Independent Forgings & Alloys Ltd
Direct employees
Turnover (reported)
Regional Markets
Asia, Europe, North America
Nuclear Contracting Tiers
Tier 5: Processors & Fabricators


  • AS 9100
  • EN 17025
  • ISO 14001:2015
  • ISO 9001:2008
  • OHSAS 18001
  • PED 97/23/EC / ESPN (PED)

Independent Forgings & Alloys Ltd


Material Supplier -


IFA aspire to be our customer’s supplier of choice for high integrity forged products to worldwide premium quality markets.
We have created a fully integrated metals service centre which has grown to be a leading provider of open-die quality forgings, making safety critical components to demanding global industries such as Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Power and Nuclear industries.
IFA pride ourselves as a forging manufacturer continuing a proven heritage of over 100 years experience in Open-Die forging on our existing site.
Our specialist manufacturing capabilities extend across a range of equipment which includes; fast acting hydraulic presses, forging hammers, ring-rolling mills and GFM radial forging technology. We can manufacture seamless forged rings, blanks, boss/double boss blanks, shafts, also GFM precision bars (round/square/rectangular) to meet the highest standards in the industry.
Our forging is complimented by NADCAP approved heat-treatment facilities and a Machine shop which can supply nett shape semi-finished products into our customers.
IFA also offer our manufacturing resource as a fast turnaround service centre for other metals service companies to use as a hirework/toll forge resource. Our hirework service includes forging, heat treatment, machining and cutting, NDT and inspection.
IFA has gained a reputation for our forging competence and prowess in open-die forging and we recognise that our quality systems are the cornerstone to maintaining our customer’s confidence with us. As such we have AS 9100 Rev. D Aerospace Quality Assurance ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001. We are proud of the range or customer quality approvals we hold across the world’s leading industries.

Products and Services

Product Sector
Inspection Equipments & Services including NDE & Surveillance Aerospace - Civil and Defence
Materials Forgings & Steels Nuclear Defence - Naval Marine
Materials Supplier - all forms Aerospace - Civil and Defence
Tooling Equipment Aerospace - Civil and Defence
Precision & General Machining Nuclear Defence - Naval Marine
Materials Forgings & Steels Nuclear Defence - Naval Marine
Materials Supplier - all forms Aerospace - Civil and Defence

Site Facilities

Shop Floor

Size not specified. Press Forging, GFM Radial Forging, Hammer Forging, Ring Rolling, Heat Treatment, Machining, Mechanical Testing, Non Destructive Testing

Inspection / Testing

  • Advanced testing facilities
  • Non destructive testing - Magnetic Partical
  • Non destructive testing - Ultrasonic

Recent Work


IFA produce raw material in machined bar and machined forgings form to bespoke material specifications for the Defence industry.