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General Information


2015 South 2nd Street
Pekin, Illinois
(Halfway between Chicago
and St. Louis on Route 29)

Plant Size

Modern 116,000 sq. ft. facility on 10 acres

Alloys Poured

355, 356, 356 Prime and 712

Types of Cores

Shell, Alphaset, CO2

Castings Weights

Ounces to over 300 pounds

Flask Sizes

From 16″ x 24″ to 38″ x 60″


Prototypes to over
100,000 pieces/year

Value-Added Services

Heat treating, painting, color anodizing, chromate conversion coating and other services upon request

Quality Aluminum Sand Castings & Foundry Services

Tazewell Machine Works, Inc. is a leading American manufacturer specializing in quality aluminum sand castings. We work closely with quality pattern shops to deliver a full range of pattern making services. Our streamlined manufacturing facility is outfitted with a fully equipped non-ferrous foundry and CNC machine shop, delivering ISO certified craftsmanship and unbeatable product turnaround times.

With over 75 years of industry-leading expertise behind us, Tazewell Machine Works is one of America’s leading suppliers of rough and machined aluminum sand castings and related pattern-making services, all certified to ISO 9001:2015 quality standards.


Experts in Water Jacketed & Pressure Tight Castings for Industrial Applications

Tazewell Machine Works specializes in manufacturing commercial water jacketed and pressure tight castings. Our quality aluminum castings are used in a variety of advanced industries – from earthmoving equipment and diesel engines to electrical products and cookware. Altogether, we service well over 100 customers who rely on our quality cast and CNC machined products.

ISO Certified Quality & Complete Customer Satisfaction Are Our Top Priorities

Tazewell Machine Works, Inc. takes a long-term approach when serving the diverse businesses who rely on our quality aluminum sand castings and pattern-making services. We strive to cultivate all of our professional relationships into collaborative partnerships that last for years, providing our customers with the ISO-certified quality products that their businesses deserve.

We are proud to have new customers just beginning their manufacturing journeys, as well as leading American manufacturers that have been in business with us for over 75 years.

Most of our customers are in highly competitive industries and enjoy the status of being leading innovators in their respective fields. For this reason, it is essential for them to purchase high-quality cast and CNC machined aluminum sand castings guaranteed by ISO 9001:2015 certification standards. Tazewell Machine Works delivers on that promise while providing unparalleled customer service every step of the way.

Pattern-Making, Casting & Foundry Solutions for a Variety of Precision Industries & Applications

  • Marine Engines & Transmissions
  • Diesel Engines
  • Electrical Products
  • Elevator Equipment
  • Medical & Surgical Equipment
  • Machinery (numerous types)
  • Earthmoving Equipment
  • Cookware
  • Rescue Equipment
  • Agricultural Equipment
  • Track & Field Equipment
  • US Machines Shops
  • And More!

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