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Business for Sale:
PhotoChemial Machining Manufacturer w/Real Estate (SOLD)

County: Los Angeles, CA
Business ID: 23004

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Responsible Broker: Ed Fixen, (909) 636-9827
DRE License No: 01773606

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Financial Summary

Price: $4,000,000

Down Payment: $4,000,000

Sales: $3,135,000

Cash Flow: $400,000

Inventory: $100,000

Inventory Included: Yes

FF&E: $200,000

Monthly Lease: $15,000

General Information

Financing: Yes

Year Established: 1973

# Employees: 28

Facility Size: 10162 sq. ft.

Training: 4 weeks

Reason for Sale: Retirement

Business Summary

Contact business broker for more information regarding this Niche Photochemical Machining Manufacturer business and real estate for sale located in Los Angeles County area of Southern California. The real estate is also for sale for $3M but not included in the price above. Ask Broker for more information if you are also interested in the real estate. Owner will give preference to offers for both the business and real estate over the business only. Only qualified and serious prospective buyers with background or experience in this industry or a related industry need inquire. Business and real estate have been pre-approved for an SBA loan subject to buyer qualification. Established in 1973, this niche manufacturing business specializes in photochemical etching and machining. Photochemical etching is a very cost-effective process that allows for precision etching of complex and intricate patterns and designs that generally could not be accomplished as easily or, in some cases, at all by other machining methods. The company is focused on manufacturing of high-precision, thin-gauge metal subcomponents and is predominanty a job shop. The company has twenty eight (28) employees not including the working owner. Customer base is over 70 customers consisting of military, defense, aerospace, medical, electronics, technology and a broad base of other industrial industries. The company has a very large pending purchase order that will likely span over at least three to five years for a major defense contract and 2023 orders and shipments is solidly ahead of 2021 and 2022. Primary equipment includes three (3) laminators, two (2) expose machines, two (2) developer stations, one (1) oven, five (5) etching machines (three 2-chamber machines and two 1-chamber machines, three (3) small electroless nickel plating tanks, one (1) small electrolytic nickel strike tank, a Sunnen honing machine and numerous other smaller equipment, tools, etc. The company operates from a 10,162 sq. ft. manufacturing facility located on two contiguous lots totalling 14,584 sq. ft. Perfect opportunity for a new operating owner with photochemical etching, chemical engineering, plating or related manufacturing background. Facility is provided with an outdoor plant infrastructure and processing equipment for the safe treatment and disposal of all waste materials. Site has previuosly successfully passed soil testing and Phase II environmental site testing. The etching process uses aqueous ferric chloride as the etchant and it offers the following benefits: ferric chloride is readily available and inexpensive, the solution is versatile for both metals and alloys, ferric chloride is reported to be environment friendly with low toxicity in comparison to other alternatives, and the recycling, filtering and replenishment of ferric chloride is relatively easy. The owner is selling to retire and is motivated to begin the transition process to new owner. Contact business broker to complete Non-Disclosure Agreement and receive more information regarding this Niche Photochemical Machining Manufacturer business for sale located in Los Angeles County area of Southern California.


BusinessQuest® (“Broker”) has made no independent investigation or verification of any representation, warranty, document, or information presented by the seller herein. Prospective buyer is responsible for their own independent investigation with respect to such items and is advised by Broker to do so and to obtain the appropriate counsel from legal, accounting and other professionals concerning this business opportunity.