Fairs and Congresses

March 2023
22.03.2023 - 24.03.2023
Shangri-La Hotel Hefei

The 18th China Die Casting Congress, Theme: EV-manufacturing Leads the Era of Mega Casting​

The 18th China Die Casting Congress will be held on March 22-24 in Hefei / Congress Theme:EV-manufacturing Leads the Era of Mega Casting​

With the further implementation of the energy efficiency policies and the "Dual Carbon" strategy, the automotive industry has ushered in stricter fuel consumption and emission standards, which has spawned a huge EV market and a greater degree of lightweight applications, and promote the die casting towards the direction of large-scale and integration. Vehicle manufacturers, die casting factories, equipment and raw materials enterprises are promoting Mega Casting industrialization actively, a promising future is awaiting.

Taking the advantages of EV industry cluster in Hefei, DIE CASTING CONGRESS 2023 will be held in Hefei from March 22-24, under the theme of "EV-manufacturing Leads the Era of Mega Casting". The congress will discuss the solutions and development direction of the die casting industry through diversified interactive activities such as technology sharing, product display, expert interview, workshop discussion, etc., to promote the high-quality development of the EV industry.

29.03.2023 - 31.03.2023
Bologna, Italy

METEF 2023

Aluminium and Metals for the green transition

New structure, new location and new alliances to promote aluminium as well as the advanced, competitive and eco-sustainable manufacturing industry

29.03.2023 - 30.03.2023

4. Formstoff-Forum 2023

Ein turbulentes und dynamisches Jahr 2022 hat uns gezeigt, dass hohe Flexibilität und Innovationen für unseren wirtschaftlichen Erfolg unerlässlich sind. Mit dem 4. Formstoff-Forum 2023 an der Technischen Universität Clausthal bieten wir wieder eine Plattform zur Information und zum Austausch über vielfältige Bereiche der Form- und Kernherstellung. Dabei stehen klassische Themen genauso im Fokus wie die Digitalisierung oder der Einsatz von Machine Learning zur Prozessgestaltung.

Über ein attraktives Vortragsprogramm und große Ausstellerflächen besteht die Möglichkeit, sich über neue Trends und Entwicklungen zu informieren und in persönlichen Gesprächen zu vertiefen. Das Gießertreffen im historischen Glückauf-Saal rundet die Veranstaltung ab.

Das gesamte Organisationsteam freut sich, Sie in Clausthal-Zellerfeld begrüßen zu dürfen und ein spannendes Formstoff-Forum gemeinsam mit Ihnen zu erleben.

Glück Auf!

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Babette Tonn — Technische Universität Clausthal, Institut für Metallurgie

April 2023
04.04.2023 - 05.04.2023
Cranfield University


The Call for Papers for CASTcon is open.

If you would like to make a presentation on new developments, new products and solutions for the industry, cost saving projects or energy saving initiatives, people development programmes or case studies on casting conversions, then we would like to hear from you.

The event will taking place on the 4th and 5th April 2023 at Cranfield University and will comprise presentations from leading suppliers and experts in the industry, plus a table-top exhibition and plenty of networking opportunities.

As the only event of its kind totally dedicated to the UK castings & foundry industry, and its supply chain, make sure you don’t miss out by saving the date in your diary – Future Proofing the Cast Metals Industry.

Booking are also being taken for the table top exhibition and a few stands still remain available.

Contact our office for more details and application forms.

05.04.2023 - 07.04.2023
Tashkent 100084, Uzbekistan 107B Amir Temur str. Office 4с-02


Our company presents its highest compliments and has the honor to introduce us as International Expo Group.

We have the honor to inform you about conducting of the 14-th International Exhibition «UzMetalMashExpo 2023».

Date and venue: April 5 - 7, 2023, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

The exhibition «UzMetalMashExpo» will assemble the domestic and foreign suppliers of nonferrous and ferrous metals, producers of equipment and technologies for metallurgy and metal processing and also the largest machine building plants. The exhibition will feature novelties of metalworking equipment, components and services for mechanical engineering, welding equipment, pipe production, production of metal products, the latest materials and technologies from leading manufacturers from around the world. 

19.04.2023 - 21.04.2023
San Luis Potosi, México


MEITECH, International Die Casting Summit & NADCA South Congress

In this 4 Edition DIE CASTING MEXICO has gained the preference of the main companies and entrepreneurs of the sector.
Once again with the great support of our Strategical allied NADCA presenting inside the Show.

Cutting Edge technologies, Conferences, Workshops, together with Mexican Speakers.
Making a great effort to full fill the requirments that our industry needs for these competitive times.

Mexico is the world´s 7th largest producer of aluminum castings, with 1,000,000 metric tons.

Mexico has 350 die casting and gravity facilities all around Mexican republic for aluminum and Zinc alloys.

The market is segmented on the production process type and by application type (engine parts, trans mission components , body assembles and others parts). Engine parts is the mayor application for the aluminum die cast parts in the country. Aluminum die casting alone acounted for over 80% of the automotive parts die castings in the country.

Mexico´s market for automotive parts aluminum die casting is poised to grow at a considerable cagr of 8% till 2025.

25.04.2023 - 27.04.2023
Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio


Metalcasting Congress returns to the Huntington Convention Center in Ohio on April 25-27, 2023 – and you can experience it for yourself!

Explore the Future of Metalcasting.

The latest trends in smart manufacturing. The newest equipment for your plant. The best in research and expertise. Get a head start on the competition by exploring tomorrow’s metalcasting advancements today.

Discover Limitless Opportunities.

Exhibits. Interactive demonstrations. And a direct connection with top suppliers, metalcasters, and service providers. Discover how you can maximize your operations – and your profitability – at Metalcasting Congress 2023.

Network With the Best.

Metalcasting Congress 2023 brings together a worldwide community of professionals who aim to grow their businesses and their careers. From industry veterans to rising leaders, you’ll make connections to count on throughout your professional path.

27.04.2023 - 28.04.2023



65. Österreichische Gießereitagung

in Schladming

See here the latest Program

by 12 April 2023 at the latest to the Austrian Foundry Institute, Parkstraße 21, 8700 Leoben, A
Registrations received after this date cannot be included in the  will not be considered in the list of participants.
Registration is only possible online at: www.ogi.at
Conference documents will be handed out at the conference office upon registration. 
at the conference office.

Programme changes
The organisers reserve the right to make changes to the lecture programme or the time schedule at short notice.
Cancellation is possible free of charge until 13 April 2023. In case of later 
In the event of later cancellation or non-cancellation, half of the participation fee will be charged, unless a replacement participant is named.
COVID-19 security concept
If, contrary to expectations, a corona-related security concept is necessary at the time of the conference, this will be published on the website 

Hotel reservation
Room reservations will be made through the 
Schladming. Please note the cancellation conditions. 
Please make your reservation online: www.ogi.at

Written consent according to data protection
By registering, you agree that your data may be stored by the ÖGI for the purpose of 
for the purpose of organising the conference, to publish your data in a list of participants and to use photographs taken during the conference for public relations and documentation purposes, 
analogue and digital, without any claim to remuneration.

Conference office
The conference office is located at the Congress Schladming
Thursday: 08.00 to 17.00, Friday 08.00 to 13.00
Telephone during the conference: +43 664 888 10 145

At Congress Schladming (outdoor parking € 10,-- per day, 
underground car park € 15,-- per day) or directly at the hotels. 
(approx. 5 minutes walk to Congress Schladming) 
Exhibition supplier industry
There is enough space for about 20 exhibitors.
Space will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Space reservations and information:
Michael Huber, Tel: +43 3842 431010 | E-Mail: office@ogi.at

04.05.2023 - 05.05.2023
Audimax der Hochschule Aalen

Aalener Gießerei Kolloquium 2023

Aalen Foundry Colloquium 2023

Thursday, 04.05.2023

14.00 Welcome and opening of the Table Top Exhibition
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Harald Riegel, Rector of Aalen University
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lothar H. Kallien
14.15 Start of the lectures
Intelligent lightweight construction through the use of cast components
Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Sammer, Dr. Thomas Kopp, BMW AG, Landshut
14.45 New developments and new challenges at Volkswagen 
Dipl.-Ing. Mirco Wöllenstein, Volkswagen AG, Kassel
15.15 Alloys & Sustainability: Innovations in Die Casting
Dipl.-Ing. Denis Hopp, Dr. Katharina Faerber, 
Albert Handtmann Metallgusswerk GmbH & Co. KG, Biberach/Riss
15.45 Coffee break and technical exhibition
16.30 TANDEM casting of structural components in die casting: a concrete example
Dipl.-Ing. Roberto Trevisan, Vetimec, I-Calderara di Reno
17.00 Rheocasting and die casting for lightweight construction
M.Sc. Fabian Hofstätter, SAG Innovation GmbH, A-Lend
17.30 Short presentations by exhibitors 
19.00 Foundry evening with dinner in the foundry laboratory

Friday, 05.05.2023
08.00 Coffee and Table Top Exhibition
08.45 BDGuss activities in the field of die casting
Dr. Achim Keidies, BDGuss, Düsseldorf
09.15 Energy-efficient die casting by microspraying
Martin Lutz, Wollin GmbH, Lorch
09.45 Semi-solid processing using GISS technology 
Tommaso Botter, Mambretti Tech, I-Ceggia 
10.15 Coffee break and exhibition
11.00 Gigacasting: Savings in spraying release agents
Dr. Jochen Caster, Quaker Houghton Sales B.V., Dortmund, Germany
Current and new research topics at Aalen University:
11.30 ZiBe3: Hydrogen and the coatability of zinc die castings
M.Sc. Christos Mangos
Sand cores in die casting - a new DFG project with utg of the 
TU Munich
M.Sc. Max Schütze 
Hybrid components made of CFRP and die casting alloys
M.Sc. Daniel Schwarz
Indrutec-E: Lightweight construction with die casting
M.Sc. Max Schütze 
Magnesium activities of the foundry laboratory
Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Weidler
Zynk-Guss, a new project for the investigation of the cyclic properties of zinc die casting
M.Sc. Christos Mangos
Update on the production of hollow component structures in die casting by means of Gas Injection
M.Sc. Florian Mäuser
13.30 Lunch together
14.30 End of the event

07.05.2023 - 10.05.2023
Bregenz Festival House

EICF Confrence 2023

The European Investment Casters´ Federation is the Investment Casting Association of reference in Europe representing the interests of the European investment casting industry, to improve it’s working methods and practices and to widen the markets for its products.

The EICF has been supporting the Investment Casting Industry since 1954 with a long trail of activities including the organization of Conferences & Workshops which have helped to the dissemination of knowledge, practice and materials and products relevant to the Investment Casting Industry.

08.05.2023 - 11.05.2023
National Exhibition and Convention Center (Tianjin)


The foundry industry exhibition covering the entire industrial chain-the 21st China International Foundry Expo (METAL CHINA 2023) will be held from May 8-11, 2023, at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Tianjin).

The 21st China International Foundry Expo (METAL CHINA 2023)

New products, trends and opportunities

Date: May 8-11, 2023

Venue: National Exhibition and Convention Center (Tianjin)

Relying on rich industry resources, global partnership network and profound professional exhibition experience, the exhibition will strengthen in-depth cooperation between Chinese and foreign companies in the industry's forward-looking technologies, standards, markets, training, forums and other relevant fields.

High-level industry event

The exhibition will feature more than 100 kinds of products, covering the ferrous, nonferrous and special casting sectors at the 100,000 square meters hall areas. 1300 exhibitors are expected to bring the latest products and innovative technologies to the show, which will welcome more than 100,000 trade visitors to visit and discuss both on site and in the virtual way. At the same time, more than 100 supporting programs will be launched to introduce the industry achievements and connect participants closely.

Highlighted exhibition areas

  • Intelligent, Low-Carbon Die Casting Demonstration Zone
  • High-end Brand Foundries Exhibition Area
  • Large-scale Integrated Die-casting Display Area
  • Low-pressure Casting Exhibition Area
  • Squeeze Casting Display Area
  • Melting Enterprise Exhibition Area
  • Investment Casting Exhibition Area

Full exhibits coverage

Non-ferrous castings with thin-walled, high-strength and integrated characteristics, functional high-quality castings, high-performance nonferrous castings of aluminum alloy, magnesium alloy, nickel alloy, titanium alloy; foundry equipments in the whole process, such as melting, molding, core making, cleaning, sand processing and testing; green raw and auxiliary materials; various deep processing equipment for castings...

  • High-end, streamlined, high value-added castings
  • Covers a whole process for casting production
  • Large-scale, lightweight, functional, streamlined, leap-forward progress
  • High quality, high efficiency, environmental protection, scientific and technological innovation
  • Industrial robots, remote control, 3D printing
  • On-site products display combinds with live demonstrations

Industry leaders gathering

In previous exhibitions, many leading domestic and foreign companies have brought with the latest products and technologies. At the same time, many leading foreign exhibitors organized delegations to visit. Like before, the participation of leading companies is still a highlight of this session.

Up to now, there are more than 500 well-known companies from upstream and downstream industries registered for the exhibition, including HA, ABP, FUNUC, XINXING Casting, KAO, XINGYE, LONGFENGSHAN, KOCEL, SQ GROUP, ZIHENG, SFR, MINGZHI TECH, IMF, SINTO, KAITAI GROUP, TAA METAL, NCS Testing, OTTO, WM, NORICAN GROUP, SAVALI, FUJI, INDOCTOTHERM, C.P.C., ELKEM, Yantai Monn Tech. The exhibition has also got attention from foundry industry clusters, foreign pavilions and various industry associations and branches.

Expand business opportunities through various activities

Nearly 100 concurrent supporting programs will be held during the exhibition, such as the 18th China Foundry Association Annual Congress, Award ceremonies for Best-in-Class Castings, Foundry Material and Foundry Equipment Innovation Award, a series of seminars focusing on the hot topics of the industry and the supply chains, new product release, on-site consultation with experts, etc.. It will be a platform to display new products, release new technologies, learn the latest development and industry trend, connect with the old and new customers, and communicate with the industry experts.

For more information or inquiries, please contact: limengmeng@foundry.com.cn or visit: www.expochina.cn

08.05.2023 - 09.05.2023
Magdeburg, Maritim Hotel Magdeburg

Gießtechnik im Motorenbau, 12. VDI-Tagung mit Fachausstellung

VDI conference "Casting Technology in Engine Construction" - the most important forum for foundrymen and engine builders in German-speaking countries! On 08 and 09 May 2023, experts will meet for the 12th time in Magdeburg to exchange information on innovations and trends in the market. Diversity of drive concepts and opportunities for the foundry industry.

Casting components in engine construction remains central field of innovation in the automotive industry
Engine developers and casters will discuss common topics at the VDI conference "Casting Technology in Engine Manufacturing" in Magdeburg on May 8/9, 2023. Deliberately open to technology and free of doctrines. There will be a look beyond the end of one's nose. Experts will provide overviews and food for thought on trends in engine technology, the energy industry, politics and, of course, casting technology for engine components.

We cordially invite you to submit your contribution.

We are looking for presentations on the following topics:

  • Framework conditions for casting technology products in the powertrain
  • Casting technology for the modern powertrain mix
  • Design solutions for our future mobility
  • New requirements for materials and potentials
  • Innovative production processes
16.05.2023 - 18.05.2023
Amphitheater “Radu Voinea”, AN – 010 / Rectorship Building 313 Splaiul Independentei, 060042 Bucharest 6, Romania

New Trends in Metallic Material Processing

As to its previous editions, the international symposium “NEW TRENDS IN METALLIC MATERIALS PROCESSING” is connecting professional entities and specialists on two main axes:

• TIME – connecting tradition to future and • PROCESS – bringing together scientists and practicians from various branches of the complex metallic materials processing. The symposium, which this year announces a prestigious international participation, is focusing on two main directions:

I. Materials, Processes and Characterization II. Advanced Materials for Industrial Applications This 4th edition, a special one, is meant to celebrate the 80 years since the first achievement of ductile iron and to honour our esteemed professor and respected friend Iulian Riposan (75) who dedicated his professional life to all grades of iron, but especially to the once with compacted graphite.

Briefly Program:

• Romanian and foreign specialists will present scientific, technical and economic papers in the conference plenum.

• Official anniversary session. • Introduction of companies interested in metal processing.

• Business meetings of Romanian and foreign companies.

• Distribution of technical and promotional materials.

• Social program.

Venue: University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest Amphitheater “Radu Voinea”, AN – 010 / Rectorship Building 313 Splaiul Independentei, 060042 Bucharest 6, Romania

12.06.2023 - 16.06.2023
Düsseldorf, Germany


The trade fair quartet: Your gate to the world market
It is a unique concept – and it provides unique contacts: The international trade fair quartet GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST is THE platform for meetings and business. International buyers, users, experts and decision makers from the metallurgy, heat technology and foundry industries meet here at four events, at the same time and at the same place.

28.06.2023 - 30.06.2023

MSIA 2023 - Modern Steels & Iron Alloys

We are very pleased to invite you to participate in the 5th edition of International Conference Modern Steels and Iron Alloys – MS&IA’2023 which will be held in Warsaw, Poland on June 28-30, 2023.
The MS&IA International Conference is the major event in Poland in the field of advanced steels, iron alloys and new heat treatment technologies. The conference will be a great opportunity to meet and interact with academia, industry and end users within recent developments in all areas of Modern Steels and Iron Alloys.

Please find below some basic information about the Conference.

Please kindly note that the participation in the conference requires prior registration and the payment of the registration fee.  The deadline for the registration is March 1, 2023 for early registration, May 15, 2023 for standard registration or June 1, 2023 for late registration.
For more details about the Conference please visit the conference website:  https://www.msia2023.pl/
For any other support / information, feel free to contact the Conference Secretary - Dr eng. Katarzyna Liszka: msia@msia2023.pl

We are looking forward to receiving your feedback.

Important dates:

Deadline for early registration  – 1/03/2023

Deadline for standard registration  – 15/05/2023

Deadline for abstract submission – 15/05/2023

Deadline for late registration – 1/06/2023

12.07.2023 - 14.07.2023
Shanghai New International Expo Centre



CHINA DIECASTING and CHINA NONFERROUS will be held from July 12-14, 2023 in Shanghai New International Expo Centre. As the global leading service platform, the exhibitions connect China and overseas markets, provide business and market opportunities to the industry, promote mutual learning, interchange and intellectual development. With the development of die castings towards large-scale and integrated, CHINA DIECASTING 2023 and CHINA NONFERROUS 2023 will showcase the solutions of whole die casting industry chain and lead the development trend of the industry into the future.

September 2023
02.09.2023 - 04.09.2023
Egypt, International Exhibition Centre, Cairo – Egypt

The 13th International Exhibiton for Steel, Steel Fabrications & Metal Works

Metal & Steel Middle East has positioned as a trusted gateway for steel, steel fabrication and metal works industry in the Middle East and Africa. It is your opportunity to expand your business footprint in the region. And, thanks to our exhibitors, partners and exhibitors alike for supporting Metal & Steel ME to be a successful and memorable event every year.

With a 50 per cent increase in machinery display space, double the amount of confirmed exhibitors, and more pre-registered visitors are expected than last year; the 2022 edition of Metal & Steel ME alongside with FABEX ME will be as the largest and most comprehensive yet.

Now in its 13th year, Metal & Steel / FABEX Middle East 2023 aims to further strengthen its positioning as a platform to meet quality buyers in a trade-business friendly environment. The event will continue to build on the exceptional success of the last edition, featuring more exhibitors and brands, unique visitors and fully hosted VIP buyers.

Be the first to join Metal & Steel / FABEX Middle East 2023 and find out how you can showcase your products or technology and services to the fast-growing emerging markets; grow your business, effectively and efficiently!

13.09.2023 - 16.09.2023

GIFA METEC Indonesia / Jakarta

19.09.2023 - 22.09.2023


The Metalurgia is the only trade show in the sector to gather not only exhibitors directly connected to the foundry, but also several encompassing the metallurgy, taking as example automation and robots, Industry 4.0, thermal treatment and welding, recycling and IPE.

Companies coming from several regions of Brazil and abroad, take advantage of Metalurgia to present, to the brazilian market, high technology launchings, such as 3D printing in metal, Foundry 4.0 and metal impregnation. In 2018 there were 58 new exhibitors coming from 46 cities.

October 2023
04.10.2023 - 06.10.2023
in Mumbai at the Bombay Exhibition Centre

INMEX SMM India 2023

After a corona-related break in 2021 and a scaled-down edition in 2022, INMEX SMM India will take place again in its usual form from October 4 to 6, 2023 in Mumbai at the Bombay Exhibition Centre. The organizers Informa Exhibitions and Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH are staging South Asia's largest and most important maritime trade fair with accompanying conference for the fifth time. Around 250 exhibitors and 6,500 trade visitors are expected. The fair covers the entire spectrum of maritime technologies and services and offers suppliers of corresponding products the ideal platform for entering the South Asian market or expanding existing business relationships in the region. For the next event, countries such as China, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Greece, the Netherlands, Norway, Turkey and Korea are planning to participate with national pavilions.


Online conference

Foundry on Wheels Congress 2023

CITNM would like to welcome you to attend to the 4th edition of the Foundry on Wheels Congress, that aims to debate the alignment of R&D strategies for automotive and foundry industries.

The congress is scheduled to 20/10/2023 and will be held on an online platform.

Create a pre-registration in the link https://www.citnm.pt/foundry-on-wheels

 Bringing Automotive & Foundry Together | 2023 EDITION


The Centre for Innovation and Technology N. Mahalingam (CITNM) is a non-profit association from AAPICO, whose main goals are to promote research, development and innovation activities (R&DI), and training in technologies related to metallurgy in the foundry and automotive sectors. CITNM promotes and stimulates specialized training, collaboration and technology transfer between companies, universities, organizations and other public and private entities to create synergies and thus increase R&DI capacities.

January 2024
16.01.2024 - 18.01.2024
Messezentrum Nürnberg


Focus on die casting processes  
Every two years at EUROGUSS, the largest trade fair of its kind, everything revolves around innovative solutions for die-casting processes such as aluminium die-casting, magnesium die-casting or zinc die-casting. The range of products and services is rounded off by topics such as rapid prototyping, CNC machines, metal alloys, die casting moulds, peripheral equipment, joining processes, process optimisation, energy efficiency, materials testing, die casting machines and 3D printing. 

All important information about EUROGUSS at a glance 
Where? Exhibition Centre Nuremberg

When? Biennial exhibition

Date & opening hours

Tuesday, 16.01.2024: 09:00 - 17:00 hrs
Wednesday, 17.01.2024: 09:00 - 17:00 hrs
Thursday, 18.01.2024: 09:00 - 17:00 hrs

September 2024
03.09.2024 - 06.09.2024
Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH Messeplatz 1

SMM Hamburg 2024

SMM, the leading international trade fair for the maritime industry, will take place from September 3 to 6, 2024 at the Hamburg Messe und Congress site. In 2022, SMM set a clear course towards climate protection with its 2,000 exhibiting companies and more than 30,000 trade visitors from over 100 countries.