the Company

at a glance

  • 1963
  • Familyowned and operated
  • diversityof metals 

Thompson Foundry is a proudly Canadian company that has been manufacturing castings integral to the function and success of a broad range of customers worldwide, for over a half a century. Providing unparalleled customer service and exceeding customer expectations are ideals that Thompson Foundry diligently uphold.

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Meet Our Team

The skilled and professional group at Thompson Foundry are a collaboration of seasoned industry veterans, and forward thinking minds that are unified in their dedication to providing the best manufacturing environment & customer service experience possible.


Mike ThompsonPresident

2nd generation of Thompson that has carried the family Foundry successfully into the 21st century. He has over 50 years hands-on experience in all aspects of the business, and is dedicated to casting strong relationships with his customers & employees. Flying, soaring, rolling anything with 2 wheels, and high-altitude escapes are activities that keep Mike grounded.

Keith Hayden
Foundry Manager / Sales

Keith has been a foundational pillar of Thompson Foundry since 1973. His loyalty and commitment are not only keys to his longstanding tenure with TF, they are attributes that make dealing with him a rewarding experience.



Diane (Thompson) StradlingController

Diane has been a key part of the family business for over 35 years. Alongside Mike, she is the 2nd generation that is responsible for helping guide the Foundry to where it is today.

Jeff ulrikson &
shawn strottmann
Journeyman Pattern Makers

Jeff & Shawn have over 50 years combined experience in traditional methods of foundry pattern construction. Embracing new technologies, while utilizing their mastered techniques of the discipline equip them to handle virtually any project requirement.


Darren Black

Darren comes from a diverse manufacturing & sales background, and has over 15 years experience within the metal casting industry. He has been with Thompson Foundry for over a decade and utilizes his strong communication skills to assure your requirements are understood, and the purchasing experience is second to none.


Our Facility

Thompson Foundry is located in South-Western British Columbia, minutes from the US/CDN border, and international shipping ports. Manufacturing at the current location since 1971, our facility continues to grow and adapted to meet the evolving needs of our customers.

  • 180,000 sq/ft space
  • 2 structured molding lines (Olivine/Green Sand & Silica/No-Bake) w/floor molding & mobile sand mixing 
  • 4 induction furnaces
  • 4 heat treat ovens
  • Metallurgy lab on site
  • In-house pattern shop
  • Machine shop

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