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Background & Locations
Scot Forge is a 100% employee-owned manufacturer of custom open die and rolled ring forgings. Started as a small hammer shop in Chicago, IL in 1893, Scot Forge has over 100 years of experience, leading the industry as one of the most modern and respected forging companies in the world. Operating with over 1,000,000 square feet of manufacturing space in five plants - over 250 million pounds of forgings are shipped from the company yearly.

Spring Grove, IL (headquarters)
Franklin Park, IL
Clinton, WI
New Castle, PA (North American Forgemasters)
Wayne, MI (Ringmasters)
Capabilities
Seven steam hammers, eight hydraulic open die presses, one hydraulic upset press, four ring mills, and one bar planishing mill produce parts that weigh from 5 lbs. to 80,000 lbs. in carbon, alloy, stainless, tool steel, copper, aluminum, nickel, and other ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Shapes that are readily forged include bars (round, square, flat or hex), blanks, rings, hubs, stepdown shafts, hollows, and unusual, contoured shapes achieved by torch cutting and other secondary processing. We also feature Tartan Bars® - sound-center, rolled surface round bars - a unique product produced only by Scot Forge.

Secondary in-house processing options include saw cutting, rough machining, deep hole boring, heat treating, contour torch cutting and level III destructive and nondestructive testing.

Quality & Experience
Scot Forge was the first North American open die forge shop to be certified to ISO 9001:2008 (since July 1992), and enjoys a global reputation for quality and service. Pride in our work is reinforced through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), and every year we reinvest in the company to ensure we are continuing to provide the most advanced capabilities and services.

With over 100 years experience, Scot Forge has provided forgings to virtually every metalworking industry, including:

heavy construction and equipment    engine and turbine
mining oil field
power transmission transportation
defense power generation
shipbuilding service centers
machine tool primary metals
fabrication nuclear
The capability and flexibility of Scot Forge's extensive, state of the art equipment along with the employee-owner's commitment to quality & customer service have made Scot Forge a preferred "One Stop Forge Shop".

Scot Forge has numerous process videos and movie clips about our "One Stop Forge Shop". Take a look to learn more about us.
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