Corporate News

09. January 2017

Centrifugal Casting with 3D Printed Sand Cores by ExOne

Innovative and pioneering spirit - two key terms that have a high priority at ExOne: the company from Gersthofen near Augsburg, which is one of the leading manufacturers in plant production and the development of innovative...

09. January 2017


KÜTTNER Group has expanded its global foundry platform by adding two new companies for vibrating and molding equipment which perfectly complete the key activity of Küttner. Each company has a traditional and high tech expertise...

08. January 2017

NAIAS highlights: lightweight engineering and thermal management inside the engine

First-tier auto-industry supplier Rheinmetall Automotive is emphasizing at this year's North American International Auto Show (Detroit, January 8 through 22, 2017) its extensive capabilities for engines with present and future...

03. January 2017

OTTO JUNKER GmbH - Conversion of all induction furnaces to power-saving coils

Constellium Extrusion Děčín s.r.o. opts for improved energy efficiencyModern medium-frequency melting systems are characterized by high levels of energy efficiency. In aluminium melting, for instance, around 65 % of the power...

02. January 2017

A quantum leap for die casting control

What use is the best machine if its application is too complex and overwhelms the user? The question led Bühler engineers to completely redesign the control of die casting machines. They were able to take a quantum leap in the...

31. December 2016

Happy New Year!

We at Foundry Planet would like to thank our friends and partners for a great year and wish you all a happy, healthy and successful 2017.We look forward to the continued cooperation in the new year.Best wishes from your Foundry...

26. December 2016

ALUCAST 2016 - the biennial International Conference and Exhibition

Die Casting Technology – concluded its proceedings on 3rd December, 2016. Organized by Aluminium Casters’ Association of India (Alucast), and produced by NürnbergMesse India, the three day event held at the Bangalore...

22. December 2016

Season’s Greetings from Foundry-Planet!

We wish our readers, advertisers and business partners a joyous holiday season and a healthy, happy and successful new year 2017Thank you for your continued support, loyalty and collaboration! Best wishes from your Foundry-Planet...

21. December 2016

ZPF Photo Story "A melting furnace in the making"

Hot goods in aluminium Whether foil packaging or car body part – aluminium is indispensable as a light metal in many production sectors and branches of industry, despite new materials such as carbon fibre reinforced plastics....

20. December 2016

German Foundry Association Technical Committee Visits Foseco R&D Centre

Meeting of the Technical Committee "Light Metal, Sand- & Gravity Die Casting" at the Foseco R&D Centre in Enschede, The NetherlandsThe "Light Metal, Sand- & Gravity Die Casting" Technical Committee...

19. December 2016

StrikoWestofen Opens Mexico Support Office

Technology Leader Continues to Expand Worldwide Presence

18. December 2016

OTTO JUNKER GmbH - Russian company Magnitogorsk Plant Rolls has ordered additional melting furnaces

Magnitogorsk Plant Rolls is a renowned equipment supplier catering to the steel industry. The company is a member of Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works OJSC (MMK), one of the world's largest steelmaking groups.It was only last...

16. December 2016

Suzhou Chunxing Precision Mechanical Co., Ltd

Suzhou Chunxing Precision Mechanical Co., Ltd., is a public listed company listed on the Shenzhen stock exchange. They are located in Weiting Town of Sino-Singapore Suzhou Industrial park, and were founded in September 2001, with...

15. December 2016

GER - Casting Technology Inauguration in Kassel`s University

The specialized department of Foundry Technology’s facilities have been completed and the inauguration was celebrated on Thursday, December 8th, with an official ceremony. The Casting Technology department combines two...

14. December 2016

RÖSLER - Fast and cost effective finishing of aluminum die-castings

Vibratory finishing system utilizes customer’s existing material handling & drying equipment When it comes to high volume production of complex aluminum die-castings, Kovolis Hedvikov a.s. is a sought after partner by...

13. December 2016

Hüttenes-Albertus’ 20-year success story

Biodiesel in Cold-Box Binders Helps to Protect the EnvironmentTwenty years ago, researchers at Hüttenes-Albertus achieved a decisive break-through in improving the environmental properties of the cold box binder sys-tem. By using...

12. December 2016

ASK Chemicals successfully rolls out new release agent for inorganic processes

ECOPART H-INO 50 for all inorganic core and mold-making processesThe newly developed release agent ECOPART H-INO 50, which is suitable for all inorganic core and mold-making processes such as the INOTEC system, impresses due to...

12. December 2016

BuhlLadle – fully integrated ladling unit

The BuhlLadle metal dosing device for Bühler machines is now available in three sizes – this represents an extension of the field of application to machine sizes of up to 44,000 kN and dosing amounts of up to 60 kg of aluminum....

09. December 2016

Elkem buys Iron Foundry Alloy Business of Minex

Elkem has acquired the iron foundry business of the Indian Company Minex Metallurgical Co. Ltd, a leading provider of speciality alloys. Based in Norway, Elkem AS is one of the world’s leading companies for environmentally...

08. December 2016


Italpresse of America is opening a new site in Zeeland, Michigan, USA, which, alongside the longstanding Italpresse Mexican site, will be supporting the North American Market, offering customer care and after-sales service.Set up...

07. December 2016

OTTO JUNKER GmbH - New INDUGA series – low-pressure die casting system delivered to customers in Indonesia and China

INDUGA delivered and successfully commissioned two low-pressure die casting machines of type 2121 at subsidiaries of the TOTO company headquartered in Japan in February / March this year.The new series of INDUGA low-pressure die...

06. December 2016

CEMAFON: Gabriele Galante receives Lifetime Award

Dr. Ioannis Ioannidis confirmed as President - Piero Starita elected as Vice President. Bühler AG DieCasting represented by Marcello Fabbroni, is new individual member company of CEMAFON

05. December 2016

Spanish Foundry Fundería Condals Inaugurates New Plant

The prestigious Spanish foundry Fundería Condals inaugurated its new SKC Foundry production plant in the Slovak town of Sturovo. The inauguration was attended by various local and state authorities, as well as a wide...

04. December 2016

ExOne - Core injection vs. 3D core printing

Innovation accelerator in engine construction - Mahle König focuses on 3D-printed sand cores from ExOne Mahle König, a company based in Rankweil, Austria, ranks among the world's leading manufacturers of components for...

01. December 2016

Business Medal awarded to Dr. Ing. Ioannis Ioannidis

For outstanding contributions to the economy in this region the State of Baden Württemberg has bestowed the Business Medal on Dr. Ing. Ioannis Ioannidis, Spokesman of the Executive Management of FRECH Group. In her eulogy Dr....

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