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Swingarm wins CASTING OF THE YEAR

04 Jun 18
A uniquely shaped part, portraying the component opportunities when combining additive manufacturing, simulation and innovative design has picked up the Casting of the Year Award from the American...

A meeting of minds

04 Jun 18
Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd recently played host to the executive board of the World Foundry Organization at its Peterborough (UK) headquarters. The WFO executives were in the region for a...

Launch of new spot feeder concept

04 Jun 18
The product launch of the new spot feeder concept is a further development of the well-proven compressor spot feeder technology, say Foseco. The current advantages, such as: minimum footprint...

3D printing service company expands its UK team

09 May 18
Voxeljet UK Ltd has appointed two new members of staff to its industrial 3D printing services operation based in Milton Keynes – one of the largest 3D printed sand and investment casting...

UK foundry training returns at dedicated centre

09 May 18
Training in casting and foundry related processes returned to a dedicated £4m foundry training centre in the UK for the first time in over a quarter of a century in March. The Institute of...

Be sure before you pour

09 May 18
DISA is launching the Mould Accuracy Controller (DISA MAC), a new high-precision measuring device that captures mould-related mismatch, mould gaps, mould steps and parallelism for each mould before...

Siemens to invest £27m in new 3D-printing factory

04 Apr 18
Siemens is to make a £27 million investment in a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for UK-based Materials Solutions Ltd; its additive manufacturing, or 3D printing specialist. The...

Aeromet acquires Stone Foundries

04 Apr 18
Aeromet International, a leading supplier of airframe and aero engine components, is to acquire the business and assets of Stone Foundries Ltd from Langham Industries. Aeromet and Stone Foundries...

Future-proofing the cast metals industry

05 Mar 18
With the combined expertise of the Foundry Equipment and Supplies Association (FESA) and the Cast Metals Federation (CMF), CASTcon has been organised as a way of bringing together the sand, die and...

GF to acquire Swiss precision casting manufacturer

27 Feb 18
GF Automotive, a division of GF, is to purchase 100 per cent of Precicast Industrial Holding SA, the swiss-based precision casting specialist. This is in line with the division’s strategy to...

European impregnation companies come together

13 Dec 17
Norman Hay plc has successfully acquired the share capital of Internationale Metall IMPrägnier GmbH (IMP) and the assets of Ing Hubert Maldaner GmbH (Maldaner). The acquisition further...

Could this be the largest rollover in the world?

13 Dec 17
As part of a large Chinese contract, Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd has just finished pre-despatch tests on the Size 9 Rollover. This machine is 6000mm x 4000mm x 6300mm h and weighs 34 tonnes.  It...

CASTcon 2018

04 Dec 17
Don't miss out on the re-launch of a UK conference and exhibition totally dedicated to the cast metals industry.  The event will be held at Cranfield University on 27th and 28th March...

Creativity and flexibility

31 Oct 17
In recent years the International Foundry Conference Portoroz has grown into a popular event in the cast metals calendar, attracting an increasing number of participants. This year 260 people took...

A new leader for DISA

31 Oct 17
Danish-based DISA – part of Norican Group – has announced that Ulla Hartvig Toennesen will succeed Peter Holm Larsen as senior vice president of the DISA Centre of Product Innovation in...

Making the world safer and healthier

10 Oct 17
The nature of wellbeing at work and the practical management of workplace risks were explored at the 21st World Congress on Safety & Health at Work. The event, which was held in Singapore...