09.14.17: VanKirk Memorialized with Sculpture
VanKirk died in August 2016 and was the CEO of Progressive Foundry.
09.01.17: Fairfield Castings Gets New Ownership
The facility laid off almost all of its 221 employees in late June when the previous owner entered foreclosure. Some assets were purchased in July by Faircast, and production restarted in July.