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Brett Soucie

Brett Soucie Joins Ferroloy, Inc. as Sales Manager

Ferroloy, Inc. announces the hiring of Brett Soucie as Sales Manager for the northern and central Midwest. Brett graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Kansas State University in 2016. He spent his first few years out of college as a carrier account manager for C.H Robinson, building relationships directly with carriers to grow his book of business and...
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Iron foundry

Ferroloy’s New Direction

Within two years, the gray and ductile iron foundry diversified its markets, doubled its staff and became nearly silica-free. Since he was young, Mark Soucie has wanted to own and run his own business. After retiring as a business unit CFO at Koch Industries in December 2016, he decided to take some time off and see what opportunities were available....
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Casting iron parts

Talking Shop with Mark Soucie

The article below is originally from Industrial Machinery Digest and is an interview with Mark Soucie, the owner and President of Ferroloy, Inc. Q: What is the history of Ferroloy? A: Ferroloy Foundry was started in 1950 and for the first 50 years of its operation was captive to a company called Easton Corporation. We moved to our current location...
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Ferroloy machining

Kansas Manufacturer Doubles Its Workforce

“We need laws, like tax reform, that can drive economic growth and drive business.” Ferroloy, a Kansas-based small business that manufactures ductile and gray iron castings, was once on the verge of bankruptcy. But with the help of tax reform, they have doubled the size of their workforce and are in the process of dramatically expanding their facilities. Mark Soucie,...
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Mark Soucie

Mark Soucie Purchases Ferroloy, Inc.

Ferroloy, Inc. announces that Mark Soucie has purchased the company from the Estate of Paul Kolbeck. Richard Hicks Chief Operating Officer stated, “following Paul’s death, I have had the opportunity to work with Mark on several issues. He brings a unique perspective to our business and capabilities that we have not had in the past.” Mark had recently retired after...
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John Rockey, VP Sales

John Rockey Joins Ferroloy, Inc. as VP of Sales

Ferroloy, Inc. announces the hiring of John Rockey as Vice President of Sales. John has over 25 years of foundry experience in quality assurance, operations and sales. Richard Hicks, Chief Operating Officer states, “I have had the opportunity to work with John in the past and I know he will be a great addition to the team.  He brings both...
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osha

Final OSHA Silica Rule Cuts Permissible Exposure Limit in Half

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) formally released its final silica rule on March 24. The rule will lower the permissible exposure for crystalline silica to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air (50 μg/cu.m), averaged over an eight-hour shift, from the current 100 μg/cu.m. All requirements of the rule must be met by June 23, 2018. Learn...
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