Thank you for joining the 55th ICFG Plenary Meeting 2022 Milan!

We thank all members and guests for joining the 55th ICFG Plenary Meeting in Milan on September 11-14! Many thanks to this year’s host, Prof. Andrea Ghiotti, together with the whole organizing committee: Prof. Stefania Bruschi, Dr. Enrico Simonetto, Dr. Rachele Bertolini, Mr. Fabrizio Ghisoni (Sacma Limbiate), Mr. Michele Brun, Mr. Zheng Liu and Mr. Praveen Singh. The ICFG thanks the committee for the perfect organization of this fantastic event!

There were many fruitful discussions during the meeting and especially also during the company tours and social events. Here a brief summary:

Sunday September 11:

  • Advisory Board Meeting
  • Welcoming cocktail at the venue Palazzo delle Stelline

Monday September 12:

  • Conference opening by Prof. Dubar and Prof. Ghiotti
  • Presentation by Italian Fasteners Manufacturing Society
  • Subgroup meetings Part I (Computational Cold Forging / Lubrication)
  • Subgroup Meetings Part II (Advanced Precision Forming / Tool Life & Tool Quality)
  • Joint Session: Summary of Subgroup Meetings, Future ICFG Evolution
  • Gala dinner at Palazzo delle Stelline

Tuesday September 13:

  • Plant tour I: Agrati Group, Veduggio con Colzano
  • Plant tour II: Sacma Group, Limbiate
  • Campari Museum, Milan
  • Social Dinner

Wednesday September 14:

  • Keynote Session
  • Lunch
  • General Assembly
  • Paper Prize Session
  • Technical Presentations

Here some impressions:

Karl C. Grötzinger
ICFG Secretary