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World Cast in Africa INNOVATE FOR SUSTAINABILITY

02 Nov 16
Held every two years, the WFO Technical Forum brings together practical foundry personnel, academics and the supply industry to discuss the technical innovations and dilemmas affecting the global...

3D printing company expands into Latin America

02 Nov 16
The leading provider of large-format 3D printers and on-demand services, voxeljet, has partnered with ART Mexico - an OEM specialist for automotive cast parts. Mexico, the world’s...

100 years of innovation in metal flow engineering

02 Nov 16
Vesuvius, a global leader in molten metal flow engineering, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. Foseco, the foundry division of the Vesuvius Group, was established in the UK in 1932 and is a...

New president at Italian association

02 Nov 16
Maurizio Sala has been appointed as the new president of Amafond, the Italian Foundry Suppliers’ Association, that brings together suppliers of machines, products and services for the foundry...

Chemical storage requires a reaction

02 Nov 16
New legislation controlling the way chemicals and hazardous substances are packaged has now been introduced. Under the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) of Substances and Mixtures...

John Winter acquires new manufacturing capacity

02 Nov 16
UK-based supplier to the foundry industry, John Winter, has acquired CAT International’s manufacturing facility in the single largest investment in the company’s fifty-year history. In...

Get ‘blogging’about surface preparation

02 Nov 16
The world leader in surface preparation and finishing technology Rosler, has launched a new blog at www.roslerblog.com The blog is a guide to answer questions, solve problems and provide...

Grain refiner breakthrough for magnesium alloys

02 Nov 16
Scientists at Brunel University London have perfected the first ever grain refiner master alloy for magnesium aluminium alloys. A team led by Dr Hari Babu Nadendla from the Brunel Centres for...

Chinese foundry goes green

02 Nov 16
A new foundry being built in China is to include the latest environmental and ‘green’ technology including a thermal reclamation plant for alkaline phenolic - believed to be the first...

Takeover of Belgium foundry

02 Nov 16
Effective 2nd February 2016, DIHAG Holding together with Dutch company Royal IHC, took over the Belgian steel and iron foundry Allard-Europe NV. DIHAG Holding based in Essen, Germany, and Royal...

Defending the UK steel industry

02 Nov 16
Cook Defence Systems Ltd has been awarded a major £70m contract to support the British Army’s armoured vehicles. The four-year deal with The Ministry of Defence (MoD) secures 110 jobs...

AFS finalises CEO transition plan

02 Nov 16
The American Foundry Society (AFS) has appointed Doug Kurkul to be its new CEO effective 1st May 2016 following a period of transition with current CEO Jerry Call. In 2015, Call announced he would be...

New president for Italian foundry association

02 Nov 16
Piero Starita is the new president of Amafond, the Italian national foundry association which brings together suppliers of machines, products and services for the foundry sector. Starita is the...

A great loss

02 Nov 16
The World Foundry Organization (WFO) has announced the death of former president and current Executive Board member Prof Itsuo Ohnaka. Prof Ohnaka was a leading academic specialising in simulation...

US foundry adds melting capacity

02 Nov 16
Quaker City Castings of Salem, Ohio, USA has installed a new 2,200kg Ajax Tocco induction melting furnace. The new furnace will increase the company’s overall metal melting capacity, allowing...

Surface preparation company under new ownership

02 Nov 16
The Pangborn Group, a global leader in surface preparation solutions, is now in the ownership of United Generations, LLC (UG). Led by owner Doug Basler and headquartered in Waukegan, Illinois, USA,...