Kimura Foundry America, Inc. broke ground November 7 in Shelbyville IN and were delighted that dozens of attendees joined them at the ceremony even on a chilly day.
President of Kimura Foundry Japan, Kazu Kimura has emphasized the first step to organize facilities outside Japan.
August 17, 2017 American Foundry Society's "Modern Casting" website
AFS Corporate Member Kimura Foundry America is planning to open an $8 million facility in Shelbyville, Indiana, by the end of next year. The project would add up to 35 jobs by 2020.
In 2014, Kimura opened a U.S. sales office in Schaumburg, Illinois. but this wlll be the company’s first U.S. production facility. The Shelbyville Kimura plant will be 5,200 sq. ft. and be constructed on 10 acres.
The factory will use 3-D printing equipment to produce castings and moldings for automotive and pump manufacturing clients.
Kimura Foundry America is a subsidiary of Japan-based Kimura Group.Read More