FIA tackles technology advances from several angles, ensuring that member companies are on top of ways to improve their productivity, enhance their profitability and deliver the most superior product to their customers. FIA and FIERF support industry competitiveness through collaborative research and development, and transfer to practical operating applications and systems.

The FIA Technical Committee facilitates, develops and disseminates technical knowledge relative to the forging process for the benefit of FIA Members. Click here to contact the Technical Committee.

Industry Research Reports

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Contact FIA/FIERF Director of Research and Education ( to discuss your research needs and to learn more about how FIA and FIERF can guide you through the organizational stages of the collaborative process and assist with identification of possible funding sources.

Forging Videos

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Worldwide Integration, Innovation & Development - Together...Stronger.