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May 2015

  • Industry News

    05.21.15: Indiana Metalcaster Receives Public Grants

    Tech Castings LLC, Shirley, Ind., an investment casting facility of vacuum-melt superalloy turbine engine components serving commercial and military aerospace customer base, was recently awarded grants and tax credits by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.

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    05.18.15: Effort Foundry to Expand with $1.7M Loan

    Effort Foundry in Bath, Pa., recently received a $400,000 low-interest loan from the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA). The funds will be used to purchase equipment to improve finishing capabilities.

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    05.12.15: Alcoa Acquires Titanium Casting Company

    Alcoa, Pittsburgh, announced its acquisition of privately held TITAL, a manufacturer of titanium and aluminum structural castings for aircraft engines and airframes.

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    05.07.15: Die Castings Play Structural Role in Cadillac CT6

    Cadillac, Detroit, will use an advanced mixed-material approach and include 13 die castings in the lightweight body structure of the CT6 sedan.

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    05.05.15: Sakthi Automotive to Invest $31.8 million in Detroit Facility

    Sakthi Automotive Group USA, Inc., a division of the Sakthi Group, is planning a major expansion to its North American manufacturing operation in the city of Detroit to add aluminum casting production capabilities.

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    05.01.15: Evercast Receives $55M Loan for Iron Casting Facility

    Evercast, a subsidiary of Mexico’s Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS), Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, has received a $55 million loan from Comercia Bank to complete the firm’s ductile iron casting facility.

April 2015

  • Industry News

    04.29.15: Nemak Invests $125M in New Facility

    Nemak, García, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, announced plans to invest $125 million in a new metalcasting facility in Garcia, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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    04.24.15: Shiloh, Sanji Announce Joint Venture

    Shiloh Industries Inc., Valley City, Ohio, a global supplier of lightweighting, noise and vibration solutions, announced plans to open a new aluminum casting plant in Nantong, China.

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    04.20.15: Waupaca Wins National Engineering Awards; Admitted to Wisconsin Green Tier Program

    Waupaca Foundry Inc. (WFI), a Hitachi Metals company, has been admitted to Wisconsin's prestigious Green Tier program.

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    04.08.15: Eck Industries Inc. Names New CEO

    The board of directors of Eck Industries Inc., Manitowoc, Wis., has announced Ben Grigg as the company’s executive vice president and CEO, effective March 2.

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    04.06.15: Clinkenbeard Named Quality Plant of the Year by Quality Magazine

    Clinkenbeard, Rockford, Ill., was recently selected “Quality Plant of the Year” by Quality Magazine, an annual award that recognizes reduced scrap, rework, warranty, and manufacturing costs; improved productivity or cycle time; increased capacity; and/or improved adherence to quality standards.

  • Industry News

    04.01.15: Grede to Invest in Heat Treatment

    Grede, Louisville, Ky., plans to invest more than $20 million and hire more than 35 new employees over the next three years at its Biscoe, N.C., facility to support its commercial vehicle business.

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