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14. December 2018

UK - McDonald Diecasting Scoops First Award in 30 Years

McDonald Diecasting (MDL) has successfully won the coveted ‘Company Achievement’ award with Cast Metals Federation, Best of British Casting Awards 2018.

13. December 2018

VDMA: Free Trade Agreement with Japan is an important signal against protectionism

The EU Free Trade Agreement with Japan is an important signal against protectionism and opens up new export opportunities for European industry.

12. December 2018

Continental To Launch Production of Premium Automotive Interior Surfaces in India in 2020

Automotive interior materials for Indian automotive industryInvestment in state-of-the-art machines and facilities to the tune of some 22 million eurosSeries production scheduled to start in 2020 with approx. 110-strong...

11. December 2018

Schweizer Group files for bankruptcy - The first consequences of the exhaust scandal

First drastic effects of the crisis of the German automaker distresses the automotive supply.

08. December 2018

US - Railway supply industry news round-up

Rio Grande Pacific Technology has acquired Innovative Solutions In Signaling, which is based in Louisville, Kentucky. The sale was handled by RR Mergers & Acquisitions.

06. December 2018

GF Casting Solutions to divest two European automotive iron casting plants

The trend towards lighter vehicles continues to have a substantial impact on the automotive industry. In this context, GF Casting Solutions, a division of GF, will have a stronger focus on light metal casting whilst reducing its...

06. December 2018

US - Carolina Metal Castings has a home in Hardeeville

In a place where all sales involve metal, it is sand that is prevalent.

05. December 2018

US - EJ Groundbreaking

EJ, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of access solutions for water, sewer, drainage, telecommunications and utility networks, hosted a private open house for its new, state-of-the-art, greenfield...

04. December 2018

New Head of Hardparts division at Rheinmetall Automotive AG

Effective December 1, 2018, Helmut Freiermuth (60) has been appointed CEO of the Hardparts division at Rheinmetall Automotive AG. The previous interim head had been CFO Dr. Peter Neu. This temporary appointment was necessary...

28. November 2018

Thomas Wenzel will lead YXLON International

The Board of Directors of the Comet Group appoints Thomas Wenzel as head of the X-Ray Systems (IXS) division, General Manager of YXLON International, and member of the Executive Committee of the Comet Group, effective December 1,...

27. November 2018

Germany no longer likes the diesel engine – they’re a little crazy, the Germans

They speak poorly of their own technology, courts order driving bans - this could be a fatal mistake. A statement by Thomas Fritsch, Editor in Chief www.foundry-planet.com

26. November 2018

KUKA Till Reuter terminates his office as CEO

Till Reuter terminates his office as CEO in December in agreement with the supervisory board – Peter Mohnen takes over and ensures continuity.

25. November 2018

GER - Systematic exhaust-gas treatment

Public debate on minimizing diesel emissions on both passenger and commercial vehicles is in full swing. As to the certification of real-drive emissions, a wide range of experience has been accumulated for some years now,...

23. November 2018

IN - Foundries told to come up with technologies for MSMEs

Foundries should collaborate with research and development agencies and make available technologies to the units in the MSME sector, said Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu, deputy chairman, CII - Southern region. At the inaugural of the...

22. November 2018

GER - Core production and testing from a single source: Laempe Mössner

Sinto aligns itself with the market of tomorrow by integrating inspectomation systems GmbH

22. November 2018

CAN - VMAC celebrates anniversary of 'important' in-house foundry

based in Nanaimo, British Columbia, recently celebrated the second anniversary of its in-house foundry, having poured its first casting in November 2016. The foundry allows VMAC (Vehicle Mounted Air Compressors) to expedite...

21. November 2018

Systematic exhaust-gas treatment

Public debate on minimizing diesel emissions on both passenger and commercial vehicles is in full swing. As to the certification of real-drive emissions, a wide range of experience has been accumulated for some years now,...

20. November 2018

15 years BMW Brilliance Automotive: BMW Group strengthens commitment to China

The BMW Group sets the course for the next chapter of its successful business development in China. With a long-term contract extension for the joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) and extensive investments for further...

19. November 2018

Germany 2030: 3,000 electric buses in 5 biggest cities

Five German cities, 3,000 electric buses on the road

16. November 2018

King-size 3-D printer unveiled at Denison Industries

Denison Industries recently expanded its main foundry. The expansion is home to a huge new 3-D printer.

15. November 2018

GE Additive outlines software strategy and industry partnerships

Reducing costly iterations to build better parts faster

14. November 2018

Tribological progress on today's commercial vehicle pistons

In the wake of legislation and a generally sharper environmental awareness, there is worldwide insistence on reducing fuel consumption and emissions not only for passenger cars but also especially for today's economically...

13. November 2018

Investigating Lightweight 3D Printed Structures for Sand Casting

3D printing is often used to produce molds for casting. In the case of sand molds, binder jetting is typically used; however, its high costs, due to expensive materials, need to be lowered, according to the authors of a study...

12. November 2018

CA - After 130 Years, NFE Manufacturing Keeps Eyes on the Future

As NFE Manufacturing Inc. celebrates a staggering 130 years in business, the company is staying future-focussed.NFE began as a steel foundry in 1888, but has grown to offer a diverse set of services including machining,...

09. November 2018

SA - Mitak's capacity, technology and local manufacture underpins the quality of its high chrome white iron mill liners

The Johannesburg-based company Mitak, which exhibited for the first time at this year’s Electra Mining 2018, ranks among the world's majors in terms of high chrome white iron (HCWI) foundries. Since its founding in 1973, the...

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