Dyson Selected for New Wind Farm Project

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Company to Manufacture Foundation Rods For Crossroads Wind Farm

This contract with foundation contractor Nelson Engineering is a very significant wind farm project for Dyson. Crossroads Wind Farm is a $451 million project expected to produce over 225 megawatts of generating capacity for Oklahoma Gas & Electric.

The Dyson Corporation, a supplier of large diameter domestic fasteners and forgings, has received a contract to manufacture foundation rods for the Crossroads Wind Farm in Dewey County, Oklahoma.

Dyson produces wind tower product s such as threaded bar, coil rods, heavy hex nuts, coils nuts and couplers for foundation anchoring applications.

“This contract with foundation contractor Nelson Engineering is a very significant wind farm project for Dyson. Crossroads Wind Farm is a $451 million project expected to produce over 225 megawatts of generating capacity for Oklahoma Gas & Electric,” stated Dustin Johnson, Renewable Energy Products Manager for The Dyson Corporation, “Oklahoma Gas & Electric serves approximately 779,000 customers in a service territory spanning 30,000 square miles in Oklahoma and western Arkansas,” he concluded.

For more than 125 years, Dyson has specialized in large domestic forged bolts, nuts, socket head cap screws, lock nuts, and construction fasteners used in transportation infrastructure of bridges, railroads and waterways, the fossil fuel industries of mining and power generation, shipbuilding and nuclear power, and the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) supply chain.

About The Dyson Corporation
In 1884, Joseph Dyson founded The Dyson Corporation in Cleveland as a specialty forge shop. Mr. Dyson produced small forgings for various industries. Responding to customer demand, Mr. Dyson soon developed the capability to manufacture larger fasteners and forgings, as well as fork arms for the material handling industry.

Today, forgings made at the Painesville, Ohio plant range in size from one half to 10,000 pounds. Equipment includes a combination of hammers, mechanical and hydraulic presses, upsetters, benders, and state-of-the-art hot part formers with in-line heat-treating.

In addition, the company’s extensive computer numerical controlled (CNC) turning and milling operations, and the considerable thread rolling, drilling and tapping capability; have helped Dyson develop into a premier critical fastener manufacturer. Dyson is producing fasteners to various specifications, including American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and it is servicing critical component markets, such as military product and nuclear power. For more information Contact Dyson at 800- 680-3600 or http://www.dysoncorp.com.

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