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Dayton Lamina Corporation is comprised of Dayton Progress and Anchor Lamina America Inc.

Dayton Progress

Since 1946, Dayton Progress has grown to an organization 1100+ people strong. In addition,we sell and support these products through our global network of 500+ distributor representatives. We also operate multiple manufacturing/engineering facilities occupying a total of over 200,000 square feet (18,000 square meters) in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Further,we have alliances with selected manufacturers of leading-edge die component products that give us the ability to sell these proprietary products worldwide.

Quality EmployeesOur real strength, however, lies with our employees - Individuals who care about quality, reliability, product performance, on-time delivery, solid technical support, and superior service to our customers.

Dayton Progress offers competitive wages and a rich benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as 401k, tuition reimbursement, and employee discounts.


Anchor Lamina America

Anchor Lamina America is a leading international manufacturer and distributor of tool, die, and mold components for the metal working and plastics industries. As a customer focused, world-class supplier of choice, we provide the brands, product breadth, distribution network and technical support for an array of metal forming needs.

We help our customers to compete globally by providing innovative and value added products and services.

We believe that having engaged team members who actively participate in improving the business is what sets us apart!

The dedication and expertise of our employees has allowed us to remain a relied upon supplier of choice and a trusted partner.

When hiring we look for people who enjoy working and playing hard, care about what they do, enjoy learning new skills and thrive on collaboration and continuously seeking out new ideas toward improvement.

We are always looking for top notch talent!



Open Positions

Dayton, OH, USA

DAYTON LAMINA™ is an international manufacturing company with approximately 1,100 employees and $200 million in annual sales. We are the worldwide industry leader in the production of catalog and special metal forming tools.

We are looking for an experienced Controller to join our Finance team. The position is hands-on, reports to the VP of Accounting and presents the opportunity for advancement within the organization. 

Controller Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and manages the overall operations of the Accounting Department
  • Manages the credit & collections process
  • Prepares and maintains consolidated worldwide financial results as well as manages financial and management reporting
  • Reports financial status on a regular basis and creates ad-hoc reports when needed
  • Produces the annual budget and monthly forecasts
  • Works with external auditors and provides needed information for the annual audit
  • Documents, monitors and updates accounting policies
  • Maintains accounting staff by coaching, counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring and appraising job performance
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • 8-10 years of applicable experience with previous experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Previous supervisory experience


  • Standard Cost Accounting
  • U.S. GAAP Proficiency
  • Foreign Subsidiary Accounting
  • Familiarity with ERP and Financial Reporting Systems
  • High Proficiency with MS Office products
  • Familiarity with Treasury Functions
  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication skills.
Dayton, OH, USA

DAYTON LAMINA™ has approximately 1,500 employees and $200 million sales, with factories in the U.S. (OH, MI, WI), Canada, Mexico, Portugal, Czech Republic, and China (majority-owned joint venture). We are the world-wide industry leader in the production of catalog and special punches, die components, die details, punch blanks and metal stamping tools. Our full line of tooling includes everything in your bill of materials, punches, die buttons, pins & bushings, wear and guide components, die springs, cams, die details, punch retainers and more.

We are looking for a highly motivated Territory Sales Manager for the Texas and Northern Mexico territory. The successful candidate must possess the following qualities: Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills; Detail oriented, a self-starter and positive team player; Ability to quickly create solutions for customers’ requirements and issues; Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel; and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred. Strong technical aptitude from a manufacturing environment highly preferred. Ideal candidate should live in the Dallas or Austin areas.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Efficiently services existing accounts and wins new accounts by planning organized work days
  • Focuses sales efforts by studying existing and potential volume of direct and distributor accounts
  • Responsible for customized sale presentations for customers at the customer’s requests
  • Keep management informed by submitting activity and results reports; such as daily call reports, weekly work planned and monthly and annual territory analysis.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current market information on pricing, products, new products, delivery, etc.
  • Maintains distributor, customer and market information utilizing the company CRM tools through timely updates to ensure management is aware of development in region.
  • Recommends changes in products, services and policies by evaluating results and competitive developments
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports and making recommendations to management
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional organizations
  • Provide historical records by maintaining records by customer contact information
  • Participate in trade shows as assigned
  • Proficient in the Spanish language--critical to success.
  • Travel outside the US required.
  • Additional job duties may be assigned by management as required

We offer competitive wages, an excellent benefit package, including a contributory 401(K), and tuition reimbursement.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume to


Bellaire, MI, USA

Position Summary

An individual in this position will be required to work as an assembler, performing multiple tasks including but not limited to the assembly of Hydraulic Units. This position is also expected to maximize efficiency and increase output delivering a top quality product.


  • Perform assembly operations on Hydraulic Power Units and Electronic Die Separators
  • Perform electrical and electronic assembly of complex power panels to meet specifications
  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately evaluate and troubleshoot repairs on customer returned and rental units
  • Work in sync with the engineering group to further enhance and document assembly instructions
  • Accomplish all assignments in a timely manner while employing good safety practices and maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Accurately record transactions in the data collection system and in the documentation provided with each job

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of electrical and pneumatic assembly required
  • Knowledge of both hydraulic and electrical schematics required
  • Understanding of 3 phase, single phase and DC circuits
  • Safety minded and team oriented individual
  • Committed, honest, fair and with good work ethics

Interested candidates should apply online or in person at 3650 S. Derenzy Road, Bellaire, MI 49615.

Bellaire, MI, USA

Position Summary

Seeking an individual with strong mechanical skills and motivated to help support the maintenance operations. Someone with a positive attitude and safety conscious.


  • Execute daily requests to repair and troubleshoot equipment
  • Perform electrical and plumbing repairs
  • Understand and correct PLC related issues
  • Install, adjust and help certify new equipment
  • Record all transactions accurately and free of errors
  • Accomplish all assignments in a timely manner while employing good safety practices
  • Available to work overtime and weekends

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Mechanical certification or equivalent experience desired
  • Licensed Electrician or equivalent years of experience is desired
  • Experience in CNC FANUC and MAZATROL troubleshooting is preferred
  • Background in hydraulics, electrical, welding
  • Must provide own tools

Interested candidates should apply online or in person at 3650 S. Derenzy Road, Bellaire, MI 49615.

Dayton, OH, USA

Leading international manufacturer of tools and tooling components for the metal stamping and plastic molding industries has an immediate opening for a 2nd shift Machine Maintenance Mechanic. The ideal candidate must meet the following job requirements: have a minimum of 5 years' experience repairing grinders, lathes and or mills; be able to perform mechanical and electrical repairs; be familiar with working on CNC Machines; and must have own tools. Must be willing to take additional training and work on weekends when needed. This position could require some traveling.

We offer competitive wages, an excellent benefit package and tuition reimbursement.

Qualified candidates should apply online or in person M-F 8:30am-4:30pm at

Dayton Progress Corporation
500 Progress Road
Dayton, Ohio 45449

Resumes can be submitted to


Dayton, OH, USA

We are seeking an experienced precision high speed surface grinder machinist. The successful candidate must possess the following qualities: Perform set-up and operation of all grinding capabilities to various tool steels, including but not limited to: flat grinding, complex intricate shape grinding, and low speed and high speed in a production environment; Must be able to work to close tolerances in the range of .0001" - .0002"; Ability to achieve fine finishes is a plus; Mechanically inclined and have experience reading blueprints along with moderate math (Geometry) skills; and be available to work 2nd shift (3:30pm - 12:00am).

We offer competitive wages, merit increases after 90 days of employment, an excellent benefit package, tuition reimbursement, and a contributory 401k.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume to


Dayton, OH, USA

Dayton Progress, a Dayton Lamina company, is the leading international manufacturer of tools and tooling components for the metal stamping and plastic molding industries.  We have immediate openings for entry level Machinists in Dayton, Ohio.  The ideal candidate must have a HS Diploma/GED, pass a drug test, and be available to work any shift, weekends and overtime.  

We offer competitive wages, opportunities for frequent merit increases, an excellent benefit package, tuition reimbursement, and a contributory 401k.





No prior experience is necessary. We will train you, starting with the basics, in our classroom and on our factory floor.



Pay and Benefits

We offer competitive wages and our benefits and work environment are superior. Plus, every employee is eligible for merit increases.

Go To College - On Us!

We offer 100% tuition reimbursement at local accredited colleges in numerous degree majors, for Associates and Bachelors level degrees. Jobs on 2nd or 3rd shift can make it easier to get through college faster.



Career Variety

Our average employee has more than 20 years of experience. People don't stay that long at a company unless it's a great place to work with lots of opportunity.

A Great Place to Work

We are a family-oriented company. You are treated with respect. We communicate often and thoroughly about how the Company is doing. We listen. We offer up to 5 weeks' paid vacation plus 10 paid holidays, and 5 paid personal absence days.




Job Security

Dayton Progress survived the Great Recession and continued to invest in our factories the entire time. We acquire other companies as well, often moving that work here to Dayton, Ohio.

Qualified candidates can submit their resume to