Based in Spring Grove, Illinois, U.S.A, Scot Forge has a 120-year track record of success. Scot Forge is considered the industry leader in open die forging and rolled ring forging. As the premier provider of high-quality metal forging solutions, we have experts in your specific industry to help deliver the largest range of open die forging capabilities. With five U.S. facilities, including two joint ventures, and over 1.3 million square feet of manufacturing space, Scot Forge offers the most modern open-die and rolled-ring forge facilities in North America. From the wheels of NASA`s Curiosity Mars Rover, to mission critical components for nuclear submarines, to large hydraulic cylinders for the largest mining trucks on the planet, Scot Forge creates the precision forged parts used in demanding applications all over the world.
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- Industry Type:
- Manufacturing, Other
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
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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.
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.