Meet Our President, David Seyler!

We often discuss industry trends, topics, and news in our blog, but this month Riverside Brass Aluminum Foundry Ltd. is shining the spotlight on President David Seyler. Mr. Seyler is the former president of the Canadian Foundry Association, where he served from 2011-2012. As president of the CFA, David met and worked alongside many of Canada’s best foundry owners; approximately 160 foundries and foundry members represented 80 percent of the tonnage produced and supplied in Canada. This opportunity also gave him the chance to act as the voice of the CFA and its members in front of the Workmans’ Compensation Board, numerous manufacturing associations, government departments, and more.

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From One Innovation to the Next: Introducing Riverside’s New Centrifugal Casting Department

When it comes to providing ISO-certified non-ferrous and alloy castings for celebrated clients, we’ve been at the height of our game ever since we got the ball rolling some 40 years ago. And with every subsequent year our company progresses, we are simply getting younger. How so? By making it our lifelong habit to apply continuous innovation to our capabilities. While other mid-sized industrial companies have a tendency to stick with the original services, technologies, and engineering smarts that made them profitable to begin with, they oftentimes don’t take into account new industry trends, production strategies, and – most of all – new customer needs. The way we see it here at Riverside Brass, the future is always directly behind your shoulder, ready to outpace and overtake you at a moment’s notice. Those who refuse to adapt, let alone anticipate, the needs of future businesses and consumers are liable to find themselves left behind to the history books and commemorative plaques. We might well have provided a few such plaques ourselves for some of those companies.

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The Riverside Brass Way

In 1966 two young and inspired men, Ervin Steinmann and Elmer Schlegel, took a big chance and bought Riverside Brass. It started as a small family operation that was dedicated to service, quality, and innovation.  Every customer was treated like Ervin and Elmer would want to be treated, with respect and care.

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