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2013-07-31 23:36:10

The copper and aluminum forging company has made strategic machinery investments to add capacity while maintaining industry-leading quality standards. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Excellence in manufacturing is sustained by finding new and better ways to provide solutions for customers. This relentless drive for excellence is what motivates Weldaloy Products Company to continue investing in new tools and equipment. Practically speaking, a copper forging specialist like Weldaloy...

2013-04-10 16:22:52

CANTON, Ohio, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) announced today the completion of three previously announced capital investment projects totaling $85 million. The Steel business investments include an open-die in-line forge press at the Faircrest Steel Plant in Canton, and an intermediate finishing line and a second induction thermal treatment line at the Gambrinus Steel Plant, also in Canton. (Photo:...

2012-10-19 07:20:04

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duncan MacLean, President of MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS), announces the October 24(th) groundbreaking ceremony for Metform's new 92,000 square foot machined component facility in Savanna, Illinois. According to Mr. MacLean, "This $30 million investment will create more than 50 new jobs within the next two years while strengthening Metform's position in the driveline component forging and machining market." (Logo:...

2012-09-28 10:20:13

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duncan MacLean, President of MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions, announced the ground-breaking of an 86,000 square foot precision component machining facility at its Metform location in Savanna, Illinois. According to Mr. MacLean, "This investment will enable Metform to significantly expand its already strong position in the driveline component forging and machining market." (Logo:...

2011-06-22 16:00:00

SHEFFIELD, England and EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Firth Rixson and Snecma, a company of the Safran Group, have signed on June 22, 2011, at the 49th International Paris Air Show, an agreement on the purchase of closed die forged products. These items will be manufactured in the new Firth Rixson Georgia facility Note to Editors Headquartered in Sheffield, UK, Firth Rixson serves customers worldwide in the Aerospace market sector, and provides forgings and metal...

2011-05-02 11:17:00

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HHI Group Holdings, LLC ("HHI"), the leading manufacturer of forged parts for the North American automotive industry, announced today an agreement with Zhejiang 8+1 Precision Machinery Co. ("8+1") and C&U Americas, LLC ("C&U") to form Mapleland Precision Forge Co. Ltd. ("Mapleland"), a new joint venture company that will manufacture highly-engineered wheel-end bearing and transmission components for customers in China and Greater Asia. HHI will...

2011-05-02 10:37:00

DETROIT, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HHI Group Holdings, LLC ("HHI"), the leading manufacturer of forged parts for the North American automotive industry, announced today an agreement with Zhejiang 8+1 Precision Machinery Co. ("8+1") and C&U Americas, LLC ("C&U") to form Mapleland Precision Forge Co. Ltd. ("Mapleland"), a new joint venture company that will manufacture highly-engineered wheel-end bearing and transmission components for customers in China and Greater Asia. HHI...

2011-04-05 14:45:00

DETROIT, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Surface finish research results will provide updated information to help mechanical engineers design forged steel vehicle parts that are lightweight and cost efficient, according to Dr. Ali Fatemi from the University of Toledo, Ohio. Working in partnership with the Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Long Products Market Development Group (LPMDG), Fatemi presented results of a surface finish study today at the Forging Industry Association's...

2011-02-10 14:22:00

CANTON, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Engineered Products, Inc., the nation's leading producer of special bar quality (SBQ) steel, today announced the new $20 million precision sizing mill and related equipment at its rolling operation in Blasdell (Lackawanna), N.Y., is fully operational. Republic also has begun using additional capacity at its Canton FlexCast Facility to produce 9.75" X 7.50" blooms. The company anticipates the new mill and additional bloom capacity will...

2011-01-19 13:00:00

SHEFFIELD, England and EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Firth Rixson today announced that it has reached a long-term agreement to supply Rolls Royce with conventional closed die forgings. The announcement was made during the Grand Opening ceremonies of Firth Rixson Forgings LLC, the Company's fourth closed die forging facility. Firth Rixson will manufacture these products in the newly commissioned Georgia based facility. "This agreement is a crucial step in our...