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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...

Omega acquires FTL

20 Sep 17
Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd has acquired the business assets of FTL Foundry Equipment (www.ftlfoundryequipment.co.uk). FTL was formed in 1964 and originally specialised in large scale foundry...

73rd World Foundry Congress – CALL FOR PAPERS

11 Sep 17
Held every two years, the prestigious World Foundry Congress is the most important event of the foundry industry calendar and is an excellent occasion for the exchanging of knowledge and...

New chief executive for Vesuvius

11 Sep 17
Vesuvius plc, a global leader in molten metal flow engineering, has announced that Patrick André, president flow control, is to succeed François Wanecq, who is retiring, as chief...

Seeking the best of British

11 Sep 17
The Cast Metals Federation is seeking entries for this year’s Best of British Casting Awards. The awards give recognition to companies at the pinnacle of the British foundry industry in the...

Arc furnace upgrade

11 Sep 17
One of the UK’s most renowned engineering companies has completed an investment of two million pounds into its melting facility to make refined steel with reduced energy consumption. The...