After working metal in Europe for 6 generations, the Knapps of The Knapp Foundry Company migrated to the United States. They worked in foundries in Buffalo, New York for 2 more generations. In 1910, with the birth of the rubber industry, the present Knapp Foundry Company was began in Akron, Ohio. Today, the foundry is operating at the same location under the management of the fourth and fifth generations of the original founders.
Our foundry plant personnel have many years of practical experience with our company producing castings of various complexities and design. As a jobbing, gray and ductile iron foundry, The Knapp Foundry Company uses its experience and technology in supplying engineered castings to manufactures for a variety of industries.
With more than 90 years of experience in the American foundry industry, The Knapp Foundry Company assures the highest quality and dependability in exceeding your casting requirements.