The Polish Forge Association (ZKP) was registered on April 30, 1997, in Krakow, Poland. The Association brings together individual members and companies related to the forging industry. The companies represent the forging industry, suppliers of devices and materials for forges, forgings recipients, and scientific institutions. The main goal of the Association is to support the development of the Polish forging industry. ZKP is a member of the European Forging Association EUROFORGE. ZKP is also a member of the Polish Cluster of Innovative Forging Technologies HEFAJSTOS.