Metals

Fort Dearborn has worked extensively in the metals industry spanning the spectrum from foundries to fabricators, steel service centers, manufacturers, finishing services, assemblers, scraping and recycling centers and many value-added servvices along the way. Fort Dearborn has  worked with diverse customer sectors including automotive, aerospace, building products, consumer products, rail, oil & gas, energy, heavy industrial equipment, etc. 

Highlighted Engagements

$450M
Revenue

collection and processing of scrap ferrous and non-ferrous metals

$400M
Revenue

Distributor and service center of aluminum, stainless and extruded products

$350M
Revenue

centrifugal and sand castings manufacturer for various industries

$250M
Revenue

metal fabricator

$160M
Revenue

multi-plant fabricator of steel tubing

$150M
Revenue

Precision parts manufacturer for agricultural, construction and truck markets

$110M
Revenue

multi-plant structural steel fabricator and service center

$100M
Revenue

Metal Finishing, adhesives, coatings & painting

$85M
Revenue

manufacturer of heavy steel weldments, largely for rail, agriculture and industrial

$70M
Revenue

tin mill services and decorating

$55M
Revenue

industrial refrigeration equipment manufacturer

$55M
Revenue

engineering, stamping, roll forming, fabrication, assembly of metal products

$55M
Revenue

fullā€service metal recycling center

$55M
Revenue

steel service center that processes and distributes steel coils, sheets, plates and bars

$50M
Revenue

steel and alloy foundry and machine shop

$40M
Revenue

perforate, fabricate, and finish metal solutions

$40M
Revenue

metal stamping, heat treatment and automated assembly

$35M
Revenue

equipment and tooling solutions for CNC tube bending and endforming.

$35M
Revenue

open-die forgings, rolled rings and melting operations

$30M
Revenue

custom hammer forging and press forging services

$30M
Revenue

manufacturer of extruded aluminum tubing and shapes, and a fabricator of heat transfer coils

$30M
Revenue

steel foundry for construction, energy, military, mining and transportation industries

$25M
Revenue

Open Die Metal Forging

$25M
Revenue

alloy foundry

$25M
Revenue

structural steel and panel subcontractor

$22M
Revenue

value-added perforated metal

$20M
Revenue

metal stamping and fabricated products

$20M
Revenue

Steel service center of secondary and excess prime flat rolled steel

$20M
Revenue

Distribution and repair of electric motors

$15M
Revenue

aluminum and zinc die caster

$10M
Revenue

foundry operations

$8M
Revenue

specialized coating operation with electroplating and passivating Services

$8M
Revenue

plating and coating operation for automotive applications

$7M
Revenue

steel service center that provides slitting, gauge correction rolling mill and edging services

Experienced Professionals

FDP News

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Sep - 20

Jim Sandberg Joins Fort Dearborn

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