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Innovative water soluble core technology

06 Mar 24
The Cast Metals Federation has commended Foseco for the WASCO water soluble core process for aluminium diecasting at the UK Cast Metals Industry Awards. Foseco says the technology underlines the...

Thumbs up for casting solution to improve lives

06 Mar 24
A prosthetic aluminium thumb for use by children who have lost a hand due to injury, congenital conditions or for other medical reasons, has picked up the prestigious Component of the Year award at...

New name for European foundry association

18 Dec 23
The European Foundry Association, CAEF, marked a transformative milestone at its annual council meeting, held recently in Sofia, Bulgaria. The meeting, attended by representatives from leading...

New President for The Diecasting Society

18 Dec 23
The Diecasting Society has elected a new president. On 1st November 2023, John Swift, group managing director of Alucast Limited took over from Stuart Gregory, Petrofer UK, who has been president for...

The HSE is returning to UK foundries

19 Oct 23
As a consequence of the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) ‘silica campaigns’ last year, a number of UK foundries were visited. The outcome – a high number of enforcement...

Being well prepared for the future

19 Oct 23
In the dynamic world of diecasting manufacturing, industry leaders who combine expertise with innovation are instrumental in driving advancements. Stefan Fritsche, the chief strategy officer of...

European Foundry Women’s Award

10 Aug 23
For the second time the European Foundry Association, CAEF, has presented a European Foundry Women’s Award. This year’s recipient is Annalisa Pola, professor...

Blue skies thinking for an Industry 4.0 approach

04 Jul 23
Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd has been the chosen partner at the WEIR UK site for many years and has delivered several innovative solutions, including the installation of the fast loop shuttle...

Foundry group launches first sustainability report

04 Jul 23
As one of the first in its industry, the foundry group BIRN Group has just released its very first sustainability report. The report is an initial step towards a more sustainable business model. The...