The 4th IFCE – 2012 provided an opportunity for investors, machinery manufacturers, foundry supply companies and service providers to showcase their products and services to their counterparts and potential customers to develope alliances. The forum also provided a platform to eminent academics and technologist to come together and discuss advances and technical opportunities.
International guests and speakers from Europe, China, India, UK, Turkey, representatives from European & Asian Foundry Associations gave this event an international flair.
IFCE–2012 was a good platform for networking for members of foundry industry, customers, suppliers and service sectors. Pakistan is set to grow as a producer and exporter of casting, and building on expected high growth in the auto sector, tractor industry, agriculture machinery, truck and bus sectors.
In summary, this show was a great motivator for Pakistan Foundry Industry to develop and to invest in new equipment and technique and without a doubt, it gave them the feeling being considered by the international community.
The organizing team of the Pakistan Foundry Association put a lot of effort to present a reliable and successful show in this important year for the association. Quite recently they established a Foundry Service Centre in Lahore with collaboration of industry, academics and government to strengthen the foundations of the foundry industry in Pakistan and to enable global technology providers and machinery suppliers to enter the market.