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ALLOY DIE CASTING ANNOUNCES NEW INVESTMENT

Alloy Die Casting Co. (Buena Park, California), a provider of value-added manufacturing and supply-chain solutions for engineered metal components, announced an investment from PWP Growth Equity. In a news release, Alloy Die Casting said the investment “will enable the company... Read more

Foundry › Foundry Crisis in Germany?

ARE THE INCREASED FOUNDRY INSOLVENCIES OF THE PAST FEW WEEKS A COINCIDENCE? The news of bankruptcies in the German foundry industry are accumulating in recent weeks. For us at Foundry-Planet, a rather unpleasant topic to report about. So, what is... Read more

Industry › Pilz hit by cyberattack

The Pilz GmbH & Co. KG is suffering from a targeted cyberattack. From Sunday, October 13th 2019, on all server and computer based workplaces including communication network of the automation company have been affected. The website is currently only partially... Read more

Industry › Pyrotek Builds Aluminum Manufacturing Plant in Dubai

Pyrotek Inc. is scheduled to complete construction of a new manufacturing facility in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in November to serve and supply the rapidly growing aluminum smelting operations of the region. The first phase of construction will provide 66,000... Read more

Automotive › The Future of Medium-Duty Truck Engines

A few, specific factors are influencing the future of medium-duty trucks, which includes emissions regulations, electrification and alternative fuels, the driver shortage, autonomous vehicles, and last-mile delivery, to name a few.  Trucks are an integral part of our economy. Trucks... Read more

Foundry › THE FOUNDRY OF THE FUTURE IS HERE TODAY AT SCANIA IN SWEDEN

SCANIA IS INVESTING £129 MILLION TO BUILD A NEW STATE OF THE ART GREENSAND FOUNDRY. Scania aim to have a melted capacity of 90,000 Tons per annum for predominately their cylinder head and block castings used in their global truck... Read more

Pig Iron › CIS PIG IRON: Market mood improves with new demand in China

Sentiment in the market for pig iron exports from the Commonwealth of Independent States has improved, with demand appearing in China and mills able to avoid further price reductions to their traditional outlets, Fastmarkets heard on Friday October 11. Fastmarkets’... Read more

Foundry › GF Casting Solutions completes withdrawal from automotive iron casting business in Europe

s part of the strategic focusing of its portfolio, GF Casting Solutions, a division of GF, is divesting its iron foundry in Herzogenburg (Austria) to MRB FerCon GmbH. The transaction will have a negative one-off effect of CHF 10 million... Read more

Steel › Pakistan Steel Mills' revival among govt’s top priorities: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday that the revival of Pakistan Steel Mills is a top priority of the government, adding that the mills suffered heavily due to the negligence of the past governments. Prime Minister Imran Khan... Read more

Foundry › Holland’s GEMCO to build EUR 18.7 mn foundry for Egypt’s Delta Steel

Dutch engineering and contracting firm GEMCO has been awarded a EUR 18.7 mn to build a steel and cast iron foundry for state-owned Delta Steel on a turnkey basis, Al Mal reports.

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