Briefing of IFC 2017

The Theme – Form a Strong


The 22nd International Forging Congress will be held by Confederation of Chinese Metalforming Industry from 17 to 22, September, 2017 in Hangzhou, P. R. China.

Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, is the political, economic, cultural and financial center, and also be one of the seven famous ancient capitals, one of important electronic commerce center in China.

Hangzhou, as “paradise” reputation, is well known for its beautiful scenery. There are many historical sites in the city, and a large number of natural and cultural landscape heritage in the West Lake and its surrounding. Hangzhou is one of the cradles of Wu Yue culture, with deeply historical and cultural accumulation. The main representative of the unique cultures are the Liangzhu Culture, Silk Culture, Tea Culture, and many tales which have come down to become Hangzhou culture representative.

Hangzhou was benefited from the convenience of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal and the Trading Ports, and own rich silk and food industry, is historically important commercial hub. Later on the opening of railway lines such as Shanghai-Hangzhou railway lines and the import and export trade in Shanghai, light industry is developing rapidly.

International Forging Congress will be held in China again after 18 years, with the great changes have taken place in Chinese forging industry. Where to go and how to develop of the forging industry under the great developing situation of the Cyber-physical Systems (Internet of things and manufacturing platform)? It has become the subject of global forging practitioners. The 22nd International Forging Congress will focus on how to survive of forging enterprises in this era of great change, how to make the industry or enterprises become more powerful. It is no doubt that many elites, experts and excellent business operators in forging industry around the world will be gathered in the Congress to exchange their latest experience, and understanding of the times. And the Congress will also concentrate present the latest achievements of the forging key elements such as material, equipment, technology and the market.

The rich content will be arranged during the event, including Big Data (Cyber-physical Systems) and forging, Forging Process and Technology, Heat and Heat Treatment, Test & Inspection and Quality Assurance-Quality Control, Forging Die manufacturing (including CAD/CAM), Forging Process Simulation, Environment Protection, Equipment Development and the Multi-angle Perspective of the Forging Market. The report and professional review presented by distinguished persons from international forging industry will display and discuss the latest technology development, change trends and problems in the current forging industry. The plant tours and accompanying person activities have been arranged, and will be informed in the following announcements.


Plant Tours – 11 Routines


Only foreign/overseas delegates registered in the congress can participate in the Plant Tour. Requests can be made on the Registration Form. Some visits may be cancelled if there is insufficient interest. For details, please see the Plant Tour and Registration Form..



  • The Booking will become effective after received all of Plant Tour Charge.
  • The Organizer will change your Choice with your consent when the Route you expected is full booked. But you will not noticed by Organizer if one of routes your booked is available.
  • No change is accepted when the route you booked is available.
  • The cost includes accommodation, meal, air/train tickets, touring guide, traffic fee and tax etc.


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