Upcoming Holidays & Maintenance Shut Down Periods

Just a reminder, CJ will be closed during the following times.

  • MEMORIAL DAY:  Closed Monday, 5/27/13, reopening for business at 7 AM CST on Tuesday, 5/28/13
  • FOURTH OF JULY:  Closed Thursday, 7/4/13, reopening for business at 7 AM CST on Friday, 7/5/13
  • MAINTENANCE SHUTDOWN:  Closed Monday, 7/22/13, reopening for business at 7 AM CST on Monday, 8/5/13
  • LABOR DAY:  Closed Monday, 9/2/13, reopening for business at 7 AM CST on Tuesday, 9/3/13

IMT Forge Group Organizational Changes

INGERSOLL, Ontario – As part of its plan to continually improve service levels and the overall customer experience, the IMT Forge Group is pleased to announce the following organizational changes: 

Bruce Wylie
, formerly President of Clifford-Jacobs, one of the IMT Forge Group companies, has been promoted to the newly created role of President of the IMT Forge Group. In this new role Bruce will oversee all areas of the forging operations under IMT’s family of companies.  Bruce’s new role will help more seamlessly integrate the IMT Forge Group companies.

Jason Ray, formerly Vice President of Sales of The IMT Forge Group, has been promoted to the newly created role of General Manager of Clifford-Jacobs. Jason’s experience in both sales and engineering roles will be instrumental while he works to improve customer satisfaction at Clifford-Jacobs.

The IMT Forge Group is a one-stop shop for all your closed die forgings needs. Capabilities now range from ½ pound up to 800 pounds, and include hammers, presses, upsetters and machining. The IMT Forge Group brings together Clifford-Jacobs Forging, PC Forge, and Welland Forge.

To find out more about these changes or the IMT Forge Group in general, visit one of the following web pages;; or

Release date: 1/8/13

For Information Contact:

Cheryl Hacking
Marketing Manager

Holidays & Maintenance Shut Down Periods

Just a reminder that CJ will be shut down during the following time frame. 

THANKSGIVING:  Closed Thursday, 11/22/12, reopening for business at 7AM CST on Monday, 11/26/12.

WINTER MAINTENANCE SHUT DOWN:  Closed Monday, 12/24/12, reopening for business at 7AM CST on Wednesday, 1/2/13.

Summer Holiday & Maintenance Shut Down

Just a reminder that CJ will be shut down during the following times.  During these periods the plant and office will be closed.  Limited staff will be available to answer phone calls and address customer needs.  Please feel free to leave a message or communicate via email and we will  respond as soon as possible.

*INDEPENDENCE DAY:  Closed Wednesday, 7/4/12, reopening for business at 7 AM CST on Thursday, 7/5/12.

*ANNUAL MAINTENANCE SHUTDOWN:  Closed starting at 12 PM CST on Friday, 7/20/12, reopening for business on Monday, 8/6/12 at 7 AM CST.

*LABOR DAY:  Closed Monday, 9/3/12, reopening for business at 7 AM CST Tuesday, 9/4/12.

Gear Expo

Join Clifford-Jacobs November 1st-3rd at the Gear Expo in Cincinnati. If you haven’t received your pass, please click on this link to be our guest Gear Expo Pass. Visit us at booth 1111.


New Quality Manager

Gordon Glosser brings a wealth of quality and operational experience to Clifford-Jacobs.  After graduating from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD with a B.S. in Systems Engineering, he served six years in the U.S. Marine Corps, holding various leadership positions including Commanding Officer.  Upon leaving the military, he held various quality, engineering and manufacturing positions, including those of Corporate Quality Manager, Engineering Manager and Production Manager.  His efforts have helped several companies achieve initial ISO Registration of their quality systems in both single and multi- plant operations.  At Clifford-Jacobs, Gordon’s expertise and knowledge will help take the company to the next level of expertise, quality and customer satisfaction.  He has held the CQE designation and has his MBA.

New President Joins the Clifford-Jacobs Team!

Bruce Wylie is a proven strategic and operational leader.  Prior to joining Clifford-Jacobs in April 2011, Bruce held key management and Board positions with a variety of growth companies for over 20 years.  Starting his career with Ernst & Young, a global tax and financial services firm, Bruce quickly moved into leadership roles there and with operating companies such Patriot Forge Co., one of the largest open-die forging companies in North America, and financial institutions such as BMO Capital Corporation, a subsidiary of one of the largest banks in Canada.  He has been a member of Boards of Directors of 15 private companies, 3 public companies and 2 not-for-profit organizations.  Additionally, Bruce holds the Canadian designations of Chartered Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator.  As Clifford-Jacobs continues to grow, Bruce’s background and expertise is taking us to higher levels of efficiency and most importantly, customer satisfaction.  Please join us in welcoming Bruce to the team!