Ellwood Crankshaft & Machine Company (ECM) opened its machining shop in Hermitage, PA in 1992.
A division of Ellwood Group Incorporated, ECM machines and finishes crankshafts primarily for original equipment manufacturers. ECM is one of nine operating business units that form Ellwood Group Incorporated (EGI) a privately held and vertically integrated steel making, forging, and finishing conglomerate.
The company serves markets globally that include locomotive, marine, stationery power, reciprocating pumps & compressors, mechanical press & power generation. Key industries served include mining, marine, power generation, railroad, and oil and gas.
Known internationally as the premier source for highly engineered and machined crankshafts, ECM is one of five world-class facilities that comprise Ellwood Crankshaft Group led by President, Brian Taylor.
Ellwood Crankshaft Group with facilities in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Texas is the world’s largest manufacturer of new and reconditioned industrial crankshafts.
Fostering a culture of independent thinking, innovative creativity and healthy wellbeing, ECM has been recognized by the American Heart Association the last five years as a Fit-Friendly Company promoting a wellness culture by providing support to employees and implementing physical, nutritional and cultural changes.
Additionally, they earned the coveted Occupational Safety & Health Administration recognition as a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Worksite for the outstanding and exemplary occupational safety and health status performance of its leadership and employees.
Technological and marketing changes continue to reshape the steel industry. Capitalizing on market opportunities, ECM will increase its capabilities and capacity through an expansion with a new state-of-the art forging press to be commissioned in Sharon, Pennsylvania in 2015. This expansion will create 75 new manufacturing jobs.