• Welcome Moline Forge

Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

FIA is pleased to welcome back Moline Forge Inc. as an FIA member. Moline produces impression die forgings for the off-highway and agricultural markets. Mike Schmooke, president and CEO, will serve as Moline’s official representative to FIA. Read More

  • Exhibit Space Available at Technical Conference

Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

Does your company have new technologies, processes or products you would like to share with the forging industry? Tabletop exhibit space is available on a first-come, first-served basis for the 31st Forging Industry Technical Conference in Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 19–20. Read More

  • Learn How Best Safety Practices Can Improve Operations at Safety Workshop

Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

Forge shop safety and human resources personnel can learn how to improve operations by creating a culture of safety at the FIA Best Safety Practices Workshop. Registration is now open for the event, which will be held Sept. 28, 2016, at the Cleveland Airport Marriott in Cleveland. Read More

  • Marketing Workshop Provides Strategies for Automotive, Aerospace, Energy and Construction Industries

Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

Registration is now open for the FIA Marketing Workshop, which will be held Oct. 4–5, 2016, at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas. The workshop is designed for sales and marketing executives and managers, along with their sales reps. Sales reps may attend at the member rate when accompanied by an FIA member principal. Read More

  • FIA Launches New Service to Provide Members with Washington Updates

Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

In June, FIA rolled out a new member service called “D.C. Briefs.” The D.C. Briefs program consists of quarterly webinars with our Washington representatives at The Laurin Baker Group (LBG). LBG has represented FIA before Congress and the executive branch for more than a decade. Read More

  • Finkl and Forging Industry Women’s Scholarships Awarded

Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

Thanks to the generous support of forging industry companies and individuals, the Forging Foundation (FIERF) has awarded 13 scholarships for 2016. Eight additional students who initially received scholarships last year will continue to receive support in 2016. Read More

  • Forging Industry Technology Roadmap Updated

Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

The Forging Foundation (FIERF) board of trustees has approved an update to theForging Industry Technology Roadmap for 2016. Read More

  • New FDMC Chair and Vice Chair Elected

Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

The Forging Defense Manufacturing Consortium (FDMC) announced new leadership of its executive advisory board (EAB) at a recent board meeting. Mr. Al McCormack, vice president, Weber Metals, Paramount, California, and Mr. Chris Ratliff, executive vice president, Cunico Corporation... Read More

  • Participate in Lightweight Forging Initiative, Phase III

Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

The Lightweight Forging Initiative was initiated in 2013 and has since worked on two studies (phase I: passenger car, phase II: light-duty vehicle). After... Read More

  • Key Dates for 20th International Forgemasters Meeting Announced

Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

As in years past, FIA will be leading a North American delegation to IFM. If you are interested in being a part of that delegation, contact [email protected] Read More

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  • Management Development Institute (MDI) Session 2

Sunday, July 31, 2016 to Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Cleveland Read More

  • Forging Industry Technical Conference

Monday, September 19, 2016 to Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, Columbus, OH         Forging Industry Technical Conference This conference is designed to showcase the best in forging technology with a diversity of presentations of interest to different... Read More

  • FIA Best Safety Practices Workshop

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Cleveland Airport Marriott, Cleveland   Forge shop safety and human resources personnel can learn how to improve operations by creating a culture of safety at the FIA Best Safety Practices Workshop. Registration is now open for the event, which will... Read More

  • FIA Marketing Workshop

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 to Wednesday, October 5, 2016

San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, Texas   Registration is now open for the FIA Marketing Workshop, which will be held Oct. 4–5, 2016, at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas. The workshop is designed for... Read More

  • Fall Meeting Of Members

Monday, October 24, 2016 to Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Charlotte, NC Read More

  • Management Development Institute (MDI) Session 3

Sunday, November 13, 2016 to Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Cleveland Read More

  • Forge Fair 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to Thursday, April 6, 2017

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Producers & Suppliers

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Designers & Buyers

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Students & Academia

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