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Agency agreement formalised

27 Jun 17
Omega Foundry Machinery Ltd has announced that John Winter has been appointed as the company’s exclusive agent in the UK. The move marks an exciting new development for both companies and...

Get Tweeting

10 May 17
Omega Foundry Machinery is pleased to announce that it has signed up to Twitter. Follow the company on Twitter @Omega_Foundry

Review of UK engineering profession published

09 May 17
An extensive review of the UK engineering profession by Professor John Uff CBE QC FREng has been published.  The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Institution of Civil...

A European flurry for automatic grinding

09 May 17
Companies across Europe are realising the benefits of high quality automatic grinding machines, says P S Auto Grinding Ltd, which has witnessed an excellent level of sales during the first quarter of...

Supplier launches new website

09 May 17
The new DISA website is live.  Thanks to the many readers and customers who provided feedback on the old site, and who contributed ideas on functionality and content, the new website is...

IX International Technical Foundry Forum

09 May 17
The global challenges and 4.0 technologies for a competitive foundry industry will be the principal topics at the IX International Technical Foundry Forum, to be held in Bilbao (7th and 8th June...

European Investment Casting Market Review 2016

04 Apr 17
By Ron Williams and Richard Hirst, The Blayson Group Ltd The European investment casting industry sales are estimated to have increased by four per cent in 2016 to reach a total value of...

Future Foundry

04 Apr 17
Investing in the latest equipment, improving processes and managing production issues all point to a busy and profitable foundry, but how can you safeguard the business to ensure long-term success? A...

Environmental management systems guide revised

06 Mar 17
The standard has been updated to reflect the recent revisions to ISO 14001:2015 environmental management systems: requirements with guidance for use. BS 8555 provides guidance for organisations on...

Foundry Yearbook 2017

08 Feb 17
The 2017 edition of the Foundry Yearbook & Castings Buyers' Directory is now available for sale. This invaluable tool lists all the UK foundries and a large number of international...

Casting our future

03 Feb 17
A cobalt-based alloy component that brings castings to a whole new market has scooped the Component of the Year Award at the UK celebration of the best of British casting. The revolutionary...

SMARTT Degassing

02 Feb 17
Foseco has launched SMARTT-Degassing; an innovative process control for rotary degassing of aluminium alloys. This process controlled by SMARTT, is a software which is based on the recently developed...

Elkem buys iron foundry alloy business of Minex

03 Jan 17
Elkem has acquired the iron foundry business of the Indian Company Minex Metallurgical Co Ltd, a leading provider of speciality alloys. Based in Norway, Elkem AS is one of the world’s...

Installation of dosing furnaces with INSURAL*

16 Dec 16
The solution for a dosing furnace is completely dry installation with INSURAL* precast shapes and high insulating backing materials - huge energy savings, no sintering, low density index of the melt...

AFS targets copper

02 Nov 16
The American Foundry Society’s AFS Institute has launched a new e-learning copper module. The newly released modules include exploring the unified numbering system (UNS) of copper, and...