The Hill and Griffith Company
1085 Summer Street - Cincinnati, OH 45204
Connect with Hill and Griffith Foundry Casting, Concrete Casting, and DieCasting Supplies on Facebook
Connect with Hill and Griffith Foundry Casting, Concrete Casting, and DieCasting Supplies on Twitter
Hill and Griffith Foundry Casting, Concrete Casting, and DieCasting Supply Videos on Youtube
Connect with Hill and Griffith Foundry Casting, Concrete Casting, and DieCasting Supplies on Linkedin

Green Sand Metalcasting Foundry News

Sakae Opens Aluminum Green Sand Metalcasting Foundry Technology Partnership

Posted by Hill and Griffith Company on May 30, 2017 4:38:55 PM

Sakae Casting, a Japanese company that specializes in precision casting of pipes and mold forms, recently opened a U.S. aluminum green sand metalcasting foundry research partnership location in Idaho Falls, ID. There it intends to work with the University of Idaho, Idaho National Laboratory (INL), and firms involved in nuclear and advanced manufacturing, supporting their research capabilities and building a U.S. base for its capabilities.

With a headquarters in Tokyo, Sakae Casting has aluminum-alloy sand casting and copper-alloy diecasting capabilities. Its products include molds for forming automotive urethane sheet and seat upholstery.

Aluminum Green Sand Metalcasting Foundry 2.jpg

The company also has a proprietary vacuum molding technology and a “pipe casting” process for forming solid aluminum parts with internal channels for stainless steel pipe.

“It is my mission to create job opportunities in Eastern Idaho to support their strong science, research and education sectors,” stated president and CEO Takashi Suzuki. “Additional employment opportunities will be created as we expand our business by working with our Japanese partner Ohzen to connect Japanese services and technologies with U.S. markets.”

Ohzen is a precision machining specialist producing parts in cast iron, stainless steel, and specialty metals, used in ultra-high precision devices like 3D measurement equipment and the electron microscopes.

Sakae Casting’s U.S. operation opened in early April.

(Above from Robert Brooks' article on Foundry Management and Technology Magazine's website.)

 
 
Aluminum Green Sand Metalcasting Foundry 3.jpg
 
Aluminum Green Sand Metalcasting Foundry 4.jpg
 
Aluminum Green Sand Metalcasting Foundry 6.jpg
 
Aluminum Green Sand Metalcasting Foundry 7.jpg
 
Above from Isaac Pottenger's, Salesfull Channel, interview with President Suzuki of SAKAE CASTING Co.,Ltd.
 
Aluminum Green Sand Metalcasting Foundry 5.jpg
 
 

Above from Conner Board, Idaho Falls KPVI Channel 6 reporting.


Hill and Griffith Customer Service

The Hill and Griffith Company's green sand metalcasting foundry supplies help achieve the EPA's M.A.C.T. standards and reduce Benzene emissions. Our variety of environmentally sound release agents, coatings, partings, lubricants, core oils and specialty products will help you meet your metal casting's needs. We're known for our hands on approach. Let us visit your plant and recommend products that suit your needs.

Hill and Griffith Samples

Product Samples

We are pleased to provide samples in quantities large enough to allow you to "try before you buy."
Contact Us »

 

Hill and Griffith Customer Service

Technical Services & Support

On-site casting defect investigations, product testing, machine start-ups and much more. Also, lab facilities are available to provide testing upon request.
Contact Us »

Bulletins and Technical Papers for Metal Casting Products

 

Tags: Green Sand Casting Products, Green Sand Foundry Supply, foundry supply, Green Sand Release Agents, green sand casting, Metalcasting Foundry Environmental Resources, Green Sand Foundry Simulation, Green Sand Metalcasting Foundry

Subscribe to the Green Sand Metal Casting News

Follow Me