• Welcome, Charter Steel and Dyson Corporation

Mon, Jun 19th, 2017

FIA is pleased to welcome two new members to the Association: Supplier Charter Steel and producer Dyson Corporation. Read More

  • There Is Still Time to Register for the First Line Supervisory Development Seminar

Mon, Jun 19th, 2017

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)

Mon, Jun 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

  • June 2017 Economic Charts from ClearView Economics Available

Mon, Jun 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

  • Two Lightweighting Research Reports Posted

Mon, Jun 19th, 2017

Lightweighting of components is a goal of many OEMs across markets. FIA members now have access to two Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF)-sponsored research reports on the subject, particularly addressing heavy duty vehicles: Read More

  • Webinars Scheduled on Weight Reduction of Forged Parts in Heavy Duty Vehicles

Mon, Jun 19th, 2017

FIA members will not want to miss this opportunity to hear directly from FIERF research partners on results for reducing the weight of forged parts used in heavy duty trucks. Two one-hour webinars will focus on: Read More

  • PVD Coatings, High Entropy Alloy Welding and Quench Tank Design Research Funding Awarded

Mon, Jun 19th, 2017

The Forging Foundation has awarded research grants for the following projects in the coming year: Read More

  • Advanced Technology International signs 9-year, $333 million cooperative agreement to lead the Metals Affordability Initiative

Mon, Jun 19th, 2017

Advanced Technology International (ATI) signed a nine-year, $333 million cooperative agreement to lead the Metals Affordability Initiative (MAI), a consortium sponsored by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and cost-shared by industry. The initiative is dedicated to leveraging consolidated government and industry resources to reduce costs, accelerate implementation, and enhance the supplier base for critical turbine engine, airframe, and space components. This will be the third iteration of MAI, which was originally established in 1999. The initiative has resulted in scores of actual and anticipated improvements to defense systems. Read More

  • Upcoming Events

Mon, Jun 19th, 2017

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  • 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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