CONFEDERATION OF BRITISH METALFORMING
The CBM is the leading trade association for UK manufacturers of fasteners, forgings and pressings, cold-rolled and sheet-metal products – the building blocks for our industrial base.
Our members create components, fabrications and structures for many global OEMs and their supply chains and we are proud to be a membership-driven organisation.
The German Forge Association
You want to be aware of the forge market in Germany, check this website (in German only). Among other things, you will find a directory of members with filters on various products sought and links to the partner network of the association.
The German Cold Forging Group
The German Cold Forging Group (GCFG) is a consortium of large companies and scientific institutes in the field of cold forming. The goal is to promote technology, its development of community research. The German Group is a joint organization of the German Forge Association and the German Fasteners Association ("Deutscher Schraubenverband")
The Forge and Foundry Federation
The Forge and the Foundry are big players of French industry: these industries employ together more than 43000 emloyees and is at the third Europeab row. The main objectives of the Forge Foundry Federation are to federate and represent its members, but also to defend their collective interests according to their socio-economic environment (public authorities, clients sector, suppliers, etc.).
Nuclear Valley is a competitive cluster dedicated to the civil nuclear sector, gathering nearly 240 members and 230 partners: companies (SMEs, ETIs, Large Groups), research organizations, laboratories and any player in the civilian nuclear industry. Created in 2005, this the only competitive cluster of the civil nuclear in France to be labeled by the State. Among its main missions, Nuclear Valley has to animate the ecosystem of the nuclear industry, develop trainings, support competitiveness and growth of the market, while promoting innovation. To enable the innovation, the cluster develops and finances collaborative projects: in 2018, Nuclear Valley has accumulated more than 250 projects certified for the civil nuclear sector.
The Association of India Forging Industry
The Association of Indian Forging Industry (AIFI) is a conglomeration of forging firms and companies located in India. The association seeks to promote the interests of the forge industry. It has 185 membres and about 50 associate members.
Forging Industry Association
Located in Cleveland, the Forging Industry Association's primary mission is to represent the interest of the Nord American forging industry since 1913. Today, it is made of more than a hundred companies that manufacture about 75% of the volume of custom forgings proceed in the US, Canada and Mexico and have suppliers that manufacture equipment or materials or provide services used by the forging industry.
The welding Institute
Transvalor is industrial member of The Welding Institute, one of the main associations in research and technology for welding applications in the world, based in Cambridge (Angleterre). They provide enginnering consulting and share their know-how with the members, thanks to their deep expertise in assembly, joining processes and materials engineering.
The Society of Automotive Engineers
Founded in 1927, the SIA (Automobile Engineers Society) brings together specialists and enthusiasts of the automotive industry who wish to join the reflection and progress of the industry by sharing information and knowledge. The organization has 1200 members. It is the privileged place for professionals to promote their business, freely discuss the challenges of the automobile and the adaptation of its technologies to the environment of tomorrow.
The French Society of Plastic Engineers
SFIP, the French Society of Plastic Engineers, is an association bringing together players in the plactics industry, from the automotive, packaging, building, electrical & electronic equipment, sports and leisure and aeronautics.
The Polymer Processing Society
The Polymer Processing Society was founded in 1985 at the University of Akron, Ohio, USA. The goals of the PPS are to foster scientific understanding and technical innovation in polymer processing by providing a discussion forum fot the worldwide community of engineers and scientists in the field.
Forschungsgesellschaft Umformtechnik mbH (FGU)
The Forschungsgesellschaft Umformtechnik mbH (FGU), linked to the Institute for Forming Technology of the University of Stuttgart, under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ing.Dr. h.c. Mathias Liewald MBA, is an important partner for industrial companies with metal forming issues. Current research results are being developed close to the industry in order to respond to the needs of companies. The partnership between Transvalor and the FGU enables on-site trainings with FORGE® simulation software.