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Casting Source Reshoring Article

Casting Source’s 2021 July/August, Q&A article, “You Don’t Have To Be Monet,” by Kim Phelan, features Reg Zeller. Casting Source: You’re passionate about bringing manufacturing back to America, and certainly the reasons are many to do so. But is it one of those things that’s easier said than done? Reg Zeller: I can’t tell you how many

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CaneKast Announces Acquisition of Superior Aluminum Castings

“Superior is a great fit to help us achieve our vision.” CHASKA, Minnesota, May 20, 2021 – CaneKast and its companies Ermak Foundry & Machining, Patriot Foundry & Castings and RDS Dock Hardware have acquired Superior Aluminum Castings of Independence, Missouri. Reg Zeller, CEO and owner commented, “Four years ago we started acquiring non-ferrous foundries

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Ermak Foundry & Machining Acquires Patriot Foundry & Castings and RDS Dock Hardware

Ermak and Patriot Provide Expanded Foundry Capabilities to Customers The combined offerings of Ermak Foundry & Machining (including the former Northwest Casting) and Patriot Foundry & Castings provide customers with expanded foundry capabilities. Existing and new customers benefit from the ability to produce nonferrous products from green sand, no-bake/air set, and permanent mold/gravity-fed die cast,

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Ermak Foundry and Machining/Northwest Casting Acquires Patriot Foundry & Castings

The acquisition of Patriot Foundry & Castings by Ermak Foundry and Machining/Northwest Casting (ermak.com) furthers the mission of both groups to grow local manufacturing and marries the flexibility of small companies with the quality and efficiency offered by large conglomerates. This acquisition allows both foundries to scale operations, invest in new technologies, and expand the

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A Guide to Non-Ferrous Metal Casting

Non ferrous metal casting is a process that has been around since 3200 BCE, which makes it one of the most influential industrial processes of all time. Over the past thousands of years, the technique has been updated and the metals have evolved, but the concept remains timeless. When creating a casting, it’s crucial to

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