Asahi Bluegrass Forge

Manufacturer of forged, heat-treated, and turned parts for automobile, bearing, and construction machinery

Facility-Wide Expansions & Additions

Asahi Bluegrass Forge's original building was designed and built for expansion by Denham-Blythe. We were able to expand their facility by fifty percent with several new additions.

  • Locker Room expansion
  • 10,600 sf Finishing Area expansion
  • 12,700 sf Forging Area expansion with 100' clear-span bay,  3000-ton press & pit, and 15-ton overhead crane
  • Billet Cooling canopy addition
  • 3,000 sf Electrical Area expansion
  • 5,300 sf Maintenance & Machining Addition with 26' clear-span bay and 3-ton overhead crane
  • 5,200 sf covered open storage

  • Contract Amount
  • $4,500,000
  • Location
  • Richmond, Kentucky
  • Square Feet
  • 37,600
  • Duration
  • 10 Months
  • Project Type
  • Expansions & Additions
David Hales, Nucor Building Systems
"Denham-Blythe's goal is to provide the best design solution for their clients. They execute the goal by putting their expertise in play and setting high expectations for suppliers and subcontractors."

Asahi Bluegrass Forge celebrates the completion of their press expansion


On October 1, 2018, Asahi Bluegrass Forge hosted a ceremony to celebrate their newly completed facility expansion and the start-up of their new forging press at the manufacturing plant in Richmond, Kentucky.

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