DIE CASTING COMPANY
Zinc Die Castings
Company manufacturers high
cost Aluminum Die
Castings and Zinc
Die Castings also known as Die Cast Parts, Die Cast
Products, Castings, Diecastings, Aluminum Castings, Die
Aluminum, Die Cast Parts, Die Casting Zinc, Zinc Castings, Metal
Castings, Aluminum Alloy Casting, Die-Casting, Diecasting, Mold
Casting, Pressure Casting, Machine Casting, High Pressure Die Casting
and Vacuum Die Casting.
Die Casting Company
is a privately owned ISO 9001 Certified Die Casting Company
incorporated Los Angeles California USA and
in 1968 by Ken Zaucha Sr
and Walter Zaucha. KenWalt Die Casting Company is currently listed in
business category of less than 50
employees with management and staff having many years of experience
producing high quality
Aluminum Die Castings
and Zinc Die Castings.
All employees are
trained, experienced, dependable and dedicated to customer satisfaction
producing high quality die cast parts using both aluminum and zinc die
Zaucha and son Ken Zaucha Sr were born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.
Walter was an outstanding baseball player in the
1930's back in the days of Babe
Ruth, Joe DeMaggio, Bob Feller, Dizzy
and others. In fact, Walter was such an outstanding baseball
player that he was drafted to play Professional Baseball by
the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball Team.
Unfortunately for Walter and the game of
baseball, ballplayers were paid little money in those
days, so Walter decided instead to work to help
mother and the rest of his family. Walter worked over 30 years at Superior Die Cast Company in
the late 1950's the Zaucha family relocated to Los Angeles,
California where Walter
applied his extensive die casting
experience as Plant
Manager of Withrow Die Casting Company
in North Hollywood, California. Walter was loved
cast foundry employees as well as the die casting company
successful attainment of production goals and his continuous
development of responsible reliable employees.
Walter had a great reputation and a wonderful sense of humor and was
instrumental in making his fellow die cast operators and trimmers some
of the highest paid die cast employees at the time.
Zaucha Sr's passion for engineering and mathematics lead
him to work in the Rocketdyne
engineering development center located in Canoga
Park, California while attending engineering classes at Pierce
College. His experience at Rocketdyne, subsequently owned by Boeing and is now a subsidary of United
Technologies Corporation (UTC) and known
as Pratt Whitney Rocketdyne, included rocket engine
building and testing at Rocketdyne's Santa Susana Field Laboratory
test facility, maintenance, overhaul and review and reporting of rocket
The rocket engines supporting NASA's
Flight Missions (Apollo 11) and NASA's
Flight Missions which ultimately landed the first
the moon were all tested at the Santa Susana Laboratory Test Facility.
Saturn/Apollo 8 Space Flight Missions
First Man On The Moon
Lunar Space Flight Mission
1968, Walter and Ken decided to start their own
business together and thus the legacy of KenWalt Die Casting Company
born. In 1968 Walter and Ken started their own die casting
company in a rented
building on Lopez Canyon Road in Sylmar, CA. Not long before the
infamous 1971 San Fernando Earthquake, also
known as the Sylmar Earthquake, they purchased the property at
the current location at 8719 Bradley Ave Sun Valley, California.
close customer relationship along with a dedication to producing only
the highest quality casting is a proven formula for success. This along
with high ethics and honesty built Walter and Ken a respected
reputation with customers, suppliers and industry associates. Thin wall
gating design and "vacuum assist" casting has been utilized at KenWalt
for over ten (10) years.
Die Casting Company continues to expand into the 21st Century
gain a worldwide reputation for excellence by
producing high quality aluminum and
die castings that are key to their customer's success!
Die Casting Alloys
KenWalt Die Casting Company
we produce high quality Aluminum
Die Castings and
Die Castings using all standard specification Aluminum
Alloys and Zinc
Alloys including special Aluminum and Zinc Alloys
NEW 2011 EXPANSIONS! While
the manipulated economy weakens manufacturing in the USA and has caused
the closing of many good die casting companies, KenWalt Die Casting
Company is expanding!
We've just added a 5,000 square foot
building to our existing 15,000 square foot building. We now have over
20,000 square feet of manufacturing space devoted entirely to
die casting high quality Aluminum and Zinc Die Castings, quality
inspections, trim die operations, machining and other secondary
operations, tool room operations, die cast molds storage, die cast
parts storage, KanBan inventory, die casting machines, die cast furnaces, foundry maintenance, aluminum
alloy metals, zinc alloy metals, gas and lubrications storage, shipping
and receiving and our administration offices.
OFFICE Expansion Our
administration offices have been expanded including a
room and kitchen area. In addition, KenWalt Die Casting
Company owns 2 acres of adjacent property for future
expansion and to exceed our
growing needs and expectations.
We are conveniently located
adjacent to the Golden State (5) Fwy just minutes north of the
Airport (Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport) at 8719 Bradley
Valley, California in the county of Los Angeles (Map To KenWalt Die Casting Corporation).
KenWalt Die Casting Company is ISO
9001:2008 Quality Management System Certified. ISO/TS
16949:2002 Certification plans are in-process.
We are dedicated to delivering high quality defect free castings
on-time and at competitive prices through continuous improvement of our
management, staff, products and services in order to better satisfy the
needs of our customers. We produce die cast parts in
Automotive, Aerospace, Federal, Military and other applicable customer
Prior to the initiation of any
production run, all
die cast parts are visually inspected with emphasis on surface
sealing surfaces, cored holes, excessive flash, die mis-match, ejector
pin marks and
any other potential non-conforming conditions. Die set-up inspections,
Machine set-up inspections, Pre-production part inspections, Production
part inspections, Trimming inspections, Sub-Operation inspections and
Final inspections are routinely
performed during the manufacturing process to insure the highest
possible part quality is attained. Supplemental inspections
and tests are
performed as required per our customer's specific requirements
and each casting's characteristics and applications.
We at KENWALT DIE CASTING COMPANY
you to visit our die casting facility at your convenience. You'll
discover a very clean, efficient and economical operation managed by
honest and trustworthy staff members.
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