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Cool investment gives hot return

05 Jun 24
Energy saving IGBT technology is central to newly installed melt shop at a UK foundry. Nestled in a fishing town in South Devon UK, lies one of Britain’s last remaining cupola foundries, a...

Kanthal expands production capacity in Japan

05 Jun 24
Today industries such as lithium-ion battery, semiconductor and automotive show a strong demand for sustainable heating solutions to help them achieve higher efficiency and reach their...

Respiratory Protection – what’s right for you?

28 Apr 24
Why is respiratory protective equipment important? HSE statistics show that there are an estimated twelve thousand lung disease deaths each year linked to past exposures of chemicals and dust at...

METAL expo’s new format

28 Apr 24
This year's METAL and its accompanying exhibitions, Heat Treatment, Aluminium & Nonfermet, Control-Tech and Recycling, come in a slightly refreshed format. The expo cluster is held for two...

Improving melting efficiency with minimal expense

28 Apr 24
Many businesses are faced with the same dilemma, wanting to replace old equipment to modern efficient standards without production disruption and maintaining business continuity. David Harriman,...

75th World Foundry Congress – call for papers

28 Apr 24
The organisers of the World Foundry Organization’s 75th World Foundry Congress are inviting authors to submit congress paper proposals for the event, to be held from 25th to 30th October...

New and Future Leaders

28 Apr 24
The best training course I have ever been on, was just one of the positive comments from delegates on the New and Future Leaders course recently organised by ICME. As Amy Worrallo MICME, training...

Innovative water soluble core technology

06 Mar 24
The Cast Metals Federation has commended Foseco for the WASCO water soluble core process for aluminium diecasting at the UK Cast Metals Industry Awards. Foseco says the technology underlines the...

Thumbs up for casting solution to improve lives

06 Mar 24
A prosthetic aluminium thumb for use by children who have lost a hand due to injury, congenital conditions or for other medical reasons, has picked up the prestigious Component of the Year award at...

New name for European foundry association

18 Dec 23
The European Foundry Association, CAEF, marked a transformative milestone at its annual council meeting, held recently in Sofia, Bulgaria. The meeting, attended by representatives from leading...

New President for The Diecasting Society

18 Dec 23
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...

The HSE is returning to UK foundries

19 Oct 23
As a consequence of the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) ‘silica campaigns’ last year, a number of UK foundries were visited. The outcome – a high number of enforcement...

Being well prepared for the future

19 Oct 23
In the dynamic world of diecasting manufacturing, industry leaders who combine expertise with innovation are instrumental in driving advancements. Stefan Fritsche, the chief strategy officer of...