Welcome to Pridgeon & Clay

Pridgeon & Clay is one the largest independent, value-added manufacturers and suppliers of automotive stamped and fine-blanked components in the United States. Founded in 1948 by John Pridgeon and Donald Clay, the company has grown from its roots in Grand Rapids, Michigan to provide engineering, design, A2LA-accredited testing and manufacturing services to industries such as automotive, heavy truck, agriculture, battery, fuel cell and alternative-energy. With more than 80 engineers on staff and more than 1,000 employees globally, Pridgeon & Clay has the experience to take products from ideation through prototype and on to serial production. The company has more than 100 presses around the globe to meet customers' needs.


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Innovative Solutions

Markets are changing rapidly. In order to meet ever-shorter development timelines, Pridgeon & Clay partners with customers in the development process. Boasting a design engineering department with computational flow dynamic (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA), we speed development timelines by seamlessly providing design, prototyping, testing and validation, and production services under one roof. Pridgeon & Clay takes a full-service approach to design, prototyping, validation and manufacturing, priding itself on its ability to help bring emerging technologies from the bench to market. As manufacturers pursue new technologies to meet more stringent mileage and emissions targets, Pridgeon & Clay is leading the industry with it's engineered solutions to today's challenges.


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Global Reach

In our interconnected world, having a partner with global reach is a necessity. With tooling and design services spread across the globe, Pridgeon & Clay has the reach and expertise to ensure that parts are delivered on time through integration of our facilities in the United States, Mexico, Germany, Poland, Hungary and China. Each of our production facilities is TS16949-certified, ensuring our parts meet the tightest tolerances at the quality our customer's demand.


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Great Careers Happen Here

At Pridgeon & Clay, we strive to attract, develop and retain the best talent. Our employees are our greatest asset and every employee is treated as a respected member of the team. As part of our commitment to our people, our comprehensive compensation and benefits package includes medical, dental, and life insurance. You can also take advantage of tuition reimbursement, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), a 401(k), and career development programs.


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