Leaders in manufacturing.

We are a vertically integrated group of experienced operating companies manufacturing aluminum and zinc, building the parts that our world needs.

About Nordstern Group

Who we are

We are driven by new ways to feel a sense of accomplishment. We believe that together we can achieve what appears to be just out of reach. Established in 2018, Nordstern Group was formed in collaboration with Custom Castings, Protek, Sure Cast Aluminum Foundry and Forte Tool & Die.

Our Mission

Nordstern Group is driven by a commitment to build on best practices, and to discover new ways to improve, one small change at a time. We believe we can strengthen and benefit ourselves and those around us, through creativity and continuous incremental improvement toward a shared goal.

Our list of companies

Nordstern Group is an amalgamated company with years of experience in the aluminum and manufacturing industry. We are made up of leading experts from across North America.

Custom Castings


Custom Castings Limited specializes in manufacturing high-quality permanent mold aluminum and zinc alloy castings. Operating out of a 50,000 square-foot facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Custom Castings provides its customers a single-source solution using world-class technology.



With more than 25 years in the coating industry, Protek applies coatings for various industries, which protect products against the harshest materials. The company’s innovative facility and coating applications, allow the company to exceed all expectations. The company is based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Sure Cast Aluminum Foundry


Sure Cast Aluminum Foundry is located in Blaine, Minnesota. For more than 30 years, Sure Cast has produced top quality sand castings for a diverse range of industries. The company’s state of the art technology, and its commitment to working with customers as partners to assist them in achieving their goals and objectives.

Forte Tooling Technologies


We specialize in the design and build of machining fixtures, jigs, assembly fixtures, and welding fixtures for world-class precision-machining companies across the continent. Through our integrated design and manufacturing capabilities, we will get your project launched in a shorter amount of time. 


Our management team

Our team breathes life into our vision of best practises,
creativity and continuous incremental improvement.

Mark Striepe

President & CEO

Armand Bernard

CFO, Vice-President – Finance & Administration

Darren Lodge

Vice-President, Business Development

Kevin Bilan

Vice-President, Operations Support

Sandy Rayner

Director of Information Systems

Erika Reimer

Human Resource Manager

Emmanuelito De Ala

Business Analyst

Derek Magis

Manager of Supply Chain Support

Roger Dack

Manager of Environment, Health and Safety

Ben Lambert

Corporate Controller

Nordstern Group

2015 Dugald Road
Winnipeg, MB R2J 0H3

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Custom Castings

2015 Dugald Road
Winnipeg, MB R2J 0H3

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2021 Dugald Road
Winnipeg, MB R2J 0H3

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Sure Cast Aluminum Foundry

10620 Nassau Street
NE Blaine, MN 55449

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Forte Tooling Technologies

1561 Clarence Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3T 1T5

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