• 1519-featured
    May 15, 2013

    SIFCO in 100 Years

    One way of looking at what SIFCO might look like when it celebrates its bicentennial in 2113 might be to look at the past. SIFCO came into being in 19...
  • T&W in Alliance, Ohio
    May 14, 2013

    SIFCO and T&W Forge

    An Alliance for the Future When SIFCO purchased T&W Forge, Inc., of Alliance, Ohio, in December 2010, it was in keeping with SIFCO’s approach to...
  • One of QAF's aluminum forging presses during a forging process.
    May 10, 2013

    Aluminum Forgings Mean More Synergy for ...

    During the past 100 years, nearly every airplane and helicopter has had a SIFCO-forged part on it. From landing gear components to propeller hubs to e...
  • SIFCO packing crates for parts shipped to Bristol in 1942
    May 6, 2013

    SIFCO Around the World Part 4 of 4

    Europe, Great Britain and Canada When the Second World War broke out in Europe, the production of military aircraft for the Allied war effort dramatic...
  • The 35,000 lb Steam Hammer installed at SIFCO
    May 3, 2013

    Sizing up SIFCO’s Future

    The Start-up of the 35K Hammer Cell “By the mid-2000s, we realized that SIFCO’s customer base had indicated a need for increased size capability,...
1519-featured

SIFCO in 100 Years

One way of looking at what SIFCO might look like when it celebrates its bicentennial in 2113 might be to look at the past. SIFCO came into being in 1913,…

T&W in Alliance, Ohio

SIFCO and T&W Forge

An Alliance for the Future When SIFCO purchased T&W Forge, Inc., of Alliance, Ohio, in December 2010, it was in keeping with SIFCO’s approach to its second hundred years as…

One of QAF's aluminum forging presses during a forging process.

Aluminum Forgings Mean More Synergy for SIFCO

During the past 100 years, nearly every airplane and helicopter has had a SIFCO-forged part on it. From landing gear components to propeller hubs to engine mounts, SIFCO forgings have…

SIFCO packing crates for parts shipped to Bristol in 1942

SIFCO Around the World Part 4 of 4

Europe, Great Britain and Canada When the Second World War broke out in Europe, the production of military aircraft for the Allied war effort dramatically increased. The Bristol Aeroplane Company…

The 35,000 lb Steam Hammer installed at SIFCO

Sizing up SIFCO’s Future

The Start-up of the 35K Hammer Cell “By the mid-2000s, we realized that SIFCO’s customer base had indicated a need for increased size capability,” said Matt Morrison, then operations manager,…

The very first SIFCO location.

The Early History of SIFCO and Its Principles of Success

The year 1913 was one of tremendous change in the world, as well as in the United States. In New York, Grand Central Station opened and commuters rejoiced. The 16th…

SIFCO employee Steve Dearth

Trained to Lead by Example

U.S. Military Veterans at SIFCO SIFCO has produced a wide variety of forgings for trucks, guns and other ordinance for the United States military since World War I. In doing…

When Only a Hammer Will Do

When Only a Hammer Will Do

To those who work daily in the forging industry—people such as SIFCO employees—forging is understood to be a superior process when it comes to shaping metal into the strongest and…

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SIFCO Around the World (Part 3 of 4)

India As SIFCO celebrates its 100-year anniversary, Bharat Forge, Ltd., a company some 8,000 miles away, will have entered its 52nd year in operation. What SIFCO has shared with Bharat…

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SIFCO and the History of Aerospace in Cleveland

Ohio has long been known as the home of aviation innovators. Although many had tried, it was Wilbur and Orville Wright, two brothers from Dayton, Ohio, who successfully flew the…