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General Kinematics is a world leader of innovation and production for Foundry and metalcasting systems and equipment. Top foundries around the world have trusted GK to improve their systems. Explore the GK Foundry Equipment Universe below. Hear from North American Foundry Director, Rick Kempf, read case studies, watch videos, and more.

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North American Foundry Director | Rick Kempf

Rick started at General Kinematics in 1994 as a design engineer, later moving to the sales department and becoming North American Sales Manager. Rick holds five patents from his time with General Kinematics including a patent he shares with General Kinematics’ President, Tom Musschoot. Rick was appointed to lead General Kinematics North America Foundry Department in 2019 due to his extensive technical knowledge of foundry equipment and experience in all departments of the foundry.

Have a question about GK Foundry Equipment? Ask Rick!

North American Foundry Director | Rick Kempf

Rick started at General Kinematics in 1994 as a design engineer, later moving to the sales department and becoming North American Sales Manager. Rick holds five patents from his time with General Kinematics including a patent he shares with General Kinematics’ President, Tom Musschoot. Rick was appointed to lead General Kinematics North America Foundry Department in 2019 due to his extensive technical knowledge of foundry equipment and experience in all departments of the foundry.

Have a question about GK Foundry Equipment? Ask Rick!

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What the EPA’s New PM2.5 Standard Means for Metalcasting

The New PM2.5 Standard On February 7, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the latest National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulate matter (PM2.5). The new standard for PM2.5 is 9 micrograms per cubic meter, dropping from the previous 12 micrograms per cubic meter. This new standard will take effect […]

Different Metal Forging Methods 

What is Forging? Forging is a manufacturing method in which metals are formed into different shapes using compressive forces, such as hammering or pressing. Metal is forged in various ways, including drop, press, and roll forging. Other manufacturing methods, such as metalcasting, can also be used to shape metals. Casting is best for jobs where […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: GK SYSTEMS Partners with Ford Meter Box Company on new Three Hundred Thousand Square Foot Facility.

                                                                              For Immediate Release General Kinematics Marketing Dept.: (815) 444-3521 marketing@generalkinematics.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: GK SYSTEMS […]

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