In June, the BMW Group opened the most innovative plant of their worldwide production sites in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. But the Mexican hub is suffering under US policy and is no longer as attractive as it used to be – especially suppliers are already feeling this development.
Brexit is already making headlines on the global stage but what does this mean for the die casting sector across the world? We talked to experts from the industry in order to get a better perspective on the situation.
New alloys, digitization, additive production and electromobility are currently a major concern for the die casting industry. It is therefore not surprising that a lot of research is being done in these areas. The EUROGUSS Talent Award is intended to reward outstanding theses and tomorrow's junior employees.
With 15 % more visitors and 11 % more exhibitors, CHINA DIECASTING 2019 concluded three successful days on a completely positive note. The die casting trade fair attracted some 18,671 trade visitors who learned all about the latest trends and developments from the around 450 exhibitors. The next CHINA DIECASTING will take place from 15 to 17 July 2020 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).
2360 exhibitors, around 72,500 visitors from 118 countries - this is the summary of the trade fair organizers of Bright World of Metals, the trade fair for metallurgy and casting technology. These were the highlights.
The joint project "EITEC" was tasked with developing a concept for the large component assembly at Airbus that could increase the degree of automation and reduce lead time. Different digital twins were used for this purpose.
In order to promote professional exchange and to advance the optimization of cast components across the entire production process, the Fraunhofer Institute LBF organizes the interdisciplinary congress "InCeight Casting C8” for the first time. The event will take place in German-language from March 1 to 3, 2021 in Darmstadt.
Although aluminum automotive structural parts are still considered relatively new product lines in China, DGS China invested in an aluminum die casting plant from Norican, so that they can produce large and complex automotive parts for one of the most dynamic economic markets.