American Wire EDM

We have a very talented team at American Wire EDM –  learn more  about our experienced staff below. 

Meet our Prototype & Short-Run, Inc. team. 

Jack McDevitt

Jack McDevitt

General Manager
Direct Line: 714-524-3360 x 101
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While working for a stamping company Jack saw that the need for prototyping was becoming more of an issue every day. No one was satisfied. Customers never got parts to print and in-house people hated doing custom parts. A magazine article in 1989 describing the capabilities of the Baltec CNC-Controlled hydraulic punch press became the foundation of what is today – Prototype and Short-Run Services, Inc.

The Baltec allowed disc drive, medical, electronic, aerospace, and even other large stamping companies to get small quantities of ultra-precision parts for testing before committing to large, expensive tooling. Since then, customers have driven the company into many new areas including larger production runs of specialty parts and lately precision Wire EDM parts from eight brand new Mitsubishis.


Brenden Petrich

EDM Operator
Direct Line: 714-524-3360

Meet New Jersey native and 9-year veteran of Wire EDM, Brenden Petrich best known for building computer hardware. This father of 3 is a loyal sports fan, Star Wars enthusiast and proud member of the 501st legion – “Vader’s Fist”, promoting interest in Star Wars through building and wearing costumes for Star Wars events. You may find him dressed as Darth Vader on the weekends at local costumed charity events.


Greg Bartlett

Inside Sales
Direct Line: 714-524-3360 x105
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Greg has over 38 years of manufacturing experience dating back to 1982, with diverse expertise in stamping, CNC machine & EDM. His skill set in production management, sales, quoting, purchasing, and job travelers ensures he will see your project through from beginning to end.

Outside of work, he enjoys metal forming, welding and brazing unique handmade items.

Marcy Perez

Marcy Perez

Administrative Assistant
Direct Line: 714-524-3660
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We’re pleased to introduce our new team member, Marcy Perez – Receptionist for Prototype & Short-Run Services, Inc. and American Wire EDM. Marcy joins our talented team with 15 years in NDT Aerospace Customer Services under her belt. She’s also a California Native and a Soccer Mom to her two wonderful children.

Art Bejar

Receptionist and Administrative Assistant
Direct Line: 714-449-9661
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Art has a BA in Communications. His focus is on health and wellness, & he likes to stay active by working out, running and hiking. He enjoys spontaneous road trips and do-it-yourself projects to bring out his creative side. Customer service and operations background.