• Debunking Common Myths About Skilled Trades Careers

    April 5, 2024

    When most people ask a high school graduate about their plans, they automatically ask about schools and/or degrees. This perpetuates the decades-long, inaccurate mindset that skilled trades are not important, low-paying, dead-end jobs for those who aren’t “smart enough” to go to college. In reality, skilled trades offer stable work, competitive salaries and opportunities for […]

  • What Is a Skilled Trades Career and Is It For You?

    March 1, 2024

    There are terms and acronyms for nearly every industry. Some cross industries and some are specific to just one. Skilled trades is one used in several, including our work at Cascade Die Casting Group, Inc. But some people may not know exactly what it means – so we’re here to clear it up. What is […]

  • Cascade Die Casting Group plans $6 million expansion in Sparta

    November 21, 2023

    Cascade Die Casting Group Inc. is undergoing a $6 million expansion at its Sparta location that will add 30 new jobs and support the company’s growth. The Gaines Township-based Tier 1 and Tier 2 aluminum and zinc die cast manufacturer is adding new equipment and manufacturing space at its Sparta facility, located at 9983 Sparta […]

  • CDCG recognized as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation

    July 20, 2023

    Cascade Die Casting Group, Inc. Recognized as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation Grand Rapids, Michigan, July 27, 2023 – Cascade Die Casting Group, Inc. is thrilled to announce that it has been named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation by […]

  • CDCG Atlantic awarded “Outstanding” Safety Award

    September 12, 2022

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Cascade Die Casting Group, Inc., is pleased to announce its Atlantic division has received an “Outstanding” safety award for exemplary safety.  Companies with DART (days away, restricted or transferred) records equal to, or less than 1.8 (based on 2020’s “All Manufacturing Industries” average of 1.8 total recordable cases), are recognized with […]

  • In the CHIPS Act, auto suppliers see a light in the tunnel

    August 24, 2022

    For more than two years, global supply chain disruptions have delayed orders of the ubiquitous semiconductor chips found in products as diverse as home appliances, video game consoles and high-grade weapons. The small but integral components manage the flow of electric currents of devices in an exponentially electrified world. The automotive industry, while just one […]

  • Cascade Die Casting Group Wins Best and Brightest Award in West Michigan

    June 27, 2022

    National Association for Business Resources Announces the 2022 Best and Brightest Winners in West Michigan June 6, 2022 — The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is proud to announce and honor the early round of 2022 winners in West Michigan. The next round of Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® winners will […]

  • Auto suppliers feel ‘squeezed’ from disruptions; hope for normalcy in 2022

    June 23, 2022

    As a prolonged shortage of semiconductors hampers automotive production, West Michigan-based suppliers have been forced to change the way they do business. And it hasn’t been for the better. “It’s not sustainable – it’s flat out not sustainable for us,” said Jeff Dolbee, president of Cascade Township-based Tier 1 supplier ADAC Automotive Inc., which manufactures […]

  • EV Transition Shakes Up Michigan’s Automotive Supply Chain

    March 1, 2021

    As major automakers and government officials pledge ambitious electric vehicle targets over the coming decade, Michigan’s automotive suppliers are adapting to a business environment that’s swiftly changing yet still firmly rooted in internal combustion engines.  “It is our longer-term future, but I must also say that I don’t expect the internal combustion engine on a […]

  • Automotive Supply Chain Adapts to Month-by-month Scenario Planning

    June 24, 2020

    Automotive manufacturers are back up and running after months of production shutdowns following widespread outbreaks of COVID-19.  The gradual restart of the industry’s supply chain began sluggishly because of lowered capacity, parts shortages, on-and-off work stoppages caused by lingering cases of the coronavirus and many uncertainties ahead. However, automotive manufacturers are sprinting to replenish inventory […]