Forging News from the Drop Forging Industry

Canton Drop Forge is one of the world's leading drop forging companies specializing in aerospace forgings, locomotive forgings, forgings for the transportation industry and more. Outside of manufacturing closed die forgings for high perrformance applications, we also strive to be a leader in our community and in the forging industry. Read more about our company and our latest news below


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Canton Drop Forge Installs 750 Ton Trim Press

CDF recently installed a rebuilt 750 ton trim press. This press will be included in one of CDF’s 35,000 lb. hammer cells. Included in this cell will also be a […]

Lift Truck Care and Maintenance Month

Realizing how important lift trucks are to effectively serving our customers, Canton Drop Forge designated August 2018 as Lift Truck Care and Maintenance Month.

Farnborough International Airshow Recap

We were pleased to see many of our customers at this year’s event. Check out some photos and stats about the event’s success.

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 […]

Canton Drop Forge Attends 2018 Offshore Technology Conference

For over two decades, OTC – the Offshore Technology Conference – is where the world’s energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for […]

Fourth Annual Jackson High School Canton Drop Forge Tour

Kristine Whitacre, Jackson High School’s Materials Chemistry teacher and 19 students toured Canton Drop Forge (CDF), Timken Steel and AZZ on May 2, 2018. Students were allowed to observe several […]

Canton Drop Forge Recently Celebrated its 7th Annual “Safety Day at the 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 […]

Bryan Bunnell Named Manager – Plant Operations for Canton Drop Forge

Bryan Bunnell has been named, Manager – Plant Operations. In that role he will have responsibility for all shop operations, Saw, Maintenance, Forge Shop, Heat Treat, Inspection, Die Shop and […]

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.

Canton Drop Forge is Proud to Announce Partnership with Kropp Forge

Canton Drop Forge is proud to announce a partnership with Kropp Forge. We are excited to be working together on certain projects and with select customers moving forward. Kropp Forge […]