Case Studies - Brooks Forgings

Who are Brooks Forgings?

Brooks Forgings, established in 1960, is a leading manufacturer of forged and machined components. Primarily specialising in Upset Forging, Drop Forging, Hand Forging and Machining.

Their On site facilities include, 14 Hot Forging Cells, CAD/CAM, Tool Making, Die Sinking, Machining and Tensile/Destructive Testing.

Inside the Brooks Forgings newly acquired 45,000 sq ft manufacturing site, in Stourbridge following the re-location by Silver Knight Ltd

Inside the Brooks Forgings newly acquired 45,000 sq ft manufacturing site, in Stourbridge following the re-location by Silver Knight Ltd

What have we done for Brooks Forgings?

Silver Knight Haulage & Machineries Ltd has been working with Brooks Forgings Ltd since 2009. We have provided several services with the main focus concentrating on transport and installation of new machines to Brooks Forgings newly acquired 45,000 sq ft manufacturing site, in Stourbridge.

Completed projects include:

  • Disassembly, transportation and installation of a 200 Ton Bentley Power Press, removed from Cerro EMS ltd in 2009.
  • Relocation of Brooks manufacturing site in Cradley Heath. This involved the removal, transportation and installation of 14 upset forging machines, 12 forging presses, lathes, CNC machines and other miscellaneous heavy plant equipment.
  • Removal, transportation and installation of several Flash Butt welders, removed from B&G Williams in 2010.
  • Relocation of a 2nd forging site acquired from Parker Hannifin's forging facility in Halesowen. This included transport and reinstallation of a Banning GOA 1250 Pneumatic Hammer, Model C Automated Horizontal Impacter System, Tosca automated shot blast machine and several Induction heater cells.
Loading various small presses onto a transporter for re-location to new warehouse

Loading various small presses onto a transporter for re-location to new warehouse

Loading and securely rigging presses onto a transporter

Loading and securely rigging presses onto a transporter

What Brooks Forgings Limited say about us...

"We've used Silver Knight since 2009. During this short period their knowledge and expertise has been very valuable, and flawless, during the projects they’ve undertaken for Brooks Forgings Limited. Silver Knight will always be our first choice for removing and transporting heavy plant machinery. They offer efficiency and flexibility at very competitive prices."
Steve Brooks, Managing Director

CNC machines relocated in the new Brook Forgings Warehouse

CNC machines relocated in the new Brooks Forgings Warehouse

Loading forging presses onto a transporter

Loading forging presses onto a transporter