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Iron fun facts

PMC has been producing large, high-quality iron castings for generations! Enjoy these fun facts you probably didn’t know about iron. Iron is the second most abundant metal on Earth. Iron composes about 80% of the Earth’s inner and outer cores. Iron is the main component of meteorites.  You cannot make steel without iron. Around 70% of the iron in the human body is found in the hemoglobin of red blood cells. Human blood gets its red color from...
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Pretzel day!

Penn-Mar Castings is very proud of our dedicated employees. Our average tenure is 11 years! We recently offered a small token of appreciation to our employees in the form of pretzels!
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Congrats on 45 years, Joe!

Our Cleaning Room supervisor, Joe Gross celebrates his 45 year anniversary and receives his service award on 9/21/21.
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Thank you and best wishes, Maryann!

Maryann Truitt, HR retired on 9/10/21 after 28 years with PMC. Maryann, we thank you for all you did for us and wish you the very best in life’s next adventure.
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Fifteen-year service award goes to Ben Neff

Congratulations, Ben on your 15 years of service at PMC! We’re looking forward to seeing what the next 15 years hold for us.
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The importance of the casting industry

How does the casting industry fuel everyday life, the economy, and many other industries? Driving the economy Since 1991, ninety percent of all durable goods produced each year incorporate cast metal components. Twenty-eight years ago, U.S. metal casting was a $19 billion dollar industry. Since then, its annual revenue has more than doubled to $33.7 billion. It provides 200,000 direct jobs and even more indirectly through its supply chain (Kaempf, 1993; AFS, 2019). For an industry primarily dominated...
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How long have we been here?

We don’t know the exact date! Our oldest records track back to the 1840s, but we can’t seem to find the precise date that PMC had its start. That’s how you know we’ve been here a long time! Learn more about our history here. We have been casting parts in the 150-5000 pound range since the 1960s. Management The management staff at our PA office has more than 200 decades of combined foundry experience, giving you the confidence...
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PMC has a rich history

PMC traces its roots back to the 1840s. Here are just a few highlights. 2021 Penn-Mar joins The Lawton Standard Co. family Alex Lawton, CEO of The Lawton Standard Co., said, “the addition of Penn-Mar Castings to our platform and especially the Iron Group creates a truly next-level offering. The combination with The C.A. Lawton Co. and its De Pere, WI and Minster, OH operations provides a combination of scope and reliability that will be valued by many.”...
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