Industry Events


The international exhibition and conference ALUCAST has continuously evolved as “The Platform for Aluminum Die Casting,” where latest trends and technologies are showcased. It is the ideal platform for companies to reach out to major target groups: automotive manufacturers, automotive component suppliers, machinery and plant manufacturers as well as production […]

ALUCAST Brings Together Key Industry Players





Alcoa Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa., announced it would split into two publicly traded companies, splitting the firm’s casting and fabrication units from operations in raw aluminum. The raw materials business—including bauxite mining, alumina refining and aluminum production—will retain the Alcoa name. The second company will be the company’s “value-added business,” including […]

Aluminum Giant Alcoa to Split Into Two Companies




Indometal 2014 brought together 296 prominent companies from 26 countries including five national pavilions and groups. Held over three days from Dec. 11-13 at the Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran, Indometal was well-received by the industry together with the synergistic concurrent seminars, reflecting its strategic position as the country’s only dedicated […]

Indometal 2014: Proven Platform for Indonesia’s Metal and Steel Industries




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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




Shiloh Industries Inc., Valley City, Ohio, USA, a leading supplier of lightweighting, noise and vibration solutions, has signed a definitive agreement with FinnvedenBulten AB to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Finnveden Metal Structures (FMS). Through this acquisition, Shiloh’s capabilities are expanded with the addition of stamping and magnesium […]

Shiloh Industries to Acquire European Firm