History of Brach Machine Inc After receiving the David Laine Scholarship from The American Die Casting Institute in 1978, Bill Brach spent the next seven years working as a Process Engineer and tool designer at several custom die casting shops in Batavia, NY. In 1985, Brach Machine and Design was founded. The company specialized in tool design and custom machine work, focusing on the die casting industry. The company incorporated under the name Brach Machine, Inc in 1993. It currently occupies a 10, 000 square foot facility dedicated to serving the die casting industry, and produces a wide variety of shot-end components for zinc and aluminum die casting machines.