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.
TFO Tech and Kurimoto have worked together for 15 years to meet the requirements of the automotive industry for high-quality steel forgings. Kurimoto's scope of supply over the years has included both presses and supporting equipment.