Cory Ashburn Joins Simpson

We are very pleased to announce that starting March 1st , 2021 Mr. Cory Ashburn will be joining Simpson as the Regional Account Manager – Midwest and will be based out of southern Wisconsin. Mr. Ashburn will be primarily responsible for the sales of all Simpson products and services to all customers – foundry and process – in the states of IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD and WI.

Throughout his career Mr. Ashburn has significant experience in the foundry industry and has held several positions of increasing responsibility. Prior to joining Simpson he served 6 years as an Account Executive at Foseco / Vesuvius where he directed all sales initiatives throughout the entire product cycle for the leading filter and feeding supplier for the metal casting industry throughout a three-state region. Prior to that he worked for 11 years at American Colloid Company as the Product and Sales Manager where he directed all product development and sales initiatives for the nation’s largest supplier of bentonite and other mineral products through a three-state region. Early in his career he worked as a Regional Sales Manager for the Hill & Griffith Company based in Cincinnati, OH providing foundries with innovative solutions with a number of different products.

Mr. Ashburn is committed to being an active member of our industry. He has served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Foundry Society and was the recipient of the American Foundry Society (AFS) Technical Presentation award four times and was also the recipient of the AFS Service Appreciation Award five times.

He will be combining the wide range and continuously advancing of Simpson technologies with his extensive knowledge and background in the foundry industry to offer customers high value, optimized solutions to make increasingly more complex, profitable castings.

Mr. Ashburn stated, “”It is my true pleasure to be a part of the Simpson Technologies team. I look forward to using my over 25 years of foundry sand preparation knowledge to support our customers’ needs now and into the future.”

We welcome Mr. Cory Ashburn to the growing Simpson team. He may be reached by email at