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NEWCAST 2011 Awards

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NewCast 2011


Awardee for the best substitution of a different manufacturing method:

  • longitudinal member
  • Die casting made from AlSi10MnMg
  • Manufacturer: DGS Druckguss Systeme AG, St. Gallen (Schweiz)

Mr. Axel Schmidt (Director Technology)
Mr. Boi Tran (Audi)

Mr. Alfred A. Lichtensteiger (CEO DGS Druckguss Systeme AG)
Mr. Olivier Flückinger (Director Sales & Marketing)
Mr. Markus Heim (Key Account Manager Audi)

Award for the casting with the best integration of functions:

  • Blending valves
  • Sand casting made from CuSn5Zn5Pb2-C
  • Manufacturer: Gebr. Kemper GmbH & Co. KG, Olpe (Germany)

Mr. Frank Leistritz (Plant Manager Werk 1)
Mr. Thomas Funke (Sales Managment Customer Cast)

Award for the best technical solution - expanding the technical limits in casting

  • Crossbridge front
  • Low pressure gravity die casting made from AlSi7Mg0,3
  • Manufacturer: Georg Fischer Automotive, Schaffhausen (Schweiz), produced in plant Herzogenburg

Mr. Markus Rosenthal (Managing Director Herzogenburg)
Mr. Markus Bühring

Mr. Andreas Güll (Managing Director Mettmann)
Mr. Klaus Decking (Director of Product Management Segment Drive)
Mr. Leopold Kniewallner (Director F & E)
Mrs. Sinem Gizli (Marketing & Communication)

Special recognition

  • Auxiliary drive casting
  • San casting of cast iron with lamellar graphite
  • Manufacturer: ThyssenKrupp Waupaca, Waupaca, U.S.A.

    Mr. Gary Gigante (CEO/COO)
    Mr. Herrn Kris Pfeahler (Vice President of Sales and Marketing)
    Mr. James Newsome (Director of Marketing)
    Mr. Patrick Neitzel (Director of Sales-Commercial Group)
    Mr. Jeff Walters (Plant Manager Plant 2/3)

  • Suspension
  • Sand casting made from GJS-500-7
  • Manufacturer: Claas Guss GmbH, Bielefeld, Germany

    Mr. Dr. Andreas Huppertz (CEO Claas Guss GmbH and Marketing Committee)
    Mr. Dr. C. Bartels and Mr. Johannes Beckmann

  • Inductor made via casting technologies
  • Precision casting / lost foam made from Cu or Al
  • Manufacturer: Fraunhofer IFAM, Bremen, Germany

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