Foundry Corporate News Topic Coremaking

Laempe Secures Significant Order from William Lee Ltd., a Castings PLC Group Subsidiary

Laempe Mössner Sinto GmbH, a global leader in core making technology, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a substantial order by William Lee Ltd. (Dronfield/UK), a subsidiary of the Castings PLC Group based in Brownhills (West Midlands/UK).

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The order comprises two state-of-the-art core shooters with integrated gas generators, accompanied by a core sand mixer and a day hopper with a sand transport system.

This order represents phase one of the core making requirements linked to the recent investment in a new horizontal flask moulding line by Castings PLC Group. The equipment is scheduled for commissioning in the second quarter of 2025.

„We would like to thank the Castings PLC Group Directors, Simon Alexander and the wonderful team at William Lee Ltd Dronfield site for demonstrating once again their confidence in our company to deliver world class coremaking solutions" stated Robert Sims, Laempe Mössner Sinto's local partner. With this recent order, the total number of Laempe core machines within the group will reach 28.

“We are delighted with this order from William Lee Ltd.,” said André Klimm, Managing Director of Laempe Mössner Sinto. “It not only represents our continued commitment to providing top-tier core making technologies but also underscores our strategic expansion in significant European markets. This partnership exemplifies our dedication to driving innovation and enhancing our presence across Europe.”

Castings PLC is a leading market presence in iron casting and machining, serving both domestic and international markets from its UK base. The company's history stretches back to 1835, and it now encompasses three trading businesses that employ over 1,000 individuals. The group's operations include two iron foundries at Brownhills, West Midlands, and Dronfield, Derbyshire, alongside a CNC machining operation, also located in Brownhills. Annually, the group produces a wide range of iron castings and offers extensive machining services.

Innovation and Collaboration at the Core of Success

Laempe Mössner Sinto stands at the forefront of innovation in the foundry sector, offering a comprehensive suite of core shooters, gassing devices, sand mixers, and sand preparation systems. The company also provides tailored automation solutions and turnkey core shop implementations, supported by extensive services in engineering, innovation, and customer support. Laempe's products are pivotal in diverse sectors, including automotive, commercial vehicles, carriage construction, and large marine engines, with global leaders in electric motors, pumps, and fittings also relying on Laempe's advanced solutions.

This new partnership underscores Laempe Mössner Sinto's commitment to enhancing core production capabilities globally and strengthens its position as a key player in the industry.

About Laempe Mössner Sinto GmbH

Laempe Mössner Sinto GmbH is the world market leader for core shooters in the foundry industry and covers all areas of modern core production with its comprehensive product and service portfolio. The traditional German company is a complete solution developer with its headquarters in Barleben/Meitzendorf in Saxony-Anhalt. A total of 380 people are employed at this state-of-the-art production site, at the branches in Schopfheim in the Black Forest and Mannheim, and at the subsidiaries in Pune (India) and Beijing (China).


Company Info

Laempe Mössner Sinto GmbH

Hintern Hecken 3
39179 Barleben

Telephone: +49 (0) 39202 / 692-0