Open Die Forging Company

About Anderson Shumaker

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Open die forging company, Anderson Shumaker, was started in 1902 by Carl Anderson, a forge master from Sweden. Centrally located in Chicago, Illinois, the history of Anderson Shumaker parallels the history of American innovation in the 20th century. Anderson Shumaker has played a vital role in the growth of hundreds of industries across North America.

With almost 70,000 feet under roof, open die forgings are produced with the following equipment: One 2500 ton Hydraulic forging press, Three steam driven hammers (6000, 4000, 3500) , two radial ring rollers (150 ton and 300 ton) with capabilties from 1 to 20,000 pounds in stainless, nickel based, (high temperature), tool steel, carbon, alloy, aluminum and titanium. Anderson Shumaker can produce shapes that include: rings, bars (round, square, flat and hex), discs, blocks and step down shafts or hubs.

In addition to forging, secondary processing include: heat treating, rough machining, saw cutting, hole boring, destructive and nondestructive testing. Finish machining also available.

As an ISO 9001-2008 certified company, excellence is expected. When you place an order with Anderson Shumaker, you will receive a forging that will stand up in service from people that will stand behind their product. Continuing education in all aspects of manufacturing set us apart.

Since 1902, Anderson Shumaker has supplied the following markets with quality forgings. Here are a few of those markets:

Power generation, pumps, valves, service centers, aerospace, defense, fabrication, machine tool, transportation, food product machinery, gears, and general industry machinery.

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