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Corry Forge Company Commissions Advanced NDT Solution

Author: Jeff Nystrom : 09/13/12The CORRY Forge Company today announced the commissioning of an advanced NDT system for the ultrasonic testing of high-performance forged components. The new system integrates automated ultrasonic testing with an authenticated elect... Read more

EGI Acquires Leistritz Advanced Turbine Components

Author: Kevin J Handerhan : 08/06/12I am pleased to announce that ELLWOOD Group, Inc. (EGI) has completed the acquisition of the assets of Leistritz Advanced Turbine Components (LATC) in Rural Hall, North Carolina. The assets were acquired from Leistritz AG, head... Read more

IFM 2011

Author: RB : 09/27/11The 18th International Forgemaster Meeting (IFM) took place on September 12 – 15, 2011 at the Omni William Penn in Pittsburgh, PA. The IFM meets every three years at different locations around the world to bring together executives and techni... Read more

New Counterblow Hammer at ETFN

Author: DB : 02/21/11ELLWOOD Texas Forge Navasota on December 10, 2010 commissioned its Mueller-Weingarten DG 80 counterblow hammer at its Navasota, TX plant. Powered by compressed air, the hammer– delivering 800 kJ of forging power– is housed in a new 27,500 squ... Read more

ECF develops a 77 ton ingot capability

Author: Mike Kamnikar : 07/15/10In order to more fully utilize the capability of its new 5000 ton open die forging press and 150,000 pound mobile manipulator (both commissioned in October 2008), ECF has developed a 77 ton gross weight, big end up, tapered, fluted... Read more

ESS introduces ExELL ForgeDieTM – An Improved Forging Die Steel

ExELL ForgeDieTM has been developed by ELLWOOD Specialty Steel as a new forging die steel for hot forging applications. Using an economical low-alloy steel design, ExELL ForgeDieTM offers cost savings compared to conventional, higher alloyed die steels. The steel... Read more

EGI marks 100th birthday

Author: David E Barensfeld : 07/15/10EGI on June 21, 2010 marked its centennial year with a reception for employees, retirees and their spouses, the first in a series of employee events over the course of the year. Robert Barensfeld, chairman of the EGI board of ... Read more

ECG Website is Live

ELLWOOD Crankshaft Group has launched their new website! ellwoodcrankshaftgroup.com Read more

Ellwood Group elects new board members

Author: David Barensfeld : 05/04/09New directors elected.The shareholders of EGI elected three new directors to its board of directors: Barbara A. McNees (elected April, 2008), Anna G. Barensfeld (elected April, 2008) and Susan Schanz Miller (elected April, 2009)... Read more

EQS sets production record

Author: Bob Rumcik : 02/10/09EQS has started the New Year off right by setting a monthly production record of 895 heats in January. Congratulations to the EQS steelmaking team on yet another exceptional performance. Read more