Current And Future Projects



Current and Future Projects

The FIA Plant Engineering Committee is committed to the continued improvement of the forging process. The committee has adopted a pro-active approach to the challenges facing the forging industry. To this end the committee is actively addressing the following issues:

  • Equipment Uptime, Maintenance and Setup Benchmarking
  • Large Hammer Best Practices Benchmarking
  • Quality Control
  • Waste Disposal and OSHA
  • EPA
  • Ergonomics
  • Auto Die Polishing
  • Die Wear
  • Water Based EDM
  • CNC
  • Compressor Controls
  • Equipment Monitoring and Instrumentation
  • Networking
  • PLC. s
  • System Integration
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Failure Analysis
  • Alternative Forging 
  • Business Philosophy
  • Utilities
  • Trim Tools and Die Design
  • Foundation Design
  • Machine Noise Abatement