Business Notes



Industry Veteran Acquires Aisco Metallizing

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

D. Gary Caprio recently purchased the operations and facilities of Aisco Metallizing Corp., a Cleveland, OH-based industrial operation specializing in thermal-sprayed metallic and alloy coatings to surface-coat and repair parts used in industries such as construction, automotive, tire, rubber and steel production. Besides extending the life of structural parts, metallization can apply electrically, thermally and chemically resistive or conducive properties to a variety of materials.

Caprio was the vice president of business operations for the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad before acquiring Aisco, Prior to that, he spent five years with Morgan Advanced Materials as business unit manager then as general manager. Caprio succeeds George Stecz, who purchased Aisco in 2006 and will remain as an advisor through the ownership transition.

“I worked with and managed industrial companies my whole career,” says Caprio. “Aisco is a fine company with tremendous employees and capabilities. I look forward to honing my engineering and materials background in my new role and am eager to share my expertise in plant safety, finance, administration, human resources and project management to positively impact growth."


Related Enterprise Zones: Materials/Coatings

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