Our Company

For over two decades, U.S. Manufacturing Inc. has developed, designed, manufactured and distributed innovative equipment for the entire solid waste and recycling industry. USM is widely recognized as the leading manufacturer of the longest lasting and most efficient hammer mill components available for both Original Equipment Manufacturers and after market replacement parts. 

Our Founder

Loran Balvanz, President and CEO of U.S. Manufacturing, founded the largest wood waste processing company in the United States. During this period, Loran recognized the need for an enterprise dedicated to making quality, durable, replacement wear parts. In 1993 U.S. Manufacturing was formed for that sole and dedicated purpose.    

Environmental

Abrasion resistant coatings as well as  patend pending CADEN EDGE welding technology applied to evironmental processing products.

 

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Agricultural

USM Tungsten Carbide Weld applied to Plow Sweeps and Rippers. USM CADEN Edge Technology is now available to the argicultural market.

 

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Industrial Market

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USM manufactures and distributes replaceable wear parts for various makes and models of industrial tub grinders and horizontal feed machines.

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USM Wear Technologies LLC will team with industry leaders and Master Dealers worldwide to extend the life of wear application in the environmental, agricultural and industrial markets.  This combination of 20 years experience and ingenuity will set new standards for the industry with USM Carbide Apps leading the way to new CADEN EDGE Applications.

Our Mission
To be the top supplier of grinding and ground engagment tools in the environmental, agricultural and industrial markets worldwide and set new tool “edge” standards.
News
  • USM Wear Technologies – Building Tougher Tillage Tools with Help from Iowa State

    For years, Loran Balvanz’s company has made money selling tougher, longer-lasting equipment to the people who grind garbage and recycling for a living. Now, the same technology may be poised to revolutionize how farmers till fields. Balvanz, president of Eldora-based USM Wear Technologies, has been working for years to bring his company’s patented CADEN Edge […]

  • Carbide-Infused Sweeps Run in the Wheel Track

     Carbide-Infused Sweeps Run in Wheel Tracks – Farm Show Magazine vol 41, No. 3  “The highest wear to field cultivator shovels occurs in the tractor wheel track, so we decided to design a product that would address that problem,” says Loran Balvanz of USM Wear Technologies. “The result is a patent pending field cultivator shovel […]

  • USM Announces Wheel Tracker Tillage Sweep

    ELDORA, IOWA (December 20, 2016) – USM Wear Technologies, LLC (USM Wear Tech) announced a new tillage tool called the  “Wheel Tracker Sweep” with Caden Edge™ Technology that is designed for addressing wheel compaction issues in farming operations.   “We are excited about the shape and effectiveness of our new cultivation sweep called the “Wheel […]

  • USM Wear Tech Announces New Distribution Center

    ELDORA, IOWA (March 3, 2016) – USM Wear Technologies, LLC (USM Wear Tech) is opening a new distribution center located at its Eldora, Iowa facility.  The new Distribution Center will speed up the parts delivery process dramatically. The new Distribution Center will be a key element in creating more shipping capacity and more rapid delivery […]

  • USM Wear Tech and Bauer Built Announce Agreement to Manufacture CADEN Edge

    ELDORA, IOWA (March 3, 2016) – USM WearTech of Eldora, Iowa and Bauer Built Manufacturing, Inc of Paton, Iowa jointly announced a collaboration and manufacturing agreement that will result in the installation of a proprietary robotic system for manufacturing CADEN Edge applications to agricultural, biomass, and industrial equipment.  CADEN Edge is USM WearTech patented tungsten […]

  • CADEN Edge Technology Featured at 2015 Iowa Power Farming Show

    CADEN Edge is the most advanced and economical hard surface treatment available for tillage parts.  With more than 5 years of testing, CADEN Edge has been proven to increase the life of wear parts by 300% creating huge savings on replacement cost.  CADEN Edge is available on Ripper Points, Sweeps, Harrow Tines and Chisel Points.  […]

  • USM Wear Technologies LLC Joins Agriculture Concepts at 2014 Farm Progress Show

    USM Wear Technologies joined Agriculture Concepts at this years Farm Progress Show held on August 26, 27, and 28 in Boone Iowa showcasing the CADEN Edge.  CADEN Edge, a tungsten carbide edge treatment applied to tillage sweeps and ripper points increases the wear life of ordinary sweeps and ripper points by as much as 300% […]

  • USM Introduces CADEN Technology to New Markets

    USM is pleased to announce we have teamed up with Marion Mixers Inc., to apply our Caden Weld Technology to the paddles used in their horizontal mulch machines...


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