The FIERF Organization

Established in 1961, Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Operating as a “supporting organization” to the FIA, the Foundation’s Mission is to Support the Forging Industry through Technology Development and Education.
All contributions, donations, and gifts to FIERF are tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. 

FIERF funds industry-relevant research to advance the science of forging and engages students through curriculum, experiential learning, and scholarships to pursue careers in the forging supply chain.
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James R. Warren ([email protected]; 216-781-6260)
Executive Director
Forging Foundation Operations

Joseph R. Boni ([email protected]; 216-781-6260)
All Forging Foundation Financial Matters