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Great Lakes Castings has been sold to The Reserve Group

Great Lakes Castings has been sold to The Reserve Group out of Akron, Ohio. The Reserve Group is a buy and hold organization. They have ten holdings with one other being a foundry, Lee Brass. All employees are being retained. Further information on The Reserve Group can be found on their website.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the sale, please contact Eric Bansch at or call 231-843-2501.



Gray Iron Foundry Great Lakes Castings certified by Armstrong International as “Elite Vendor”

Ludington, Mich. - November 5, 2009 – Great Lakes Castings, a leading supplier of gray iron castings, has recently been certified by Armstrong International, Inc., as an “Elite Vendor.”

Headquartered in Three Rivers, Michigan, Armstrong International not only provides intelligent system solutions that improve utility performance, lower energy consumption, and reduce environmental emissions, but also offers a wide variety of products for steam, air and hot water utilization.

“This is a distinct recognition,” commented Susan Boele, Buyer for Armstrong International. “Very few foundries make this grade and Great Lakes earned it by consistently delivering quality products, on-time.”

Armstrong’s steam systems are used in a variety of applications in the power, food, chemical, institutional and refining industries. The company’s in-house steam specialists provide assistance in properly designing steam systems and applying Armstrong products for maximum efficiency.

“We are most proud to be affiliated with Great Lakes Castings,” noted David Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer and President of Armstrong Global Holdings, Inc. “This company certainly aligns very nicely with our quality standards and they’ve proven themselves time and time again in earning this elite honor.”

“We’re pleased to have earned this level of recognition from one of our valued customers,” said Rob Killips, chief executive officer of Great Lakes. “This certification represents a major achievement by our dedicated team of employees who show up to work everyday with a commitment to building world-class products that meet or exceed our customers’ expectations. The certification underscores both Great Lakes’ reputation and our commitment to outstanding quality and customer service.”

About Armstrong International, Inc.

Armstrong International, Inc., provides intelligent system solutions that improve utility performance, lower energy consumption, and reduce environmental emissions while providing an “enjoyable experience.” Armstrong International is proud to have been owned and operated by the same family for more than a century. It shows our unwavering belief in, and practice of, our core values. It’s evident in the respect our employees show for one another. It comes through in the passion we have for solving our customers’ problems. That’s why most of our employees have been with Armstrong for decades – even generations. Today, as a global enterprise with more than 1,000 employees, and manufacturing entities in the United States, Canada, Belgium, China, Mexico, India, Japan, France and Korea, Armstrong is poised to guide our customers through this century and beyond.

About Great Lakes Castings

Great Lakes Castings, LLC, a leading supplier of gray iron castings, operates a foundry located in Ludington, Michigan and a finishing facility in Holland, Michigan. The company specializes in iron castings for the air conditioning, automotive aftermarket, compressor, construction, farm, heating, pump, refrigeration, and valve industries. For more information, visit

Contact: Eric Bansch (231) 845-3417;

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