Anderson Shumaker’s Commitment to American Craftsmanship ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ

As we celebrate Presidents’ Day ๐ŸŽฉ, a time to reflect on the leadership and legacy of past presidents, it’s also an opportunity to recognize the enduring values that have shaped America’s industrial landscape. Among these values is a dedication to craftsmanship and innovation, principles that Anderson Shumaker embodies every day. In this blog post, we’ll…

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Martin Luther King Jr.: A Visionary Advocate for the American Dream Through Hard Work and Progression ๐ŸŒŸ

Martin Luther King Jr., a prominent figure in the American civil rights movement, left an indelible mark on the nation through his tireless efforts to fight against racial injustice and inequality. Beyond his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, King was a fervent advocate for the idea that hard work and progression are the keys…

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๐Ÿ A Heartfelt Thanksgiving Message from Anderson Shumaker ๐Ÿ

๐Ÿ A Heartfelt Thanksgiving Message from Anderson Shumaker ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿ‚As we gather around the table this Thanksgiving, we find ourselves reflecting on the incredible journey we’ve had at Anderson Shumaker. This year has been filled with challenges and triumphs, and we are deeply grateful for the support we’ve received from our dedicated employees, valued customers,…

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The Art of Excellence: How Customers Rely on High-Quality Forging Alloys by Anderson Shumaker

In the world of metal forging, quality is paramount. The ability to shape raw materials into components that meet precise specifications is a craft that demands not only skill but also the highest quality materials. Among the trusted names in this industry, Anderson Shumaker stands tall, renowned for its unwavering commitment to producing top-notch forging…

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Anderson Shumaker Approved as Submarine Forging Supplier by Newport News Shipbuilding

Anderson Shumaker is thrilled to announce a significant achievement in our ongoing commitment to excellence in the forging industry. We are proud to share that we have been approved as a Submarine Forging Supplier by Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) and one of the most respected names in shipbuilding. This…

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Competition

Competition is an essential aspect of any industry. It drives innovation, encourages businesses to continually improve, and ultimately benefits the customer. Just like the teams competing in the Final Four of March Madness, companies like Anderson Shumaker understand the value of healthy competition and the benefits it brings to their industry. Anderson Shumaker is a…

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Overview

Anderson Shumaker is a leading producer of custom open-die forgings, serving a wide range of industries, including aerospace, defense, oil and gas, and more. With over 100 years of experience, Anderson Shumaker has built a reputation for quality, reliability, and innovation, becoming one of the most trusted names in the forging industry. What sets Anderson…

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Celebrating Presidents’ Day: The Influence of Steel on America’s Presidents

Presidents’ Day is a federal holiday celebrating the birthdays of two of America’s most influential presidents, George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln. These two leaders have profoundly impacted the history of the United States, and their legacies continue to inspire Americans to this day. But did you know that steel has played a significant role in…

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Open Die Forging

Open die forging is a metalworking process that involves shaping metal by striking it with hammers or presses between two flat dies, or between a flat die and a backer. Unlike closed die forging, the dies in open die forging do not completely enclose the workpiece, allowing for greater flexibility in the shape and size…

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Anderson’s Hiring

๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰We’re #Hiring๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ“ข We will do our best to make your experience working with us positive, while you make a positive impact on our clients ๐Ÿ™Œ โ € Office Staff Production Staff Sales Interested? โ € send resumes to [email protected] Anderson Shumaker 824 S Central Ave, Chicago, IL 60644 (800) 932-0357 andersonshumaker.com #Chicago #FactoryJobs #MadeintheUSA #Hiring #steelworks #chicagostrong

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Titanium

Titanium Anderson Shumaker produces titanium open die forgings to meet your needs: we handle small and large parts and offer large production runs or a single piece. Our skilled craftsman can produce your titanium open die forging to your required shape, whether you need rings, hubs, discs, round bars, flat bars, step shafts or a…

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AS9100D Extended until 2025, Good Job Team…..

The standard for organizations that design, develop, or provide aviation, space, and defense products and services. Anderson Shumaker’s New AS9100D cert ย awarded by industry leader QSR Certificate QSR-AS-075 Certificate QSR-1130 Open Die Forging in Stainless Steel, Nickel Based Alloys, Aluminum, Titanium, Tool Steel, and Alloy Steels for the Aerospace, Special Machinery and General Industries. The…

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Hammer Forging (Flat Die)

Hammer Forging (Flat Die) The ideal procedure for individual forgings is hammer forging. In this process, an immediate application of pressure to a comparatively limited region forms the material. A hammer or ram delivers the forged portion with sporadic strikes, adding the required strain. The hammer is lowered from its full height to do this…

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Destructive & Non-Destructive Testing

Destructive & Non-Destructive Testing Metal testing is there since the professionals have been mixing different metals. People tend to compare destructive and non-destructive testing. But in general, both methods give accurate results and have their area of expertise. Both approaches have pros and cons in their testing procedure and results. Most people find destructive testing…

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Open Die Forging

Open Die Forging The method of forming metal by the application of force is known as forging. In Open-die forging, a hammer hits and reshapes the workpiece set on a stationary anvil during open-die forging. Open-die forging takes its name from the idea that the dies do not enclose the workpiece (the surfaces in touch…

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New Year same commitment

New Year same commitment Our Mission has been the same. The Anderson Shumaker team is dedicated to earning your loyalty and gaining your trust through: Total Quality Management Quick and Accurate Response to Inquiries As-Promised Deliveries Fair and Competitive Prices A Strong Commitment to Future Growth During 2020 a hard COVID-19 year, Anderson Shumaker decided…

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Why Grain Flow Matters

Weโ€™re all about forging for grain flow at Anderson Shumaker. After all, grain flow is important when creating durable, long-lasting forged products. From rings to bars, we know the internal structure of our products is key to our customersโ€™ end uses. But when it comes to forging metal, what exactly is grain flow, and why…

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Newest heat-treat furnace addition to the Anderson Shumaker equipment family

Another Bigger brand-new heat-treat furnace built in-house Back In November 2019, we welcomed the newest addition to the Anderson Shumaker equipment family: a brand-new heat-treat furnace! Additionally, our new furnace was designed, engineered, and built in-house. This is quite an accomplishment.ย  We are at it again and less than a year later, working on replacing…

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Meet Our Metals: Nickel-Based Alloys

Forging nickel-based alloys is an important part of Anderson Shumakerโ€™s production. Our skilled team knows their metals inside and out. But, not everyone is familiar with the many materials we forge. Each metal has its own unique properties and attributes. Therefore, not all metals are appropriate for all products. A few weeks back we discussed…

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