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18. May 2019

JP - Fanuc to build new plant to harness 5G and self-driving demand

Robot maker to invest $28m to mass-produce equipment for high-end lenses

17. May 2019

AUS - World’s Largest 3D Printer Prints 1.8 Metre Titanium Drone

Australian advanced manufacturing company Titomic has delivered the largest titanium 3D printed drone or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) ever made, measuring more than 1.8 metres in diameter.The UAV was manufactured at Titomic’s...

15. May 2019

EU - Review of the Best Available Techniques (BREF) started

CAEF representing the European Foundry Industry

14. May 2019

GER - Powertrain starts life as an independent company

Organizational realignment completed in record time; new management team in place since April 1, 2019Technology company’s powertrain business to trade under the name of Vitesco TechnologiesPreparations on schedule for planed...

13. May 2019

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.

09. May 2019

The Formnext Start-up Challenge

Recognizing and supporting innovative start-ups in additive manufacturing

09. May 2019

GER - End of interim phase - Peter Mohnen confirmed as CEO of KUKA AG

Peter Mohnen and Andreas Pabst will be assuming responsibility for KUKA AG as CEO and CFO. They have held these respective offices on an interim basis since December 2018. The Supervisory Board and Executive Board have now made...

08. May 2019

IN - D K Sharma: ‘Electric mobility will disrupt the tooling technology in the next 10 years’

D K Sharma, executive vice-president and business head, Godrej Tooling, and president, Tool and Gauge Manufacturers Association of India (TAGMA India) talks about the opportunities and challenges for tool rooms, and what Godrej...

07. May 2019


This week’s edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest features the first ever PMMA-cast public sculpture in the UK, rapid circuit board construction and the 1,000th patient to receive heart treatment with aid of 3D...

06. May 2019

Sulzer’s specialist parts manufacturing centres offer precision and speed

Digitalisation, realised by a specialist parts manufacturer such as Sulzer, is the key to rapid and precise repairsRepairing critical equipment can be a time-consuming task, especially if it has been in service for a long time...

03. May 2019

GER - Change in leadership on the Executive Board of Knorr-Bremse AG

- Klaus Deller leaves the company after ten years by mutual agreement- Supervisory Board initiates the search for his successor- Members of the Executive Board will assume the responsibilities in the interimKlaus Deller, the...

01. May 2019

CRO – 18th International Foundrymen Conference 2019. Sisak, Croatia

University of Zagreb Faculty of Metallurgy, University of Ljubljana Naravoslovnotehnička fakulteta, University North in Koprivnica, Technical University of Košice Faculty of materials, metallurgy and recycling, Slovakia, in the...

01. May 2019

New Silk Road must not become a one-way road

On the occasion of the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, Ulrich Ackermann, Head of VDMA Foreign Trade, said:

30. April 2019

IN - Texmaco to buy steel foundry in Chattisgarh

Acquisition to be funded via internal accruals, bank loans

29. April 2019

USA / EU - Trump vows to hit back at EU as tariffs bite Harley-Davidson

US President Donald Trump threatened retribution on Europe Tuesday (23 April) over tariffs that have bruised profitability at iconic US motorcycle company Harley-Davidson.

27. April 2019

Supplier Nemak to cancel Shift in Linz because of BMW in Steyr

Because of decreasing orders from BMW's large engine plant in Steyr, auto parts supplier Nemak wants to cancel a shift at its Linz plant. Nemak specializes in so-called core production - ie high-precision casting and machining of...

24. April 2019

USA - Ryobi Die Casting USA, Inc., names Ryan Willhelm as President and COO of Ryobi Die Casting USA, Inc.

After 24 years at Ryobi Die Casting, Ryan Willhelm began his tenure as President and COO today. Ryan’s career with Ryobi started in 1995 in the Accounting Department, then as a Plant Manager, moving to Director of Finance, Vice...

23. April 2019

GER - Electric cars increase CO2 Emissions, says Ifo Institute

Electric vehicles will barely help cut CO2 emissions in Germany over the coming years, as the introduction of electric vehicles does not necessarily lead to a reduction in CO2 emissions from road traffic. Natural gas combustion...

18. April 2019

Happy Easter from Foundry-Planet!

Dear Friends and Readers, We wish you a happy Easter holiday and a wonderful and relaxing time with your family and friends! The Foundry-Planet staff will be doing the same, and our office will be closed on Monday, April...

18. April 2019

Brembo Brakes Featured on the New Nissan GT-R NISMO

Brembo, the world leader and acknowledged innovator of brake technology, will be stopping the new 2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO and will also be available on the Track Edition.

17. April 2019

GER - Zeiss acquires GOM, Expanding Role in Metrology and QA

Zeiss is expanding the industrial metrology and quality assurance portfolio of its Industrial Quality & Research segment by acquiring GOM, a provider of hardware and software for automated 3D coordinate measuring technology....

17. April 2019

Efficient execution of continuous caster modernization project in China

Jiangsu Yonggang Group grants FAC to SMS Concast for four-strand billet caster

16. April 2019

GER - Proton Power Systems Receives EUR4.1 Million Fuel Cell Order from ebe Europa

Confirmed order for 15 hydrogen powered fuel cells Proton Power Systems plc (AIM: PPS), the designer, developer and producer of fuel cells and fuel cell electric hybrid systems, announces the receipt of a confirmed order from...

15. April 2019

Good News for Automotive Castings - E-mobility not without I.C. know-how

Rheinmetall Automotive CEO Horst Binnig at Auto Shanghai

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