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29. March 2019

New Leadership at Norican Global A/S after Resignation of President & CEO

Norican Global A/S (“Norican Group”), a majority-owned portfolio company of the private equity fund Altor Fund IV (“Altor”), is pleased to announce the hiring of a new President & CEO.  Mr. Anders Wilhjelm will join the...

30. January 2019

KS HUAYU investing in new production shop

Long-established castings specialist stepping into e-mobility sector

29. January 2019

KRÄMER+GREBE produces the best trainee in Germany

Since the company was founded, attracting the next generation of skilled workers through comprehensive training has been key for the manufacturer of moulds and tools, Krämer+Grebe in Wallau, Germany. For many decades now, the...

23. January 2019

GER - Five years of Audi manufacturing in Münchsmünster

The Münchsmünster production site close to Ingolstadt has been an important part of the main AUDI AG site since fall 2013: This facility, extending over an area of 54 hectares, makes form-hardened sheet steel elements and diecast...

10. January 2019

Italpresse Gauss Expands North America Sales & Service

Italpresse Gauss, a division of Norican Group, has expanded regional sales and service operations to meet customer requirements.

22. November 2018

Electronics celebrates its anniversary!

A good reason to celebrate: Four decades of successful hardware and software development in the casting industry.

09. November 2018

Successful premiere for EUROGUSS Mexico

Premiere of EUROGUSS Mexico a resounding success; Trade visitors impressed by exhibition and conference

07. November 2018

Italpresse Gauss: Strengthened support services

Italpresse Gauss has significantly improved its services support in Asia Pacific and North America with bigger teams of service technicians, greater availability of parts and new infrastructure in both territories.

18. October 2018

Cores picked and prepped automatically with new Italpresse Gauss system

Italpresse Gauss has developed an automatic core preparation system for gravity die casting processes, integrating a 3D laser scanning system and robot to recognise, pick, examine and pass on the correct core from a mixed tray.

17. September 2018

China drives rising demand for matchplate moulding lines

DISA has seen a surge in demand for moulding lines using matchplate technology, driven by enquiries from Chinese customers for large DISA MATCH lines.

11. September 2018

Tariffs more concerning than e-mobility for the North American die casting industry

NADCA President Steve Udvardy gives us his insights about the current situation and outlook for die casting in North America in terms of tariffs, e-mobility while on tour with NADCA European Delegates trip.

06. September 2018

StrikoWestofen - With laser precision: Skoda Auto reduces energy consumption by 10%

Opting to have four 15-year-old StrikoMelter relined and upgraded as part of an Equipment Modernisation Programme (EMP), Skoda Auto reduced energy consumption at its Mladá Boleslav site in the Czech Republic by 10%.

05. September 2018

A development partner par excellence

Krämer+Grebe sets new standards in the tool design for cylinder heads

27. August 2018

Technology Day at FRECH – Cold Chamber Machines in Focus

More than 60 participants from Europe and overseas visited the Technology Day at FRECH in July, where the machines GDK3200, K1320, and K1680 were presented.

07. July 2018

Lightweight Casting 2018

Innovative solutions to increase efficiency in the value chain

03. July 2018

The digital Cell for the future of die casting

Bühler Die Casting is working towards a better, more efficient and profitable future for die casters. The aim is to create an integrated die casting solution leading to a drastic reduction in the production cost of a die casting...

29. May 2018

Challenge: Producing thin-walled, zinc housing for portable electronics

Zinc Die Casting: Enormous savings potential for wall thicknesses, weight and costs

22. May 2018

MOV[E] Event at GF Casting Solutions in Schaffhausen

Challenge Mobility of the future: Chances and challenges E-Mobility

17. May 2018

Italpresse Gauss has appointed Vittorio Leone as its new Operations Director.

About Vittorio Vittorio joined Italpresse Gauss in 2011 from OTO Melara and has, over the last couple of years, covered a range of roles, from Sales Engineer to Operations Manager.  As Operations Director, Vittorio will...

03. May 2018

Bühler: Carat upgrades create even more value for quality parts producers

After more than ten years on the market, a new version of the Carat series is now available.

14. March 2018

Automotive suppliers need transformation strategy

Giesserei-Chemie delivers important innovations

13. March 2018

Embracing Digital – Microsoft Interviews Italpresse Gauss

Italpresse Gauss is one of a handful of digital leaders selected by partner Microsoft for a short video on embracing digitization. Hear Carlo Scalmana, President of Italpresse Gauss, share his insights on digital transformation.

07. February 2018

German Toolmaker Krämer+Grebe and Halberg Guss helping General Motors to shine on the Detroit Motorshow 2018

Market leader General Motors relies on the experience and know-how of the German toolmaker Krämer+Grebe as well as the foundry company Halberg Guss for the engine block production of the Sierra Duramax 2500HD.

22. January 2018

EUROGUSS Continues to Set Records

More Exhibitors, More Space, More Visitors; Industry off to an optimistic start in 2018

18. January 2018

Bühler: Oil Cleaning System to enhance plant productivity

Particularly suitable for die casting applications with high volume flows, the new Oil Cleaning System from Bühler can reduce hydraulic system breakdowns by up to 60%. Clean oil is a vital factor for a stable production. One...

12. January 2018

Even faster: Kurtz Trimming Press KPS 2000/25-12 SKT

Kurtz has been building trimming presses since 2009; in 2011 trimming presses with a sliding-tilting table were added, and in 2014 Kurtz launched the trimming press KPS 2000/25-12 SKT – the largest and fastest system on the...

11. January 2018

RSD 180 V – The New Benchmark in Drive Technology

In the past and present, volume sizes of 30,000 kg of liquid metal have been moved with the aid of countershaft gear sets. The disadvantage of this drive unit is the large number of components that are needed to achieve the...

10. January 2018

High Casting Quality and Short Cycle Times – HA at EUROGUSS 2018

At EUROGUSS 2018 HA will be presenting a wide range of liquid and pellet release agents for a variety of applications and requirements. These prod-ucts enable excellent demoulding and effective lubrication of moving parts. Eco...

09. January 2018

Altair to present preview of the revolutionary new geometry ‘avatar’ of Click2Cast® at EUROGUSS 2018

Click2Cast revolutionizes the casting process by adding powerful geometry tools specifically for easily creating runners, risers, sleeves, chillers and cooling lines within a single environment, benefiting the entire supply chain...

08. January 2018

ITALPRESSE GAUSS WILL SHOWCASE TWO YEARS OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AT EUROGUSS 2018 IN JANUARY

The biennial international trade exhibition for the die casting sector will be held in Nuremberg, Germany. It provides an opportunity for Italpresse Gauss to share technological advances in die casting against a backdrop of the...

05. January 2018

Nemak is driving the future of automotive lightweighting

Nemak has ridden the aluminum lightweighting trend to become a leading player in its powertrain segment and scaled up a structural components division to offer solutions for further weight reduction in the structure of vehicles....

12. December 2017

Opening of Bühler China Die Casting Technology Center

In October the major customers from Bühler China Die Casting gathered to celebrate the opening of the Die Casting Technology Center. At 10:18, the 1400-ton Bühler Carat die casting machine was officially put into use. Equipped...

29. November 2017

Bühler: Tapping into the market potential for structural components

Structural components in the automotive industry are a growing market segment. Bühler is constantly working to drive down costs for die casting aluminum structural components in order to compete with traditional steel and...

20. November 2017

20th anniversary of Kolbenschmidt Shanghai Piston

Booming business requires new capacities

17. November 2017

BDG- Newly-Elected Committee

BDG President Dr.-Ing. Erwin Flender confirmed for another three years in office

16. November 2017

KRÄMER+GREBE opens new deep-hole drilling facility

KRÄMER+GREBE is one of the market leaders in the moulding and tool industry when it comes to sophisticated castings. As a recognised partner of the international automobile industry and of foundries worldwide, the company has...

15. November 2017

Talking about… Industry 4.0

StrikoWestofen’s head of research and development discusses on the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation and Industry 4.0 in the foundry industry. the foundry industry.

09. November 2017

bdg: Leaders in science and politics are calling for a different financing of new energies

The event "Future of the Energy Transition" was held on October 11th 2017 in the House of the German Foundry Industry in Düsseldorf, Germany.

03. November 2017

EUROGUSS 2018 fully booked

EUROGUSS will take place at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 16 to 18 January 2018. With around 600 exhibitors and more than 12,000 visitors expected, it's the leading trade fair for the entire die casting supply chain, from...

27. October 2017

Niche Markets for Die-Casting: Medical Technology and Aeronautical Industry

With the EUROGUSS Pressetour at Dräger and Airbus

19. October 2017

KRÄMER+GREBE Celebrates 95 Years of Experience & 75 Years of Excellence

The Development and Manufacture of High-Tech Casting ToolsThe KRÄMER + GREBE factory, located in Ludwig-Grebe-Strasse in Biedenkopf, Germany, has - with the development and manufacture of high-tech casting tools - developed into...

17. October 2017

Layer-by-layer: Additive manufacturing in the service of the pressure die-casting industry

The EUROGUSS 2018 – International Trade Fair for Die Casting will show innovative solutions for the production and application of die-cast components.

12. October 2017

25 Years of Tribo-Chemie

Tribo-Chemie was founded in 1992 with the aim of manufacturing “Made in Germany” release agents that provide solutions for companies looking for suitable products for pressure die casting and forging. Tribo-Chemie has been a...

29. September 2017

Italpresse Gauss - now part of Norican Group

Italpresse Gauss is now part of Norican Group - a world leading provider of technology for the formation and enhancement of metallic parts. From melting, dosing and moulding through to surface preparation, Norican Group provides...

26. September 2017

Innovation by pressure die-casting – Future-oriented solutions for the automobile industry

Pressure die-cast parts made from aluminium and magnesium alloys are increasingly in demand by the automobile industry, because they contribute to reduce the weight of vehicles, have many beneficial properties and can be produced...

05. August 2017

Foundry of the Week - DGS DruckgussSysteme AG

DGS DruckgussSysteme AG has 80 years’ experience in producing high quality die casting parts with lightweight alloy for aluminum structural parts and complex, compact and thin magnesium parts in automotive industry.Since 2005,...

22. July 2017

Foundry of the Week: ZAMAPRES SRL

ZAMAPRES SRL has been planning and assembling dies for 40 years. High skill and experience with customers make pressure die-casts more precise and optimal. During these years detailed planning and a long-gained experience which...

18. July 2017

The Swing in the Automotive Industry requires new Thinking and a wider Choice of Technologies

Vanessa Ashworth, Vice President Marketing Communications, Norican Group talking with Foundry-Planet´s Editor-in-Chief, Thomas Fritsch

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