Forming is described as the plastic deformation of a billet or a blanked sheet between tools to obtain the final configuration.

Metalforming processes are typically classified as bulk forming and sheet forming . Also referred to as metalworking.

See also:
"Forming" is in the NAICS Code "332114"
  (Custom Roll Forming Custom roll forming metal products)

"Forming" is in the UNSPSC Code "27111600"
  Forming tools