• Make an Impact in Washington by Registering for FIA Lobby Day 2018

Fri, Feb 16th, 2018

FIA will host its annual Lobby Day legislative meetings April 17-18, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The event features two days of office visits with key members of the U.S. House and Senate. Read More

  • NAM Seeking Stories About Tax Reform Benefits to Sway Public Opinion

Sat, Feb 17th, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law in December, but public opinion about tax reform remains sharply divided. According to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), 50 percent of Americans currently believe that the plan will raise their taxes. As a result of these beliefs, 46 percent of Americans disapprove of the bill. Read More

  • Is Your List of Tooling Current in the National Forging Tooling Database (NFTD)?

Sat, Feb 17th, 2018

The National Forging Tooling Database (NFTD) benefits forge shops by allowing potential customers to rapidly locate existing tooling at a facility, particularly on legacy Department of Defense weapon systems. Started over 15 years ago, the NFTD has proven to be very successful in assisting machine shops and other organizations with locating and procuring forged parts. Read More

  • Tech & Workforce Development Summit at CalPoly Provides Tips for Forgers to Become Involved with Students

Sat, Feb 17th, 2018

At the Tech & Workforce Development Summit on January 31, forgers and forging industry representatives met with FIERF Magnet School Professor Blair London and other members of faculty on the campus of California Polytechnic State University to develop working relationships with the university and address workforce and research needs. Read More

  • FIERF Scholarship Applications Now Available

Fri, Feb 16th, 2018

Applicants with connections to the forging industry are given first consideration, so please pass along applications to your employees, summer interns and co-op students. The deadline for all materials to be received is April 15, 2018. Recipients will be announced in June. Read More

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  • FIA Nominating Committee Meeting

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 to Thursday, March 1, 2018

Naples, Florida Read More

  • FIA Lobby Day 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 to Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Washington, D.C. Read More

  • 2018 FIA Annual Meeting of Members

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Palm Beach, Florida Read More

  • FIA Theory & Applications of Forging & Die Design

Monday, June 11, 2018 to Thursday, June 14, 2018

Cleveland, Ohio Read More

  • Forging Industry Technical Conference

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 to Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Long Beach, California Read More

  • 2018 FIA Fall Meeting of Members

Monday, October 15, 2018 to Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Fort Worth, Texas Read More

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Producers & Suppliers

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Designers & Buyers

Customers can locate forging producers based on needed capabilities or submit a free electronic Request for Quote. How to buy forgings; materials used; guideline tolerances;...

Students & Academia

FIA and sister organization Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF) reach out to the university academic community to foster forging curriculum and...

Government & Media

Below are resources useful to media and government personnel interested in more information on the forging process/industry. Resources are also included that will assist forging...