Our History

In the beginning:

Our company was founded in a former two-bay service station by Bill August in 1981.  His promise was “Liberty Pattern Company will produce only top-quality work with on-time or early deliveries.

Today:

Our pattern shop is a 38,000-square foot climate-controlled facility and we’ve become a recognized leader in pattern engineering with customers who trust our judgement and rely on us for solutions. 

We’re a third-generation family owned business with a heritage of unsurpassed productivity and our concurrent engineering approach employs a proven teamwork philosophy that delivers your product on time and on budget anywhere in the world.

Liberty Pattern Company offers Performance Without Limits!”

Industry Testimonials

JOHN KRISKO

Engineering Manager, Chicago Magnesium

“I have had the pleasure of working with Liberty Pattern over the course of the past 25 years or so.  I think of them not only as a supplier of premium quality patterns and fixtures but also as my friends.  The work that they do is with no doubt in my mind the best in the business …

Read More >>

BOB LAFURGE 

United Technologies Aerospace Systems

It has been my absolute pleasure to work with Liberty Pattern for well over 20 years in building new patterns, dies, fixtures and even on occasion short run machine samples. When thinking of Liberty a number of words come to mind like Integrity, Loyalty, Superior Quality and Accuracy… “

Read More >>

ANDREW DRYSDALE

Managing Director,
Drysdale Brothers (Larbert) Ltd.

“It must have been 1992 when Bill August called at our Foundry in Larbert, Scotland. We were one year in to our experiences with a brand new Hunter 10 machine and struggling desperately to find a quality pattern making outfit who understood the casting business and could price work competitively… ” 

Read More >>

DICK SNYDER

Non Ferrous Foundry Consultant

“Throughout my thirty-five year career in the casting field, I have yet to find a more capable pattern shop to support the foundry efforts. Liberty Pattern has always been state of the art, not only in the shop equipment they have available on the floor, but in their approach to actual pattern engineering and construction as well… “

Read More >>

RICHARD D. BURNETT

President, Chicago Magnesium

“In one word – Liberty Pattern is REALIABLE – you always know what you’re getting and when — If you’re looking for state of the art tooling, look no further than New Liberty, Iowa — home of Liberty Pattern Company…

Read More >>

MIKE GRINNALL

Custom-Pak, PDC Facilitator

“Custom-Pak has done business with Liberty Pattern for probably 25 years now. Helping us build blow molds. Gary August and his team have always done a super job with anything we have given them….  “

Read More >>

 PAUL OLSON

Engineering, CPP Pomona

“I have worked with Liberty Pattern for over 30 years while employed at 3 aerospace foundries.  As with all suppliers, we compare the value of product & services received to the cost.  Liberty Pattern ranks at the top of the list… ” 


Read More >>

 BOB HUNDLEY

Fansteel Wellman Dynamics

“Liberty Pattern is a very valuable tooling supplier to Fansteel Wellman Dynamics. Their response to help us has met or exceeded our customers’ expectations and requirements. This has benefited us greatly in the industry.”

Read More >>

Liberty Pattern Employees - Our Finest Asset

Although we strategically set the stage for the best outcomes with the best equipment and technology, our people truly are Liberty Pattern’s top asset. We are staffed with dedicated employees who are united in performing to the highest level of expectations.  Each one offers a combination of education and on-the-job experience.

Gary August

President / Sales

Steve Slininger

Vice President / Engineering

Mike August

Board Chairman / Shop Foreman

Linda August

Administration

 

But the true test of any company is the loyalty and commitment of its people.  We deliver a blend of talent, training and real-world experience with an impressive average of 13 years employment with Liberty Pattern.

Better performance begins with the right credentials: experience, skill, and the relentless pursuit of perfection. With that work ethic, it’s clear that we offer the right mix for your project. It’s expressed this way: Better Equipment + Better People = Better Performance. There’s no limit to what we can do for you.

 

Phone:

563-843-3569

Fax:

563-843-3579

Address:

PO Box 67 
New Liberty, IA 52765

Office Hours:

7AM – 5PM (CST)

Our Location