The Feintool Group was established in 1959 as a small company in Switzerland.  It is now the global market leader in the manufacturing process known as Fineblanking, a highly-sophisticated processing technology for the high volume production of precision metal parts for use in many applications, including cars, computers and leisure equipment, with greater than 60% share of the Fineblanking press market. Special areas of expertise include the manufacture of brake lining substrates, various toothed components for seat adjusters, valve plates for A/C compressors and parts with a high degree of forming, i.e., for drive trains.  Today, Feintool operates manufacturing facilities in Switzerland, Germany, Japan, and the United States.