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06. February 2019

IN - Why UK’s auto sector fears no-deal Brexit

Britain’s car makers are dependent on mainland Europe for auto parts and emerging technologies. High tariffs can be a disaster.

05. February 2019

BOL - Tenova HYL will supply a DRI Micro-Module to Sinosteel for the project of Empresa Siderúrgica del Mutún

Tenova HYL, a Tenova company leader in Direct Reduction, was recently chosen by China’s Sinosteel Equipment and Engineering as the Technology provider for a Direct Reduction (DR) Micro-Module for “Empresa Siderúrgica del Mutún”...

01. February 2019

HUN - Successful Audi Strike Could Mean a New Era for Workers

Central European economies have experienced a historically important event: after many decades of weak trade unions, Audi workers accomplished a successful strike in Győr. The stakes were high and the German company neglected to...

01. February 2019

UK -British engine production broadly stable in 2018 as exports drive demand

• UK engine manufacturing stable in 2018, down just -0.3% to 2.7 million units.• Production for overseas plants reaches seven-year high with exports taking almost two-thirds of output.• UK demand falls in line with British car...

01. February 2019


With the aim of creating a complete production cell for additively manufacturing aluminum components used within the automotive and aerospace industries, the NextGenAM project has established its first pilot plant in Varel,...

31. January 2019

Aluminum falls after Rusal sanctions lifted, but impact seen as largely priced in

The US government’s widely expected decision late Sunday to lift sanctions on Russia’s UC Rusal, one of the world’s biggest primary aluminum producers, led to a noticeable fall in the LME primary aluminum price in Monday...

29. January 2019

The Aluminium Sector and Changes in the Global Industrial Scenario

A preview of the main points of the new industry analysis prepared by Luiss University in Rome by Ernesto Cassetta, Umberto Monarca, Davide Quaglione e Cesare Pozzi

25. January 2019

Brexit Decision – A never-ending Story?

A statement by Mark Fenyes, Chairman at Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd. Peterborough UK and President of WFO

25. January 2019

GER - Doctors demand re-evaluation of the Values for Nitrogen Oxides

Can the fine dust from exhaust make you sick or can it even be deadly? In Germany, around 100 pulmonary specialists, like Prof. Dieter Köhler, are criticizing the EU’s established nitric oxide limits. Previous studies are no...

25. January 2019

Rheinmetall Automotive subsidiary books new order for steel pistons

Components for an internationally leading truck manufacturer

25. January 2019

Barbara Nichtern as Vice President Global Sales & Marketing at Yxlon

Barbara Nichtern has taken over as Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing at Yxlon and is thus responsible for the entire product portfolio in the worldwide sales organization of the enterprise, which belongs to the...

24. January 2019

POL - Mercedes-Benz Cars to build battery factory in Jawor, Poland

The global battery production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars is increasing to nine factories on three continents.

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...

22. January 2019

VDMA: "Britain plays a dangerous game“

Thilo Brodtmann, Executive Director of VDMA, comments on today's Brexit announcements by British Prime Minister Theresa May:  "It is hard to imagine how the British Prime Minister's new proposal could lead to a...

22. January 2019

POL - Groupe PSA starts production of the Turbo PureTech Three-cylinder petrol engine at the Tychy plant

The Tychy plant (Poland) benefited from € 250 million in investments to improve its performance and manufacture the 1.2 litreTurbo PureTech engineA modernized plant implementing Groupe PSA process and quality standardsProduction...

21. January 2019

IN - 'Indian foundry industry set to double growth rate in 5 years'

The Indian foundry industry is set to double its growth rate in the next five years due to opening up of defence, railways and aerospace areas for the private sector, prompting the government to relax foreign direct investment...

18. January 2019

BOCAR Group Selects FACTON to Standardize Costing and Quoting Processes

FACTON, the leader in Enterprise Product Costing (EPC), today announced the BOCAR Group has selected FACTON EPC as the core technology solution to standardize costing and quoting across the enterprise.

17. January 2019

GER / CN: Car supplier problems: Kuka scares investors

The crisis in the automotive industry, who are also owned by Chinese investors are located in the Augsburg-based robot manufacturer Kuka. The company corrected late on Thursday its forecast for the financial year and prescribed...

16. January 2019

UK - VDMA: "Great Britain acts irresponsibly"

The British House of Commons has rejected this agreement for an orderly withdrawal from the EU. VDMA President Carl Martin Welcker criticises this decision.

16. January 2019

How the Auto Industry Will Adopt 3D Printing

Nobody knows just yet how the auto industry will adopt 3D printing. But Desktop Metal Inc. (Burlington, MA) is in a better position than most to make an educated guess.Both Ford Motor Co. and BMW AG are among Desktop Metal’s...

16. January 2019

GER - Diesel crisis also reaches Bosch

Slowly, the diesel crisis is catching on more and more suppliers, at least in Germany.

15. January 2019

UK - Bolt firm buys historic foundry

A historic Sheffield foundry has closed with the loss of 45 jobs - but the site is set to be reborn after being acquired by bolt maker Cooper & Turner. Darwins Castings, which dates back to 1774, sold its site on Sheffield...

14. January 2019

GB – Brexit, the final countdown

On January 15th 2019, the British House of Commons will decide on the Brexit Treaty, which Prime Minister Theresa May has negotiated with the EU. Presumably, she will lose the vote and then get a new chance when it has become...

14. January 2019

GER - Buyer seeks to purchase German ductile and gray iron foundry

A buyer is seeking to purchase a foundry in Germany to produce castings in ductile and gray iron with a maximum selling capacity of 3000 mt per year.For more information, or to send a confidential inquiry, please click here.

11. January 2019

IN / IT - Endurance Technologies Ltd arm acquires Fonpresmetal Gap SpA

Italy (EOSrl), a subsidiary of Endurance Technologies Ltd and the special purpose vehicle for strategic overseas investments, has acquired the entire equity stake in Fonpresmetal Gap SpA (Fonpresmetal), an aluminum die casting...

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