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Chartered May 24, 1916
Luther D. and Emory H. Snyder started the Littlestown Hardware and Foundry Company, Inc. as a gray iron foundry with sixteen employees— producing, machining, painting, & plating iron castings. For World War I, castings for bearings and shafts for the war effort were made. Later, hardware items, such as bench vises, flanges, hammers, bookends, fire place tools and doorstops complemented the wide variety of commercial castings produced. Today, with 70 employees, over 95% of our business is producing commercial aluminum castings.

1939
First Aluminum Casting Production.

World War II
Most of the production was for the war effort:
1,200,000 Hand Grenades
3,000,000 Rifle Grenades
3,000,000 Bomb Plugs
Thousands of Anti-Personnel Mines
1947
Major Aluminum Casting Production Expansion.

1950
Addition of Littco Awning Hardware & Aluminum Hardware lines.

1970
Through the present: Continuous Modernization of Aluminum Casting Facilities.

1990
Iron Casting Production Ends.

1999
Company name shortened to Littlestown Foundry, Inc.
Littco: Littlestown Foundry, Inc.
PO Box 69 150 Charles Street Littlestown PA 17340   (800) 471-0844