Automotive & Trucking

Pace is a die casting company that provides support to nearly 500 Blue Chip OEM customers, many in the automotive and trucking industries who came to Pace to improve product quality and optimize cost. Pace's operations include five International Automotive Task Force TS-certified facilities. Thermal stress, finite element and other analyses determine the optimal die casting alloys – aluminum, magnesium or zinc – to achieve the right balance of light weight and durability, increase end-user satisfaction and reduce potential for costly automotive recalls.

Our expertise includes:

  • Gear Housing Covers and Brackets
  • Transmission and Engine Components
  • Powertrain Systems
  • Driveline
  • Carriers
  • Retainers
  • Hybrid Technology
  • GPS and Entertainment System Housings
  • Cosmetic Trim

Customer Story

Problem: A leading manufacturer of automobile, driveline and drivetrain components and systems was subject to an end user mandated CAFE Weight Reduction Program which required part manufacturing support and tooling optimization. Solution: Pace employed a dedicated division engineer and tool manufacturing engineer, supplied predictive analysis and provided validation of part changes. Result: 18% weight reduction across the program resulting in supply chain cost savings.

Recreational Lawn & Garden

From concept to delivery, Pace offers a one-stop service for OEM, aftermarket and Tier 1 suppliers. We possess the depth of knowledge and scale to adjust to the seasonal market demands in these industries throughout five TS-certified facilities. This is evidenced by long-standing relationships with more than 15 national and international recreational vehicle brands. Pace specializes in supplier BOM consolidation, cost optimization and full-service die casting and assembly of aluminum, magnesium and zinc parts to create more efficient supply chains that are able to meet market demands.

Our expertise includes:

  • Loose Piece, Knockout Cores (which form undercuts)
  • Steel Liner Inserts
  • Cast-in-Tube Technology
  • Hydrostatic Axles
  • Cylinders
  • Counter Mounts
  • Outboard Gear Cases
  • RV Chassis
  • Marine Undercuts
  • Cosmetic Parts

Customer Story

Problem: One of the most widely recognized and respected names in the snowmobile, ATV and side by side industry was experiencing capacity constraints which led to the need to outsource a major component of assembly.

Solution: Pace’s Product Tech Division took ownership of the sourcing and assembly of the critical oil tank and chain subassembly.

Result: Freed up the customer's employees and floor space to accommodate expanded production. Moving production to a Pace facility shortened delivery time to the customer's manufacturing line by several days.

Medical Devices

Pace serves the high-stakes medical field by developing comprehensive die casting solutions to the industry’s biggest problems and our scale gives us the ability to produce products quickly when the market demands it. Pace’s deep like-part experience extends to a number of industries and systems and includes specialties in tolerancing, machining and fixturing to keep costs low. Pace’s in-house finishing, assembly and sub-assembly processes offer a one-stop solution for both low and high-volume medical customers.

Our expertise includes:

  • Dialysis and Blood Analysis Machinery
  • Peristaltic Pumps
  • Surgical Devices
  • Computer Covers
  • Hospital Equipment and Controls
  • Stand Bases
  • Hospital Beds

Customer Story

Problem: A manufacturer and marketer of advanced medical equipment was experiencing complex, high cost assembly causing reduction in competitiveness.

Solution: Pace Cambridge supported the customer's value analysis efforts and redesigned the subassembly.

Result: Reduced the number of components from nine to two, leading to a cost reduction from $107 to $40 per assembly.

Lighting & Electrical

Pace has more experience with lighting and electrical parts than any other die casting company in the industry. This creates a key advantage in these changing markets, where product launch timing can mean the difference between success and failure. We understand the design and production differences between traditional thin-walled products and those with multiple heat sinks required by modern LED and electrical technology.

Our expertise includes:

  • LED Technology
  • Heat Sinks
  • Roadway Lighting
  • Area Lights
  • Parking Garage Lighting
  • Architectural Lighting
  • Consumer Lighting Components
  • Telecomm
  • GPS Entertainment Systems
  • Hybrid Technology
  • Two-way Communication Systems
  • Alternative Energy Delivery Systems
  • HD Billboards

Customer Story

Problem: A fast-growing, multinational mobile technology company needed a lightweight, rugged mobile communication device.

Solution: Pace’s Product Tech Division selected to help develop a new product utilizing magnesium.

Result: The resulting hands-free mobile device was well-suited for demanding hospital environments. The magnesium spine design provided a significant reduction in product returns, increasing market share and customer satisfaction. The new product design resulted in a 2012 NADCA Design Award.


Pace’s divisions have broad experience designing, casting, prototyping and assembling materials used in diverse industries and applications. Our proprietary processes and capabilities, superior engineering expertise, integrated tool shops and advanced production technologies work together to improve product quality, optimize costs and help customers meet market demands.


  • Military (ITAR compliant)
  • Aerospace
  • Foodservice
  • Home Furnishings
  • Appliances
  • Electrical Motors
  • Fencing
  • Energy


  • Barbecue grills
  • Gas and water meters
  • Power tools
  • Hand tools
  • Pressure meters and pumps
  • Fluid pumps and housings
  • Pressure vessel devices

Customer Story

Problem: An iconic multinational technology corporation was experiencing field failures in its server room during installation at the end user's location. Solution: Pace redesigned the mechanical assembly for the company to include a failsafe mechanism which reduced the field service cost and avoid delayed installations. Result: Reduced cost by 25% and eliminated field failures.