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Asia Foundry Forum 2010
With the theme of Asia Foundry: Strengthening Cooperation and Seeking Common development”, the first Asia Foundry Forum was held on the 10th May,2010 in Beijing International Convention Center. Around 150 people from 14 countries attended this event. Mr.Zhang Libo, Executive Vice Chairman & Secretary General of China Foundry Association hosted the forum and Mr.Jia Chengbing, Chairman of China Foundry Association delivered the opening remarks.
The Asia Foundry Forum was aimed at improving technology, management level and enhancing metalcasting productivity and quality as well as strengthening information exchanges and business cooperation. Under the global background of the rapid development of global economic integration and the increasingly strong regional cooperation, Asia foundry industry has been developing very fast and the annual casting production has covered over 50% of world casting production.
During the one day forum, scholars, experts, foundrymen and entrepreneurs from different countries and regions actively exchanged ideas and developed deep discussions on how to win opportunities, seize development chances and achieve environmental friendly sustainable development under the changing global economic situation. Around 10 valuable lectures about the regional foundry industry development and new techniques.
LiXin Zhao, Consultant of China Foundry Association
Subodh Panchal, Past President - The Institute of Indian Foundrymen
Kanetake Nakatani, President Japan Foundry Society, INC.
Gabriele Galante, President CEMAFON
Tsedev Munkhjargal, President Mongolian Metallurgical Association
Shae K. Kim, Principal Researcher Korea Institute of Industrial Technology
Phung Viet Ngu, Vice President Vietnam Foundry & Metallurgy-Science and Technology
Wing-Ching Keung, Permanent Honorary President Hong Kong Diecasting and Foundry Association
Darson Chiu, Associate Research Fellow Taiwan Institute of Economic Research
Sikandar Mustafa Khan, President Pakistan Foundry Association
Atsushi Nagai, SINTOKOGIO, LTD.
"What is Required for Casting Products Today?" - "How should Casting Production be to Meeting the Customer's Requirements?"
Hung-Mao Lin, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Far East University
The Recent Status and Development of Casting Technologies in Taiwan
Zi-Cheng Su, Quingdao Automobile I./E. Co., Ltd.
On the Export of Chinese Foundry Products in Post-financial Crisis Era