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8th 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,

It has also been published in the November 2016 issue of Fastener + Fixing magazine in the Technical section, pages 120-124,

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:

The complete edition of Fasteners + Fixings magazine for May 2016 which contains the article can be found at

Forthcoming Metalforming Conferences

12th International Conference on Technology of Plasticity

17th – 22nd September 2017

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