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New President for The Diecasting Society

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 several years.

John Swift has been a longstanding supporter of the society, having been on council for many years.

He has over 25 years of foundry industry experience, having begun his career at Barton Aluminium before spending fifteen years at BSK Aluminium as technical director. He moved on to senior roles at Triplex and Bridge Aluminium prior to working at Alucast Limited, where he is now managing director. He is highly skilled in foundry design, development and manufacturing techniques and has a proven track record of successfully managing foundry operations. He is well respected in the industry and is looking forward to his term as president of The Diecasting Society.

The Diecasting Society would like to thank immediate past president Stuart Gregory for all his diligent work for the society and his ongoing support.

Read more about John Swift in the next issue of DCS News.