Trusted Professional Black Oxide Service

Our famous black oxide service was built by a trusted manufacturing engineering expert with decades of experience designing some of the most innovative manufacturing processes in the world.


Meet Jon (Founder)

Jon Dreher is an innovative manufacturing expert with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University.  He has over 20 years of experience in a variety of prestigious global manufacturing organizations including Delphi Automotive and Barnes Aerospace.  His background is diverse with roles being held in manufacturing engineering, program management, supply chain management, plant management and business management.  

He currently contributes his passion for manufacturing in a community leadership role serving as the elected Executive Chairman of the Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Council that represents a region of over 350 manufacturers.  Additionally, Jon is the Vice President of Manufacturing for TentCraft, an Inc. 5000 company, helping them design and rapidly scale their operations from $5M to over $16M in just over 3 years.

Jon’s natural drive to continually innovate and his outstanding leadership in manufacturing process design led him to being awarded an aerospace industry patent for “Diffusion Bonding” for the GE GEnx 787 Turbofan program and a “Record of Invention” for a “Spin Finish” process that he developed while working at Delphi Automotive.”