Category: Company News

Capacity Planning at Canton Drop Forge

One of CDF’s 6-Sigma Green Belts is conducting a Scrum on Tooling Reviews to ensure tooling is ready in a timely fashion for forging to meet delivery dates.  CDF plans […]

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Posted at 5:36 pm on September 16, 2019

Canton Drop Forge Adds PLC Controls to Boilers

CDF has three boilers to supply steam to its hammers.  During a recent planned outage, the controls were replaced with state-of-the-art PLC controls to improve reliability and boiler efficiency.  These […]

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Posted at 5:14 pm on July 18, 2019

Forklift Safety Month at Canton Drop Forge

Fork lift safety at Canton Drop Forge receives constant attention.  Every April is designated Fork Lift Safety Month.  In the photo above, employees are shown how to check for safety […]

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Posted at 2:19 pm on May 31, 2019

Safety Day at Canton Drop Forge

During the first quarter of each year, Canton Drop Forge designates a “Safety Day at the Forge.” A venue is chosen for a presentation by a motivational safety speaker and […]

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Posted at 7:51 pm on March 25, 2019

6-S and Flow

  June and July 2018 have been designated “6-S Months” at Canton Drop Forge (CDF). While CDF practices Lean concepts and 6-S, with increased business levels, the importance of product […]

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Posted at 4:48 pm on July 9, 2018

Off-Shift Safety Month

Working “off” hours can expose employees to several additional safety hazards such as increased fatigue, poor lighting, limited supervision, isolation and temperature extremes. Canton Drop Forge is asking employees to recognize these hazards and make an extra effort to stay safe.

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Posted at 8:01 pm on April 16, 2018

Canton Drop Forge Rebuilds Rotary Furnace

Earlier this month, Canton Drop Forge commenced production with a rebuilt forge rotary furnace to service and increase the heating capacity for some of its largest hammers.

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Posted at 5:23 pm on December 26, 2017