FIA Forging Automation 101 Workshop and Plant Tours

Event Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018 to Friday, August 24, 2018

FIA is pleased to present a new program specifically developed to give forgers a first-hand look into how robotics and automation can help forging companies increase productivity, lower costs and improve workplace safety. The first FIA Forging Automation 101 Workshop and Plant Tours will take place on August 22-23 in Chicago, Illinois.


As a program participant you will:

Program Agenda

Wednesday, August 22 - Meet at the first plant tour location

1: 00 p.m. - First Plant Tour - TBD

2:30 p.m. - Cornell Forge Plant Tour in Chicago, Illinois

6: 00 p.m. - Group Dinner


Thursday, August 23 - Chicago Marriott Midway

8:00 a.m.  - Automation 101 Workshop (planning, execution, training, maintenance, etc.)

12:00 p.m.  - Workshop Concludes


If you are interested in exploring future trends in automation and robotics for your shop, this is the program for you. Registration for the FIA Forging Automation Workshop and Plant Tours will be opening soon. If you have questions about the program, please contact Jen Christian at 216-781-6260 or