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Calling all Young Foundrymen and Women

31 Jan 20
Applications are being sought for this year’s Jubilee Award with a prize of an all expenses paid trip to the World Foundry Congress in Busan, South Korea. The award is an ideal opportunity...

New sand printing service enters UK market

31 Jan 20
In early 2019 Printed Sand Solutions was launched to support the UK foundry industry with a fast turnaround 3D printing service for sand moulds and cores.   Managed by a team of...

New WFO President

31 Jan 20
The World Foundry Organization (WFO) has elected a new president. Umur Denizci of Turkish foundry Denizciler Dokumculuk will head up the organisation for 2020 and 2021. The honorary role will see him...

Save cost and waste in die cast cleaning

06 Dec 19
Ervin Germany GmbH is expecting a high level of interest in its Amachrome stainless steel abrasive at the EUROGUSS exhibition in Nuremberg in January 2020. The stainless steel shot shows performance...

The number one gathering place for diecasting

06 Dec 19
EUROGUSS 2020 takes place at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Germany from 14th to 16th January 2020. Here Christopher Boss, director and international product manager of EUROGUSS, highlights the...

FUCHS to be CO2 neutral

06 Dec 19
Lubricants giant FUCHS has signalled its commitment to climate protection by announcing it will be completely CO2 neutral as early as next year. The company, which has its UK headquarters in...

Jozef Suchy Medal 2019

06 Dec 19
The Jozef Suchy Medal 2019 has been awarded to WFO past president Juan J Leceta. Named in honour of the WFO treasurer and former president Jozef Suchy, who passed away suddenly last year, the...

Reclaiming the foundry of the future

08 Nov 19
The sand reclamation at the heart of the new £129m state-of-the-art greensand foundry being built by Scania in Sweden is to be supplied by Omega Sinto Foundry Machinery Ltd. At full...

Less bull, more focus

08 Nov 19
Further development and expansion at Taurus Insurance Brokers sees the company offer a new way of working between broker and customer in the foundry sector for bespoke solutions to ongoing insurance...

Comprehensive and faster after sales service

07 Oct 19
Sinto Group, a world-leading manufacturer of foundry plant, has established a new joint venture company in Turkey with its Turkish sales representative Expert Mumessillik Tur ve Tic Ltd Sti. The...

Familiar faces continue family legacy

07 Oct 19
One of the leading aluminium sand foundries in the UK is under new ownership. Mick Jenney and co-directors, Adrian Burton, Carly Kicks and Lee Webster have led and completed a management buyout of...

2019 WFO Global Foundry Report

07 Oct 19
The World Foundry Organization has published the 2019 WFO Global Foundry Report, giving a snapshot indication of the current state of the global foundry sector. The report includes detailed...

Saving the last bell foundry in Britain

03 Sep 19
Loughborough Bellfoundry has been awarded crucial development funding but one million pound is still needed to help save it. The Loughborough Bellfoundry, also known as John Taylor’s Bell...

Eyeing up future growth

03 Sep 19
UK-based manufacturer John Winter, which specialises in the foundry and dental industries, is undergoing an internal talent transformation as it sets itself up for international growth and...

Under new command

05 Aug 19
A new president of the management board of the SECO/WARWICK Group has been appointed. Slawomir Wozniak will serve for the same period as the joint term of the new management board, which spans the...

New Chief Executive for HSE

05 Aug 19
Britain’s workplace health and safety regulator has announced the appointment of its new chief executive. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revealed the current inspector general and...

HA Group bundles commercial activities in Mexico

05 Aug 19
With effect from 1st July 2019, Hüttenes-Albertus Chemische Werke GmbH (HA) and Garmi del Norte SA de CV (Garmi) announced their new joint venture, which will be serving the Mexican foundry...

Elkem Iceland celebrates 40-year anniversary

05 Aug 19
Elkem Iceland celebrated its 40-year anniversary on 1st June 2019. The plant, located in Akranes – 40km north of the capital of Reykjavik (IS), is one of the world’s largest ferrosilicon...

Stand up as the Best of British

03 Jun 19
Entries are now being sought for the Best of British Casting Awards 2019. Organised by the Cast Metals Federation (CMF), the prestigious Annual Casting Industry Achievement Awards give recognition...

FESA members stand up for training in the UK

03 Jun 19
Foundry Equipment & Supplies Association member companies have committed to inspiring current and future generations of cast metals engineers, thanks to their donation of world-class equipment at...

Ford film features Sheffield Forgemasters

03 Jun 19
Car giant Ford has chosen Sheffield Forgemasters’ mighty arc furnace as a centrepiece location for its latest Ford commercial vehicles advert. The advert was shot over the course of one day,...