StrikoWestofen Steps Up Mexico Representation

CASTMET to Provide Regional Service and Inventoried Parts Support For StrikoMelter® , Westomat® and Dynarad® Products

Zeeland, MI (April 2015) – StrikoWestofen America, global manufacturer of high-performance thermal processing systems for die cast and aluminum foundry operations, announced today the company’s product line is now fully supported in Mexico by CASTMET S.A. DE C.V.

Castmet is a leading service company providing equipment and materials for casting. The company is headquartered in Naucalpan, north of Mexico City, with engineering offices, service centers and warehouse distribution in Monterrey and Chihuahua.


In addition to Castmet support, StrikoWestofen has hired Antonio Esquivel as Regional Sales Manager for Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Oregon and Washington, as well as Mexico. Esquivel brings to StrikoWestofen more than 30 years of manufacturing processes expertise and capital equipment sales, having previously represented Siemens, Panasonic, EPM and LaBelle Industrial Sales.

“StrikoWestofen has gained an international reputation for efficient and innovative thermal processing technology,” said StrikoWestofen’s General Manager Rudi Riedel. “The Mexico industrial complex of OEM, Tier 1 and 2 companies is an important sector in the global manufacturing community, and a growing number are StrikoWestofen customers. Our expanded geographic presence enables us to better complement our thermal processing systems with world-class service and support.”

StrikoWestofen furnaces and foundry accessories for the North American market are manufactured in Zeeland, Michigan. The office also handles all installation, OEM upgrades, spare parts and technical support with a team of experienced service engineers and customer service representatives

Headquartered in Gummersbach Germany, StrikoWestofen has offices and manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom, Poland, US and China.