Sifco Industries Inc an Ohio corporation was incorporated in 1916. The Company is engaged in the production of forgings and machined components for the Aerospace and Energy markets. The processes and services include forging, heat-treating and machining. It services both original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket customers with products in size from approximately 2 to 1,200 pounds. The Company has actively diversified into the industrial gas turbine business, added more commercial aerospace business, reduced its dependence on the U.S. military business, and broadened the scope of its product and service offerings by adding machining and finishing to its forgings capabilities. Its products are made of steel, stainless steel, titanium and aluminum and include: OEM and aftermarket components for aircraft and industrial gas turbine engines; steam turbine blades; structural airframe components; aircraft landing gear components; aircraft wheels and brakes; critical rotating components for helicopters; and commercial/industrial products. It also provides heat-treatment, surface-treatment, non-destructive testing and select machining of forged components. The Company supplies new and spare components for commercial aircraft, for large aircraft produced by Boeing and Airbus. It also supplies new and spare components to the U.S. military for aircraft, helicopters, vehicles, and ammunition. It supplies new and spare components to the energy industry, particularly the industrial turbine market. The Company competes with numerous companies, approximately fifteen of which are known by it, and some of which are non-U.S. based companies. The Company had two customers, consisting of various business units of United Technologies Corporation and Boeing.