Weldaloy Specialty Forgings Acquires New 200-ton Ring Roller
Warren, MI – March 9, 2020 – Companies in need of rolled rings under 50 inches in diameter, fear not. There is once again competition for your business and availability of parts, thanks to a recent purchase by Weldaloy Specialty Forgings.
Weldaloy has purchased a 200-ton ring roller to produce titanium, Superalloy and stainless steel seamless rolled rings.
“It’s a big deal for a company our size to make this purchase,” said Kurt Ruppenthal, Weldaloy’s Vice President and General Manager. “This is welcomed news for these aerospace companies. There is a big demand that currently isn’t being met. Not only can we meet that demand — we can do it at an attractive price and deliver our work on time.”
Ruppenthal not only bought the machine, he lured away the guy who helped build, sell and service these type of machines. Tony Galli left SBS Maschinenfabrik GmbH in November, 2019 to join Weldaloy as their new Director of Forging Operations. Galli spent 40 years forging aerospace rings for companies in Nevada, Mexico, Italy, Pennsylvania, Texas and, more recently, in Cleveland.
Galli expects to start production in June and hopes to be making 50 pieces per day once the operation is up and running.
Obviously, price is always an issue when purchasing rolled rings, but getting those parts on time is also problematic.
“There are forging companies out there that are only meeting their customers’ deadlines 60 percent of the time,” Galli said. “I know we can beat that. We have seen cases where customers have been delayed weeks and months on many of their deliveries. We are excited to be able to provide another option for serving customers who have rings that our new roller can produce.”
Weldaloy will continue to follow up with their customers on their website and social media accounts with news regarding the ring roller in the upcoming weeks.
About Weldaloy Specialty Forgings
Weldaloy Specialty Forgings is a world class manufacturer, with nearly 75 years of experience in the forging, heat treating, and machining of specialty metals. We produce open die forged parts, semi-closed die parts, and rolled rings in a variety of metals, such as includes nickel-based superalloys, titanium alloys, copper alloys, and aluminum alloys. We work with several key American companies in many business sectors, including electronics, power generation, aerospace, and military and defense. We aim to forge meaningful relationships with our customers, our employees and our community through the development of advanced manufacturing of specialty-forged products.
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