Monthly Archives: December 2014


Spartan Light Metal Products plant manager Ted Waltemate and CEO Donald Jubel recently broke ground on an $8 million, 58,000-sq.-ft. expansion project in Mexico, Mo., U.S. Dieccasting, machining and assembly will all take place in the new facility. It also will allow for larger machines to produce more complex, larger […]

Spartan Expands in U.S.


Shiloh Industries Inc., Valley City, Ohio, has acquired Warren, Mich.-based Radar Industries. The purchase leverages Radar Industries’ tooling technologies and stamping capabilities, expanding Shiloh’s existing manufacturing capacity to include Central Mexico and Michigan. “Radar Industries is a perfect addition to Shiloh’s strategic lightweighting portfolio,” said Ramzi Hermiz, president and CEO, […]

Shiloh Acquires Radar Industries




Toshiba Machine Company America has opened its first service center in Mexico. Located in Puerto Interior, Silao, Guanajuato, the new facility will offer local service and support to injection molding and die casting customers throughout the country. “This is a thriving market for us,” said Toshiba Machine America General Manager […]

Toshiba Machine Opens Facility in Mexico



After Prague, Barcelona, Vienna and Paris, CEMAFON President Gabriele Galante’s organizers called the International Foundry Forum (IFF) to order in Venice, Italy, this year, within the surroundings of the Venice Lido beach. Under the motto “Where the CEOs meet,” more than 250 participants from 26 countries came together to network […]

IFF in Venice Gathers Metalcasting CEOs





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In 2013, global production increased to more than 103 million metric tons, an increase of 3.4% when compared to the previous year, according to this year’s MODERN CASTING Census of World Casting Production. The 103.2 million metric tons of metal castings produced in 2013 represents an increase of 3.43 million […]

48th Census of World Casting Production: Steady Growth in Global ...