It’s just 19 miles from Brook Park to Avon Lake, OH, but it’s a world away from where Dennis Daniels started his aluminum foundry. In 1972, all Daniels wanted to do was cast aluminum parts, so he set up shop in a small garage in Brook Park. He was the only employee. Secondary machining was no part of the plan.
Today, Daniels has 104 employees in an 110,000-square-foot foundry and machine shop in Avon Lake, supplying aluminum cast parts and finished subassemblies to global ma