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04 Jan 23
The European Foundry Industry Sentiment Indicator (FISI) moved sideways in November. A minor improvement by 0.2 points brings the index to a value of 103.0 points, says the European Foundry...

The economy cools down with the temperatures

21 Dec 22
The European Foundry Industry Sentiment Indicator (FISI) decreased by 1.2 points in October and reached a value of 102.8 points. Again, the overall expectations for the next six months and the...

HSE visiting foundries as part of silica campaign

21 Dec 22
The HSE’s silica campaign is one of many that have been underway since the start of their 2021/22 operational year. This new campaign is targeting all businesses that are users of silica with...

Worldwide recognition for innovative approach

21 Dec 22
Recognition for communicating a clear message is how the WFC Best Paper (Technology) Award winner describes her feeling after winning a prestigious award from the World Foundry...

HM Queen Elizabeth II

09 Sep 22
We are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We thank her for 70 years of service to the UK, the Commonwealth and the wider world. Her devotion, work ethic,...

A better position than the industry perceives

29 Aug 22
WFO President for 2022 and 2023, Dr Carsten Kuhlgatz, former CEO of HA Group, tells Foundry Trade Journal about his vision for the industry and the World Foundry Organization as it braces itself for...

GF acquires machine tool service company in Italy

29 Aug 22
GF Machining Solutions, a division of GF, Schaffhausen (Switzerland), is acquiring one hundred per cent of Italy-based Vam Controls Srl, to strengthen its milling and automation capabilities in...

A new beginning

29 Aug 22
William Lee Ltd’s managing director, Toni Carannante, is set to leave Castings PLC this September after 34 years at the Dronfield site. The good news for the foundry sector is that he will be...

Mega trends at EUROGUSS 2022

23 Jun 22
Megacasting, a new process in aluminium diecasting in car body construction, is revolutionising manufacturing in the automotive industry.  Tesla, the pioneer in this field, is already using...

Clean space, wins the race

23 Jun 22
Portable, compact, and powerful foundry vacuum cleaner makes light work of a formerly heavy task. Having built a global reputation as the leading manufacturer of chemically bonded sand...

Ten million moulds in under five years

23 Jun 22
Since Chinese foundry Guangzhou Deshan CNC Technology Co Ltd installed its first DISAMATIC C3-350 machine in December 2017, this greensand, vertical moulding line...

Think beyond. Shape the future.

25 Apr 22
Foseco has unveiled a new company tagline "Think beyond. Shape the future". The new tagline reinforces the company's position as an innovative and sustainable partner within the foundry...

UK foundry to invest in strategic machinery

19 Apr 22
Westley Group, one of Europe’s largest privately-owned foundry and engineering groups, is set to further invest in new CNC machinery following an eight-figure funding package from HSBC UK. The...

Metal melting and holding, progress to NET ZERO

19 Apr 22
With the UK government’s commitment to electrical energy becoming fully decarbonised by 2035, there is now a clear direction for industry to follow. In our sector there are significant...

New president of GIFA and NEWCAST

19 Apr 22
Preparations for the world’s biggest technology trade fairs GIFA, METEC, THERMPROCESS and NEWCAST have started. On 21st February 2022 the advisory board of the Düsseldorf trade fair...

Rebranding for UK based foundry training trust

19 Apr 22
The long-established Tor Lodge and Applecross Trust has been re-named to Foundry Training Trust to reflect current thinking. Speaking about the decision, the clerk to the trustees, EurIng Andrew...