Modern Drop Forge Co.    



13810 Western Ave.

Blue Island, IL 60406

United States

(708) 388-1806

Company description

Manufacturing: Manufactures iron or steel forgings; manufactures special dies and tools

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SouthtownStar (Chicago, IL); August 28, 2011; 459 words Local Apple fans keep the faith Factory leaving Modern Drop Forge Co., a die-forging plant that has been in Blue Island for 97 years and employs about 270, announced that it’s closing...
A blow to Blue Island: Plant moving to Indiana
SouthtownStar (Chicago, IL); August 24, 2011; 700+ words
...loser.Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and officials of Modern Drop Forge Co. — a manufacturing fixture in Blue Island for nearly...Forge chief financial officer Patrick Thompson said Modern Drop Forge Co. will become Modern Forge Indiana Co., but all...
. . . and jobs going
Chicago Sun-Times; August 24, 2011; 512 words
...from a very ordinary state to being all about making Indiana a great opportunity for people, to create jobs.” Modern Drop Forge Co.’s CEO Greg Heim cited the “poor business environment in Illinois,” including its worker’s compensation...
charity briefs
SouthtownStar (Chicago, IL); January 20, 2010; 366 words
...children and adults with developmental disabilities receiving Blue Cap's services. The fund drive is hosted by Modern Drop Forge Co., whose name willl appear on your Caller ID To volunteer, make a donation or for more information, call (708...
Tight supplies challenge agile manufacturing.
Purchasing; January 12, 1995; 700+ words
...customers to gain more visibility into their upcoming production requirements." Margaret Tranchita, senior buyer for Modern Drop Forge Co. in Blue Island, Ill., says "We have forecasted for our customers in an effort to protect their requirements...
Orbital ups aluminum needs; new 2-stroke engine plan calls for 52 lbs. of alloy per unit. (Orbital Engine Company USA Inc.) (Brief Article)
American Metal Market; June 15, 1992; 467 words
...stroke engines produced in North America, will use forged steel crankshafts and connecting rods produced by Modern Drop Forge Co., Blue Island, Ill., Johnson said. Modern Drop Forge is expected to buy steel bar stock for the engine crankshafts...
Aluminum V-8 aircraft engines to be built.
American Metal Market; January 9, 1984; 600 words
...the engines. Magparts Co., Azusa, Calif., will produce the magnesium parts and Wyman-Gordon Co., Harvey, Ill., will make the crankshaft forgings. The connecting rods will be supplied by Modern Drop Forge Co., Blue Island, Ill.

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 332111 - Iron and Steel Forging

333514 - Special Die and Tool, Die Set, Jig, and Fixture Manufacturing


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 3462 - Iron and Steel Forgings industry report

3544 - Special Dies and Tools, Die Sets, Jigs and Fixtures, and Industrial Molds industry report