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Work Life News

Congrats to HPI’s Steve Murray!

Hoosier Pattern (HPI) is pleased to announce that Steve Murray has just finished his classes and obtained his 'Train the Trainer' certificate from the American Foundry Society. Steve passed his test with a grade of 97%. For years Steve has presented to many AFS chapter meetings and conferences throughout the U.S. along with presentations at Rapid and AMUG (Additive Manufactures Users Group).

Because of Steve's hard work and dedication, Hoosier Pattern is the only pattern shop/foundry tooling supplier that is both SME Additive Manufacturing Certified and now Trainer Certified with the American Foundry Society, making HPI uniquely qualified to help you with your traditional foundry tooling needs and with your 3D sand printing (3DSP) inquires and requirements. If you congratulate Steve, do not hesitate to ask him to help inform or consult with your company about 3DSP. steve@hoosierpattern.com

Steve will be at RAPID with Hoosier Pattern in Long Beach, California May 19th through the 21st and is leading a workshop titled "How to use 3-D Printed Sand in Short Run Production and Prototype Castings" on the 19th from 3:00p-3:25p. Speaking of RAPID.. do you want to come as our guest? Hoosier Pattern as plenty of exhibition hall tickets (a $75 dollar value) that we are giving away. Contact our social media coordinator, Alyssa, for free tickets. Call her at 260.724.9430 or by email at alyssa@hoosierpattern.com
 

Above: Steve pictured with his certificate and some of the apprentices he educates here at HPI. 

Hoosier Pattern is proud to have you, Steve!

The Milltronics BR-60

Hoosier Pattern recently added a new machine to the CNC room!

The Milltronics BR-60 Bridge Mill offers cost-effective capability for machining large fabricated parts, plates, dies, aluminum molds, or patterns. Huge travels and table surfaces provide tremendous value per square inch of machining capacity.

Contact us today about putting our new bridge mill to work for your next project! 

Hoosier Pride

Here at HPI, we like to think that the "HP" stands for Hoosier Pride.

Pride in the products that we create, pride in our community and pride for our employees and all that they do.

Lots of companies like to do all sorts of flashy PR to draw attention to what they do but that's not our style. Folks who work here go about their business quietly, but we need to acknowledge someone who deserves all of our respect and best wishes.

Derek Scheumann does set up work on our CNC machines. Like all the good people here, Derek takes pride in what he does and goes that one step further. Derek is being deployed along with his Fort Wayne National Guard unit for a six month tour overseas. Words cannot convery the admiration, respect and — here's that word again — flat-out, unabashed pride that we all have for one of our own.

So, please join us in wishing Derek godspeed! All across America there are men and women who quietly go about the business of protecting all of us and put themselves in harm's way so that we may enjoy our hard-fought liberty and freedoms. 

But before Derek deployed, we thought we'd send him out with a humdinger of a meat-lovers Smoke Out with all our barbeque masters loading up the tables in the staging area. A good time was had by all, and here are a couple photos to prove it.

Derek is the good-looking one on the right.

HPI Hosts Joint Dinner for Geneva/Berne/Decatur Chamber of Commerce

Hoosier Pattern recently hosted a joint dinner for the Geneva, Berne and Decatur Chambers of Commerce.

The event was held at our facility, and Keith Gerber (Owner, President) gave a short history of HPI and explanation of how products we make are used in foundries including cast parts.

Taylor Gage spoke about our Apprentice Program, Ryan Seddelmeyer discussed the hard tooling (subtractive manufacturing) side and Dave Rittmeyer explained the additive manufacturing side focusing on our 3D printer capabilities.

Tours of the entire plant were given by Dave, Ryan, Taylor and Todd Yoder. Fifty-two members of the combined Chambers were in attendance and as they say, a good time was had by all.

A few photos from the event: