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23. August 2017

Totally focused on Diecasting, Nonferrous and Special Castings in China

CHINA DIECASTING 2017 - The 12th China International Diecasting Congress & Exhibition (CID) & 2017 China Nonferrous Alloys & Special Casting Exhibition (CNF) were held from July 19th to 21st at Shanghai New...

22. August 2017

A successful start for ISO/TC 306 "Foundry Machinery"

Eight ISO member countries participate actively in the new ISO/TC 306 "Foundry Machinery". Until further notice, China will manage the ISO/TC 306. In 2014, Chinese experts from SAC/TC 186 "Foundry Technology"...

21. August 2017

StrikoWestofen Group - One step ahead

The increasing relevance of electromobility offers opportunities for light metal casting The automobile industry is experiencing a strong trend towards electromobility. The figures and deadlines given vary, but as of 2025, the...

17. August 2017

SAP and KUKA Cooperate to Design the Factory of the Future

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and KUKA AG announced they will work together around Industrie 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to promote the flexibility and automation of production processes. Both companies want to collaborate,...

15. August 2017

The 66th Annual General Meeting of The Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF) was held on July 8, 2017 at Hotel Courtyard-Marriott in Ahmedabad.

Mr Amish Panchal, Partner of Kastwel Foundries, Ahmedabad took over as a President of IIF for 2017-18.  Other  office  bearers for the year 2017-18  are : Mr Shashi Kumar Jain, Chairman of Diwan Chand Suraj...

14. August 2017

New Odorless Biosolvent Containing Urethane Nobake Binder Steadily Increasing in Popularity

Urethane Nobake binders have been a popular binder choice for sand nobake foundries for decades. Foundries will choose this type of binder system to maintain a high production environment, flexibility in production rates, high...

12. August 2017

Prec-Cast Zhongshan (PCZS) is an important hub in China for the WOLF Group

Prec-Cast Zhongshan(PCZS) is an important hub in China for the WOLF Group which supplies die castings, including raw parts and machined parts, for the entire Chinese market as well international markets. Our team commits to...

10. August 2017

Meltech Ltd: New investment For Europe’s leading Sculpture Foundry

In 2015 Meltech were awarded an order for a rebuilt induction melting system for Pangolin Editions based near Stroud, UK, who manufacture bespoke fine art sculptures for elite artists such as Damien Hirst, Martin Jennings and...

09. August 2017

An Efficient Platform to Promote Industrial Innovation, Metal + Metallurgy China 2017 Completed with a Great Success

As Asia's largest and the world's second largest exhibition in metal and metallurgical industry, Metal + Metallurgy China 2017 (a collective name for the 15th China International Foundry Expo, the 17th China International...

07. August 2017

Kotze elected as new SAIF chairlady

At the conclusion of the 53rd Annual General Meeting of the South African Institute of Foundrymen, it was announced that Janley Kotze had been elected by her fellow board of non-executive directors as the new Chairlady of the...

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,...

03. August 2017

Producing the perfect casting – it’s just like baking a cake!

Andrew Tagg, Technical Manager at John Winter, gives his tips for producing the perfect casting. Every foundry aims to produce the perfect casting and, with a range of different processes and components in the mix, it can be...

31. July 2017

Ajax TOCCO Installs Twin Floating Inductor Weld Preheat System at High-Capacity, Heavy Duty, Fork Truck Manufacturer

Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic has completed the installation of a twin bead weld preheat system for SAW (submerged arc weld) process at a manufacturer of high capacity heavy duty fork / lift trucks. This is the second installation at...

29. July 2017

Foundry of the Week - Suzhou Jincheng Precision Die-casting Co.,Ltd.

Suzhou Jincheng Precision Die Casting Co., Ltd is a joint venture of a Suzhou Group and Singapore investor with a total investment of US $ 42 million.Specialized in high-pressure Aluminum die casting, CNC precision machining, and...

28. July 2017

METEF 2017 an Increasingly International Affair

The Metef Expo of Customized Technology for the Aluminum, Foundry Castings & Innovative Metals Industy, a benchmark event for the sector in Italy, took place in Verona from June 21st-24th, 2017 drew over 400 exhibitors and...

26. July 2017

Omega Foundry Machinery and Simpson Technologies Enter Into a Global Agreement to Help Foundries Embrace Greensand Reclamation Technology

Aurora, Illinois, USA and Peterborough, United Kingdom – Demands continue on foundries to create better castings, at lower costs while addressing the problem of disposing of large quantities of waste sand into landfills....

25. July 2017

Innovative Elkem Technical Services Manager Retires

Doug White, Technical Services Manager for Elkem Foundry Products, has retired following a distinguished 47-year career in the metals industry, mainly providing research and technical assistance designed to improve the operations...

24. July 2017

Rösler - Fully equipped standard shot blast machine offers a high degree of cost efficiency and flexibility

Rösler introduces the RHBE 13/18 spinner hanger blast machine, which offers economical operation, even with relatively low production volumes. Rösler is able to offer this machine at a competitive price without making any...

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...

20. July 2017

DISA, Italpresse Gauss, StrikoWestofen and Renault met to discuss the challenges and the future of automotive casting production

Innovative technology coupled with knowledge sharingAmongst the participants were 15 representatives from Renault - one of the leading French based automotive companies; Dominique Dallalba, DISA Moulding Manager in France; Per...

19. July 2017

MAGALDI’S HOT SHRED CONVEYOR SYSTEM IN THE SECONDARY ALUMINUM SMELTING PROCESS

Secondary Aluminum Smelting is the process of recycling aluminum scrap into aluminum that can be used and recycled over and over again in a true closed loop process. Once collected and sorted, aluminum scrap is de-coated -...

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

17. July 2017

KÜTTNER & SAVELLI together AT THE METEF

Since the beginning of 2017, the Italian foundry equipment manufacturer SAVELLI Technologies s.r.l. is part of the KÜTTNER Group. KÜTTNER, as a specialist in foundry plant construction, completed its green sand activities through...

15. July 2017

Foundry of the Week - Polska Grupa Odlewnicza S.A.

The PGO Group has become Poland’s largest industrial group specialising in the production of castings and forgings. Through its ability to achieve the highest industry standards and global requirements, the Group has been able to...

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