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Pioneering robot assistance for UK foundry

04 Jul 21
Sheffield Forgemasters has adopted pioneering collaborative robotic (Cobot) assistance for some of its foundry operatives, dramatically reducing exposure to vibration, improving safety and increasing...

Commercial success leads to a new role

04 Jul 21
Castings Technology International (Cti) has appointed a new commercial manager during a time of “significant growth” for the organisation. Claire Rowley has been appointed to further...

Postponement of ANKIROS and TURKCAST!

04 Jul 21
With the ongoing global travel restrictions and uncertainty because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the ANKIROS and TURKCAST trade fairs have been postponed until 6th to 8th October 2022. Elif...

A hammer for all decoding needs

07 Jun 21
The O.M.LER pneumatic decoring hammer RVC70 removes the sand core from cast iron, aluminium and steel castings. It is available in three versions: Standard, MBR and MBL. Each version has internal...

Back to original name and new headquarters

26 Apr 21
Küttner Savelli Srl has changed its legal company name, returning to the original one Savelli Technologies Srl (SAVELLI for common use). The change is due to the new corporate...

Core philosophies embrace new branding

10 Mar 21
The ability to maintain a robust workflow, ensure all customer needs are satisfied and that commissioning and installation commitments have been honoured during what has been a testing time for all,...

Collective 'hands up' for employee ownership

10 Mar 21
A global foundry supplier experienced a 60 per cent increase in turnover in the three years following its move to employee ownership. A reduction in waste, an increase in productivity and...

A tripartite team navigates a global course

10 Mar 21
Whilst people are at the very heart of the World Foundry Organization (WFO), an ability to listen to genuine industry needs is cited as the most important attribute, says the man who will soon be the...

AI operators provision to iron foundries 

10 Mar 21
Viking Analytics, a Swedish startup in advanced analytics solutions for predictive operations, and pour-tech AB, specialised in automatic pouring systems, have announced a partnership to...

Global Decoring Solutions

10 Mar 21
O.M.LER srl, with its headquarters in Northern Italy, has provided worldwide decoring foundry solutions for 30 years, such as the pneumatic decoring hammer. It is used to remove the sand core from...

The skill in developing apprentice strength

10 Mar 21
Foundry apprentices are the future of our industry, which is why more and more companies are investing in apprenticeships says Michala French of Foundry Training Services Ltd. This news comes hot on...

2020 Hindsight – casting an eye over this year

16 Dec 20
Foundry Trade Journal editor Lynn Postle muses over 2020 and what it has meant for the global cast metals industry. As to be expected in these challenging times for the world, foundry production...

Gold sustainability rating from EcoVadis

15 Dec 20
Elkem, one of the world's leading suppliers of silicon-based advanced materials, has been awarded a Gold level rating by EcoVadis for the company’s sustainability performance and corporate...

HA Group launches new website

15 Dec 20
Hüttenes-Albertus has completely relaunched its website and redesigned its content and appearance. The new flagship portal offers all the important information about the HA Group as an...

A new era for a well-respected company

15 Dec 20
It is with great regret that Ridsdale & Co Ltd announces their withdrawal, at the end of 2020, from involvement in the manufacture and supply of sand testing equipment to foundry laboratories.The...

Dipl.Ing Erich Nechtelberger 1937-2020

07 Nov 20
It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Dipl.Ing Erich Nechtelberger, aged 83. Known for his in-depth foundry technical knowledge and his desire to disseminate information to future...