Cincinnati, OH – June 19, 2018

Queen City Forging President, Rob Mayer was recently appointed as a permanent member of the Forging Defense Manufacturing Consortium (FDMC) Executive Advisory Board. Mr. Mayer was invited to serve in this permanent FDMC role after filling a temporary vacancy representing the Forging Industry Association (FIA) on the board.

Having led a highly-regarded forging company and leading innovator for over 20 years, Mr. Mayer brings significant process knowledge and experience to the FDMC board. “Rob’s past involvement with research and development of new forging processes makes him an ideal fit for our agenda,” noted FDMC Program Manager Chris Bergner. “His presence on the board will further our focus on improving the quality, productivity and technology of the US forging industry.”

“I’m very gratified by this appointment and look forward to continuing my advisory role,” said new FDMC board member Rob Mayer. “For me, this offers the perfect opportunity to give back and have a broader impact on the future of this industry.”


About the Forging Defense Manufacturing Consortium (FDMC):

FDMC is the collaboration between Advanced Technology International (ATI) and the Forging Industry Association (FIA).  Established in 2000, FDMC addresses the needs of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and other agencies within the Department of Defense by performing collaborative research to address a variety of technical and enterprise challenges. FDMC is results driven, and strives to rapidly investigate, develop and deploy solutions to harness the value of forgings. Visit the FDMC website at:

About Queen City Forging:

As a metal components supplier for over 135 years, Queen City Forging has a proven reputation for forging innovation and delivering high quality custom forging in steel, aluminum and special alloys, in a variety of sizes and quantities.  For more information about Queen City Forging Company or general information about forging services, call 513-321-7200 or visit the company’s website at