Nathan Janco founded Centrifugal Casting Machine Company in 1940. “Nat was universally acknowledged as a pioneer in the field of casting machine design and one of the foremost authorities on the subject of centrifugal casting. During WWII, Nat was the centrifugal casting expert on the U.S. War Metallurgy Committee. Nat held several U.S. patents and was the designer of numerous horizontal, vertical and face-plate machines, as well as special purpose machines for high production. He is the author the book Centrifugal Casting. Nathan Janco passed away in 2006 at the age of 95.
In 1980 Janco sold Centrifugal Casting Machine Co., Inc. to Tom McKee, a Tulsa businessman. McKee worked with a sales team and a group of engineers to grow CCMCO into a world renowned company. Under McKee leadership,CCMCO expanded into China and into high production markets such as ductile iron pipe, soil pipe and cylinder liners. Tom McKee passed away in 2003 and CCMCO continues to operate as a family owned business. Sue McKee, Tom’s widow is Chairman and two of his three children are active in the company.