Now Is the Right Time to Switch Foundries

Switching foundries can reduce backlogs

After a few frantic years, OEMs are coming up for air and looking at the world around them – including their current suppliers. “In 2021 and 2022, casting backlogs were out 20-plus weeks for most foundries,” says Jesse Milks, President of State Line Foundries. “Foundries are still busy, but not to that degree.” The frantic…

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Why Move Your Tooling to State Line Foundries?

Why move your tooling to State Line Foundries

Moving tooling from one foundry to another is often a complex undertaking. There are many variables involved, including the condition of the tooling, adapting it to the new foundry’s processes and much more. An excessively worn tool may no longer be able to produce parts that meet the OEM’s specifications. A worn pattern or core…

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5 advantages that make State Line Foundries worth a look

5 Advantages That Make State Line Foundries Worth A Look

When you need a quick delivery or complex, technically challenging castings produced, where can you turn? Most large, automated foundries shy away from such projects, preferring to focus on the “sure thing” of high-volume, low-cost commodity castings to keep their large pouring infrastructure busy. On the other end of the scale, most small “mom-and-pop” foundries…

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