About Us

Sheffield Forgemasters' History Dates Back Over 200 Years

The origins of Sheffield Forgemasters date back to the 1750s. However it was Edward Vickers, a traditional mill owner, who set up the foundations for the business in 1805.

Since then, the company has transitioned through many famous names within the steel industry such as English Steel, Firth Brown, British Steel and River Don Castings.

Sheffield Forgemasters now produces some of the largest and most technically challenging cast and forged steel components in the world.

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Steel Melt Shop

On-site steel melt shop with 105 tonne Electric Arc Furnace

Steel Foundry

Steel casting up to 630 tonnes in a single pour

Steel Forge

10,000 tonne press capable of forging up to 300 tonnes, 4,500 tonne press capable of forging up to 40 tonnes

Capabilities

Read more about our wide range of Capabilities

Research & Development

Research & Development

Sheffield Forgemasters has a dedicated and highly qualified Research & Development team. The R&D team provides expert analysis, prediction, modelling and design services to various areas of the Sheffield Forgemasters business. Many consultancy services are also available to our customers and external contracts.

Our history dates back over 200 years but our culture does not.

Sheffield Forgemasters

News & Insights

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