A Few “Must-Knows” About Our Company

   Tipton Forging is a division of High Performance Alloys, located in Tipton Indiana. If you were to call us today, the phone will be answered by a High Performance employee - so please do not be confused. High Performance Alloys (HPAlloy) is a small family owned company, serving the aerospace, nuclear, marine, chemical and petroleum industries since 1984. HPAlloy started out as a service center, primarily serving the small quantity needs of many shops across the country. No one company needed a great amount of the products we carried, but the one thing they had in common was the need to repair or build small quantities of these materials into their projects. They needed small cuts and short lengths quickly. Thirty years ago, business was done by phone and mail, a formal quote would take over a week to receive.

  We have a great following of customers and friends from over the years. The main company has grown and grown, but most people think of High Performance Alloys for stock needs quickly. We needed to get the message out to the public about the added capabilities of the company, and so a division was born to serve that purpose. The one main difference between the divisions is that Tipton Forge has a basic concept to forge materials quickly and make specialty items in prototype quantities even faster. Historically, the mills had research and development departments that would take care of some of these needs. Unfortunately, most of those R&D departments are only shells of their former selves. They can do some things, but they don't have the manpower required to act quickly anymore. Research and development of materials in the country has been stagnated. There are still needs to have small to medium quantities of items specially produced. That is where we come in, and that is a niche we have been filling for the last twenty years at our own facility. Our company's founding metallurgists had been serving these needs unknowingly since the beginning, only they had no idea the places they would have things made would eventually be phased out or consumed by larger corporations.

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