In 2012 both Otto Fuchs and Weber Metals looked at the opportunity to follow the growth in the aerospace industry and made our biggest investment yet: the 60,000K.
The new die forging press opens up completely new perspectives to designers and manufacturers in the aerospace industry for larger, weight- and structure-optimized components that offer increased safety at reduced weight.
On Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Weber Metals and OTTO FUCHS KG unveiled our 60,ooo-TON forging press. An over $180 million investment, the 60,000-TON press is the world’s largest private investment in aerospace metal forging. As a result, Weber will double it’s employment to 800 jobs. For further insights about the press event, check out the coverage on NBC 4 Los Angeles.
September 1, 2017 — Weber is awarded Strategic Partner of the Year by Spirit Aerosystems. The Company is one of fourteen suppliers recognized by Spirit Aerosystems for its superior supplier performance.