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Main milestones

  • 2018
  • 2017 - 2018

    The company retrofits the 10.000 tonne press located at Sestao plant, giving it more height, which allows a light of 5.250 mm between the upper table and the lower table. The company installs an additional vertical lathe for machining and drilling rings up to Ø 10.000 mm.

  • 2015
  • 2015

    The company concludes its investment to offer heat-treated and machined rolled rings up to Ø 10,000 mm and an input weight up to 80,000 kg.

  • 2014 - 2015

    The company acquires workshops (3,500 m²) and industrial land (1,750 m²) to expand its business at the Sestao plant.

  • 2013

    The company embarks on an ambitious investment project to offer rolled rings  up to Ø 10,000 mm and an input weight up to 80,000 kg. This investment project enables the company to purchase a RAW SMS-Thyssen Wagner 1000/1000 ring rolling machine (called Ring Rolling Machine no. 5), a new heat treatment furnace, manipulators, two lathes and a cutting saw.

  • 2011

    The company acquires a gear cutting machine for rings up to Ø 8,000 mm.

  • 2010

    The company acquires six lathes and a drilling machine for machining rolled rings for bearings up to Ø 4,000 mm.

  • 2010
  • 2008 - 2009

    The company expands its machining offering at its Mungia plant, acquiring 2,000 m² of workshops and installing a lathe, a drilling machine, a gear cutting machine, an induction hardening machine and a stress relief furnace for gear cutting rings up to Ø 4,200 mm.

  • 2007

    The Sestao plant commences its production of rings up to Ø 8,000 mm and an input weight up to 55,000 kg, with 2 heating furnaces, a 10,000 tonne press, a CNC RAW SMS-Thyssen Wagner 500/400 ring rolling machine (currently called Ring Rolling Machine no. 4), two heat treatment furnaces and a machining section comprising two lathes and a drilling machine.

  • 2005

    The company acquires the first workshops of what would go on to be its Sestao plant in Bizkaia, beside the port of Bilbao.

  • 2002

    The company acquires a CNC RAW SMS-Thyssen Wagner 125/100 ring rolling machine (currently in production and called Ring Rolling Machine no. 2). This ring rolling machine has the capacity to roll rings up to Ø 2,500 mm and an input weight up to 3,000 kg.

  • 2000
  • 1997

    The company acquires the axial part of the CNC RAW Thyssen Wagner 400/200 ring rolling machine.

  • 1995

    The company acquires 6,000 m² of workshops in Mungia, where it installs a range of lathes and drilling machines to machine rolled rings up to Ø 5,000 mm.

  • 1994 - 1995

    The company acquires a CNC RAW Thyssen Wagner 400/200 ring rolling machine (currently in production and called Ring Rolling Machine no. 3), although in this phase it only purchases the radial rolling part. This ring rolling machine has the capacity to roll rings up to Ø 4,500 mm and an input weight up to 10,000 kg.

  • 1994

    The company acquires 10,000 m² of workshops and moves to Irura (Gipuzkoa), a mere 2 km from its previous location in Anoeta.

  • 1991

    The company replaces the previous ring rolling machine with a CNC RAW Thyssen Wagner 83/60 ring rolling machine (currently in production and called Ring Rolling Machine no. 1). This ring rolling machine has the capacity to roll rings up to Ø 2,000 mm and an input weight up to 2,000 kg.

  • 1990
  • 1987

    The company changes its name to Euskal Forging, S.A.

  • 1986

    The company acquires the first ring rolling machine for seamless hot-rolled rings: a manual BLUG 60/60 ring rolling machine with a capacity to roll rings up to Ø 1,500 mm and an input weight up to 700 kg.

  • 1984

    Grupo Euskal Forging, S.L. is established, and will go on to become the group's leading company.

  • 1982

    The company moves to Anoeta (Gipuzkoa) and sets up business in a 1,800 m² workshop.

  • 1980
  • 1978

    A new 800 tonne hydraulic press is acquired.

  • 1973

    The company moves to the port of Pasajes (Gipuzkoa).

  • 1970
  • 1969

    The company is founded in Lezo (Gipuzkoa) to manufacture open die-forged products for the shipbuilding sector with a hydraulic hammer and a press.

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