Industries We Serve

Founded in 1967, Trenton Forging is a trusted American industrial forging manufacturer. Specializing in impression die forging, we manufacture custom symmetrical and asymmetrical forgings for customers in a wide range of industries, including agricultural, automotive, and defense. In addition to manufacturing precision custom steel forging from steel, stainless steel, and steel alloys, we’re also capable of manufacturing custom tooling, reverse engineering, and machining.


In the spirit of continuously growing, evolving, and developing new products, we rose to the challenge of diving into a realm many in our industry have not: agriculture. Within this division, our goal is to provide the highest quality forged components for many agricultural applications, including tractors, combines, and backhoes.

This expansion underscores our commitment to innovation and our dedication to meeting the diverse needs of our customers across various sectors. Driven by our passion for innovation and excellence, we are excited to embark on this new chapter, leveraging our expertise to contribute to the advancement of agricultural machinery.

Architectural / Construction

The sky’s the limit when it comes to Trenton Forging’s architectural and construction capabilities. Our mission is to cultivate innovative solutions to unique challenges in constructing buildings, skyscrapers, geodesic domes, and other architectural needs. We even supply specialty hand tools to the tradespeople who build these structures.


We are revved up to continue our success in the automotive industry! Household names like Ford, Fiat-Chrysler, GM, Honda, Toyota, Hummer, and Mercedes have trusted us with their forged parts, from fuel rails and control arms to steering components and connecting rods.

Heavy Truck / Trailer

“Without trucks, America stops.” Trucking and transportation are the lifeblood of the American dream. We help develop and support the movement of materials by designing strong, long-lasting forged commercial truck and trailer components that keep our country on the move, mile after mile.

Military / Firearms

As an American-owned and -operated industrial forging company, our sense of patriotism runs deep. We do not take a single freedom provided to us for granted— that’s why Trenton Forging Company takes great pride in doing our part to protect freedom’s most valuable asset: our men and women serving on the front lines.

One way we do that is by manufacturing a wide range of forged parts for the defense industry. Whether we’re manufacturing forged parts for mine-resistant vehicles or military-grade firearm components, we ensure that each part is capable of withstanding the conditions of war.


As a company that is truly fueled by fire, you’d think water may scare us off, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth! In fact, Trenton Forging has an entire marine division that manufactures a variety of forged components for boats, docks, and other products for the marine industry. Our dedication to diversification and innovation has led us to explore new horizons, ensuring that we remain at the forefront of forging excellence in every sector we serve. With a steadfast commitment to quality and precision, we continue to make waves in the marine industry, delivering solutions that withstand the toughest maritime environments.

Mining / Forestry

Trenton Forging's expertise extends beyond traditional industries, with a specialized focus on serving the mining and forestry sectors. Our forged components play a crucial role in the rugged environments of mining operations and forestry equipment, where durability and reliability are paramount. With a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by these industries, we continue to innovate and develop tailored solutions to meet their evolving needs.

Power Transmission / Drivetrain

When the world looks at Detroit, they see world-class automotive manufacturing; Trenton Forging is no exception. Our job is to unleash the incredible power within these engines and transfer it to the pavement below. So, whether you’re taking a Sunday drive or chasing a checkered flag, Trenton Forging has your back.

Racing / Performance

To say that we have a unique perspective on the racing and performance world would be an understatement. For years, our forging company has been the top producer of USA-made performance connecting rods, currently used in NASCAR, offshore boat racing, off-road, NHRA, and more.

What started as a sponsorship for local racers by Trenton Forging evolved into a complete additional division: Autosport Development LLC., a professional race team and race vehicle building facility. We’ve competed in professional racing series since the 1990s in classes such as the Pirelli World Challenge, IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Series, and the esteemed Trans-Am series.


With a railroad running directly alongside our manufacturing plant, it should be no surprise that we are involved in the production of a variety of forged supplies for the railroad industry. Our expertise in forging allows us to craft components that withstand the rigorous demands of railway operations, ensuring safety and reliability on every journey. From railcar parts to track components, Trenton Forging is dedicated to keeping the wheels of progress turning in the railroad sector.

Recreational Vehicles

Calling Michigan our home has many benefits, including the ability to experience all four seasons. Whether you’re riding dirt bikes and motorcycles in the warmer summer months or driving snowmobiles in the winter, we forge critical parts that help you stay on the trail. Our commitment to durability and performance ensures that your recreational vehicles are ready to tackle any terrain, no matter the weather or the season.
Recreational Vehicles