Business View Magazine Dec-Jan 2018/19

54 55 FINDING SOLUTIONS Stainless Foundry&Engineering Inc. AT A GLANCE STAINLESS FOUNDRY & ENGINEERING INC. WHAT: A manufacturer of raw and machined castings WHERE: Milwaukee, Wisconsin WEBSITE: www.stainlessfoundry.com S tainless Foundry& Engineering Inc. (SFE) was originally established as a one-room sand casting foundry by John McBroom in 1946. Today, the company,which is headquartered on the northeast side of Milwaukee,Wisconsin, is a well-es- tablished and highly regarded manufacturer of raw and machined castings in both sand and investment. It offers corrosion-resistant, high heat, and wear resistant steel, stainless steel, and high alloy parts for the aerospace,marine, power generation, chemical, petrochemical, nuclear, pulp and paper, pharmaceu- tical, food and dairy,metering, valve, instrumentation, pollution abatement, and militarymarkets, among others. In addition, SFE provides the manufacture of high precision complex parts; turning and milling machining services; metallurgy; and related engi- neering services. Jim Stachowiak, President of SFE, explains the company’s capabilities and what he believes gives it an advantage in a highly competitive sector: “When we look at our sand casting division,we’ve run cast- ings anywhere from about five pounds to 2,200 pounds,”he begins.“We’re operating six furnaces with capacities ranging from 400 to 3,200 pounds.On the investment casting side,we can go from ounces up

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