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 Manager, he was responsible for the day to day activities of Badger Blasting. From 1987 – 1995, he held various positions at Castalloy and its subsidiaries. Positions which included Manager of Quality and Engineering, Safety Manager and General Manager of another Castalloy subsidiary, Tradesmen Tools.
In his final position at Castalloy, Garry was the Director of Quality and Engineering.
In 2006 Garry left Castalloy to start his own company, North Star Products. Garry started North Star from nothing and grew it to be a highly reputable and recognized aftermarket parts supplier for the shot blast/surface preparation industry. While working at North Star, Garry worked with and purchased castings and fabrications from various foundries/manufacturers all over North America.