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Matchmaking in the Digital Age
Networking is a key element of GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST as the leading international trade fairs for foundry and metallurgical technology. What is the easiest way for exhibitors and visitors to find each other in the digital age? The... Read more
Environment › MOST AIR POLLUTION DOES NOT COME FROM EXHAUST
THE FINE DUST POLLUTION VALUES HAVE BEEN RISING FOR YEARS. TO BLAME: THE ABRASION OF BRAKES, TIRES AND THE ROAD. AND CAUSED BY ALL VEHICLES - WHETHER DIESEL, GASOLINE OR ELECTRIC CARS. Thanks to an emissions scandal, tightened EU sanctions,... Read more
The China Foundry Association released the table of the top 100 Chinese Foundry Enterprises. To see the list of these foundries, click here and you will be redirected to the CFA site.
The Aluminum Association released “The Aluminum Agenda: A Policy Roadmap for a Competitive U.S. Aluminum Industry,” which lays out principles and policy goals for a sustainable U.S. aluminum sector in the 21st century. The document was developed in consultation with... Read more
FACILITY IS HIGHLY AUTOMATED FEATURING ROBOTIC INNOVATION (WAUPACA, WI) April 24, 2019 — Waupaca Foundry, Inc., a Hitachi Metals group company, announces it is opening a machining operation adjacent to its gray iron foundry located on the east side of... Read more
The “Bright World of Metals” from 25. to 29. June 2019 will be featuring a unique range of international congresses, symposiums, forums and special shows. The four trade fairs GIFA,METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST will be providing a high-quality programme focussing... Read more
ArcelorMittal received European Commission (EC) approval for the sale of several steelmaking assets to Liberty House Group. Assets included within the divestment package are ArcelorMittal Ostrava (Czech Republic), ArcelorMittal Galati (Romania), ArcelorMittal Skopje (Macedonia), ArcelorMittal Piombino (Italy), ArcelorMittal Dudelange (Luxembourg)... Read more
Foundry › A Splendid Foundry Year of 2019
According to the latest world casting census by Modern Casting in Dec. 2018, the world casting production grew by 5.3% in 2017.The world foundry industry is continuing with its growing trend in 2019. A series of professional and high-level foundry... Read more
Foundry › FOUNDRY INDUSTRY IN TRANSITION?
Foundry-Planet interview with GIFA and NEWCAST trade fair president Dipl.-Ing. Heinz Nelissen, Managing Director Vesuvius GmbH, Foseco Foundry Division, Borken.FP: Worldwide forecasts for the foundry industry until 2025 are moderate but positive, yet the industry faces interesting challenges.Especially in Western... Read more
Metal additive manufacturing, or 3D metal printing, has received a lot of attention in the last several years. General Electric spent more than $1 billion to purchase Arcam and Concept Laser and formed a new division called GE Additive. They... Read more