DRT Mfg. Co., LLC
a subsidiary of DRT Holdings, LLC

Corporate Profile

DRT exists for and because of our customers. We are committed to being the leader in the marketplace by providing innovative technology, precision processes and components, and superior support on a timely basis —enabling our customers to be low-cost, high-quality suppliers to their markets.

DRT's best-in-class easy-open-end R&D facility and resources affords DRT and their customers the capacity and capabilities to maintain their market leadership. Supported by a capable design team, as well as the market leader in manufacturing capabilities and capacity in Europe as well as the USA, nobody acts and reacts faster than your DRT team.

Primary Markets Served

  • Metal Packaging – easy-open end systems, technology, and tooling
  • Aerospace, including land-based gas turbines
  • Precision manufactured components and assemblies


  • Precision milling – three, four, and five axis
  • Precision turning – multi-spindle, multi-turret lathes
  • Precision mill-turning
  • Complete grinding and lapping capabilities
  • Welding and fabrication
  • Large machining
  • Design capabilities
  • Assembly – ability to manage assembly as well as sub-components
  • Value-added services – coating, heat-treatment, anodize, surface treatment

Ernie Fraze Founded in 1949 by Ermal Fraze, DRT is famous for developing and perfecting the integral rivet technology that revolutionized the can industry for beer and beverage packaging. The company has evolved into a multi-market precision, component manufacturer and systems integrator, with over 15 acquisitions since 1998. Through these strategic and focused acquisitions, DRT Holdings has become a significant supplier to significant markets, dealing daily with Fortune 500 companies that call DRT a strategic supplier.

At a Glance

  • More than 560 employees
  • More than 436,000 square feet
  • More than 560 machine tools


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