FIA Open Die & Ring Rolling Conference

Event Date: Monday, February 26, 2024 to Wednesday, February 28, 2024



Join us for the first-ever FIA Open-Die & Ring Rolling Conference on February 26-28, 2024 at The Whitehall in Houston, Texas. This conference will include a networking reception and happy hour, table top exhibits and plant tours of Ameriforge Group & Forge USA.

Click the red button below to register online.


Meeting Registration Fees:

Table Tops: (Table Top registration includes 1 conference registration)


The registration deadline is February 16, 2024. For registration questions or to submit a paper registration form, please contact Kathy Edwards by email at or by phone at (216) 781-6260.


Schedule of Events*:

February 26:


February 27:


February 28:

*Subject to change


Call for Papers Now Open:

Interested in presenting at the 2024 Open-Die & Ring Rolling Conference? The call for papers is now open.

Please click the link below to submit your abstract. The deadline to submit is November 30, 2023, which accepted presenters being notified in December.


Plant Tour: Forge USA

Worldwide Steel Forging Services

Forge USA is an internationally recognized steel forging company based in Houston, TX. With more than 50 years of experience and a long-standing commitment to product excellence and customer satisfaction, they provide superior forging services performed exclusively by their dedicated and knowledgeable in-house staff. Their foresight, innovation, and extensive experience are complemented by their ongoing investment in advancements in forging technology, guaranteeing that Forge USA's products are professionally made in an efficient and economical manner.


Open Die Forging - Houston, TX

Using the most effective and advanced forging processes available, Forge USA provides open die forging products and services that meet the highest standards in the industry. They specialize in large forgings of critical components used in oil and gas, nuclear, aerospace, mining, construction, and maritime industries worldwide.


Plant Tour: Ameriforge

Ameriforge is one of the world's largest fully integrated manufacturers of forged steel components. They are equipped with a diverse and expansive range of forging, heat treating, metallurgical testing, and machining assets across 5 locations in the USA, Canada, and Mexico. Ameriforge provides forgings, flanges, vessel connections, and other products in grades of Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Chromes, Nickels, and other alloys.


Their globally recognized brands are:


Transportation will be provided to and from the plant tour.

Please note: Forge USA and Ameriforge will have the opportunity to review the list of attendees prior to the event and reserve the right to refuse admittance to their facilities. If the companies decide that someone on the list is not permitted to participate in the tour of either facility, they will inform FIA. The FIA staff will then contact the attendee to let them know that they may not attend the tour(s).

Hotel Accommodations:

FIA has arranged for a discounted room rate of $159/night (++) at The Whitehall. To make your reservations at this discounted rate, please click the button below or call: 888-974-7641 and reference the code 2402OPENDIE. The deadline to book at this rate is February 5, 2024. Any reservations made after this date are subject to hotel availability.


Group Booking Code: 2024 Open Die & Ring Rolling Conference & Plant Tour