• Welcome, Eureka Welding Alloys and Houghton International

Fri, May 19th, 2017

FIA’s newest supplier members are Eureka Welding Alloys and Houghton International. Eureka Welding Alloys, located in Madison Heights, Michigan, provides welding alloys, welding manipulators, technical support and robotic welding systems to the North American forging industry. Chris Kerchkof, sales manager, will serve as the company’s official representative to FIA. Read More

  • New FIA Directors and FIERF Trustees Elected at Annual Meeting

Sun, May 21st, 2017

FIA members elected new representatives for the FIA Board of Directors and the FIERF Board of Trustees May 1st at the FIA Annual Meeting of Members in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Read More

  • Largest Forge Fair Ever Attracts More Than 1,600 to Cleveland

Fri, May 19th, 2017

A record 160 paid exhibitors helped make Forge Fair 2017 the largest Forge Fair in FIA history. The show closed after a successful two-and-a-half-day run at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland on April 6. Read More

  • Roy Hardy Resigns as FIA President

Wed, Apr 19th, 2017

Roy Hardy has left FIA to accept the position of President of the Precision Metalforming Association in Independence, Ohio. Hardy served as President of FIA for eight years. Read More

  • Enroll in Die School Today

Sat, May 20th, 2017

Registration is now open for FIA's Theory & Applications of Forging & Die Design course. The course is taught by a team of industry experts and engineering professors who work together to carefully explain principles and practices. It will be held June 5–8, 2017, in Cleveland. Read More

  • Registration Now Open for First Line Supervisory Development Seminar

Sat, May 20th, 2017

Registration Now Open for First Line Supervisory Development Seminar The first line supervisor is the bridge between line staff and management. Since the first line supervisor communicates with both of these groups on a continual basis, it is this person who is the first to know if a policy or procedure is not working, or if staffing patterns need to change. Read More

  • FIA Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Management Development Institute (MDI) Course

Fri, May 19th, 2017

FIA is now accepting applications for its third series of Management Development Institute (MDI) sessions. The MDI program helps middle managers learn practical skills and strategies ranging from time and financial management to delegation, communication and negotiation. Read More

  • Details from Laurin Baker Group About Executive Order on Buy America

Fri, May 19th, 2017

In April, President Trump signed a new Executive Order (EO) aimed at strengthening existing domestic preference policies on government-funded projects. The EO seeks a “more muscular Buy American policy” that maximizes domestic content and minimizes waivers and exceptions to the Buy American requirements. This is a significant development that will benefit U.S. manufacturers and their workers. The EO also aims to curb fraud and abuse with respect to guest worker/H-1B visas. There are four main components of the EO: Read More

  • May 2017 Economic Charts from ClearView Economics Available

Fri, May 19th, 2017

The latest “essential” charts from Dr. Ken Mayland of ClearView Economics are available for download here. The charts cover many facets of the economy, and they come with comments from Dr. Mayland. Read More

  • FIERF Welcomes Newest Anvil Society Members

Fri, May 19th, 2017

The Forging Industry Educational & Research Foundation would like to thank Sharon P. Haverstock for her support at the Gold Anvil level, and Forging Equipment Solutions for its support at the Bronze Anvil level. Read More

  • Congratulations, Safety Award Winners

Sat, May 20th, 2017

The following Safety Award winners represent the top-performing facilities in FIA’s 2016 Occupational Injury & Illness Survey... Read More

  • FIA Technical Committee Meets at University of Pittsburgh

Fri, May 19th, 2017

Early this year, the FIA Technical Committee was welcomed to the University of Pittsburgh by FIERF Magnet School Professor Tony DeArdo and Gerald Holder, Dean of the School of Engineering... Read More

  • Manufacturing Process for High-Power-Density Hollow Shaft Project Progress Report Available to FIA Members

Fri, May 19th, 2017

North Carolina State University’s Professor Gracious Ngaile the project team that includes Research Assistant Hao Pang and Industry Partners at Mid-West Forge, ... Read More

  • Searching for the next generation of talent in the forging industry? FIA can help…

Fri, May 19th, 2017

Through the Forging Career Center, your organization now has the opportunity to easily post internships for free and connect with hundreds of college students, recent graduates and career-changers that are actively seeking employment. Read More

  • Upcoming Events

Fri, May 19th, 2017

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  • FIA Theory & Applications of Forging & Die Design

Monday, June 5, 2017 to Thursday, June 8, 2017

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  • FIA First Line Supervisory Development Seminar

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 to Thursday, June 22, 2017

FIA First Line Supervisory Development Seminar Read More

  • International Forgemasters Meeting (IFM)

Monday, September 11, 2017 to Thursday, September 14, 2017

International Forgemasters Meeting (IFM)Graz, Austria Read More

  • International Forging Congress (IFC)

Sunday, September 17, 2017 to Saturday, September 23, 2017

International Forging Congress Hangzhou, China Read More

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