the Stuart McElrath Company
since 1994
   
 
 

 
The Stuart McElrath Company was formed in 1994 by Michael McElrath, who has been in the foundry industry since 1978.
 
Professional Memberships:
Current and former professional memberships include the AFS, SME and TCMA.
 
 
American Foundry Society
 - Chapter Memberships -
 - Detroit
 - Oregon
 - Southern California
 - Tennessee
 - Texas
 
Society Manufacturing Engineers
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Senior Member of Robotics
 - Charter Member of Vision Systems
 
 
Texas Cast Metals Association
 
SMC | About
The Company
The Stuart McElrath Company (SMC) is a consulting firm which provides engineering and web solutions for fabricators, machine shops, foundries and in the petrochemical industry. A privately held company located in Flint Texas, SMC was founded in 1994 by Michael McElrath after 20 years of working for various companies in an engineering or sales capacity. SMC diversified in 2004 to include web and print solutions with emphasis on the manufacturing Industry and related fields.
 
 
Our Goal     Provide Quality Products & Services at Affordable Pricing
 
Expertise
Michael McElrath is a current or former member of the American Foundry Society (AFS), the Texas Cast Metals Association (TCMA), a Senior Member of the Robotics and a Charter Member of Vision Systems of the Society of Mechanical Engineers (SME). With 45 plus years of industrial experience, the Stuart McElrath Company's principle areas of expertise can be summarized as follows:
 
Our Expertise     Dust Collection Design
Equipment & Parts Design
Hopper & Silo Design
Project Engineering & Management
Reverse Engineering
Web & Print Design
 
SMC has performed numerous projects in North America including cost studies, project management, plant renovations and the engineering of machine parts and equipment. SMC also provides website design and hosting along with printed materials design such as brochures, mailers, and magazine ads.
 
The Owner
Michael S McElrath is a member of the American Foundry Society, the Texas Cast Metals Association, a Senior member of the Robotics and a Charter Member of Vision Systems of the Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Michael S McElrath joined the foundry industry in February of 1978 as a Corporate Project Engineer for Kast Metals Corporation of Shreveport LA. as a Senior Corporate Project Engineer duties included involvement with many nobake projects both in Shreveport, La and Keokuk, IA.
 
Our Past     Architectural Draftsman/Detailer
Corporate Project Engineer
Glass Mold Designer
Manager of Engineering and Manufacturing
Manager of Plant Engineering
Project Engineer
Sales Engineer
Sales Manager
Senior Project Engineer
 
In 1980, Michael S McElrath joined Dependable Fordath (now Dependable Foundry Equipment Company/Redford Carver Foundry Products Company) and held positions of Project Engineer, Sales Engineer, Manager of Plant Engineering, Sales Manager, and Manager of Engineering and Manufacturing. Duties included equipment sales, equipment/facilities layouts, product development and evaluation, field equipment service, supervision of large turnkey projects and supervision of the engineering department including manufacturing.

In 1991, Michael S McElrath joined Harry H. Kessler & Associates as a Sr. Project Engineer working on feasibility studies, cost reduction surveys, plant layouts, equipment and site selection and detail engineering.