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Forthcoming events in the international casting industry:


57th International Foundry Forum

13 September - 15 September
Venue: Portoroz, Slovenia
International conference, table-top exhibition and social functions.

EMO Hannover 2017

18 September - 23 September
Venue: Hannover Exhibition Centre, Germany
International metalworking trade fair will focus on Industry 4.0 in 2017

Aluminium Casting Workshop

26 September - 26 September
One-day training workshop, jointly organised by the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers and the Aluminium Federation (ALFED).
Venue: BCAST, Uxbridge, north London, UK (the workshop includes a tour of the BCAST facilities).

Contact: Ann Gough, ALFED, Tel: +44 (0) 121 601 6365, email:

17th ABIFA Foundry Congress and CONAF 2017

26 September - 29 September
Venue: Expo Center Norte, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Brazilian foundry congress with exhibition and conference. Theme - ''Innovations and trends of the foundry industry in Brazil and the world''.

Deburring Expo

10 October - 12 October
Venue: Exhibition Centre Karlsruhe, Rheinstetten, Germany
Trade fair for debarring technology and precision surfaces

PaintExpo Eurasia

12 October - 14 October
Venue: ifm Istanbul Expo Center, Istanbul, Turkey
Trade fair for industrial coating technology


24 October - 26 October
Venue: Exhibition Center Stuttgart, Germany
International trade fair for industrial parts and surface cleaning

Enabling Innovation Showcase

1 November - 2 November
Venue: Advanced Engineering 2017,  NEC, Birmingham, UK
Event to showcase start-ups and researchers

14th Asian Foundry Congress

7 November - 11 November
Venue: Songdo Convensia, Incheon, South Korea
Technical presentations, foundry exhibition, works visits and meetings

WFO International Forum on Moulding Materials and Casting Technologies (MMC)

9 November - 9 November
Venue: Songdo Convensia, Incheon, South Korea
One-day forum with the theme: High Efficiency and Low Cost Moulding Materials
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UK Cast Metals Industry Dinner

23 November - 23 November
Venue: Manor Hotel, Meriden, Warwickshire (UK)
Evening dinner to honour the winners of the Best of British Casting Awards
Contact: Cast Metals Federation 
Tel:+ 44 (0) 121 601 6397