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COO appointed in new role at UK foundry

02 Nov 18
Renowned engineering specialist, Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd, has appointed a chief operating officer (COO) in a newly created role. Following the appointment of David Bond as CEO and...

Shaping the global foundry sector

02 Nov 18
Executives, member organisations and working groups from the World Foundry Organization (WFO) met during the World Foundry Congress 2018 to discuss future proposals for the organisation to satisfy...

Latin American operations for supply company

03 Oct 18
Elkem ASA has opened a new plant for foundry products in Limpio, Paraguay. This plant is the first foundry plant for Elkem in Latin America, and it is a new and exciting chapter for the...

Changing behaviours can improve mental health

03 Oct 18
As part of its strategies and sector plans, the HSE is putting a focus into workplace stress which is waking people up to mental health issues. What simple measures can management take to help avoid...

Professor Józef Szczepan Suchy 1951-2018

01 Oct 18
Following on from the announcement of the death of Professor Józef Suchy last month, the full obituary is now available to view. Professor Józef Suchy was born on 25th November 1951...

Advanced solutions for an advanced project

30 Aug 18
As part of its continued growth strategy, BCAST at Brunel University has installed a complete sand casting cell at The Advanced Metal Processing Centre (AMPC) research facility. The cell...

Novel SCK feeding systems

30 Aug 18
After extensive trials and experiences, Foseco has launched the innovative, new SCK feeder system for hand moulding. SCK, which stands for sleeve construction kit, is a new development based on a...

GF appoints new head of GF Casting Solutions

30 Aug 18
The GF board of directors has appointed Carlos Vasto as new head of GF Casting Solutions effective as of 1st September 2018. He replaces Josef Edbauer, who will retire at the end of December...

UK Casting Industry Census 2017

13 Jul 18
UK Casting Industry Census shows industry growth - but challenges remain The latest census of the UK Foundry and Casting Industry shows that there has been an 11 per cent increase in sales revenue...

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...