Upsetter Forging Workshop & Plant Tour

Event Date: Monday, May 16, 2022 to Tuesday, May 17, 2022


Kimpton Schofield Hotel

2000 East 9th Street

Cleveland, OH 44115


This 2-day workshop is designed to cover a wide range of topics related to Upsetter Forging, including:

Subject matter experts include representatives from companies such as Campbell Press Repair, Wodin, Inc., Scientific Forming Technologies Corp., and Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic Corp.


Click here to view a draft of the current program agenda.

PLANT TOUR: The program also includes a tour of Wodin, Inc. Wodin, Inc., an Ohio based Forge, is the leader in upset forgings supplying both gas and induction forgings across all industries including the military and aircraft industry.

Wodin, Inc. has upset forged bar and tube in alloy, stainless, and nickel steels since 1967. Originally a manufacturer of industrial valve stems, they have expanded our forging capabilities to include a wide array of quality near net shape forgings, in solid bar, tube and hollow bar, carbon, alloy, stainless, nickel, inconel, brass, and bronze materials. They can supply blank forgings, machined forgings, and specialty forged bolts. Wodin currently forges drill tubes, gear blanks, torsion bars, valve stems, aircraft forgings, rod ends, specialty bolts, fasteners and pins. They are ISO, AS, PED certified / NIAC Approved.



Online registration for this workshop is now closed. Please contact Kathy Edwards ( or call 216-781-6260 if you have any questions regarding your existing registration.


Kimpton Schofield Hotel

2000 E. 9th Street

Cleveland, OH


FIA has arranged for participants to receive a discounted room rate of $159/night at the Kimpton Schofield Hotel. Click the red button below to reserve your room at the discounted rate. Deadline to make your reservation at the discounted rate is now April 30, 2022.




Registration fees are non-refundable. Substitutions are allowed if submitted to FIA in writing.


For questions or to submit a paper registration form, please contact Kathy Edwards by email at or phone at (216) 781-6260.

No registration is final until accepted by FIA. FIA reserves the right to refuse registration/attendance to any person. Any registration that is not accepted by the FIA will be refunded in full.