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Canton Drop Forge

A molten hot high-strength precision forging is pulled from a large furnace.

Canton Drop Forge (CDF), a subsidiary of ParkOhio, is a recognized leader in producing high-strength precision forgings from high-performance materials. Founded in 1903, CDF was integrated into the ParkOhio family in 2018, broadening its capabilities and expanding its reach within the forging industry. 

Based in Canton, Ohio, CDF initiated its operations as a key supplier for the burgeoning railroad industry. Over time, it has diversified its expertise to encompass a broad array of forging technologies, including closed and open die forging, heat treating, full NDT processing along with machining capabilities, serving an extensive array of sectors. 

CDF is steadfast in its commitment to delivering top-tier products and services to its customers. Its quality management systems align with international standards, guaranteeing the consistent delivery of components that meet both customer expectations and regulatory requirements. 

With an emphasis on innovation, efficiency, and quality, CDF has solidified its position as a trusted partner across various industries, such as aerospace, power generation, defense, and transportation. Through its dedication to quality, continuous improvement, and customer satisfaction, CDF continues to uphold its reputation as a leading provider of custom forging solutions.

Product Snapshot

CDF's extensive product capabilities include custom-designed, precision-forged components for a broad spectrum of industries, including aerospace, power generation, and transportation. Their advanced engineering design capabilities form the cornerstone of their services, offering customers tailored solutions that align perfectly with their unique requirements. 

Emphasizing collaboration and innovative thinking, CDF works in partnership with customers from the concept stage to final product delivery. Their services encompass design optimization, failure analysis, and material selection, ensuring each product meets both functional and quality standards. 

Their commitment to customer satisfaction doesn't end at the delivery stage. CDF also offers semi-annual, quarterly, or even annual production scheduling options, with the ability to hold parts in inventory at no additional cost to the customer, facilitating shipping as per customer needs, thus resulting in significant time and cost savings.


Custom Forgings


Custom Engineering and Design


Heat Treatment

Complete Die Sinking


Canton Drop Forge Careers

CDF is ardently seeking competent and gifted individuals to enrich their multifaceted and distinguished team.

Contact Canton Drop Forge

Canton Drop Forge
4575 Southway St. SW
Canton, OH
Phone: (330) 477-4511
Fax: (330) 477-2046