Equal Opportunity Employer • Smoke-free Environment • EOE/M/F/V/D

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

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 jobs@daytonprogress.com


Woodbridge, ON, Canada

Dayton Progress Corporation (a Dayton Lamina company), ISO 9001:2008 certified, is a rapidly growing, prestigious, established leader in the manufacture of Metal Stamping/Forming Tooling.

We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our Canadian Division.

Dayton Progress Canada Ltd is currently seeking an outside sales representative for the Toronto area. We are looking for individuals with minimum of 5 years experience in the tool and die industry (tool maker) or proven sales record in the tool and die industry.

We offer:

  • Onsite training and growth opportunities
  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Retirement Plan
  • Solid respected industry reputation
  • The Opportunity to Work with the Best

Job Type: Full-time

Please send resumes to CanadaJobs@daytonlamina.com

Dayton Progress Canada Ltd
861 Rowntree Dairy Road
Woodbridge, ON
L4L 5W3

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 jobs@daytonprogress.com


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 jobs@daytonprogress.com