Articles by Month: August 2016

Strategic agreement to propel AHP Merkle Cylinder technology in die casting industry! 

US, Canada, Mexico

AHP Merkle GmbH and Delaware Dynamics LLC signed a strategic distribution agreement in late July focusing on the die casting industry in North America. Delaware will market the Merkle cylinder line in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. “The agreement between Delaware and Merkle marks two companies with industry leading technology, internal capabilities to deliver paradigm shifting products, and a desire to spearhead advancements in production and design of complex die cast tooling,” says Ryan, Haas, CEO of Delaware Dynamics. “We employ the cutting edge technology of the Merkle cylinders internally and have found unique and distinct advantages in design, performance and durability.

“Our core business of delivering the best in large complex die cast tooling will not change. But this agreements now allows Delaware to forge relationships with companies outside our technical segment, and share technical advantages that will contribute to others’ success.”
-Ryan Haas


Dan T. Moore, CEO and chairman of Dan T. Moore Co. that holds 19 companies, is an ageless entrepreneur and inventor who is full of ideas and vitality. He skis and motorcycles the world, which you can read about on his blog; starts successful business after business; holds about 30 patents; and currently is hobbling about on crutches and in a cast after having bones in his ankle fused from a ski accident. His plans? To ski again! And, to continue to innovate and create successful startup companies in Collinwood.

His Cleveland Industrial Innovation Center (CiiC) at 17000 St. Clair Avenue, a former airport used by Curtiss Wright of Wright Brothers’ fame, houses nine established and startup manufacturing companies that employ approximately 350 people: Team Wendy, Soundwich, CiiC, Gem Tool, Ecowise, Metal Matrix Innovations, Rooftop Green, NatGasCar and Petfiber. The property also has available tenant space that Moore markets to encourage minority business enterprises…