Peter R. Sahm Prize 2024 goes to DGS Druckguss Systeme AG St. Gallen CH

The Peter R. Sahm Prize 2024 was awarded during the Great Foundry Technology Conference in Salzburg

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Thomas Fritsch, Chief Editor

On behalf of the entire team at DGS Druckguss System AG in St. Gallen, Switzerland, CEO Andreas Müller was delighted to receive the award from the laudators Dr. Erwin Flender, Lars Steinheider and BDG President Clemens Küpper.

The company was honored for outstanding products in die casting. DGS Druckguss Systeme AG is an internationally active company with sites in Switzerland, the Czech Republic and China. As the former die-casting foundry of Bühler AG, DGS has acquired a wealth of experience over 50 years and at the same time has always adapted quickly to changing challenges. In recent years, they have focused intensively on their core business in aluminum and magnesium die casting, which is reflected in their machinery, services and all value-added steps along the process chain.

Congratulations and Glückauf!


System provider with material, product and process development

Die casting, heat treatment, machining, assembly and coating

54 die casting machines from 250 to 4400 tons clamping force


Die-cast parts made of aluminum and magnesium

95% automotive industry, 5% industrial and consumer goods

Structural parts, transmission, steering and aggregate components

Peter R. Sahm

The Peter R. Sahm Prize of the German Foundry Industry is an award presented by the German foundry industry. The prize is awarded to individuals or groups who have made exceptional contributions in the fields of research, technology development or innovation in foundry technology. The prize is named after Peter R. Sahm, Director of the Foundry Institute at RWTH Aachen University from 1979 to 2002.


Company Info

DGS Druckguss Systeme AG

Industriestrasse 10
CH-9015 St.Gallen

Telephone: +41 (0) 71 313 88 88