What's New

  • Mon, Jul 6th, 2015
    Registration for FIA's Induction Heating for Forging is open!  CLICK HERE to register on line. ...
  • Wed, Jun 10th, 2015
    October 5-7, 2015 Gaylord Texan Resort Grapevine (Dallas), TX Mark your calendars for the 2015 FIA Fall Meeting of Members ...
  • Wed, Jun 10th, 2015
    Four trustees have been elected to Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation's (FIERF) Board of Trustees for three-year terms.  They are:  William Edwards, Manager Metallurgy, Ellwood City Forge-Forging Div., Ellwood City, PA John Pale, Senior Manager Manufacturing Engineer, American Axle & Mfg. Inc., Detroit, MI...
  • Wed, Jun 10th, 2015
    Four new directors have been elected to the Forging Industry Association's (FIA) Board of Directors for three-year terms. They are: Karen Hannum, VP of Industrial, TimkenSteel Crop., Canton, OH                       Jeffrey Jones, VP, Forge Resources Group, De Kalb, IL                                                                            ...
  • Wed, Jun 10th, 2015
    FIA Chairman Arnold Visser acknowledged two milestone membership events at the Annual Meeting of Members by presenting plaques commemorating 50 years of continual FIA Membership to Consolidated Industries (L-R Drew Papio, John Wilbur, Mark Fortin) and The Queen City Forging Co. (Chairman Visser, Rob Mayer).  Congratulations!...
  • Wed, Jun 10th, 2015
    Campbel Press, Cleveland Hardware &Tkach Consulting New Anvil Society Members...
  • Wed, Jun 10th, 2015
    The Penn State Behrend senior design team of Nathan Junk, Andrew Mansuetti and Ryan Sybo have completed their project and the final report is available to all FIA Members.  Sponsored by Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF), the capstone project’s objective was t...
  • Wed, Jun 10th, 2015
    FIA is pleased to welcome Rath, Inc. (www.rath-usa.com ) as a new forging supplier member to our Association. Located in Newark, Delaware, Rath provides refractories, fiber and high temperature fiber modules to the industry.  To contact Rath, Inc....
  • Fri, May 8th, 2015
    This is a three-day Seminar focusing on the continued development of your organization’s first line supervisors by enhancing their skills in the following areas:...
  • Fri, May 8th, 2015
    Ronald Larson, past president of Larson Forgings and 43 year employee, passed away on April 25th in Sedona, AZ where he has resided since he retired.  He was 83. Ron served as an FIA Director from 1989-1993. He leaves behind his wife Marilyn, three grown children and many adoring grandchildren. The family will hold a local (Northbrook, IL) service this July....
  • Fri, May 8th, 2015
    Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF) sponsored research at the Illinois Institute of Technology led by Associate Professor Sammy Tin is completed and available to FIA Members.  Professor Tin, working alongside graduate and undergraduate students Thomas Kozmel and Ryan Cassel conducted a feasibility study to determine if it would be cost effective to develop forging techn...
  • Fri, May 8th, 2015
    Congressman Mike Bishop Visits Weld Mold Company  Weld Mold Company and CEO Darryl Hammock were fortunate to host a tour by their new US Congressman Mike Bishop of Michigan’s 8th Congressional District.  The 8th Congressional District represents 5 FIA Forging Members and 7 FIA Supplier Member companies....
  • Fri, May 8th, 2015
     The following copy and photo appeared in the April 2015 newsletter of Congressman Pete Sessions, R-TX. ...
  • Fri, May 8th, 2015
    On April 22-23, FIA member Advocacy proponents spent two days meeting with Congressmen and Senators on Capitol Hill with all meetings arranged by the Laurin Baker Group....
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    FIA recently contracted with a company to move forward with an improved benchmarking experience for members known as Dynamic Benchmarking.  The goal of going to this platform is to increase participation in FIA Benchmarking activities by providing members the information they want, when they want it.  Most existing FIA benchmarking surveys have already transferred to the Dynamic Benchmarking fo...
  • Fri, May 8th, 2015
    Theory & Applications of Press Forging & Die Design September 28 – October 1, 2015 Cleveland, Ohio...
  • Fri, May 8th, 2015
    FIA is pleased to welcome Asahi Forge Group (www.asahiforge.co.jp) as a new forging producer member to our Association. Located in Richmond, KY, Asahi produces custom, standard and captive impression die, open die and rolled rings for the industrial equipment, off-highway, automotive and railroa...
  • Thu, Apr 30th, 2015
    Test 11 ...
  • Wed, Apr 29th, 2015
    This is a three-day Seminar focusing on the continued development of your organization’s first line supervisors by enhancing their skills in the following areas:...
  • Fri, Apr 10th, 2015
    The Forging Industry Association (FIA) understands the importance of developing future leaders for our industry. That development starts with middle managers who have the potential to become our industry’s future leaders. The challenge is how to enable those middle managers to acquire the skills, knowledge and insights to become effective leaders in a cost effective manner....
  • Fri, Apr 10th, 2015
    FIERF is very pleased to have been entrusted with the administration of the new Forging Industry Women’s Scholarship made possible through a very generous gift of Sharon Haverstock.  ...
  • Fri, Apr 10th, 2015
    The “Theory and Applications of Forging & Die Design” school continues to evolve, reflecting new insights into forging technology and the wide availability of metal flow simulation software.  This four-day school is taught by a team of industry experts and engineering professors who work together to carefully explain principles and practice.  We urge you to join the 2,500 + for...
  • Fri, Apr 10th, 2015
    Please Consider Becoming a Benefactor of the FIA Annual Meeting...
  • Fri, Apr 10th, 2015
    All FIA forging and supplier senior executives are encouraged to mark their calendars for the 2015 FIA Annual Meeting that will take place at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, in Tucson, AZ. The meeting will open the evening of May 16 with an informal reception and dinner overlooking the desert mountains and it will close the evening of May 18 with the Annual Meeting Reception and Banquet....
  • Fri, Apr 10th, 2015
    Temperature Measurement Tutorial for Forging ...
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