Enid pipe fitting plant to close


Hackney Ladish, one of the largest pipe fitting producers in the world, is closing its original Hackney manufacturing plant in Enid.

Known for supplying energy producers with its pipe fittings, the company, now headquartered in Russellville, Arkansas announced it plans to shut down the northern Oklahoma operation. The firm had 11 employees in Enid including material handlers, warehouse, press operators, cutters and maintenance workers.

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The Enid operation was the original Hackney manufacturing plant and described by the company as one of its most versatile in terms of products manufactured. The location was considered the company’s primary producer of Weld Caps, including a range of schedules and materials in sizes from 1/2″ through 48″ in diameter.


We either hot or cold-form WPB fittings in 2 facilities in the U.S. Additionally, we produce low-temp and high-yield fittings. Flo-Bend, a pioneer to the arctic & chrome markets; is registered throughout Canada. Ladish™ fittings, known around the world, is one of the most highly accepted and approved brands of high-yield fittings.

Products are distributed from our Russellville Central Distribution warehouse. Our facilities specialize in high quality products and services. Below is a brief history of each of the facilities that make up our very competitive team.

Enid, Oklahoma

This is the original Hackney manufacturing plant and one of our most versatile in terms of products manufactured. Core commodity products as well as core Ladish™ & Flo-Bend™ special fittings are built here today. This location is the primary producer of Weld Caps, including a full range of schedules and materials in sizes from 1/2″ through 48″ diameter. Tees, both straight and reducing, from 1/2″ through 20″ in standard, extra heavy and schedules are available. This plant also manufactures both concentric and eccentric reducers from 3/4″ through 24″ pipe size in all wall thicknesses within these size ranges.

All three product lines are produced in materials such as carbon, high yield, low temperature and chrome grades. Enid also produces crosses and stub ends 10″ and smaller. Enids recent investments in state of the art heat treating suit it well to high grade, low temp and chrome products in these lines.

Russellville, Arkansas

Opened in 1975, the Arkansas plant is located on a 67 acre site, about 75 miles northwest of Little Rock. The main products produced here are carbon, alloy, and high yield steel weld fittings in every standard size from 1/2″ to 48″. Special Ladish™ & Flo-Bend™ fittings are manufactured up to 66″ in diameter and 3 1/2″ in wall thickness, and our capabilities include engineered pipeline products, including header tees.




Hackney Ladish manufactures an industry leading line of weld fittings – Elbows, Reducing Elbows, Tees, Reducing Tees, Concentric Reducers, Eccentric Reducers, Crosses, and Caps in sizes from 1/2” to 48” in carbon and high yield steel
The Hackney Ladish name is well known and highly respected in the industry and is recognized as the leader. Leading energy companies request Hackney Ladish products due to the Company’s excellent reputation and brand recognition.
Hackney Ladish is the preferred supplier to major distributors and leading energy companies
Hackney Ladish is on the Approved Manufacturers List (“AML”) of major energy companies