Michigan-based supplier of low-to high-volume closed-die hot forgings since 1975.

LC Manufacturing is a closed-die hot steel forging company whose niche focus, unique capabilities and strategic cost advantage differentiates us from competitors. We specialize in the streamlined production of high quality components from your drawings, on-time and on-budget. Providing forged components to the automotive, heavy truck, agriculture and mining industries.


  • Highly efficient production processes minimize costs
  • Knowledgeable product development support
  • Strong focus on gross-to-net weight
  • Extensive use of micro-alloy steels
  • Ability to produce complex shapes
  • Full range of volume capabilities
  • Extensive experience in preforming processes
  • Heat treatment, coining, shot blasting, coatings
  • Secondary processing services
  • IATF 16949:2016 certified facilities

From raw material to finished product, our low overhead and efficient processes reduce costs

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Contact Us - Our Locations

General Inquiry

(231) 839-7102


John Nyquist

LC Manufacturing - Forge Shop

4150 N. Wolcott Road
Lake City, MI 49651-9126
(231) 839-7102

  • IATF 16949:2016, ISO14001:2015, and ISO9001:2015 certified
  • 102,000 sq ft
  • (4) 6,000 lb CECO Drop Hammers
  • (2) Lasco Programmable Hammers
  • (4) Cross Wedge Roll Machines
  • Micro-alloy Capabilities

LC Manufacturing - Die Shop

5401 West Houghton Lake Road
Lake City, MI 49651-8703
(231) 839-7102

  • IATF 16949:2016, ISO14001:2015, and ISO9001:2015 certified
  • 12,000 sq ft
  • CNC machines:
    • 1 - 5 axis Horizontal
    • 2 - 4 axis Horizontal's
    • 9 - 3 axis Vertical