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A global organisation for a global industry

30 Aug 18
The World Foundry Organization (WFO) is constantly evolving and has in recent years grown in stature, thanks in part to increased awareness but also because of the development of new initiatives to...

A growing melting pot

30 Aug 18
Ongoing high levels of orders, increased customer investment in new equipment and upgrades and a planned site expansion are keeping pulses racing at leading induction melting specialist Inductotherm...

EUROGUSS Mexico on track for success

30 Aug 18
From 24th to 26th October 2018, EUROGUSS Mexico will make its debut at Mexico’s largest foundry exhibition, the Fundiexpo in Guadalajara. The extensive interest and keen participation in the...

73rd World Foundry Congress

30 Aug 18
CREATIVE FOUNDRY 23rd to 27th September 2018: Krakow Congress Center – Krakow, POLAND The prestigious World Foundry Congress is to be held in the beautiful city of Krakow in Poland,...

Vertical integration in the SMART FACTORY

08 Aug 18
Combating layers of communication Manufacturers have long reaped the benefits of acquiring data from operational equipment, allowing machinery to communicate and improve the manufacturing process....

Intervention tooling

08 Aug 18
HSE best practice at Wm Lee It is an unfortunate reality that despite the high levels of investment in health and safety and associated improvement programmes which permeate our industry it is, on...

Maintenance in THE CLOUD

08 Aug 18
A start-up in the US hopes to offer a novel process for preserving brains. Nectome, founded by artificial intelligence researchers, is investigating whether their process could be used to upload...

No such thing as a mission impossible

08 Aug 18
From humble beginnings to the market leader in Europe for the repair and support of induction and vacuum furnaces, Emsco is celebrating 25 years in business armed with a meteoric rise and a track...

When chemically bonded came of age

04 Jun 18
It is 40 years since Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd (known then as Baker Perkins) developed and launched the world’s first single trough, high speed continuous mixer for the no-bake process...

Foundries’ partner for development and service

04 Jun 18
At the end of 2017, Hüttenes-Albertus, a leading international manufacturer of chemical products for the foundry industry, opened its new HA Centre of Competence (HA CoC) in Baddeckenstedt near...

Waste management aids environmental control

04 Jun 18
There is a major push from all sectors and governments to improve the environment and remove wastes which get into the food chain and the water we drink, writes Richard Heath of the Cast Metals...

Future-proofing the cast metals industry

04 Jun 18
With the availability of skilled people being the biggest challenge for the UK foundry sector, (as highlighted in the recent casting industry census*) the opportunity to come together to discuss the...

Flying FIRST CLASS

09 May 18
Diecasting Society members visit world-class Aeromet International Ltd facility in Worcester (UK) As a leading supplier of components for the aerospace and defence sectors, Aeromet has built a...

Past, Present, Future – Induction Technology

04 Apr 18
Former managing director of Inductotherm Europe Ltd, Graham Cooper considers the history of induction melting. It all began one hundred years ago on a warm summer afternoon in 1918 in the Palmer...

Cutting through the negative to create a positive

04 Apr 18
A UK based steel foundry has melted down knives and swords, obtained from a six-week weapon amnesty in London, and worked with a charity and other companies to help turn them into exercise equipment...

Productivity for the diecasting industry

27 Feb 18
At EUROGUSS, Bühler presented products and services focused on increasing the productivity of customers today and tomorrow. Today, technology is constantly and rapidly evolving. To keep pace...

Standing up for health and safety

05 Feb 18
They say to truly understand a person you have to ‘walk a mile in their shoes’ but what if that results in hot and swollen toes, aching joints, blisters and fatigue? The chances are,...

Personal Protective Equipment

05 Feb 18
The good, the bad and the ‘sometimes’ ill-fitting in UK foundries For PPE to be an effective control measure it has to be suitable for the job and hazard, fit the wearer, be used...

Impressive project from start to finish

05 Feb 18
Two-metre-long off-road vehicle step casting for the US SUV market scoops Component of the Year at the Cast Metals Industry Awards Dinner. Previously made as a sheet pressing and high pressure...

Manufacture smarter to seek out new opportunities

13 Dec 17
New technology brings new challenges, which brings a continued need for the dissemination of information, Diecasting Society President John Paterson told delegates at the Diecasting Society Technical...