Ulven 50 Year Anniversary Feature in Woodburn Independent Article

February 19, 2021

The Ulven Companies, celebrating 50 years in business this year, were recently featured in an article by Pamplin Media in the Woodburn Independent.

“From its modest beginning in 1971, Hubbard-based Ulven Companies diversified, expanded its customer base and product range, and today employs 108 between its 5 distinct outfits: Skookum, Ulven Forging, Wolf Steel Foundry, Ulven Aerospace, and Houston Structures.” – Justin Much, Pamplin Media

You can read the full feature here: Ulven Celebrates 50 Years News Article.

The Ulven Companies was founded in 1971, starting with Ulven Forging, Inc. Today, The Ulven Companies are comprised of five globally recognized ISO9001:2015 and AS9100D companies whose capabilities include: engineered solutions, forging, casting, precision machining, and a branded product line. For nearly 50 years, The Ulven Companies have established a well-earned reputation for technical excellence, reliability, and a strong customer orientation.

Dan Ulven Elected to FIERF Board of Trustees

November 5, 2020

Dan Ulven, President of The Ulven Companies, was recently elected to the FIERF Board of Trustees.

The Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF) was established in 1961 and operates as a supporting organization to the Forging Industry Association. FIERF’s mission is “to support the forging industry through technology development and education”.

The Ulven Companies are proud to support FIERF’s efforts in advancing the science of forging and engaging students to pursue careers in the forging industry.

“To be elected to the FIERF Board of Trustees and join its mission to support educational opportunities and technology advancements in the forging industry is an honor.” – Dan Ulven

Dan has also served on the Forging Defense Manufacturing Consortium (FDMC) Board since 2018, and is currently Vice-Chair. The FDMC is the nexus for the forging industry and the United States Government.

The Ulven Companies was founded in 1971, starting with Ulven Forging, Inc. Today, The Ulven Companies are comprised of five globally recognized ISO9001:2015 and AS9100D companies whose capabilities include: engineered solutions, forging, casting, precision machining, and a branded product line. For nearly 50 years, The Ulven Companies have established a well-earned reputation for technical excellence, reliability, and a strong customer orientation.

Dan Ulven Elected to FIA Board of Directors and Executive Board

November 5, 2020

Dan Ulven, President of The Ulven Companies was recently elected to the Forging Industry Association Board of Directors and Executive Board.

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, the Forging Industry Association is comprised of North American forged metal component producers. The Association was founded in 1913 and focuses on “worldwide integration, innovation & development”. The Ulven Companies proudly stands by FIA’s mission to “improve members’ global competitiveness”.

The Ulven Companies have a long-standing relationship with FIA since becoming a member in 1988. Dan and other Ulven employees hold active positions in various FIA committees.

“It is an honor to be elected by the Forging Industry Association Boards and serve our industry alongside an incredibly talented group of leaders.” – Dan Ulven

Dan has also served on the Forging Defense Manufacturing Consortium (FDMC) Board since 2018, and is currently Vice-Chair. The FDMC is the nexus for the forging industry and the United States Government.

The Ulven Companies was founded in 1971, starting with Ulven Forging, Inc. Today, The Ulven Companies are comprised of five globally recognized ISO9001:2015 and AS9100D companies whose capabilities include: engineered solutions, forging, casting, precision machining, and a branded product line. For nearly 50 years, The Ulven Companies have established a well-earned reputation for technical excellence, reliability, and a strong customer orientation.

Ulven Forging, Inc. Achieves ABS Certification

Jul 18, 2016

Ulven Forging Inc. has received approval and site certification from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for production of Steel Forgings and Components for use in all Marine applications. The certificate is the culmination from Ulven Forgings production of parts which have met or exceeded ABS standards. With the certification, Ulven Forging can now produce closed die alloy parts up to 310 lbs. as ABS certified.

Bryan Rumpca, General Manager of Ulven Forging commented, “The marine industry is a core market which Ulven has served since the company’s foundation. This approval validates that our processes support product safety needs for this industry and demonstrates our commitment to it. Coupled with our ISO9001:2008 by DNV, Ulven Forging is well positioned to manufacture products for all markets and meet all safety and quality criteria.”

The Ulven Companies are a globally recognized group of companies that produce high quality, precision forgings and castings along with 2 product line branded companies producing rigging products and engineered cable supported assembles and structures located in beautiful Hubbard, Oregon. Since their inception over 40 years ago, The Ulven Companies have established a well-earned reputation for technical excellence, reliability and a strong customer orientation. Still independently owned, The Ulven Companies have experienced significant growth in a wide variety of industries and are continuing on this strong growth path.