Visit Clifford-Jacobs at the Motion + Power Technology Expo 2021

On Tuesday, 14. Sept to Thursday, 16. Sept 2021, Clifford-Jacobs will be exhibiting at the Motion + Power Technology Expo at America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis, MO.

The Motion + Power Technology Expo, produced by the American Gear Manufacturers Association, connects the top manufacturers, suppliers, buyers, and experts in the mechanical and gear power, electric power, and fluid power industries.

Representatives from Clifford-Jacobs / IMT Forge will be available to meet with professionals from across the industry to discuss how we can help them achieve their goals and keep their business ahead of the curve for years to come.

Visit our booth at The Motion + Power Technology Expo 2021!

Visit Clifford-Jacobs at the Offshore Technology Conference 2021

On Monday, 16. Aug to Thursday, 19. Aug 2021, Clifford-Jacobs will be exhibiting at OTC – The Offshore Technology Conference at the NRG Center in Houston, TX

OTC is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection.

Representatives from Clifford-Jacobs / IMT Forge will be available to meet with energy professionals from around the world to discuss how we can help them achieve their goals, to find and produce offshore oil and natural gas resources.

Visit us at booth# 2637 at The Offshore Technology Conference 2021!

COVID-19 Update

March 23rd Update:

To our valued customers:

In response to the of Illinois Governor’s Stay-At-Home order that was released on Friday, 3/20/20, CJ falls into an exemption and will not stop any production. We are taking additional precautions with more individuals working from home and other added security measures to further prevent the spread of the illness. Key contacts and information are listed below.

Normal office hours are 7 AM – 4 PM Central Time.
Shipping and receiving hours are 7 AM – 2 PM Central Time.

The best way to contact CJ is via email or direct dial to the contact you’re looking for. CJ’s main line is 217.352.5172. Extensions for key individuals are listed below.

Customer Service/Purchase Orders:
· Julie Rizzo, Account Manager x 4243
· Marlene Clampitt, Customer Service Representative x 4292
· Denny Moore, Customer Service Representative x 4222

Sales/Requests for Quotes:
· Lori Brown, Sales Manager x 4236 or cell at 217.621.5306
· Cindy Hall, Sales Coordinator x 4247
· Jeffrey Noffsinger, Inside Sales x 4251

For other departments and/or contacts not listed, please reach out to Customer Service or Sales for more information.

The leadership at CJ will continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation and advise of any changes required to maintain the health and safety for all. Thank you for your cooperation.

March 17th Update:

To our valued customers:

The COVID-19 continues to be a serious concern world-wide.  Clifford-Jacobs would like to assure our customers that we are not experiencing any disruption in our manufacturing process and deliveries to customers.  All of our normal office and plant hours remain the same.

We have implemented several initiatives to keep employees safe and healthy as well as proactive plans to continue to ensure consistent service to customers.

  • Limiting external travel, with total restrictions outside of the United States
  • Restricting visitors to the plant
  • Screening of on-site subcontractors
  • Encouragement of phone, video and web conferencing
  • Encouragement of employees to stay home if they are sick or have a sick family member in their home
  • Additional cleaning and hygiene items supplied throughout the office and plant
  • Frequent communication of virus prevention messages

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any additional requirements due uncertainty of supply chain.  Inquiries may be sent to

If you have any additional questions or concerns, do reach out to any of the team at Clifford-Jacobs.  We are here to help you meet your needs during this difficult time, do our best to assist you with first-rate customer service and fulfill all your customers’ expectations without any interruption.



Clifford-Jacobs Forging

Clifford-Jacobs Forging celebrates 100th anniversary!

2019 ushers in a major year in the history of Clifford-Jacobs Forging.

Established in 1919 by W.E.C. “Cass” Clifford and David B. Jacobs, Clifford-Jacobs Forging will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year.

Clifford-Jacobs Forging has, over the last century, earned a reputation as a capable, multifaceted, versatile and innovative organization. Our customers trust us to forge parts for the most challenging tasks on the planet.

We will be making announcements in the coming weeks and months regarding some of the events we have planned, as we invite our staff, customers and partners to join us in celebrating this incredible milestone in our company history.

Clifford-Jacobs forging is a proud member of IMT Forge. For more information on any of our forging facilities please visit the main IMT Forge Website.

Gear Expo 2017!

Visit us at Gear Expo 2017 at booth #301!

On Wednesday the 25th we will be hosting a reception at our booth from 3:00-5:00pm, we look forward to seeing you.

Global Petroleum Show 2016!

IMT Forge is exhibiting at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary, AB on June 7-9, 2016 at booth #1782. Stop by and talk to our forging experts and learn how we can help you!


Canadian Mining Expo!

This year we are exhibiting at the Canadian Mining Expo in Timmins, ON at booth #R2-12 in Arena 1. Stop by to see products and to talk with our forging experts!

Labor contract agreed to at Clifford-Jacobs

For Immediate Release:

Champaign, IL – February 29, 2016


Clifford-Jacobs Forging Company, an IMT Company, and three (3) union locals confirmed today they have reached a new collective bargaining agreement at its forging operation in
Champaign, Illinois. The Company and Unions issued the following joint statement:

We are pleased to confirm that the parties have reached an agreement as to a new labor contract. The skilled employees of Clifford-Jacobs Forging are some of the best in the industry, and the Company and Unions are pleased to have them back at work. Clifford-Jacobs has been a mainstay in Champaign County for over 90 years. Keeping good jobs in the region is important to all of us – and everyone has worked diligently to obtain this agreement.

Though the forging industry continues to go through some challenging times, our new contract maintains good compensation and benefits for employees while allowing Clifford-Jacobs to remain competitive in the markets it serves. That is important for customers, employees and the company alike.

Last but not least, we would like to thank Commissioner Conrad Bowling of the Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service. His assistance was invaluable in bringing the parties to a successful resolution.

Unions covered in the Clifford-Jacobs labor contract include International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #601, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders,
Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers, Local #1626 and International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local #1000.

Clifford-Jacobs is a member of the IMT Forge Group, a North American manufacturer of forged, heat treated and machined metal components. Clifford-Jacobs is a leader in the closed die forging of parts for a wide variety of commercial, industrial, military, oil and gas, aerospace and mining applications.


Jeffrey A. Baker, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Human Resources Manager
Clifford-Jacobs Forging Company
(217) 352-5172

Ron Stanley
Business Representative
(309) 829-1300

Gear Expo 2015

Clifford-Jacobs Forging, a member of the IMT Forge Group, will be at Gear Expo in Detroit  from October 20-22, 2015. Stop by booth #1801 to talk with our experts!