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100th Anniversary

West Allis, WI - June 28, 2018 – Unit Drop Forge Co., Inc. a manufacturer of forged steel components serving the construction, energy, and railroad industries, announced today it will celebrate its 100th anniversary in August.

Unit Drop Forge started operations in 1918 during the era of the Model T, trolley cars and the beginning of prohibition.  Today, Unit Drop Forge continues to invest heavily in state-of-the-art engineering systems, capital equipment, and organizational training & development.  Everyone at Unit Drop Forge is committed to enhancing our position as the premier world-class manufacturer of high-quality, closed-die, forged steel components.

“Our anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate a century of world-class manufacturing made possible by the best employees and customers over the past 100 years” said Ronnie Janzen, President and General Manager of Unit Drop Forge. “We are thankful to the City of West Allis and most importantly the citizens of West Allis who have embraced manufacturing and have partnered with us over the years”.

“As a company, we are looking forward to celebrating our history with many of the people who helped make Unit Drop Forge what it is today,” Janzen said. “We are a leader in the forging industry and well respected by the many customers that we serve.  We are committed to enhancing our position as the premier world-class manufacturer of high-quality, closed-die, forged steel components for another 100 years”. 

About Unit Drop Forge

Located in West Allis, Wisconsin, USA, Unit Drop Forge Co., Inc. is a world class manufacturer of custom designed closed-die forged steel components serving the Off-Highway, Construction, Railroad, Energy, Compressor, Mining, Defense and Agriculture market segments.  Forgings are produced on steam-driven hammers manufacturing gears, hubs, connecting rods, crankshafts, valve bodies, ground engaging tools, etc.

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