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John Davies, CEO of the South African Institute of Foundrymen, and his team organized an international metal casting conference for the 7th BRICS Foundry Forum, WFO technical Forum and South African metalcasters. The conference included a number of national and international industry presentations, academic papers, and technical papers. The 291 […]

South Africa Hosts Brics Forum, WFO and Metal Casting Conference ...




Global casting production continued its upward trend in 2014, growing by 2.38 million metric tons, a 2.3% increase compared to the previous year’s total. In 2014, global production increased to more than 103.6 million metric tons, an increase of 2.3% when compared to the previous year, according to this year’s […]

49th Census of World Casting Production: Modest Growth in Worldwide ...




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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 ...


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The Modern Casting 47th Census of World Casting Production showed varied results for the “BRICS countries”—the acronym representing Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, five of the world’s largest developing economies—since the global recession of 2008-2009. While China’s overall production jumped from 31 million tons to 42.5 million tons, […]

Casting Production Trends in BRICS Countries




The BRICS Foundry Forum will be held during the 62nd Indian Foundry Congress, February 7-9, 2014, in Mahatma Mandir, Sector-13 Gandhinagar near Ahmedabad, India. Member countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) will present the status of the metalcasting industry in their respective countries. It will be an interactive […]

BRICS Foundry Forum to Convene in February




Zealous received a five-year order for 130,000 parts.
The South African aluminum diecaster invested in its facilities, and it paid off with increased orders from automotive OEMs. Bruce Crawford, Castings SA, and Global Casting Staff Facing pressure to cut carbon emissions and increase fuel efficiency, the automotive industry is demanding highly integrated, lighter components without diminished mechanical properties. […]

Zealous Remains Eager for More