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Dr. Moritz Weidt is New General Manager for MAGMA in China

On July 1, 2021, Dr. Moritz Weidt took over the position of General Manager for MAGMA Engineering (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. Moritz Weidt began his career in the software development group at MAGMA in Germany in 2012.

He has a Ph.D. from RWTH Aachen University for his studies on the understanding of microporosity in aluminum castings. During his years at MAGMA, he occupied many important roles, such as Application Engineer for Nonferrous Materials, Project Manager for multiple research and development projects, and SIGMASOFT Operations Manager.

Together with his colleagues, he hopes to serve the Chinese foundry industry and ensure China’s leading role in the global foundry market. He will strive to extend and develop the technical service team and sales team with deeper casting background to better understand the pain points and needs of the metal casting industry. MAGMA’s goal will remain to support the software users to solve their problems, achieve their objectives, and create more value for their companies.

MAGMA's development is inseparable from its customers and partners. It is because of their continued trust and support that we together can achieve continuous improvement. As one of the world's leading providers for casting simulation software MAGMA will continue to provide foundry enterprises with competitive edge tools and supply first-class technology and services. Together MAGMA and its customers will create real value, achieve mutual benefit, and jointly promote the development of China’s foundry industry.

MAGMA China participates in the 2021 CHINA DIECASTING exhibition

MAGMA China will participate in CHINA DIECASTING and CHINA NONFERROUS, which will take place from July 7-9 2021 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC).

MAGMA will present its latest products and solutions at the exhibition. MAGMASOFT® has been upgraded from version 5.4 to 5.5.

An efficient cast part development, the safe start of production, and robust production windows are the focus of the foundry industry. With this in mind, the new MAGMASOFT® Release 5.5 makes significant contributions in creating even more value in casting and tool-making design. For all applications and casting processes, the calculated results and criteria are even more accurate.

For Die-Casting, the transport of entrapped air can be reliably predicted and allows the consistent evaluation of the mass balance in the cavity throughout the filling process. The new release MAGMASOFT® 5.5 provides for the first time the possibility to predict and avoid stresses and deformations in the core during filling and solidification. Extensive new and innovative capabilities have also been added for Cast Iron and Steel Alloys.

Moreover, MAGMASOFTS’s user-friendliness is improved. With the newest release, a particular emphasis has been placed on further user interface improvements to ensure efficient usage of the software.


To learn more about the latest MAGMASOFT® 5.5 information, please come to our booth E6C24. We are looking forward to welcoming you in person.

MAGMA China opens a new Branch Office in Ningbo Beilun

On June 30, MAGMA celebrated the opening of the MAGMA Ningbo Branch Office. Opening a new office in Ningbo Beilun is an important step for MAGMA to better serve their local customers, and substantially facilitate technical support in Ningbo and surrounding areas. MAGMA will adhere to its original vision: committed to casting excellence. Together with their partners, MAGMA will contribute to the development of the local economy as well as support the metal casting industry.

Company Info

MAGMA Engineering (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Room 1515 of the State Inspection Building, 98 Suhui Road
215021 Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province,

Telephone: +86 512 6272 5820
Telefax: +68 512 62725825

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