc. invests in US manufacturing with latest acquisition

Metal manufacturer adds precision machining to their growing portfolio, bringing additional jobs to Stark County

For Immediate Release
March 9, 2023

CANTON, OHIO—Ohio Gratings, a global leader in aluminum and steel grating products, announced today that it has acquired neighboring company, Precision Component Industries, LLC, and its nearly 70,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Canton, Ohio.

Precision Component Industries (PCI) specializes in high-precision, low-volume manufacturing to meet the complex needs of customers in the aviation, automotive, military, and space exploration markets.

For more than 50 years, Ohio Gratings has invested in Ohio-based manufacturing and skilled trades. The addition of family-owned PCI will allow Ohio Gratings to expand into new markets with a broad range of machining capabilities.

“At Ohio Gratings, we believe skilled manufacturing remains the heartbeat of the American economy,” said John Bartley, president and CEO of Ohio Gratings. “We continue to invest in hardworking associates who exemplify our commitment to ‘make it right and ship when promised.’ With a highly experienced, loyal team, Precision Component Industries brings a proven track record of solving the most difficult manufacturing problems – from rocket ship components to tire adaptors.”

Both Ohio Gratings and Precision Component Industries are actively seeking to fill more than 100 open positions to support their continued growth. Roles are available in operations, skilled machining, engineering, sales support, demand planning and manufacturing leadership. Applicants can apply online at

PCI brings highly skilled machinists, the latest ISO certifications, and industry-leading equipment to the robust Ohio Gratings team. Through its strategic investments and engineering expertise, Ohio Gratings hopes to grow PCI’s customer base as they explore additional manufacturing capabilities in close-tolerance, machined, traditional and exotic material components.

“With our combined market intelligence and engineering prowess, we think Precision Component Industries can become the leading precision machine shop in Northeast Ohio,” added Bartley. “As our company celebrates its 53rd anniversary, we continue to bring new products to market that meet the changing needs of our customers and position us a step ahead in the industry.”

About Ohio Gratings
Since 1970, Ohio Gratings, Inc. has been a leader in metal bar grating design, manufacturing and custom fabrication services. Its products are used in industrial and architectural applications for walkways, catwalks, trenches, stairs, bridge decks, screens, grilles, fencing, mezzanines, and shelving. Ohio Gratings is headquartered in Canton, Ohio. For more information, visit


Media Contact: Jeremy Chupp
Corporate Communications