ERMAK Announces Purchase of Northwest Casting Inc. - Bringing together the best people and equipment in the industry.
ERMAK Foundry and Machining continues to be the midwest's best one-stop-shop for aluminum sand casting, machining, and permanent mold production.
We do prototypes, one-off custom products, and large production runs. ERMAK also provides product and market development assistance, whether you sell direct, through big-box retail, or via distribution.
- 12 x 14 up to 36 x 36
- Ounces to 100 pounds
- 1 to 1000’s
- 5 CNC Lathes
- 3 CNC Vertical Milling
- Machines and Supporting Equipment
- Stainless Steel
- And of Course Castings
- Heat Treating
- Cost Analysis of Patterns
- We team with experts to get the job done efficiently wether it’s for rapid prototyping, master patterns and/or match plates.
Located in the Minneapolis suburb of Chaska Minnesota, ERMAK’s aluminum foundry and machine shop are housed under one roof creating an environment with a focus on efficiency, cost savings and quality control. Our employees have a thorough understanding of the entire product life cycle, from inception to production. Both shops work closely together and with outside vendors to produce machined castings of the finest quality.
FOUNDRY— We use certified aluminum ingot—319, 356, A356, 713 &535 and accommodate flask sizes 12" x 14" up to 45" x 45". We handle runs of one to tens of thousands of pours, ranging from ounces to hundreds of pounds.
MACHINING— Our machine shop is equipped with CNC Lathes, CNC Vertical Milling Machines and supporting equipment . We work with stainless steel, steel, aluminum, brass, plastic, and castings.
FINISHING— Our finishing process includes machining, heat treating, painting, anodizing, polishing, grinding, and plating.
PROTOTYPES— We provide cost analysis of patterns and guidance on how best to manufacture your product. For rapid prototyping, master patterns and/or match plates, we normally team with local, long-term vendors of ours, experts that will get your job done correctly with the highest efficiency.
PRODUCT/MARKET DEVELOPMENT— With experience managing product lines and businesses, from start-ups to hundreds of millions of dollars, we can help businesses think through product/business strategy from new market entry to product obsolescence. Whether that be determining the channels to sell through, pricing of products, acquisitions/divestitures of businesses, or an overall corporate strategy, we are happy to help our customers and partners develop and thrive. For those just starting out or looking to grow, we are happy to help provide contacts and/or guidance on financing, from banks to venture capitalists.
Please reach out for free quotes on new or existing products, or if you’d simply like to bounce ideas off the team for how to proceed. We are happy to help and promise to provide the same great service for all of our customers - whether you are new in the game, and unsure of the next step, or are a large company with specific needs, seeking flexibility to help you succeed.
ERMAK EMPLOYEES ARE EXPERTS, REPRESENTNG HUNDREDS OF YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE INDUSTRY. CONTACT US TO EXPERIENCE THE FULL CAPABILITY OF ERMAK.