Fives to Launch Pioneering IIoT Product: North American CertiFire®

Fives North American Combustion, Inc. has released its flagship Industry 4.0 product for the forging and heat treatment markets. The North American CertiFire® is a first-of-its-kind IIoT device for automatic combustion system tuning. The auxiliary hardware device is designed to tune a furnace combustion system quicker and to tighter tolerances, streamlining temperature uniformity surveying and certification. Preconfigured for each unique system, the technology is plug-and-play compatible with most industrial control equipment. Learn more about tightening furnace temperature uniformity here: (read more)

FIA Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

The FIA Lifetime Achievement Awards were announced on April 21, 2022 at the FIA Annual Meeting of Members. The FIA Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes and honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to the Forging Industry Association and the forging industry as a whole. Nominees must be employed by or previously employed by an FIA Member Company; nominated by someone currently working in the forging industry; and have a minimum of 15 years forging industry related experience. Award winners are selected annually by the FIA Board of Directors. For more information or to submit a nominee, please contact Angela Gibian at (read more)

FIA Announces 2021 Safety Award Winners

On April 22, 2022, the Forging Industry Association (FIA) announced its 2021 Safety Award winners. The award winners represent the top-performing facilities in FIA’s 2021 Occupational Injury & Illness Survey, which collected data for several safety categories. (read more)

Remembering Michael E. "Mike" Wise

Michael E. “Mike” Wise, 58, of Tiffin, passed away on Monday, January 31, 2022 at Mercy Health-Tiffin Hospital. (read more)

Weldaloy Specialty Forgings Promotes World-Renowned Metallurgical Engineer

Dr. Ramachandra (“Dr. Ram”) Canumalla to be Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (read more)

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