22nd to 25th October 2018, Columbus, Ohio, USA
28th and 29th March 2019, Eurogress Aachen, Germany, organised by the Institute of Metal Forming of RWTH Aachen
19 February 2018
An article by IMfT Following the Thread has been published in Fastener World Issue 168, Jan/Feb 2018.
7 December 2017
An article by IMfT Simple is Best has been published in China Fastener World, Issue 51, October 2017.
19 October 2017
An article by IMfT Fastening: Yesterday with Today and Tomorrow has been published in Fastener World, Issue 166, Sep/Oct 2017.
8 September 2017
IMfT have written an article for Fastener World A Beginning of Fastener Mass Production? which has been published in Fastener World, Issue 165, Jul/Aug 2017.
28 June 2017
IMfT have written an article for Fastener World Progress Through Shared Knowledge which has been published in China Fastener World, Issue 50, June 2017.
19 May 2017
An article by IMfT, Fastening: A Future - Opportunities for Automotive Fasteners to Change the World, has been published in the May/June 2017 Edition of Fastener World Magazine. The paper referred to in the sources at the end of the article can be accessed below.
A New Paradigm for a Sustainable Automotive Industry
Clever Fastening by Forming
A paper “Clever Fastening by Forming” by Industrial Metalforming Technologies has been published in the October/November 2016 edition of Fastener Technology International, pages 84-89, www.fastenertech.com.
It has also been published in the November 2016 issue of Fastener + Fixing magazine in the Technical section, pages 120-124, www.fastenerandfixing.com/102-november-2016.html.
IMfT Technical Support System
IMfT in conjunction with the Confederation of British Metalforming (CBM) have set up a technical support system for SME Metalformers in the UK. Details of the scheme can be found at:
13th International Cold Forming Congress
On 2 – 4 September 2015 The Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), University of Strathclyde hosted the 13th International Cold Forming Congress (ICFC) in Glasgow, UK. IMfT were Members of the Steering Committee and assisted in the organisation of the event. A Review of the event is now available by visiting the link below.
Review of the 13th ICFC
Further information on the AFRC can be found at www.strath.ac.uk/afrc