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Thanks to our extensive network of professionals, we make competences and contacts available for active use by our member companies, in order to support them in growing and developing their business.

economics and statistics

• To gather and analyse economical and statistical data related to forging, casting, mold-making and prototyping activities, at national and international levels


• To deliver truthful performance analysis and forecasts, by production technology, by alloy category, by market segment…


• To build and maintain quantitative databases allowing for a regular follow-up or key indicators to our profession; to complete dashboards for the working groups put in place by the Federation and its members


• To address our company members’ requests for documentation on foreign macroeconomic data 

groups, energy and row materials

• To lead working groups dedicated to technologies, markets


• To define and initiate collective research projects to be carried out with forging and casting technical centers


• To relay information and actions implemented by the European organization for forging, casting, molds and prototyping


• To participate as a full partner in collective actions related to energy and raw materials

Employment and training

• To assist our member companies in the implementation of their recruitment policy by giving more visibility to their job offers, encouraging job placement for young graduates and animating a working group dedicated to human resources management


• To ensure a balance between qualification requirements and training programs through permanent dialogue with and between various training institutions


• To help our member companies to implement the collaboration agreements signed with the Ministry of National Education

technical coordination

• Deliver technical advice to our member companies on issues related to their activity: seek for suppliers, technical surveys and reports, technological alternatives…


• To relay customer sectors’ requests for quotation to our company members


• To lead thematic commissions on maintenance, production, security… at production sites


• To monitor regulatory and technological changes


• To take part in national and European research projects, to lead collective actions for energy and process efficiency progress


• To coordinate specialists and academic staff’s contributions to La Revue Forge Fonderie, relying on an extensive network of researchers from France and Europe

communication, events

• To ensure and enhance the public visibility of our profession and members, also with client sectors


• To make available various communication supports in order to project a consistent and positive image of our jobs and careers, and highlight the major contribution of our members’ activity to various industries


• To assist and represent our members at key tradeshows to their activity


• To design and publish the Revue Forge Fonderie

legal and tax

• To train our member companies and raise their awareness about essential legal reflexes for them to secure their business activity


• To assist them in the study and defence of their rights and interests


• To inform them of the latest regulatory, judicial and policy changes which can impact their business activities


• To represent them before public authorities and client sectors (by leading commissions) on tax, legal and contractual issues


• To pilot updates and changes in all standard-form contracts used by European foundries and forging companies

Digitalization « forging and casting X.0 »

• To lead a think tank for and with our members and partners on the challenges and impacts of digitalisation on forging, casting and prototyping industries; to explain the strategic stakes of these changes during working sessions, sites visits, conferences


• To allow our member companies executives to enhance their strategic vision while taking fully into account these impacts of digitalization




Environment, health and security

• To promote the interests of the profession by taking a direct part in drafting the new regulatory texts through working groups led by the French Ministry of Environment


• To guide our members through the implementation of new regulatory changes in their production sites, thanks to our industrial expertise


• To pass on to our members useful and relevant information related to EHS issues: new regulatory contents, new industry guides, best practice exchanges, participation in themed events (guest speakers, sites visits…)


• To lead an efficient network of professionals in EHS so that it can benefit to our members, in particular through the Environment Commission that consists in EHS managers who share their work on thematic issues

October 18 2019

La revue forge fonderie est sortie !

Au sommaire :

L’ambition d’une fusion
Réunion Territoires, FMGC Chateaubriant
Les adhérents de la Fédération mobilisés au Bourgets
Publication du guide sur l’utilisation des sables de fonderie en technique routière
Signature d’une nouvelle Convention nationale d’objectifs
Réunion organisée par la Fédération Forge Fonderie au Lycée d’Armentières et à l’Usine de Vossloh Outreau
Technologies les 19 et 20 novembre 2019
Influence des ségrégations sur la déformation des pièces forgées
Thermo-Calc®, un outil de métallurgie numérique.
Des aspects importants de la sécurité aux fours à induction, employés pour l‘élaboration des alliages ferreux
GIFA 2019 – Une édition à nouveau réussie !
Concours Général Fonderie 2019
La promotion ESFF 2020 en séminaires
Les rendez-vous de la profession

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The Fédération Forge Fonderie is the French professional organization of metal shaping industries through forging, casting, metal additive manufacturing and related machining.

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