Membership Information


Who We Are

Forging Industry Association (FIA) is the trade association representing the interests of the North American forging industry, covering all processes – impression die, open die, rolled ring; custom, catalog and   captive producers; ferrous and non-ferrous. Our members are companies manufacturing approximately 75% of the volume of custom forgings produced in the US, Canada and Mexico. We also have supplier  members that manufacture equipment or materials or provide services used by the forging industry.  Academic memberships are available to educators at colleges and universities through the Foundation’s Magnet School program.
The Association, with its predecessor organization has served the forging industry since 1913.

What We Do




Mission: Improve Members Global Competitiveness. To accomplish this goal, FIA focuses on the following areas:


Industry Benchmarking FIA is the only source of forging industry specific data to benchmark your organization and performance against the industry at  large.



Technology Development FIA and the Forging Foundation works with a wide range of partners from government agencies to universities to develop and transfer technology to members.



Public Policy Advocacy Dedicated to making sure the Federal Government understands forging and the issues of concern to forgers.




Driving Demand FIA promotes the forging process and member capabilities to potential customers.




Global Networking FIA is committed to increasing FIA members’ global networking opportunities.




Training and Education A traditional strength of FIA, the Association offers a wide range of industry specific training to meet your operational needs.




Additional Information

For more information contact:
Forging Industry Association
1111 Superior Ave.
Suite 615
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-781-6260
Fax: 216-781-0102
Email: [email protected]