Established in 1948, Bronson & Bratton manufactures tungsten carbide and ceramic tools, dies and wear parts. It specializes in seals, powder metal tooling, draw dies, can tooling, rolls and automation equipment. The company s manufacturing capabilities include wire electrical discharge machining, computerized numerical control sinker EDM, CNC surface and form grinding, shrink and braze assembly, superfinishing, flat lapping, and ultrasonic and ultra precision machining. Its design capabilities include powder metal tooling, and die and automated assembly systems design. Bronson & Bratton s product inventory includes mechanical seals and bearings, draw dies and mandrels, aerospace components, knives, blades and slitters. The company is located in Burr Ridge, Ill.