President's Message

From our beginning in 1948, our goals at Metcut Research Inc. have been to provide superior materials engineering services to our customers and a safe, rewarding career to each and every employee.

Today, our expertise in mechanical property testing, structural behavior characterization, and microstructural evaluation is recognized throughout the world. Our customer list exceeds 3500 companies to whom we have provided our services with both accuracy and confidentiality.

Our employees also are our owners, as we are an independent ESOP corporation. We are very proud of this, as it is an unambiguous statement of the value that we place on each employee. Each of us has a stake in the long-term future of the company, which we enhance every day with the quality of services that we provide to you, our customers.

Our corporate family includes Metcut Research Inc. and Cincinnati Testing Laboratories, both located in Cincinnati, Ohio; and Metcut Recherches S.A.S, in Nantes, France. Collectively, we provide specimen manufacturing and testing services for metallic, nonmetallic, and composite materials destined to be used in a myriad of high-performance applications. With these services comes our commitment to quality and integrity, so that the validity of our test results is without question.

Thank you for visiting our website, and we look forward to seeing you personally in Cincinnati or Nantes.

Philip E. Bretz
President & CEO