Griffin Industries

Machining, Tooling, and Foundry Support

Foundry Tooling & Support


Griffin Industries originated as a pattern shop in 1983 and has provided foundry tooling and support to iron and aluminum castings across the nation. As technology has expanded so has our team, facility, and abilities. We’ve remained on the cutting edge and have made great investments in providing premier support to our foundry partners.



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Griffin Industries offers comprehensive tooling maintenance and repair services to ensure the longevity and performance of your foundry equipment. Our dedicated team is equipped with the skills and resources necessary to handle routine inspections, preventative maintenance, complex repairs, and refurbishments. We understand the critical role that tooling plays in your operations, and we are committed to minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.

Griffin Industries is renowned for our expertise in handling highly complex core packages that demand ingenuity and intensive problem-solving skills. Our proficiency in managing intricate designs is evident in our meticulous attention to critical factors such as core wash allowance, venting, core clearance, and paste joints. Leveraging our onsite U180 shell core machine and air set core making capabilities, we bolster our capacity to provide comprehensive foundry support, ensuring seamless integration and superior results. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, we tackle even the most challenging projects with confidence and precision.

At Griffin Industries, our commitment to excellence extends to our advanced facility. Our on-site sand mold capabilities enables us to meticulously confirm mold closure and core fit, ensuring the utmost precision in every aspect of production. By mimicking production green sand, our process allows us to thoroughly verify the performance of our tooling and cores, guaranteeing optimal results for our foundry partners. With a team renowned for its precision and dedication, our customers can confidently jump-start their production processes, knowing they’re receiving tooling of the highest quality. Our seamless integration of innovative techniques and skilled craftsmanship sets us apart as leaders in the industry, trusted to deliver superior solutions and consistent results.

Griffin Industries embraces a forward-thinking approach to foundry tooling, seamlessly integrating traditional sand mold methods with cutting-edge 3D printing technology. Through our hybrid approach, we harness the benefits of both techniques to optimize efficiency and precision in casting production. By utilizing 3D printed sand molds, we achieve rapid prototyping capabilities, enabling swift iteration and refinement of designs with minimal lead time. This agile process allows for quick validation of concepts and facilitates accelerated time-to-market for our clients. Simultaneously, we leverage traditional sand mold tooling methods to ensure robustness and reliability in high-volume production scenarios. With decades of expertise in sand casting, Griffin Industries delivers comprehensive solutions that meet the diverse needs of our clients.

Griffin Industries is revolutionizing prototype manufacturing with state-of-the-art sand casting services that can simulate the surface finish, precision and accuracy of die casting. Our advanced techniques enable us to produce prototypes that closely resemble the final production parts. By bridging the gap between prototyping and high-volume production, we empower clients to test and validate designs with confidence, minimizing the risk of costly modifications later in the process. With Griffin Industries’ prototype sand casting services, customers can accelerate their product development cycle while maintaining the highest standards of quality and performance.


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fpadmin • March 4, 2024

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