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Our Main Services



We can take your CAD or physical drawing and create a finished part, allowing you to…Read More »

Heat Treating

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Forging materials creates a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and it remains…Read More »


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About Us

Anderson Shumaker’s open die forging and ring rolling represents the best in high quality, custom forgings. Operating out of Chicago since 1902, our highly skilled workforce forges a variety of shapes and materials, including: stainless steel, aluminum, carbon, alloy, nickel, titanium, tool steel, copper, and more. We excel in crafting discs, hubs, rings, blocks, bars, and custom shapes, with techniques that ensure better fatigue resistance, improved strength, continuous grain flow, and much more.

In addition to industry-leading services, we provide quick quotes (many within 24 hours), fast lead-times (typically 2-3 weeks), the ability to quote small custom orders, no tooling charges, and complete finishing services.

Anderson Shumaker is not just an open-die forger, but a solutions provider: our products and dedicated customer service enable customers to achieve successful results even faced with the most demanding applications and deadlines. Now under new management, we are committed to providing the highest quality open-die forgings and rolled rings in the industry. Request a quote today and get your project rolling!

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Recent News

Red, White & Bluetiful!

Happy Independence Day from Anderson Shumaker! Today, Americans come together to celebrate our history and heritage. It’s a fantastic time…

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This Will Be on the Test…

Anderson Shumaker’s open die forging and ring rolling represents the best in high quality, custom forgings. However, our products wouldn’t…

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Heat Treating

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

But it’s not cold in our Heat Treatment department! Heat treating is a significant part of the forging process. Anderson Shumaker keeps heat treatment in-house,…

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Blast from the Past

Did you know that iron and steel mills have ranked among the largest enterprises in the Great Lakes cities since…

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Types Of Forging

Types Of Forging 3 Different Methods for Forgings  Rolled Ring Forging  Closed Die Forging  Open Die Forging to learn more…

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New Plant Expansion!

New Plant Expansion! After nearly two years of construction Anderson Shumaker has completed its 26,000 square foot, 15 million dollar…

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AS 9100 Certified

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