Major Expansion of Weldaloy Specialty Forging Facilities Underway
Seamless rolled rings up to 120″ diameter
Automated NADCAP heat treat line
TITANIUM, NICKEL, COPPER ALLOYS
Weldaloy Specialty Forgings, an industry-leading forging company of titanium, nickel, and copper alloys, announced a substantial expansion of its facilities to accommodate the changing dynamics of and growth of its business. The new Plant 6 will house a 3,000-ton press, a larger ring roller, new forge furnaces, and an automated heat treat line. The new equipment will allow the forging and heat treating of seamless rings up to 120 inches diameter. In conjunction with the new facility, Weldaloy will also increase its services capacity with NADCAP heat treat certification. The 36,000 sq. ft. expansion is in response to new contracts and increased demand for Weldaloy’s specialty forging services for the space, aviation and power generation industries. The expansion project will increase Weldaloy’s campus to 133,676 square feet at its location in Warren, Michigan. Driven by strong and consistent growth, the expansion increases production capacity and accommodates the market demand for larger parts.
“The expansion of our facility and investment in larger equipment is a strong reflection of Weldaloy’s position in the marketplace and positive outlook for the future,” said Andrew Smith, COO. “I’m excited that our team and state of the art facilities are well-positioned to respond to the increasing demand for our expertise and services across all the business sectors Weldaloy serves.”Weldaloy has established a leading position in the forging of parts for space, aviation, power gen and electronics industries. Founded in 1946, this year marks the 76th year of growth and service through quality, innovation, and a customer centric approach. Demolition of an existing, smaller structure was completed during December 2021. Construction of the new expansion will begin in the spring and is expected to be completed by the end of 2022.