Monday, December 4, 2017

PCC Rollmet, Inc. worker, 50, killed while working with heavy machinery in Irvine, California


A 50-year-old man died Friday morning, Dec. 1, in an apparent accident at an Irvine metal tubing and pipe manufacturing company.

The incident happened shortly before 11 a.m. at PCC Rollmet, Inc. at 1822 Deere Avenue. He had been working with heavy machinery when the accident happened, said Capt. Larry Kurtz of the Orange County Fire Authority.

Irvine police and Cal-OSHA are conducting investigations.

PCC Rollmet. 75,000 sq. ft. and 70 employees in Irvine, California.

PCC Rollmet is a single source USA manufacturer for precision seamless cylindrical shapes and assemblies, including standard pipe schedules and close tolerance, thin walled pipe and tubes in a wide range of materials, including standard pipe schedules and aluminum alloys, stainless steels, high-strength steels and nickel-based alloys. Backed by a global network of service and support, our PCC Rollmet seamless pipe and tube product line sets the standard for large diameter, high-nickel alloy pipe and tube requirements for the power, petrochemical, nuclear, aerospace and defense industries.

A leading fabricator of metallic motor cases and propulsion feed line assembly for the aerospace/defense and space industries.

Since the inception of the Space Shuttle Program, PCC Rollmet has been involved in the development and manufacture of Man-Rated Space Products. In addition to this successful NASA experience, PCC Rollmet has entered the Commercial Satellite Launch Industry producing space flight hardware for emerging cost competitive launch applications.

PCC Rollmet has been a leader in the development and manufacture of Defense and Missile related products since the 1960’s. Our years of experience combined with state-of-the-art capabilities enable us to transform raw materials to high level Defense/Missile assemblies.