Extramet Products is an independently owned and operated company created for the sole purpose of its customer’s success. Beginning in 1998 the company started on the path of constant improvement. Today the company stocks the finest European and American carbide materials in rod and shape form. The company performs warehousing, cutting, center less and form grinding to support the client’s needs. Single items or regular release are easily handled. The company is known for quality materials along with great customer service and reliability.

US Operations Time Line

Extramet AG was founded in 1980 in central Switzerland. The company started as a three man operation purely involved in the manufacturing.
Micron industries is founded with the purpose to provide customers quality ground tungsten carbide material.
Micron Industries partners with the Swiss manufacturer Extramet AG and changes its name to Extramet Products
Extramet Products moves to a new location in Latrobe, PA where it increases production and capabilities to meet the customer’s needs.
Extramet Products began supplying ground step blanks to help cut down on customer’s processes which in turn cut down their lead time, and most importantly their scrap levels.
Extramet invests in new CNC grinding equipment to increase blank prep capabilities
An additional 10,000 sqft expansion to accommodate CNC capacity, increasing output and decreasing lead times
Added grinding technology with automation to decrease lead time on step blanks prep

Quality Matters! Simply Guaranteed

Sustainability, performance, and reliability are the three principals we live by here at Extramet. Our philosophies, combined with our place on the supply curve, guarantee constant and consistent supply now and in the years to come. It is all but impossible to predict future market trends, but with our help, you can predict your delivery commitments, plan your production schedule and successfully execute your day-to-day business without supply chain uncertainties.

Our Core Values

Extramet’s Primary Objective Is To Deliver The Highest Quality Carbide Products That Will Be Of The Greatest Benefit To Our Customers. In Order To Do So, We Are committed To:

Cooperative Framework

Ensuring all employees work towards developing their capabilities according to company requirements, using these skills through result-oriented and cooperative teamwork.

Saftey Standards

Guaranteeing the industry’s most exacting safety standards are upheld.


Taking great care of existing resources, raw materials, and the environment.

Consistent Standards

Holding the quality of our supplier’s materials up to the same high standards we use to evaluate our products.

Team Goals

Exceeding the goals of both our customers and employees.

Innovation Solutions

We work side by side with senior executives to accelerate execution through a blend of analytical and management approaches.

Our Clients

We are driven to do the best job possible. We pride ourselves on cultivating lasting client relationships built on trust and mutual respect.

Our clients include many of the world’s best-performing and most admired companies and industry organizations like aerospace, medical, energy and automotive.