Why Major Manufacturers Choose Prospect Foundry

Prospect Foundry May 2, 2022

Major OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) have many options to choose from, but we stand out from the competition. For almost 90 years, we have built a reputation for being the market-leading supplier of complex cored gray and ductile iron castings in low to medium volumes. We are masters in supply chain management because we meticulously create high-quality, complex, pressure tight and porosity-free castings. Read on to learn more about what sets us apart.

We Never Sacrifice Quality

OEMs love working with us because we are a forward-thinking company. We use modern casting technologies to produce high-quality, complex castings and we are always looking for ways to improve our quality systems. We are also ISO 9001:2015 certified and our quality assurance is based on four key factors:

  1. We have a clear understanding of casting and customer requirements
  2. We use modern inspection tools
  3. We use visual metrics to produce useful information and utilize readily-available work instructions
  4. We pay attention to our craft and demonstrate high attention to detail

Our Complex Gray and Ductile Iron Castings Are Trusted Across Industries

We have cultivated a reputation for producing high-quality castings that are relied on by companies in a variety of industries. Our versatility is a testament not just to our product quality, but also to our product knowledge and the extensive research we conduct to satisfy OEMs. We serve clients in the following industries:


  • Implement seeder boots
  • Implement baler needles
  • Transmission cases
  • Axle hubs
  • Weights
  • Engine cover/housings
  • Engine brackets
  • Flywheels & housings

Construction and Mining

  • Bearing caps
  • Brackets
  • Clutch housings
  • Compressor housings
  • Engine brackets
  • Manifolds
  • Planet carriers
  • Transmission housings
  • Turbo chargers

Fluid Power

  • Valve bodies
  • Pump housings
  • Adaptor covers


  • Spray nozzles
  • Lift eyes
  • Covers
  • Housings
  • Vehicle bumpers
  • Support brackets
  • Weights


  • Journal brackets
  • Carriers
  • Lock bodies
  • Spring/frame hangers
  • Saddles
  • Calipers
  • Differential carrier
  • Transfer cases
  • Pulleys

The Numbers Speak for Themselves

We believe actions speak louder than words. While our culture and values are best-in-class, so too are our results. Leading brands like John Deere, Horton and Caterpillar choose us because:

  • We complete 95% of our deliveries on time
  • We use over 600,000 pounds of recycled metals per month
  • We save more than 153,000 kWh of energy per month
  • We are efficient (we convert leads within 25 days on average)

Work with a Market Leader in Metal Casting

Since 1936, Prospect Foundry has been masters in supply chain management and a market leader in complex cored gray and ductile iron castings. We attribute these 85 years of successful service to our consistent and unyielding commitment to craftsmanship and quality. We pride ourselves on being masters in supply chain management. When it comes to casting projects of all sizes, choose a supplier that can offer a fully integrated solution by using design expertise and a seamless supply chain, delivering world-class products in a finished and timely manner.

Contact your friends at Prospect Foundry today to learn how we can form a partnership. 

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