Nordic Fest 2021

Nordic Fest 2021

Nordic Fest has come and gone in Decorah for another year. Nordic Fest is a time for the locals and visitors of Decorah to celebrate Decorah’s Norwegian heritage and culture. Hundreds of people from across the U.S. come to Decorah, Iowa, to celebrate Nordic Fest at the end of July each year. This year, Deco…

Deco Products Newsletter

Deco Products Newsletter

Deco Products Newsletter can found by clicking here! Deco Products newsletter is hot off the press and ready for your review. At Deco Products, we are proud to say we have been able to not only overcome, but strive through the global pandemic exceptionally well with both sales and productivity. As the largest zinc die…

Die Casting Advantages

Multi-Slide Part Advantages

Recently Deco Products acquired miniature, 4-slide zinc die casting equipment and related process technology. These machines were acquired from Mumford Metal Casting of South Carolina in March 2021, and provides further expansion of Deco Products and solution advantages for customer designs. There are many die casting advantages that these multi-slide machines and technology provide. These…

Trade Show

Trade Show Schedule 2021

Deco Products is back at the Show! 2020 was a challenging year for many reasons, but with the progression towards safer and more “open” communities, many elements of life are returning to a “new normal”. We are excited to be able to meet others face to face at this year’s Chicago Design 2 Part Show.…

Deco Products Front Office Zinc Die Casting

Zinc Die Casting: History of Deco

Deco Products is the largest stand-alone zinc die casting company in the US. Deco was established in 1960 by the Lake Center Switch Company, primarily an automotive supplier of dimmer switches and other electronics for automotive. The die casting operations were moved to Decorah, which is where they produced die castings, assemblies, and a line…

Machined Zinc Die Casting Fuze Body

Zinc Die Cast: Prototyping Parts

When prototyping zinc die cast parts, there is no perfect way to mimic future product casting. Typical options for prototyping zinc die castings are, rapid tooling, machining, investment casting, spin casting, sand casting, and 3D printing. Depending on the design of the part and other specific qualities that may need to be tested one of…