India’ first and only magazine exclusively devoted to metal forging and allied sectors


FORGINGS TODAY was launched in 2011 soon after the Certificate of Registration bearing No DELENG/2011/40012 was issued by Office of the Registrar of Newspapers for India, Government of India. It is a bimonthly magazine published from New Delhi. Forgings Today is priced at Rs 50 per copy with annual subscription being Rs 300 including all costs of distribution.

Readership Profile

FORGINGS TODAY has readership base of more than 5000 engineers and senior management executives belonging to the leading engineering units categorized as follows:

  • Forging units located all over India numbering around 700
  • Die fitters and die cutting tool manufacturers
  • Machinery manufacturers like forging presses, forging finishing machines, CNC machine tools, SPMs, grinding machines
  • Heat treatment and induction heating equipment manufacturers
  • Testing, marking and calibration equipment manufacturers
  • Vibration control, surface finishing, shot blasting and environment control equipment producers
  • Material suppliers to forging sector like heat treatment salts, quenching media, lubricants and other consumables
  • Alloy steel and other raw material manufacturers and importers
  • Automobiles, auto components and garage equipment manufacturers and importers
  • Service providers to forging sector including consultants and technology experts

Exhibitions and Events Coverage

FORGINGS TODAY has promoted and serviced a large number of exhibitions and conferences as Media Partner which include:

• International Forging Congress 2011, Int. Convention Center, Hyderabad
• Baghdad Auto Show 2012, International Fair Ground, Baghdad
• China International Forging Summit 2012, Beijing Marriott, Beijing
• Erbil Auto Show 2013, International Fair Ground, Erbil, Iraq
• CII AutoMach 2013, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
• ACMA Automechanika 2013, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
• International Engineering and Technology Fair 2013, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
• ForgeFair2013, Columbus, Ohio, USA
• Heat Treat and Surface Engineering Conference and Expo 2013, Chennai
• Hannover Messe Industrial Supply India 2013, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
• Korea Metal Week 2013-Press and Forging, Kintex, S. Korea
• International Forging Congress, Porto Alegre/RS, Brazil
• China Forging Industry Exhibition 2013, China Int. Exhibition Centre, Beijing
• IMEX 2014, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
• EMAT 2014, Auto Cluster Exhibition Centre, Pune
• MMMM 2014, Pragati Maidan New Delhi
• International Forging Congress 2014, Berlin
• Heat Treatment Congress, Chicago
• 11th China Forging Industry Exhibition 2014, 11th China (Shanghai)
• International Heat Treatment Expo 2014
• ACMA Automechanika, 2015, New Delhi
• Metal and Metallurgy China 2015
• World of Metal 2015
• MachAutoExpo 2015, Ludhiana
• ForgeFair 2015, Cleveland, USA.
• International Metal Technology Taiwan 2016
• IMTEX Forming and Tooltech 2016, Bangalore
• Die & Mould India International Exhibition 2016, Bangalore
• Industrial Revolution 2016, Hannover, Germany
• International Exhibition& Conf. on Engineering and Heat Treatment 2016, Navi Mumbai
• International Heat Treatment & Ind. Furnace Exhibition China 2017
• International Exhibition & Conference on Steel Industry-India Steel 2017, Mumbai
• ACMA Automechanika 2017, New Delhi
• IMTEX and ToolTech 2017, Mumbai
• Metal + Metallurgy China-2017, Shanghai
• Korea Metal Week 2017, Kintex, South Korea
• India Machine Tool Show 2017, New Delhi
• Automotive Manufacturing 2017, Bankok, Thailand
• Engimach-2017, Gandhinagar
• Automotive Steel Summit-2017, Pune
• International Forging Congress 2017, Hangzhou, China
• Heat Treatment Congress India 2017, Pune
• India Steel-2017, Mumbai
• Hannover-2017, Germany
• International Heat Treatment and Induction Furnace Exhibition-2017, China
• International Conference on Forging Technology-2017, Mumbai
• Metalex-2018 Thailand
• IMTEX and Tooltech-2018, Banaglore
• AMTEX-2018, New Delhi
• Internet of Things 2018, New Delhi
• EUROFORGE 2018, Berlin, Germany
• International Metal & Metallurgy Exhibition China 2018
• International Heat Treatment and Industrial Furnace Expo China 2018
• ComForge-2018, Rajkot
• MMMM-2018, New Delhi
• MTS & HTS-2018, Navi Mumbai
• AsiaForge-2019, Chennai
• World of Metal. Mumbai
• 25th Global Foundry Sourcing Conference 2019, China
• Machma Expo 2019, Ludhiana
• International Metal Technology 2019, Taiwan
• IMTEX and Tooltech-2020, Banaglore
• Iptex-Grindex 2020, Pune
• MachAuto Expo 2020, Ludhiana
• Steel Fab 2020, Sharjah. UAE

Editorial Board

FORGINGS TODAY is governed by Editorial Board which formulates policies, constructs frame work for execution, decides the broad content categories and helps in forging national and international linkages.
The Editorial Board is constituted of mainly mechanical, electrical and chemical engineers. The key members are:

Mr R.K.Jain

Mr. Jain is a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from BITS Pilani and a Post Graduate in Business Management with over 30 years of experience in industry, consulting, data bases and publishing. In the area of data systems and publishing he has contributed to the following areas:

• Industrial Data System, both on print and electronic media, containing over 1000 tables covering industrial and economic data at both macro and micro levels.
• Management Research Publications in the form of books and journals
• MailerDisk – Communication details of engineering units on compact disc
• Technical Capabilities and Corporate Profiles: Details of forging units on Electronic Media in the form of Data CD.
• Market Forecast and Indicators for more than 300 products, a comprehensive analysis of a large number of industrial products in terms of their existing status and future demand.
• A comprehensive Research Report on Automobile Industry indicating present status, future potential and challenges.

Dr. Vasant Khisty

Dr Khisty is doctorate in Global Competitiveness of Auto Component Industry. He has hands on experience working at various levels in companies manufacturing forgings, automotive systems and construction equipment drive lines. He is well travelled and has held senior position in reputed organisations. Currently he is nurturing a consulting and research firm called Sammy consulting and is associated with global consulting firms, OEMS, forging companies to improve manufacturing efficiencies in order to be globally competitive.

Mr Prafull Sharadchandra Mokashi

Mr Mokashi is Ex-Secretary General of Association of Indian Forging industry (AIFI). A science graduate from Pune University, Mr Mokashi has played a significant part in the hugely successful International Forging Congress – IFC2011 – at Hyderabad, India between 13th and 15th November 2011. Earlier, he was instrumental in mounting a large delegation of 52 participants to the 3rd Asiaforge at Shanghai, China during September 2011. As Executive Secretary of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Pune, he successfully arranged business meets for more than 250 visiting American companies.

Mr M.K.Jain

Mr Jain is B Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and an MBA from FMS, Delhi University. He has served Engineers India Ltd and Kuwait National Petroleum Company. He is an expert in engineering piping, project execution and supply chain management of petroleum products to engineering sectors.

Mr K.L.Girdhar

Mr Girdhar is B Tech. in Chemical Technology from IIT, Delhi. He specializes in Production Planning, R & D, Operations, Process Design, Installation and Project Execution. He has been instrumental in developing heat treatment chemicals and processes for gas generation and forging plants.

Mr D G Chivate

Mr Chivate is B E Metallurgy from College of Engineering Pune. He has worked with majority of leading forging units in and around Pune like Bharat Forge , Kalyani Forge, Trinity Forge’ Amtek, Western India Manasi Auto and Patheja Forgings for over last 35years. Presently working as a consultant in heat treatment, metallurgical laboratory, product quality enhancement, value addition, process improvement.

Mr Bikash Musib

Mr Musib is M. Sc in Engineering from MS Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies, Bangalore and PG Diploma in Forging Technology from NIFFT, Ranchi. He has rich experience in forging technology by virtue of his working tenure with Sangam Forging, Trinity Auto Components, APTEN Forging and Advanced Forming Technology Center. He specializes in tool design for metal forming, FEA analysis of metal forming and heat treatment processes & correlation with actual data.

Content Spectrum

Although the contents of a technical journal are as dynamic as the technology itself, a broad frame work has been designed to maintain the focus. The content spectrum encompasses the following areas:

  1. Editorial Note and Pointers
  2. Cover Feature and Highlights
  3. Forging News and Latest Developments
  4. Technology and Innovations
  5. Organisations and Personalities
  6. Exhibitions and Conferences
  7. Data Analysis and Reviews
  8. Glossary of Technical Terminology
  9. Company Profiles and Product Characteristics

Distribution Strategy

FORGINGS TODAY is sent to its readers directly from its Publishing Head Quarters in Delhi to all over India through courier service. The present distribution chart by region looks like this:

Esteemed Advertisers

  • Amancio Refrigeration Company, Vadodara
  • ASM International, Chennai
  • Bajrang Engineering, Rajkot
  • Beijing Hiven Exhibition Co., Ltd, Beijing
  • Bezel Industries Limited, New Delhi
  • CEC Exhibitions Pvt Ltd, Kottayam
  • Censico International Pvt. Ltd, Agra
  • Centro De Eventos Amrigs, Brazil
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  • Climax Overseas Pvt. Ltd, Gurgaon
  • Confederation of Indian Industry, Gurgaon
  • Dango & Dienenthal (India) Pvt Ltd, Kolkata
  • Deutsche Messe, Germany
  • DISA India Limited, Bangalore
  • Duxes Business Consulting Inc, Shanghai
  • Electrotherm (India) Ltd, Ahmedabad
  • EMT Megatherm Pvt Ltd, Kolkata
  • Expotim International Fair Organizations Inc, Istanbul
  • Ferrotherm Induction Pvt Ltd, Pune
  • Forging Industry Association, Ohio, USA
  • Forging Machinery Manufacturing Company, Ludhiana
  • Foundry & Forge Training Centre, Pune
  • Gaskon Engineers, New Delhi
  • GERB Vibration Control Systems Pvt Ltd, Noida
  • Hannover Masse, Germany
  • Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai Ltd. Shanghai, China
  • Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd, Mumbai
  • Hardcastle Petrofer Pvt Ltd, Mumbai
  • Hi-tech Industries, New Delhi
  • Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association, Bangalore
  • Inductotherm (India) Pvt. Ltd, Ahmedabad
  • International Trade and Exhibitions India P Ltd, New Delhi
  • Interpower Induction Pvt. Ltd. Ahmedabad
  • ISGEC Heavy Engineering Limited, Yamunanagar
  • Kaigo Co., Ltd, Taiwan
  • Korea Trade Fairs Ltd, Seoul
  • Lasco Umformtechnik Werkzeugmaschinenfabrik, Germany
  • Laxcon Steels Ltd, Ahmedabad
  •, Chennai
  • Maco Pvt. Ltd, Sonepat
  • Micromatic Machine Tools Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore
  • N.K.H Hammers Pvt Ltd, Ludhiana
  • Oilgear India Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore
  • Oxeeco Technologies, Hyderabad
  • Pacific Engineering Corporation, Mumbai
  • Patel Furnace & Forging P Ltd, Baroda
  • Pyramid International, England
  • Radical Communications, Ahmedabad
  • Rattan Hammers, Ludhiana
  • Reed Manch Exhibitions Pvt Ltd, Noida
  • Rollform Equipment Pvt Ltd, Noida
  • Sammy Consulting, Pune
  • Schuler India Pvt Ltd, Mumbai
  • SMS Elotherm, Thane
  • Stead Fast Engineers (P) Ltd, Faridabad
  • Steel Plant Specialities, Mumbai
  • Surface Finishing Equipment Company, Jodhpur
  • Techtronics (India) Limited, Gurgaon
  • Thermal Systems and Engineering, Chennai
  • Tools and Gauge Manufacturers Association, Mumbai
  • MPM Durrans Refracoat Pvt Ltd, Nagpur
  • Goel Steel Company, Chennai
  • Glama Maschinenbau GmbH, Germany
  • Wuhan Newwish Science & Technology Co. Ltd. Hubei, China
  • Supreme Induction, Pune
  • Kisco Castings India Ltd, Mandi Gobindgarh
  • Silini Press and Hammer Trade S.r.l., Italy
  • Sunlube India Pvt Ltd, Pune
  • Hitachi High-Technologies India Pvt Ltd, Singapore
  • Ventura Alloy and Steels Pvt Ltd, Mumbai
  • See Lube Technologies (P) Ltd, Ludhiana
  • TrueForge Global Machinery Corp., New York, USA

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