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Metsch – 70 years experienced in custom ceramic product solutions

Family-owned and operating continuously since 1952, Metsch manufactures consistent high quality consumable and product life cycle industrial ceramic products. We combine proven material technology with various molding methods to provide durable custom ceramic products with the performance capabilities to meet customer application requirements. Whether for one-time use or for the life of the product, Metsch engineered ceramics are sourced with 70 years application experience, are years long tested and can be trusted.

We are members of the Investment Casting Institute and Association of American Ceramic Component Manufacturers.


Company founded by Fred A. Beedle


Pour cups introduced for investment casting process


Dry press molding implemented


Extrusion forming added, Metsch awarded West Virginia Governor’s Exporter of the Year


3rd factory expansion – add new kiln


Metsch acquired by LANIK Holding s.r.o. (Czech Republic)


Rooted in family-ownership values, Metsch views its relationship with work associates and the greater Chester community as an extension of the Metsch family.

The Metsch family values commitment to work associates begins with providing a clean, organized, safe and supportive workplace but continues with knowing each work associate personally and celebrating our shared professional work lives with periodic events and milestone recognitions. For the Chester community, Metsch advocates a “good neighbor” policy. Metsch maintains its facility and surrounding landscaping as if Metsch is the home next door. Metsch is engaged in the Chester community by supporting local charitable organizations, participating in community events and contributing to child education and sports funding raising drives. 70 years achieving with work associates and the Chester community is best realized and most rewarding when done together as a family.