INDUSTRYBRIEFS PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED AT B&L
B&L Information Systems has announced the promotion of Brad Clark to Senior Software Development Engineer, and Tara McKibben to Software Development Engineer.
Brad is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a bachelor degree in computer science. He has been with B&L since March of 2000 and has been key to the planning and development of Odyssey since its inception.
Tara is a graduate of Michigan Technological University with a bachelor degree in computer science. She has been with B&L since March of 2008 as an Information Analyst. In that position she has been focused on data conversions and working with Crystal Reports.
B&L Information Systems is a global leader delivering business software solutions to the foundry and die casting industries. With 404 customers in five countries, B&L provides integrated enterprise planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) that enables metalcasters to drive increased efficiencies and improve profitability.
BROST FOUNDRY CO. ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION
Brost Foundry Company of Cleveland and Mansfield, Ohio announced the acquisition of Lodi Foundry Co. in Lodi, Ohio, as of December 17th Details of the acquisition were not made public.
Lodi Foundry Company was founded in 1946 by Earl Martinson & Carlton Brewster. In 1986, John Wenner purchased the company from its original owners. Lodi Foundry’s facilities are capable of handling all types of aluminum casting needs.
Brost Foundry was founded in 1910 and carries on the strong tradition of producing top quality sand castings in a wide range of non-ferrous alloys including aluminum, brass, bronze and copper. In addition, it has a precision investment foundry for producing net or near net ferrous and non-ferrous castings and a machine shop which offers customers a completely machined casting. Brost plans to keep the Lodi facility open, and to use it to supply larger size castings to its customers.
For additional information, contact Steve Horvath or Chuck Horvath, owners of Brost Foundry Co., 2934 E 55th Street, Cleveland, OH 44127- 1207; Phone: (216) 641-1131; Website: www.brostfoundry.com
C&L ALUMINUM REMAINS ON MARKET
The principal owners of C&L Aluminum Foundry, located in Fort Worth, Texas, recently announced that the company remains on the market and is actively seeking new ownership. The seller prefers a stock purchase, but is receptive to an asset purchase for the right price. The foundry is also potentially looking for a new manager to operate the company - either a potential buyer or as someone who might prefer to remain with a new buyer. Interested parties should reply directly to MarieLFerguson@ gmail.com
Shellcast Foundries Inc. 10645 Lamoureux Avenue Montreal-North, Quebec H1G 5L4 Phone: 514-322-3760 Fax: 514-322-1785
Metals cast: Aluminum Casting Processes: Investment Number of Employees: 98 Foundry Established:1971
Contact: Andrew Morein, Controller Email: email@example.com
A & B Foundry & Machining 835 N. Main Street Franklin, OH 45005 Phone: 937-746-3634 Fax: 937-746-3635
Metals cast: Aluminum, Brass & Bronze Casting Processes: V-Process Sand Number of Employees: 45 Foundry Established: 1948
Contacts: Vik Sahni, General Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Aluminum Alloys 4601 W. Penn Avenue Sinking Spring, PA 19608 Phone:610-678-8023 Fax: 610-670-1930
Metals cast: Aluminum Casting Processes: Sand Number of Employees:120 Foundry Established:1952
Contact: Mark D. Watson, Sales Manager Email: email@example.com
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