DANBURY, Conn./January 10, 2023 – Alpha Metalcraft Group has named Luigi Cazzaniga its Director
of Engineering and Program Management.
In his role, Cazzaniga will be focused on driving growth in AMG’s core engineering competencies as it
pursues new opportunities. Alpha Metalcraft Group, based in Danbury, Conn., is a group of
manufacturing businesses that provide mission critical components for aerospace, defense and
medical markets. Its business units include GAR Electroforming, Connecticut Coining and Gasser.
Cazzaniga previously worked as the General Manager of Practical Automation for the ALINABAL
Group. The company is a premier manufacturer of kiosk printer solutions. He also managed the
DACO business, providing laser shutter solutions for medical, scientific and security markets, as well
as desiccator devices for the heads up display (HUD) system for military aircraft.
A Connecticut resident, Cazzaniga also worked with Trident Industrial Inkjet and started his career
as a chemical engineer with the Union Carbide Corporation and later through acquisition with The
Dow Chemical Company.
“Luigi has the training and experience we were looking for in selecting a person for in this role,’’ said
Alec Searle, President for AMG. “We believe he will be a valuable asset as we strive to become
recognized as the leading manufacturer of products and services via unique metal forming
Cazzaniga holds a B.S. from Columbia University in Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.
AMG provides high precision capabilities and sophisticated operations to leading original equipment
manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers serving high growth and technology driven end markets, such as
the aerospace, defense, and medical industries.
The company’s core capabilities, such as deep drawing and electroforming, enable it to provide
customers with reliable, high-quality, and high precision components while ensuring customers can
achieve critical timelines.
About Alpha Metalcraft Group: Alpha Metalcraft Group is headquartered in, Danbury, Conn.
with manufacturing sites in Connecticut (Connecticut Coining, GAR Electroforming) and New
York (Gasser). It offers a portfolio of unique metal forming capabilities to aerospace,
defense, and medical imaging companies, providing drawn, electroformed, machined,
ground, polished, and welded components, and assemblies. The company brings together
more than two centuries of experience to serve the global aerospace industry, including
original equipment manufacturers and Tier 1, 2 and 3 suppliers.