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Nemak, which provides lightweighting for the world’s automotive industry, opened a high-pressure diecasting facility in Monterrey, Mexico. Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto presided over the event. According to a news release, the plant’s technology will support production of aluminum automotive components, primarily engine blocks, transmission cases and structural components. There […]

Nemak Opens Plant in Mexico








Metal casters continually strive to produce the highest quality castings at the lowest competitive cost. Unfortunately, they have little control of the cost of the required materials. Molding materials such as chromite, zircon and mullite all exhibit low expansion, leading to few casting defects related to expansion and better dimensional […]

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