Welcome to Great Lakes Engineering.

Great Lakes Engineering is a premier manufacturer of surface mount stencils, precision laser cutting services, photo chemical etching services, squeegee blades and we also provide high quality photo plotting services.

We work with a wide range of materials, including Stainless Steel, Copper, Brass, Titanium, Nitinol, Nickel, Kovar and many others. We do not work with glass, plastics, or aluminum. Our specialty is working with very thin materials ranging from .001” to .030” thick. We can offer a wide range of capabilities and materials to meet your needs. We can work with thicker materials in some instances, so please give us a call if you have questions.

We are one of the very few manufacturers that can offer a combination of capabilities to make very difficult parts that have multi thickness specifications on the same part. We service many industries, including, the defense, medical, electronics, aerospace, aviation, telecommunications, energy and even decorative applications.

Great Lakes Engineering has some of the best turnaround times in the manufacturing industry.


Precision Laser Cutting

Precision Laser Cutting

We did most of the heavy lifting for you to provide a default stylings that incorporate our custom components. Additionally, we refined animations and transitions to provide a smoother experience for developers.

Photo Chemical Machining

Photo Chemical Machining

By utilizing elements and principles of Material Design, we were able to create a framework that incorporates components and animations that provide more feedback to users. Additionally, a single underlying responsive system across all platforms allow for a more unified user experience.

Surface Mount Stencils

Our state-of-the-art laser technology enables our customers to experience positional accuracy unattainable with conventional technology.

Surface Mount Stencils

Laser Cut Stencils

Industry trend toward miniaturization is leading to finer pitch requirements, high tolerances, and greater repeatability.


Step Stencils

Step Stencils

Great Lakes Engineering also offers step etching to help you decrease paste volume in specific areas on your stencil.

Electroform Stencils

Electroform Stencils

Electroforming technology – by definition – provides your manufacturing process inherent advantages over more traditional methods.

Mini Stencils

Mini Stencils

Great Lakes Engineering produces a wide variety of small, hand-held stencils. These can very from simple single-foil BGA rework stencils to more complex multi-foil framed stencils.



Other Products

Great Lakes Engineering is a proud distributor for Henkel Solder paste and other fine Henkel products.

Great Lakes Engineering is a manufacturer and distributor of the new state of the art Lu-Con Technologies squeegee blades with the introduction of the Wave Glide and Wave Profile blades.

Henkel

Squeegee Blades

Great lakes is also a manufacturer of new state of the art squeegee blades with the introduction of the Wave Glide and Wave Profile blades.

Photo Chemical Machining

Henkel

Great Lakes is also a proud distributor for Henkel Solder paste and other fine Henkel products.


Quality Services

At Great Lakes Engineering, we pride ourselves on the expertise of our staff and the advanced capabilities of the technology in our facility. We’re able to do everything for our clients, from chemical etching to photochemical etching to precision laser cutting and beyond! For each service that we offer, customers can be confident that the final result will be a product with quality that exceeds their expectations.

A History of Excellence

For over 20 years, Great Lakes Engineering has made excellent customer service and industry-leading innovation a cornerstone of its business. We’ve kept up with developments in technology so that we can offer photochemical etching and similar services that are in high demand today. Today, electroforming, metal etching and laser cutting are just a few of the advanced options that you can find at Great Lakes Engineering. To serve you better, we even have a dedicated engineering team who can take your concept and bring it to life.

phone Contact Us!

Need some help? Looking for a quote? We’re always happy to hear from new or existing customers!

Just give us a call at (763) 425-4755, or fill out our online contact form here.