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 Star also brings extensive shot blast engineering and technical expertise to Alliant Castings — a leader in the manufacturing of abrasion resistant castings.
“We’re excited to have North Star Products join the Alliant Castings family,” commented Tom Renk, President of Alliant Castings. “This acquisition gives us a strong foundation to offer the best after-market parts for the surface preparation industry.”
According to Renk, North Star’s founder, Garry Schmidt, will serve as Alliant’s Vice President of Quality & Engineering. Schmidt brings over three decades of abrasion resistant casting engineering and quality experience to the position. “Garry is uniquely qualified to understand Alliant’s customer base and their quality and engineering needs. We’re excited to have him aboard,” said Renk.
About Alliant Castings
Alliant Castings manufactures abrasion and impact resistant castings. Our custom-produced castings are manufactured for extreme environments. Applying the latest technologies, we create proprietary materials to meet our customers most demanding specifications.
With over 125 years’ experience in wear cast parts, we take pride in delivering intelligent solutions at a competitive price, with shorter lead times and exceptional customer service.
For more information on Alliant Castings call 1.800.657.4832.