„Lightweight Construction in Casting“ 2018

Highlight at Audi in Münchsmünster

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The annual technical meeting of experts, "Leichtbau in Guss" (“Lightweight Construction in Casting”), took place for the 12th time and was held in the Lower Bavarian Bad Gögging. Nearly 80 experts from foundries, automotive, universities, institutes, and suppliers exchanged information on current topics in the foundry industry for two days.

Key topics were discussed by speakers from: AUDI, BMW Group, NEMAK Europe, Hörmann Rawema Engineering & Consulting, Krämer + Grebe Model and Tool-Making, MAGMA and RWP, as well as in lectures by the TUM and Fraunhofer.

Presentations included:

  • Diecasting technology in application and simulation
  • Foundry in the digital transformation
  • Concepts with a future: materials and processes

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At the event’s conclusion, almost all participants took the opportunity to participate in the sightseeing highlight of this year: AUDI’s structural part production, located in Münchsmünster near Bad Gögging, features two state-of-the-art die-casting lines, which impressed the guests, as did the program organized by the Hanser Verlag in Munich, and the excellent opportunities for networking.

The date of Lightweight Construction in Casting 2019 (Leichtbau in Guss 2019) is already set for November 12th-13th, 2019 in Nürtingen.

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