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