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Encyclopedia > Ampco Pittsburgh
Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation
Type Public (NYSE: AP)
Founded 1929
Headquarters Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Key people Robert A. Paul, Chairman and CEO
Industry Steel
Products rolled steel
steel plating
coils
pumps
Revenue US$257 million (2005)
Employees 1,300
Website www.ampcopgh.com

Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation is a specialty steel manufacturer headquartered in Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1] It is one of several companies to bear the Ampco name, and it should not be confused with the Chicago based Ampco Metal Inc. copper base alloy producer, the Miami-based cabinetry company, the Swiss aluminum corporation, or the Dallas-based tool company. Ampco was formed in 1929 and is a conglomerate made up of several different previously established small steel makers. Five small companies operate under the Ampco umbrella in two different product segments. New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Pittsburgh,_Pennsylvania. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... For other uses, see Steel (disambiguation). ... A pump is a mechanical device used to move liquids or gases. ... Look up revenue in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... USD redirects here. ... This article is about work. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Pittsburgh redirects here. ...


About the Company

The Forged and Cast Rolls portion of the corporation features two companies: Union Electric Steel and Davy Rolling Company.[2][3] Union Electric is the world's largest producer of rolled steel, which is used in the cold rolling process of making many metals. The subsidy offers a variety of grades of thickness and hardness for the product. Davy Rolling Company, a former British corporations, creates cast rolls, heavy duty roles, and specialty rolls.



The Air and Liquid Processing Segment of the company contains Aerofin, Buffalo Air Handling, and Buffalo Pumps.[4] Aerofin creates steel coils for use industrially in power plants and oil extraction and commercially in automobiles, and heating/cooling systems. Under Buffalo Air Handling, metal plating, parts, and fans for huge ventilation and refrigeration systems are manufactured. Buffalo Pumps is the maker of a variety of pumps for various industries.


References

  1. ^ http://www.nyse.com/about/listed/lcddata.html?ticker=AP AP
  2. ^ http://finance.google.com/finance?q=AP
  3. ^ http://www.nyse.com/about/listed/lcddata.html?ticker=AP AP
  4. ^ http://finance.google.com/finance?q=AP

External links

  • www.ampcopgh.com Company Web Site

 
 

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