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Alliant Castings welcomes Garry Schmidt as Alliant’s VP of Quality and Engineering

Posted on February 11, 2015 by Marty Renk No Comments

Most of Garry’s 30 years of casting experience came while working at Castalloy located in Waukesha, WI.  He joined Castalloy in 1983 as a draftsman, where he reverse engineered castings while reporting directly to the company president. In 1985, he became Operations Manager of Badger Blasting Products – a subsidiary of Castalloy.  As the Operations […]

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Alliant Castings Announces the Acquisition of North Star Products

Posted on February 4, 2015 by Marty Renk No Comments

Alliant Castings continues to grow with their recent acquisition of shot blast aftermarket specialists, North Star Products. (WINONA, MN) — February 3, 2015 — Alliant Castings has acquired North Star Products of Milwaukee, WI. The move allows Alliant to leverage North Star’s expertise in high-quality aftermarket shot blast components for the surface preparation market. North […]

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Alliant Castings a leading manufacturer of abrasion resistant castings, to attain certification to ISO 9001:2008

Posted on November 19, 2013 by Marty Renk No Comments

 Winona MN, November 2013 The 9 month process concluded with a successful 3rd party assessment of Alliant’s Quality Management System by BSI International, an International Registrar. Alliant has now earned the right to display the coveted ISO 9001:2008 logo to demonstrate its achievement of their standards. “From the start of the project, 9 months ago […]

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Alliant Introduces Carbidic Austempered Ductile Iron (CADI)

Posted on February 13, 2013 by Marty Renk No Comments

When the going gets rough, you need tough parts. Castings that are stronger, tougher and last longer. You need CADI.  CADI is a material that uses a matrix of ausferrite, carbides and nodular graphite to add strength and wear resistance to ductile iron parts. The result is an alternative to conventional steel and iron parts. The Stronger […]

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Metal Casting Company Promotes New Industry Vision With Name Change

Posted on January 17, 2012 by Marty Renk No Comments

WINONA, Minn., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — United Machine and Foundry, a metal casting foundry founded 125 years ago as Diamond Huller, today announced that it is changing its name to Alliant Castings. CEO Tom Renk explains: “Our new name expresses our commitment to partner with clients to solve their engineering problems. We take pride […]

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Congressman Tours Winona, Minn. Metal Plant

Posted on September 30, 2011 by Marty Renk No Comments

WINONA, Minnesota (WXOW) – Congressman Tim Walz toured the facilities at United Machine and Foundry Corp. Thursday, before talking with employees and the company’s owner about the current situation in Washington in regards to a new highway bill. The metal casting company sells two thirds of its products to the road construction industry, and owner […]

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