Sheffield Forgemasters believes that continual development and improvement is the key to securing its future against global competition.
Consistent with the policy to advance and sustain heavy forging and casting development, Sheffield Forgemasters has complemented its infrastructure with strong links to universities, strategic client partnerships, other manufacturers and centres of technical development in this field.
Innovation is strongly supported by the UK government and it is a core activity at Sheffield Forgemasters. It is important for its survival and can help the business remain competitive in changing markets.
The company has successfully managed and participated in large government funded projects which have had an immediate impact on both productivity and development of new manufacturing processes.
We have conducted R&D projects with customers to improve component quality and reduce production costs.
We regularly support projects in the manufacture of various steel grades for almost all heavy forging and casting applications. The breadth of knowledge held by our personnel also means R&D cano be supported in a vast array of other alloys and engineering applications.
The company has close academic ties and has sponsored or co-sponsered PhD students from a number of leading universities. Including Sheffield, Cambridge, Loughborough AGH and Manchester.
Our dedication to collaborative research is demonstrated by positions held by personnel in the wider research community.
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Sheffield Forgemasters has a rich history in the steel industry and has been a major part of the Sheffield steel story. The company is now a high technology solutions provider offering some of the largest and most complex steel components in the World but our legacy dates back over 200 years.
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