Studies & Testimonials

Vestal Manufacturing Investment in an FBO-3B Flaskless Molding Machine Increases Efficiency

In June 2024, Sinto America installed a FBO-3B Flaskless molding machine at Vestal Manufacturing Vestal Manufacturing, located in Sweetwater, Tennessee, has been a cornerstone of quality USA-made gray iron castings for over 65 years.

Vestal’s new installation marks a significant upgrade in their production capabilities, ensuring they continue to grow in the metalcasting sector, with the newest foundry technology.… Read more >

New Molding Equipment Investment Brings Significant Benefits to Manufacturer’s Brass and Aluminum Foundry

May 1, 2024 Grand Ledge, MI

Manufacturer’s Brass and Aluminum Foundry’s (MBAF) investment in the new Sinto FBO-III 20×24 flaskless molding machine with mold handling line and Sinto Smart Foundry integration has brought about significant improvements in their operations. The integration of Industry 4.0 technologies like the Sinto Smart Foundry system has allowed G&W Electric to enhance their foundry processes, bringing about benefits such as improved safety, efficiency, and quality.… Read more >

Sinto and Purdue University Partner on Smart Foundry

Sinto America was proud to partner with Purdue University to design and engineer their brand new Smart Foundry, as well as, provide brand new foundry equipment and the latest in Industry 4.0 with SINTO SMART FOUNDRY®.

The new Smart Foundry in Lambertus Hall at Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute had its grand opening in November 2023.… Read more >


Grand Ledge, MI October 23-

In spring of 2021, Frazier & Frazier Ind. purchased a FBOV 24×30 Flaskless Molding Machine. Frazier & Frazier Industries, Inc., established in 1972, is an ISO 9001:2015 registered gray and ductile iron foundry located in Central Texas.… Read more >


October 16, 2023-

One of the longest existing foundries in the twin cities, sits right on the banks of the Mississippi River, across from downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Named after wooden piers in the river from a long-gone bridge project, Pier Foundry has evolved from a small grate foundry in 1889 to a highly automated molding, electric melting and material handling operation.… Read more >


Shannon Wetzel, Managing Editor American Foundry Society October 6, 2022

Thirty-five lost days of iron pouring in 2018 due to power supply issues—that was the final straw for Farrar Corp. (Norwich, Kansas), which had been struggling with a power supply and furnace that hadn’t been working well together for years.… Read more >

Advancing Blasting Processes through Cutting Edge Technologies

March 18, 2022 Grand Ledge, MI

Introduction­­- Roberts Sinto Corporation, a Sinto America Group Company, is known throughout the manufacturing industry for being the leader in development of new technologies in not only metal casting industry but also in the peening and blast-cleaning industries as well.… Read more >

Farrar Invests in Upgrades

February 22, 2022

AFS Corporate Member Farrar Corporation will be installing a new molding line this spring to increase capacity and improve efficiency at its ductile iron sand casting operation in Norwich, Kansas.

The new molding line is the FBO-IIIS 20 x 24 from Sinto America and will provide the foundry a faster mold cycle, deeper draw, and reduced maintenance costs.… Read more >