Electroplating & Painting Services

We offer high quality finishing services for your product or component. Our dedicated finishing plant is capable of a complete range of finishes including zinc, nickel, chrome, electropolishing, passivation, powder coating and vinyl.


Wire Forming

We have been a manufacturer of wire baskets and other wire products for well over a century. If you need a product or component made from wire, our team can build it.


Sheet Metal Fabrication

We do more than just wire forming. Kaspar Manufacturing (formerly Kaspar Wire Works) offers a broad range of sheet metal fabrication services.


Engineering Services

We provide comprehensive engineering services for our clients. Tell us your idea, and our experienced team of engineers can turn that idea into a 3-D model which will be constructed into your very own one-of-a-kind prototype.


Milling Services

We offer a variety of machining services such as progressive die building, milling, drilling and turning.


Project Quoting

Our team of experienced engineers can provide you with comprehensive manufacturing project quotes in about two business days. Tell us your idea, and we can work out the details.


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Our Leadership

Stephen Bindus

Director of Operations

Stephen Bindus joined the Kaspar Manufacturing team as Director of Operations in 2015 after a 20-year career in automotive aftermarket manufacturing. His experience includes a combined 15 years in the Director of Operations role, where his responsibilities involved the management of operations at numerous facilities located in both the United States and Mexico. Prior to his manufacturing profession, Stephen honed his leadership skills in the U.S. Air Force as Crew Chief for the C-5A, which is one of the largest aircrafts in the world. Born and raised in San Diego, California, he continued his education at Southern Illinois University, earning a Bachelor of Science in industrial technology.

Lori Hamilton

Director of Business & Brand Development

Lori Hamilton grew up in The Berkshires in Western Massachusetts and spent most of her professional life thus far in the Northeast working in the corporate toy industry world. She spent 17 years with KB Toys as manager of store operations where she created rollout plans for operational initiatives, prioritized store calendars, directed budgets, and oversaw communications. She became a Texan in 2011 when she moved to Austin to serve as Communications and Corporate Affairs Manager for a home shopping company. Lori's experience managing vendors, directing expenses, negotiating contracts and building relationships has prepared her for her business development role at Kaspar Manufacturing. Lori enjoys discovering BBQ destinations in Texas and ranks her wine tasting tour in Tuscany, Italy, as a favorite lifetime memory.

John Kovalcik

Supervisor of Die and Tool

John Kovalcik has worked at Kaspar Manufacturing for more than 40 years. Starting at the Sho-Rack welding division in 1976, John has worked his way up in the company, supervising the jig department in the ‘90s and becoming the Supervisor of Die and Tool in 2015. He has always appreciated the versatility offered in his positions due to the wide array of projects Kaspar Manufacturing develops. From weld frames and wire lengths to building new samples for the factory, there is always a new and different project to tackle. When he’s not supervising for Kaspar Manufacturing, he enjoys fishing, hunting and spending time with his grandchildren.

Ronnie Kresta

Supervisor of Quality Assurance

Ronnie Kresta has been with Kaspar Manufacturing since 1977. He started in the shipping department, but has been part of the Quality Control Department since its creation in 1995. Holding titles as Quality Assurance Inspector, Safety and Compliance, Cost Estimating and Inventory Control/Expeditor has well prepared him for his current role as Quality Assurance Supervisor, where he enforces the high standard expected from Kaspar Manufacturing. Yet it could be argued that he might be most proud of his title of “Grandpa.” He enjoys time with friends and family, and his days outside of Kaspar Manufacturing are spent fishing, hunting and working around the house.

Dan Jalufka

Wire Forming Supervisor

Dan Jalufka began his career with Kaspar Companies in 1987 and over the past 29 years has worked his way up from a wire works factory worker to Kaspar Manufacturing's Wire Forming Supervisor. In Dan’s current role he oversees the production in the wire division, making sure materials are ordered and allocated to the right equipment and people. A hard working Texan, Dan can often be found down on the factory floor helping out wherever he may be needed. Dan’s extensive manufacturing equipment knowledge and passion for tinkering have prepared him to excel in his role. In his free time Dan enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his four grandchildren.


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