Foundry Know How and Technology Transfer for the Asian markets:
The ASK Group introduces itself at the Metal China 2010
Beijing, May 12th 2010 – The ASK Group launches its market entry to the Chinese Market with comprehensive casting Know How and latest product developments for the foundry industry. The network of competency for the foundry market provides the foundries with products and services for the entire casting process – form the core shop all the way to the melting shop.
Germany based ASK Chemicals is presenting this year at the show the latest developments in innovative foundry chemicals and related services. The visitors can expect a competent team of foundry experts and a presentation of innovative foundry auxiliaries for all process Steps in a foundry. Binders, additives and coatings for the core shop, filters, feeders and coatings for the moulding line as well as inoculants, alloys and magnesium treatment by cored wire for the melting shop.
Highlight of the ASK presentation at Metal Cast are products that are already produced and sold in China. These are especially feeders, high performance water based coatings and metallurgical products. Particular emphasis is given to the presentation of high efficiency cold box binders as well as special coatings for automotive serial castings.
For the first time the experts from ASK Chemicals group are are presenting themselves at a special symposium at the Metal Cast which has received the special attention of the Chinese Foundry Association. The Symposium is giving special attention to the casting solutions for the automotive serial casting process as well as large castings such as wind power castings. Experts are presenting high efficient binder systems which will give economical and ecological advantages to the foundry. High performance coatings which are already produced in China offer significant savings and quality improvements. Presentations about new feeding systems, high tech filters and Bentonite premixes are complementing the program.
The ASK Chemicals Group can offer significant value added to the foundry not only by its excellent products but also by its experts who understand the entire casting process in all details and demands. ASK Chemicals is capable to offer customer specific solutions by fine tuning product performance and the casting process in a way that the specific foundry can produce the demanded casting quality under most competitive conditions of the foundry setup. This ability has made them the preferred supplier for foundries in the highly demanding German foundry industry.
Solutions that have been developed for the ambitious and highly differentiated German foundry market are now adapted to international needs and modified and fine tuned according to local needs. ASK Group is ready to offer its expertise also for Asian markets, to develop the best casting solutions.
We will leverage the high quality know-how derived from the German and Central European Foundry Industry and will adopt them to the specific demands of our Chinese customers. This is the way how we develop together with our customers - by using high tech products and people with a broad expertise in Foundry - specific solutions which allows them to become world-class – anywhere in the world. We are ready to invest and devote significant amount of resources to achieve as well in China a leading position – just like as we have it in all others markets. We form strong and long lasting partnerships with our customers – for their and our mutual benefit.” Says Managing Director Dr. Thomas Oehmichen