Aluminium is the most abundant metal on the planet and can be used for a wide range of applications.
metal alloys that have copper as
their principal component.
application for cast iron are expansive and we produce small one off
architectural or replica castings..
alloys were initially developed for gravity die
casting, while Lead has been used for thousands of years.
When Peter Hogan and his son, also Peter, took over the running of Charles H Cowards in 1991 they had already established themselves as a casting producer you could trust in their original company Hogan and Sons. Like most things in life the simplest solution is often the best one and Peter Snr. had an expression that still is the backbone of the operation today –
“it takes as long to make a bad casting as is does to make a good one”.
The integrity in all our workforce means we take pride in our work. Quality casting is recognised as a hands on skill that has become a highly valued craft in recent years. We’re here to welcome you to a company that will do more than just make your castings and we would love to hear from you.
After finishing high school, Peter entered the foundry industry
on an apprenticeship at a leading foundry in the Sheffield area.
Having gained a Degree and worked as a nursing
professional Julie joined her husband helping manage the
From a background in plastics engineering and
manufacturing, Anthony made the transition to casting and drives commercial
National Sales Manager
Gaining broader experiences in the service industry, Chris offers a sharp insight to customer needs and relatoinship development.
Head of Procurement
After his Degree, Matt joined the company to spearhead development across the accounting function of the company
Joining as an apprentice, Daniel was soon promoted to Foundry Foreman ensuring quality casting, delivered on time.