Press Room - New Forging Press


New Forging Press and Manipulator at the Harmon Creek Plant

Union Electric Steel announces the August 18, 2010 commissioning of a new 5000 Ton open die hydraulic forging press and 80 MT rail-bound manipulator. The press was supplied by Wepuko Pahnke Engineering and has a 6000 Ton upsetting capability. The manipulator was supplied by Dango and Dienthal (DDS) of Siegen, Germany.  This $38 million investment in state of the art technology directly supports Union Electric's commitment to provide our customers with rolls that meet the highest quality standards in the metalworking industry.

We encourage you to visit our facilities and to witness the vast improvements that are taking place at Union Electric Steel. We remain excited about the future and welcome you to see first-hand the developments that have taken place within our family of plants. If interested, please contact your Sales Representative.