A plant-wide energy assessment conducted during a process conversion at Jernberg Industries in Chicago identified seven projects that could save more than $790,000 per year in fuel and electricity costs.
Nearly half of the respondents in the current survey (49%) are looking to do better in 2005 than they did in 2004. Another 43% expect next year's shipments to stay even with shipments in 2004. Overall, the respondents project an increase in...
Houston-based Forge USA is reducing its lead-time to better serve its open-die forging customers. A computerized production control and scheduling program plays a key role in improving the company’s ability to fulfill orders quickly.
Following the announcement in late July by Firth Rixson that it was building a plant in China, Forging approached the company to get more details on the thinking behind the move, and to compile an overview of how the company is evolving.