Decatur Foundry, Inc.
Celebrating 85 Years of Quality Craftsmanship (1936-2021)

Decatur Foundry, Inc. (DFI) has called Decatur, Illinois, its home for over 87 years. Located in the central Midwest, DFI is approximately two hours from St. Louis and three hours from both Chicago and Indianapolis. Given our location, we have direct access to multiple highways and interstates, particularly I-55, I-72, I-74 and I-57. In addition, we have access to multiple railways and airports, making us easy to reach by our customers and suppliers.

• One Prime Paint Cell
• Two No-Bake Line Molding Cells
• Five No-Bake Core Molding Cells
• 244,000 sq. ft. of Manufacturing Facilities
• One Full Service Sand and Metal Test Lab
• Two Cleaning and Inspection Facilities
• 65,000 sq. ft. Pattern Storage Facility
• Eight High-Speed Continuous Sand Mixers
• Two 3.5-Metric Ton Induction Furnaces Pouring 35 tons/daily
• Three Sand Reclamation Systems (Mechanical and Thermal)
• Twelve No-Bake Floor Molding Cells for Flask and Flaskless Molds
• Complete Line of Gray and Ductile Metal Capabilities
• Casting Range from 150 lbs to 11,000 lbs
• Austempering Metal Services
• Design and Engineering Product Development
• Prime Painting, Ultrasonic Testing, X-Ray Testing
• Solidification Modeling, Full Service Pattern Shop
• Wet Lab Chemical Testing, Spectrographic Analysis
• Micrographic Photo Analysis, Machining, Assemble Ready Parts
Iron Grades
• Gray Iron CL25 to CL50 in ASTM grades A48, A126, A159, A279, and A319
• Customized Alloys of Nickel, Copper, Molybdenum, Vanadium, and Chromium
• Ductile Iron ASTM grades A395 and A596
• Complete Ductile Service Ferritic to Pearlitic
• Mil-1-24137 Class A Navy Shipboard Ductile
• Customer Customized Proprietary Metal
• Customized Slow-Mold Cooling Stress Relieved Castings
• Gray and Ductile Iron from 150 lbs to 11,000 lbs
Decatur Foundry, Inc.
1745 N. Illinois St.
Decatur, IL 62526
United States

Tel: 217.429.5261
Fax: 217.425.2834
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Decatur Foundry Inc
1745 N. Illinois St.
Decatur, IL 62526
United States

Tel: 217.429.5261
Fax: 217.425.2834

Looking for a career with DFI? Our latest opportunities are one step away.

What makes DFI a leader within the manufacturing environment is that we offer a workplace culture that is truly focused on employee empowerment, communication and a family sense of belonging. What is the secret to our over 85 years of manufacturing success? It is simple. It is our people. They are our strongest and most trusted difference between us and any other industrial organization. We believe our own company’s future as well as the nation’s economic future depends on a solid and experienced manufacturing base and we take PRIDE in our employees, products and our community to help keep us at the top.

By choosing to work at DFI, you will have the opportunity to take advantage of significant opportunities for educational, professional and personal growth. No matter what your position is at DFI, you will join others who take PRIDE in what they do and who work hard to produce a quality casting! Across our company, our people are leading the way in everything we do. As a result, we are committed to providing the benefits, resources and tools they need to reach their potential, both personally and professionally. At DFI, our employees are the difference makers! We are also proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

We are always interested in individuals who have molding and/or grinding experience. Periodically, we will announce other employment opportunities on our site. Please check back for updates.

You may mail a copy of your resume to:

DFI Human Resources
1745 N. Illinois Street
Decatur, IL 62526

You can also attach a copy of your resume to an email titled RESUME by clicking the link below.

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Current Job Postings

Hourly Staff Positions:

Molders | Grinders
Shakeout | Chippers
Industrial Electrician

Salaried Positions:
Environmental Health safety Coordinator
Metallurgical Engineer


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